Print Edition for the week of
Apr. 2 - 8, 2009

Vol. 18, No. 29

Savage Love

Craig's Last Hit

I, Anonymous


On Screen

Tokyo!: The Greatness of Michel Gondry

On Screen

Adventureland: Horny Twentysomethings in Love

On Screen

Alien Trespass: Expensive Junk

Porn: The Final Frontier

Boldly Go Where No Man Has Gone Before. AGAIN.


Skills Like This: A Scrappy Little Indie Odyssey

On Screen

Moscow, Belgium: Belgians—They're Just Like Us!


It's Simple and So Complicated

Why Don't I Love Mirah's New Album as Much as I Want To?

Call It a Laid-Back Comeback

Breezy Does It for Okie Blues Brother JJ Cale

Fucking in the Strreets

The Unbearable Niceness of U.S.E

Up & Coming

This Week's Noteworthy Shows and Parties

Album Review

Black Dice: Repo

Album Review

Gui Boratto: Take My Breath Away

Album Review

Peter Bjorn and John: Living Thing

Data Breaker

Egyptian Lover and CLP

It's a Hit

Kelly Clarkson's "I Do Not Hook Up" and K'naan's "T.I.A."

Party Crasher

Moped Operandi

Poster of the Week

My Philosophy

Logics and Avatar Young Blaze

The Score

April Showers


Twenty-five Years of Mecca Normal

New Column!

Lyrical Beatdown: Merle Haggard vs. Lily Allen


Will Eno Is Overrated

Three Reviews and One Tragic Preview

Visual Art

Grappling with a Nonissue

What the New Director of EMP—and Art Itself—Never Recovered From

In Art News

Sweet Messes


Breaking Out the Good China

Young American Goes to China, Finds Rockers, Slackers, and Drugs

New in Books

The Local News: Teenage Abduction and Other Annoyances

New in Books

Last Days: Murder in a Cult of Self-Mutilating Monks

New in Books

Toward 2012 puts the "T.M.I." in "end times."

Food & Drink

Redemption at the Cafe

One Very Bad Day and Two Great Ones at Elliott Bay

Bar Exam

Cafe Racer's Genuine Accumulation

The Happiest Hour

Connie's Rimrock


The Different Kinds of People That There Are

A Complete List


Grand Mall Seizure

A Final Strategy to Stop a Mall in Rainier Valley

Every Rose Has Its Thorn

City Targets Lake City Bar for Drugs and Violence

Playing the Field

City Attorney Opponent's Staffer Bolts—to City Attorney's Campaign

Break the Banks

Bank Protesters Take It to the Streets

Save the... Safeway?

South End Residents Fight to Keep Their Grocery Store

In the Hall

I Like Mike

Last Days

The Week in Review



'Gustafer Yellowgold Show'


'History in the Making'


'Silent Light'

'Nowhere, Anywhere, Everywhere'

Alexi Murdoch

I Love Television

Escape from Eden of the Chimps

Public Editor

A Critical Overview of The Stranger

Dear Science

Why Minds Wander

Crossword Solution

Crossword Puzzle

This Week's Puzzle

As You Like It (Apr. 2)

Illustrated Comment of the Week