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

Vol. 18, No. 17
Cover art by Mike Wilkes. Check out more of Mike’s work at


There's a War Going on Outside

Inside the Chop Suey Shootings

Shut 'Em Down

Free the Streets! (Occasionally)




On Screen

Bride Wars: Expect Nothing, Get Less

This Fallen World

The Wrestler: 30 Minutes of Brilliance

On Screen

The Unborn: To Call It Satan’s Abortion Would Be Too Kind


Theater News

Piss Artist


The Missionaries' Position

Get the Book of Mormon Delivered to Your Living Room

Constant Reader

Obama's Book Club

Food & Drink

The Happiest Hour

The Two Bells Bar & Grill

Papa Murphy's Versus 'zaw

Take 'n' Bake Pizza's Founding Father Faces an Upscale Upstart

Bar Exam

At Home: The Roanoke


Party Crasher

Snow Business

Northwest Top Ten

Best Sellers at Local Independent Record Stores for the Week of December 25

My Philosophy

Hiphop Ya Don't Stop

The Score

Classical, Jazz & Avant

Data Breaker

Beat-Seeking Missives

My Philosophy: Bonus Edition

Hiphop Ya Don't Stop

Poster of the Week

John Spalding Benefit Shows

Separating the Music from the Murder

Why Chop Suey Should Keep Hosting Hiphop Shows

It's a Hit

Singles, Remixes & MP3s


from the land of alligators

Deep Cutters

Free Blood Pump Out the Jams

Microphone Fiends

A Rogues' Gallery of Singers Who Need to STFU

Up & Coming

This Week's Notable Shows and Parties

Album Review

ASVA: What You Don't Know Is Frontier

Album Review

Glasvegas: Glasvegas and A Snowflake Fell (and It Felt Like a Kiss)

Visual Art

Lighten Up, Eve

The Rape of the Sabine Women Is Upstaged by a Couple of Kids

In Art News

What It Really Means That Sheila Farr Left the Seattle Times