Print Edition for the week of
Dec. 14 - 20, 2011

Vol. 21, No. 15

Savage Love


I, Anonymous


Sound Check

The Young Evils' Troy Nelson Answering Questions Meant for Tori Amos, Axl Rose, and Prince

Until the End of Time

On a Lifetime of Adoring Prince

Choose Wisely

Scratch Acid, Dinosaur Jr., and Wheedle's Groove Are All Playing the Same Night—What Are You Gonna Do?

Up & Coming

Lose your grave wave every night this week!

Chuckletown, USA

Shows That'll Help You Laugh at the Traveling Freak Show Your Family Becomes at Christmas

Data Breaker

N-Type, Hatcha, Juan Atkins, Bryan Zentz, Vance Galloway


Two Shows Well Worth Your Dime

The Homosexual Agenda

Homo for the Holidays, Dickslap, and Bless the Clueless ’80s

My Philosophy

New Local Releases

Poster of the Week

Poster by Neil Campau

Free Will Astrology

For the Week of Dec 14

Visual Art

Loose Lips

The Stranger's Least Popular Column!

Church of Wax

The Listening Room Introduces a New Kind of Meditation to SAM


Let Us Now Praise Unhappy Men

Three Great Sci-Fi Writers Not Writing Science Fiction

Tiny Mammoths

From the Amazing 2,000-Pound Camera Works of Carleton Watkins

Food & Drink

Worth the Wait

From the Earth to the Plate at Terra Plata

Chow Bio

Remedial Sangria with Maggie Savarino at Madison Park Conservatory



I'm standing outside a jazz club. Next thing I know, I'm in the hospital.

Stranger in Their Midst

I Attended a Strategy Meeting of Anti-Gay-Marriage Christians, and They Called Security to Kick Me Out When They Discovered I Was a Nonbeliever

Of Ice and Men

There Is No Ice at the Capitol Hill Ice Rink


Where Do They Go Now?

With the Occupy Seattle Encampment Closed, Local Protesters Enter a New Phase of (Sometimes Violent) Direct Action

Cornering Reichert

I Went with Occupy Protesters in DC to Confront Washington's Republican 8th District Representative in His Office

Sources Say

News Small Enough to Drown in a Bathtub

Sports Blotter


Black Cobra

‘Pee-wee’s Big Adventure’

Cafe (Un)American New Year’s Eve

‘The Adventures of Tintin’


Spanish Coffee

Star Anna and the Laughing Dogs

‘Portlandia’: The Tour

Drunk of the Week

Public Editor

A Critical Overview of The Stranger

Control Tower


Savage Love Episode 270

Last Days

The Week in Review

Worn Out

Margie Brzezinski and 1978