Print Edition for the week of
Sep. 26 - Oct. 2, 2012

Vol. 22, No. 4

Savage Love

Folsom Street Fairness

I, Anonymous

Good-Bye, Ana


Sex, Politics, and Architecture

Three Great Films in the Local Sightings Film Festival

Spanish Extremes

Genre-Hopping at SIFF

Looper: A Spectacular Genre Thriller You’ll Want to See Twice

The Perks of Being a Wallflower: The Beloved Book Becomes a Lovely Movie

Brooklyn Brothers Beat the Best: If You Say So…

New Column!


The Best Electronic-Music Smorgasbord/Marathon in the US

A Tightly Compressed Guide to Decibel Festival

What Comes Naturally

Then, Now, and the Mental Toughness of Unnatural Helpers

Up & Coming

Lose your two-story-high robot every night this week!

Sound Check

Rave Fathers Orbital Feeling It Again

Ten Minutes with Rufus Wainwright

The Phone Interview from Sunset Boulevard

Never Heard of 'Em

Neutral Milk Hotel

My Philosophy

Dead Prez's Revolutionary Return, Erykah Badu's Decibel Bow

What's Crappening?

News, Reviews, and Puke


Screaming Females, the Stepkids, Deerhoof, Buke and Gase

Data Breaker

Decibel Madness w/DJAO, Matthew Dear, Bruno Pronsato, More

Poster of the Week

Poster by Mike Klay

The Homosexual Agenda

Madonna Makes Gay People Insane


Risking to Be Real

Covering the Andys: Warhol and Jackson

Free Will Astrology

Visual Art

No Moss

EMP's Rolling Stones 1972 Shows the World's Greatest Rock 'n' Roll Band Just as They Were (and No More)


Brokeland Chorus

The Rhythm and Flow of Michael Chabon's Latest Thang

Food & Drink

Happiest Hour

China Club Bistro

A Cup of Joe and a Slice of Pie

Is Georgetown's New Diner Any Good?

Chow Bio

Implied Mayhem at Mutiny Hall


Get Rid of Kathryn Olson

If You Want Public Trust in the Police Department (and Meaningful Discipline for the Cops), Don't Reappoint the Same Person You've Had Doing the Job for the Last Five Years


Voters Take Prejudice to the Polls

A UW Researcher Examines Why a White Candidate Swept the Vote in Eastern Washington

Hoop Schemes

Eastside Developers Decry Publicly Funded Arena

Sources Say

A Roundup of News Straight from Our Fingers to Your Eyeballs


Sense Memory

Worn Out


Jeffrey Toobin



Seattle Lesbian & Gay Film Festival

Amy O’Neal


Scratch Deli


Drunk of the Week

Sanna the Swan

Public Editor

A Critical Overview of The Stranger

I Love Television

Macaroni & Cheese Pizza? VOTE NO!


Savage Love Episode 310

Last Days

The Week in Review

Genius Awards

Ellen Forney: 2012 Genius Award Winner for Literature

The 2012 Genius Award Winners

Megan Griffiths

2012 Genius Award Winner for Film

Grady West

2012 Genius Award Winner for Theater

Sarah Bergmann

2012 Genius Award Winner for Art

Lori Goldston

2012 Genius Award Winner for Music