Print Edition for the week of
Jan. 11 - 17, 2012

Vol. 21, No. 19

Savage Love

Santorum Surges


Interview with an Assassin

A Narco Tells His Own Story in El Sicario, Room 164

The Iron Lady: Meryl Streep’s (and Margaret Thatcher’s) Awesome Political Performance

Contraband: A Dumb Action Movie Laced with Clever Bits (and Mark Wahlberg)

Oh, the Humanity

Carnage Will Make You Feel Sad for Everyone Involved

Art House

House of Bamboo: The World of Samuel Fuller

I Love Television

In with the Old!

I, Anonymous

Ex Guy to the Next Guy


How to Make It in the Music Industry

Theophilus London™ Wants to Sell You Theophilus London™

Album Review: Indie-Rock It Girl Cate Le Bon's Cyrk

Turning Air into Sculpture

New Principal Flute Demarre McGill Makes You Crane Your Neck at Seattle Symphony

Up & Coming

Lose your spandex, hair, and air every night this week!

Album Review: Orkestar Zirkonium's Too Hot for Sleep


Random Upcoming Goodness in 2012

Sound Check

Allen Stone: In a Car Headed to Portland with His Parents

My Philosophy

Ripynt, Theophilus London, and Brother Ali

Chuckletown, USA

Ashley Judd Is as Funny as She Looks

Data Breaker

Max Cooper, Motor City Drum Ensemble, Panabrite, Early Atoms


Cat Jokes: No Longer Just on the Internet

The Homosexual Agenda

Lezbro, Soul Music, and Dancing on Jesus (or Something)

Poster of the Week

Poster by PonyHomie


BDSM in the Forest

Spring Awakening's Teutonic Puberty

Roman Rambo

Coriolanus Is a Revved-Up Frat Boy

Free Will Astrology

Visual Art

A Totem Pole Made of Christmas Lights

Bringing Superwrongness to Life

The Fast and the Frozen

Photography, Past and Present Tense


Food & Drink

Stop Laughing

There Are Better Things to Do with Your Mouth at Guanaco's Tacos Pupuseria


What’s a Nice Jewish Boy Doing in a Graveyard Shift Like This?

Meet Alex Ruder, KEXP’s Overnight Sensation and the Most Underrated DJ at the Station

Mitt Happens

After the New Hampshire Primaries, Mitt Romney Stoops to Collect the Republican Crown


Benefit Barriers

New High-Security Checkpoints Stand Between the Elderly and Their Benefits

Vacating Occupy Seattle

Factions That Endorse Violence Are Driving Away What's Left of Occupy Seattle

How Much Is the State Underfunding Education?

Preserving the Right to Choose

Washington Bucks a National Trend with New Women's Rights Bill

Sources Say

News You Can Strap to the Roof of Your Car

Senate Vote Count on Marriage Equality

Who's a Yes, Who's a No, and Who's Undecided

Public Editor

A Critical Overview of The Stranger

Last Days

The Week in Review


Savage Love Episode 274


Stewart O’Nan


ONN/OF Art Festival

‘Looking for a Missing Employee’


Fujiya & Miyagi

Northwest Tofu

‘The Iron Lady’

Black Breath

‘Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy’

Sports Blotter