Print Edition for the week of
Oct. 8 - 14, 2009

Vol. 19, No. 5
Cover art by blush photo Styling by Shesho Designs. See more at

Savage Love

Hets: Get Married

I, Anonymous


No Country for Old Country

The Coen Brothers Go Searching for the Jewish Soul


I Hope They Serve Beer in I Hope They Serve Beer in Hell

Still Walking: Japanese People Can Be Heartfelt and Slightly Boring, Too!


From Dusk till Dawn

The Dutchess and the Duke Keep the Campfire Punk Burning

Snappy Answers to Existential Questions

All Why?'s Words for Sadness

Toil and Stripe

Karl Blau Rides Zebra into the Mind of Africa


Brand New's Brand-New Album, Daisy

Up & Coming

This Week's Noteworthy Shows and Parties

The Score


Poster of the Week

Poster by Regina Aletto

My Philosophy

Sonny Bonoho's Phone Phreak

Party Crasher

It's Beginning to Sound a Lot Like Christmas

It's a Hit

New Jerkin' Singles

Data Breaker

Techno Vet Surekh and IDM Newbie the Icarus Kid Bring the Weird

Fucking in the Streets

Wind's Poem Doesn't Blow


Hamming Up Hitchcock

With Four Actors and No Shame, The 39 Steps Spews Comedy All Over Seattle Rep

Theater News

The Culture Constituency

Visual Art

Patriot Acts

Looking for Redemption in The Old, Weird America


Food & Drink

Waiting for Delancey

You Will Do It, and You Will Like It

Bar Exam

Fortified Chocolate

Chow Bio

Justin Taft of Citizen

The Happiest Hour

Smash Wine Bar & Bistro


The Case for Mike McGinn: Part 1

He's the Change We Need (in the Mayor's Office)

Dan Savage's Guide to the Movies (The Amateur Porn Movies in HUMP! 5, That Is)

HUMP! 5: A Guide to the Smut That Made the Cut



The Political Town Hall You Can Watch While Drinking a Beer

Electing Robert Rosencrantz to the City Council Would Be a Nightmare

The Nicest Guy in Seattle Is Frighteningly Conservative and Outfundraising His Progressive Opponent, Mike O'Brien

Police Beat

Two Safeways, a Knife, and a Pipe

Last Days

The Week in Review


Why?, Mount Eerie, No Kids

Richard Dawkins


'The Invention of Lying'

Hitchcock Double Feature


Equality March

'Back to the Soft Rock'

I Love Television

I Didn't Know, OKAY?!?

Control Tower

Not Too Sexy

Public Editor

A Critical Overview of The Stranger

Drunk of the Week

Chris Jones, FTW

Crossword Solution

Musical Anagrams (Oct. 8)

Crossword Puzzle

This Week's Puzzle

Musical Anagrams (Oct. 8)

Illustrated Comment of the Week