Print Edition for the week of
May. 2 - 8, 2012

Vol. 21, No. 35

Savage Love


I, Anonymous


The Slow-Burning Rise of Debacle Fest and Records

Sam Melancon Builds an Underground-Music Empire in Seattle

Up & Coming

Lose your engrossing look at a man every night this week!

Chuckletown, USA

Laff Hole Brings Live Comedy Podcast Recordings to the Stage

Sound Check

Brian Jonestown Massacre Is High on God

Touched in the Country

Seattle's Country Lips Put a Log on My Fire

Data Breaker

Love and Light, Fred P, Anthony Parasole, Addison Groove, IG88

My Philosophy

Black Spade, Kingdom Crumbs, and Small-Town Middle America

The Homosexual Agenda

Babylon Death Party and Shameless Booty Bass Carnival

Poster of the Week

Poster by Leigh Riibe


The Crocodile's Back Bar and the Force of Kithkin

Free Will Astrology

For the Week of May 2

Visual Art

Bherd Is Pronounced "Be Heard"

And It's in a Subterranean Warren in Greenwood

All the Trappings

An Attractive Shell of an Exhibition at SAM

Bark! Disembark!

Robb Kunz Packs the Sounds of 11 International Train Stations into Union Station

Loose Lips

Arts News and Gossip


The Selfish Gene Goes to War

The Father of Sociobiology Changes His Mind

Food & Drink

Huge Sushi News

Another Protégé of Jiro's Joins Shiro in Belltown

Now Open

New Places for Stuffing Faces


The Secret History of Barboza

100-Percent-True Tales of the Cursed Space Below Neumos

Violent Crime on the Rise

The Random Killing of 21-Year-Old Student Nicole Westbrook Highlights a New Problem for the City


The Old Parking Fight Is Over! (Let the New Parking Fight Begin...)

A new city proposal to abolish apartment and condo parking requirements will pass. Get over it, people—and get on with the new argument.

And Then There Was One

School Board Appoints José Banda Superintendent After Other Finalists Drop Out

Sources Say

Don’t Take My Job, Rob!

Public Editor

A Critical Overview of The Stranger

Last Days

The Week in Review


Savage Love Episode 290


Lauren Weedman

JEFF the Brotherhood, Best Coast

SIFF Opening Night Gala

‘Texture of Being’

Trike for Beers

Bloody Mary at Bitterroot

‘The Mongoliad’

Text From South Lake Union

The Amazon Dilemma