Print Edition for the week of
Oct. 29 - Nov. 4, 2009

Vol. 19, No. 8

Savage Love

Moral Bankrupt

New Column!

I, Anonymous

You Were Only 24



Lars von Trier's New Film Is All Stunts, No Sincerity


Filling in the Holes

Art House


Chelsea on the Rocks: Shiftless Layabouts, Miscellaneous Bores, and No Harvey Keitel


Fright On for the Darkness

Seattle's Five Freakiest Bands to Haunt Your Halloween

Great Ghosts

Atlas Sound's and Broadcast's Hauntological Pop

Halloween 2009

Notable Halloween Parties and Events

Data Breaker

Techno Grandes Dames Julietta and Miss Shelrawka

Fucking in the Streets

A Silent Protest Against Tom Carr

It's a Hit

New Singles from Amerie, Duck Sauce, Eve, and More

Party Crasher

A Little Less Conversation and a Little More Action

My Philosophy

Pete Holmes, Holmes

Poster of the Week

Poster by John Warner

The Score

Fear and Music

Up & Coming

This Week's Noteworthy Shows and Parties


I'll Tell You What's Scary

Visual Art

Art Is Embarrassing

A Tribute to Matthew Offenbacher's Tribute to His Cat

In Art News

Special Purpose


What it is: Untitled (1973/75), Polaroids, by Robert Mapplethorpe; Where it is: Henry Art Gallery


Finer Noble Gases

Lydia Davis, Loneliness Artist

Cows, Collards, and Heroin

A Brief Correspondence with Lydia Davis

The Atheist Soul of Neocons

A New Book Demythologizes Ayn Rand

Constant Reader

Hitchhikers and Whores

Food & Drink

Doing It for the People

The Many Charms of Citizen

Bar Exam

Spirits at Chapel

The Happiest Hour

Long Provincial Vietnamese Restaurant and Jelly Bar


2009 Election Nightmare!

A Graphic Look at the Worst-Case Scenario

Happy Heteroween

In Defense of Sexy Pirates, Sexy Nuns, and Sexy Cadavers

The Case for Mike McGinn: Part 4

He's Got an Army, a War Room Full of Maps, and One of the Most Grassroots Campaigns in Seattle History


Problematic Polling

Why Has SurveyUSA Been So Wrong This Election?

Lazy Susan

KIRO Colleagues Had Plenty of Nicknames for Susan Hutchison Before She Ran for King County Executive—None of Them Good

Police Beat

The Freaks Come Out at Night

Last Days


Dirty Projectors

Greil Marcus

'Human Opera XXX'

'Good Hair'

Broadcast, Atlas Sound

Heather McHugh

'August: Osage County'

Blues Control

I Love Television

(Lizard) Aliens, Go Home!

Public Editor

A Critical Overview of The Stranger

Drunk of the Week

Scotch vs Bourbon

Crossword Solution

Rhyme Time (Oct. 29)

Crossword Puzzle

This Week's Puzzle

Rhyme Time (Oct. 29)

Illustrated Comment of the Week

Extra Edition!