Print Edition for the week of
Apr. 18 - 24, 2012

Vol. 21, No. 33

Savage Love

Ass Ed

New Column!


Predictions for the Coming Week

I, Anonymous

Lucky Me


Back to the Future

The Cinerama's Science Fiction Film Festival: Say Good-Bye to Your Next Two Weeks

Marley: It Opens on 4/20. What a Crazy Coincidence!

The Turin Horse: Not a Lot Happens, and It’s Crushing

The Hunter: Willem Dafoe and the Tasmanian Tiger

Surviving Progress: Chimps Will Never Go to Space


The Godfather

Thanks to Nik Christofferson, Seattle's Music Scene Is Heavy Again

Mutual Slump

The Mixed Blessings of DJ Shadow's Creative Restlessness

A PhD in Headbanging

Get Brained by Dog Shredder's Prog Metal

That Familiar Foreign Sound

Absolute Monarchs' Surprisingly Gritty and Girthy Rock

Up & Coming

Lose your sonic narcotic every night this week!

Sound Check

Perfume Genius: One Long Emotion

Data Breaker

Lee Coombs, Derek Plaslaiko, Enter Shikari

My Philosophy

Main Attrakionz Are Now

Sounds of Yesterday and Today


The Homosexual Agenda

Lady Rizo at Fred Wildlife Refuge

Chuckletown, USA

Candy Basket Comedy Showcase and Laff Hole

Complaints Box

Getting Paid


Japandemonium with Japanther

Poster of the Week

Poster by Mike Klay


Dangerous Sex

Kyle Abraham at On the Boards; The Blue Room by the Schoolyard

Free Will Astrology

For the Week of April 18

Visual Art

Loose Lips

Keep Ya Head Up


A Tree, a Spoon, and Old Books

Woodnote Is an Expansive Conversation with Nature and the Dead

(Middle) Class War

An Economist Explains How to Make America Fair Again

Food & Drink

Fluffy Grits and Fried Chicken Livers

Ballard's New Barbecue Joint

Chow Bio

Heather Allard, Co-owner of Rookies Sports Bar and Grill

The Happiest Hour

Pizzeria 22


Solving a Problem Like Maria

How The Sound of Music Made Me Gay

Another One Bites the Dust

One of Seattle’s best blocks is on the chopping block. And it’s within the Pike/Pine conservation district. How did that happen? What can be done?


Jay Inslee Has Already Lost (the Press)

Can Inslee Get a Fair Shake from Journalists Convinced He's Going to Lose?

Last-Call Killjoys

Law Enforcement Lines Up to Oppose Later Bar Hours in Washington

Eli Sanders Wins a Pulitzer Prize

But the Reaction from the Survivor of the South Park Attacks—the Subject of the Winning Story—Means a Lot More to Us

Bodega Bonanza

Smart New Legislation Would Bring Corner Stores Right to Your Doorstep

Sources Say

Dick Shots and Other Giant Mistakes

Take Your Petitions and Shove 'Em

Seattle's Catholic Churches Are Rejecting the R-74 Campaign, Calling It "Hurtful and Divisive"

Last Days

The Week in Review


Savage Love Episode 288

I Love Television

I Love TV

Fox Network: 25 Years of Stinko!

Public Editor

Public Editor (April 18, 2012)

A Critical Overview of The Stranger

Drunk of the Week


Storm Large

Sounds Spirits Tasting

Hama Hama Oyster Rama

Kimberly Trowbridge

TV Dinner: ‘Doctor Who’

‘The Ballad of Genesis and Lady Jaye’

‘Monsieur Lazhar’

Debacle Fest

Brian Jonestown Massacre

Text From South Lake Union

A Rat in South Lake Union