Print Edition for the week of
Oct. 5 - 11, 2011

Vol. 21, No. 5

Savage Love

Messed-Up Junk


Shit Gets Weird Out Here

Richmond Fontaine's The High Country Is a Vivid Portrait of the Northwest

Sonic Ambassador

Erik Blood Is a Musician, Producer, Film Scorer, and Beloved Human

Up & Coming

Lose your Black Eyed Peas of alterna-pop every night this week!

Supreme Dicks Released from the Malaise of the Forgotten into Today's World of Apathy

High-Schoolers Kashmere Stage Band's Amazing Soul Music

The Studio Does Dum Dum Girls Right with Only in Dreams

Relishing Jean-Claude Vannier's Weird French-Pop Rarities


Addendum to Grant Brissey's Guide to Music

New Column!

Blue Man Group Coloring Contest Winners!

My Philosophy

RIP, Sylvia Robinson; Astronautalis; and Yelawolf

Data Breaker

Drum & Bass Isn't Going Away Anytime Soon

The Homosexual Agenda

Erasure, Ononos, Reporter, Boyz IV Men, and Noddy

Chuckletown, USA

A Rundown of the Only Places Worth Laughing At

Poster of the Week

Poster by Jessie Bunning


All-Ages Shows



Donald Byrd Revisits His Dance About Domestic Violence

Many Mutilations

The Aesthetic Horror of Angélica Liddell

Flesh on the Screen

A New Play About Loneliness, Porn, and Vending Machines

Free Will Astrology

For the Week of Oct 5


A Nerd of Her Own

GeekGirlCon Is a Place for Geeky Women (and the Men Who Love Them)

Toward a Literature of Digression

Books That Wander with Your Wandering Mind

Food & Drink

The Happiest Hour

Tommy Gun

A Swimming Pool Full of Drinks

Victoria, BC's Cocktail Conference


Cause of Death: “Undetermined”

How Did a 22-Year-Old Alaskan Woman End Up Hanged with a Tae Kwon Do Belt in Her Apartment on Capitol Hill?


Straight Up

Comparing What Costco's Liquor Initiative Promises to What It Actually Delivers

Sources Say

A Roundup of the Week's Noteworthy, if Not Newsworthy, Gossip

Unfair Grade?

The Beleaguered School Board Can't Get the Money It Needs

Occupy Wall Street Westlake

They're Camping Downtown, They're Pissed at Corporate Control, and They're Not Going Home

Fairview and Balanced

The Seattle Times Is Giving Our Anti–Health Care, Republican Candidate for Governor a Free Pass

Last Days

The Week in Review

Whoa, the Horror

Worn Out

Sports Blotter




Michael Ondaatje

Seattle Lesbian & Gay Film Festival

Glenn Ligon and ‘Mars vs. Venus’

Northwest Chocolate Festival

‘Stormwater: Life in the Gutter’


Heather McHugh

Miss Coco Peru: There Comes a Time


Drunk of the Week

Remember Junior?

Public Editor

A Critical Overview of The Stranger

Control Tower


Savage Love Episode 260