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Feb. 25 - Mar. 3, 2015

Vol. 24, No. 26
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COVER ART Bel Air by Frank Correa. See more at frankcorrea.tumblr.com and prairieunderground.com.

Savage Love

Sick and Easy

Film

Metalhead: Death, Metal, and Rebirth in Freezing Iceland

History on Ice in Red Army

How the USSR Won Six Hockey Gold Medals but Lost Its Soul

Will Smith's Fall from Commercial Grace

Or, I'm the DJ, He's the Former Number-One Box-Office Star in the World

The Lazarus Effect: Monsters and Misogyny

Maps to the Stars: Fading Glamour, Maternal Monstrosities, and Tabloid-Worthy Sordidness

A Fuller Life: The Life of Filmmaker Sam Fuller

Spring Film Calendar

The Best of the Season's Films and Events

Song of the Sea: Rock Fairies and Owl Witches Enter the Cinema of Celtic Mythology

I, Anonymous

Music

THEE History: A Photographic Timeline of How THEESatisfaction Came to Be

Who They Were, How They Met, and Where They're Going

The High List: Recommended Events for Stoners

Kim Gordon, THEESatisfaction, and Ooh, That Semele!

"Fine, I'm Having a Midlife Crisis"

Caribou's Dan Snaith Comes to Terms with Being Accessible

My Philosophy

New Seattle Rap Calls Out Macklemore

Data Breaker

Big-Brained Techno from Crown Hill Repeater, Plus Truckasauras, Gel-Sol, Tim Held

The Homosexual Agenda

ZinZanni "Introduces" Lady Rizo, Doing It Puppy Style at the Eagle, and a Fetish Night for the Ladies

Metal Is Inherently Absurd

But That Doesn't Mean It's a Joke—Just Ask Mutoid Man

Poster of the Week

Poster by Benjamin K. Shown

Free Will Astrology

For the Week of Feb 25

Theater

Cafe Nordo's Quixotic Quest

Can a Dinner Theater Bring Its Pioneer Square Home Up to Code in Time for Curtain?

Visual Art

Exclusive! Frank Gehry's Sketches for Seattle's New Facebook Headquarters

The Widespread Anonymous Hack of Frank Gehry's Personal E-mail Has Revealed Proposed Sketches and Notes in Gehry's Own Words

Books

Ann Pancake's West Virginia Is a Beautiful, Terrible Place

Me and My Daddy Listen to Bob Marley Is Full of Arson and Beauty

Food & Drink

How to Order Wine When You Know Nothing About Wine

Despite What You've Been Told, "Dry" Is Not Helpful

Lunchtime!

Simply Soulful Serves Up the Best Pecan Pie

Features

A Last-Ditch Effort to Preserve the Heart of the Central District

As gentrification remakes Seattle, the owners of an entire block at 23rd and Union are looking to sell. Neighborhood activists are talking about buying it. Can they succeed?

News

How Seattle Agreed to Stash a Climate Bomb in Its Seaport

To Make Shell's Arctic Drilling Dreams Come True, the Port of Seattle Held Secret Negotiations and Entered into a "Verbal Nondisclosure" Agreement to Help an Oil Company

Last Days

Last Days: The Week in Review

Incriminated Villains, Fatally Diverted Lactation, and an Upsettingly Situated Clown Statue

I Love Television

Drunk of the Week