Print Edition for the week of
Jan. 23 - 29, 2013

Vol. 22, No. 21
Josh Malamy and Benjamin Williams, married at the Orcas Hotel on Orcas Island. Photo by Jenny Jimenez (

Savage Love

I, Anonymous



Kid Flicks for Cineastes (and Kids!)

The Children’s Film Festival Returns to NWFF

My Worst Nightmare: Isabelle Huppert Acting Like a Gorilla

Wagner & Me: Stephen Fry Wrestles with the Anti-Semitic Composer and His Own Jewish Conscience

Amour: Technically Impressive, Beautifully Acted, and Deeply Boring

Art House

Vanishing Waves: Erotic Science Fiction at Its Best

New Column!

Deez Nuts Be Saggin’


Up & Coming

Lose your krautrock freakazoids every night this week!

Psych-Blues Septet Rose Windows Open Doors to the Unknown

From Off-the-Grid to Center Stage in Just Over a Year

What's Crappening?

News, Reviews, and Spit

Never Heard of 'Em: King Crimson

Sound Check

Music in Prison


The Exquisites, the Trashies, Mega Bog

My Philosophy

Mystikal, the Breaklites, and Aesop Rock

Data Breaker

Blond:ish, Domokos, Deepchild, Teeko

The Homosexual Agenda

All About the Monsoon

Poster of the Week

Poster by Ben Todd

Free Will Astrology

For the Week of Jan 23

Visual Art

Bobo and the Janky Ocelot

Why We Love Things That Stare Back


A Portrait of Muhammad as a Young Man

The First Muslim Finds the Human in the Sacred

Food & Drink

Green Pizza

Pagliacci Goes for the Gold, Environmentally Speaking


What Happened to the Neighborhood Blogs?

After a Surge in Popularity, Some Are Vanishing

Teacher Revolt

Two New Schools Throw Away the MAP

Debunking the So-Called Bike Backlash

A New Poll Finds that Seattle Loves Cyclists, Wants Protected Bicycle Lanes, and Thinks Recent Anti-Bike Rhetoric Is a Load of Crap

Vote Yes on the School Levies

Holy Crap, There's Another Fucking Election!?!!

Sources Say

News for the Damned

Last Days

The Week in Review


Savage Love Episode 327

I Love Television

Public Editor

A Critical Overview of The Stranger

Drunk of the Week

Got Testicles?


‘Sweet Smell of Success’

JK Pop!

Lunar New Year Festival

Deborah Aschheim

Pike Chocofest

Strong Female Leads

David Shields



Ars Poetica

The Stranger’s No-Goddamn-Bullshit Wedding Guide

The Stranger's No-Goddamn-Bullshit Wedding Guide

Veils with Vroom

The Stranger Asked Six Local Designers to Create Wedding Veils—Look at the Crazy Shit They Made!

Marry Wear

Advice on Menswear from Someone Who’s Dressed (and Undressed) a Lot of Men

Everybody Dance Now

A Wedding DJ’s Guide to Getting Your Cousins to Fucking Dance

Eat, Drink, and Be Married

Your Guests Need a Drink Right Away. And Some Snacks. And Maybe Some Marijuana.

A Faggot Attends the Wedding Expo

How Does the Wedding Industry Really Feel About Gay Marriage?

How to Get Married on the Spur of the Moment

You Have No Money? You Don't Want to Make a Big Fuss? And You Love Gummy Bears? Then This Is Easy.

Weddings Gone Wrong

A Few Lessons from Other People's Nuptial Disasters