Print Edition for the week of
Dec. 12 - 18, 2012

Vol. 22, No. 15
An Officer and a Gentlewoman
Deborah Needham and Nancy Monahan, 
married at City Hall on December 9, 2012.
Photo by Kelly O

Music

Five Questions for John Darnielle

The Mountain Goats Frontman on Mental Health, Baking Bread, and Hockey

What's Crappening?

Music, News, and Weed

Breaking News: The Worst Christmas Songs Ever

A Definitive Ranking

Up & Coming

Earplugs won’t stop your organs from rumbling.

Sound Check

High On Fire with Jesus Christ's Twin

Data Breaker

Optimo, Bondax, Kid Smpl, Prosumer, Beatmakers Showcase

Never Heard of 'Em: Can

The Homosexual Agenda

Holiday, Heels, and Hair

My Philosophy

Kreayshawn's Group Hug Tour, Riff Raff, Blackalicious

Poster of the Week

Poster by Jesse Codling

Underage

Go See Health Problems Right Now

Theater

Cienna's Christmas Corner

The Night Before Christmas: Good for Greedy Children

Too Much Syrup

Our "Cynical Sondheim-Fanboy Jew" Reviews Elf: The Musical

Food & Drink

The Best Thai in Seattle Is on Vashon

Plus, Fish Cakes in Belltown

Chow Bio

Boungu Kenken's Parking Lot Oasis

News

Now Comes Marriage

After a Fight That Lasted Decades, Washington's First Legal Gay Unions

Rodney Tom, Traitor

The Democrat from Medina Enables a Republican Senate Coup

Proud to Be Black Market

Street-Level Pot Dealers Say Their Illegal Weed Is Still Superior

Sources Say

Modest Sparks for Your Flaming Liberal Agenda

Visual Art

The Groin, Foods, and More

Bruises and Pride at Hedreen Gallery

Books

Revenge of the Girls

How Sigmund Freud and Chuck Palahniuk Got Their Comeuppance

Features

VOTE! Who Should Be Crowned Drunk of the Year?

Cockfighting in Mexico

It’s Kind of Like Soccer, but Bloodier