Print Edition for the week of
May. 9 - 15, 2012

Vol. 21, No. 36

Savage Love

Unscrew the Pooch

I, Anonymous

Pulling the Trigger


Tim Burton’s Dark Shadows Is Awful

But Johnny Depp’s Face and Neck Are Thickening In An Interesting Way

Art House

Patience (After Sebald)

Golden Tickets

Six Films Worth Getting Excited About in Advance of SIFF 2012

Unimaginably Twisted

A Quietly Harrowing Drama About a Terrible, Terrible Man

I Love TV

Uncle Charlie, the Internet


Fighting the Cavity Creeps

K Records' Calvin Johnson Is a Cultural Protagonist

"The Sexiest People"

Psychic Circle Enters Seattle's Festival Circuit

Care for Some Impossible Music?

Getting Up to Black Dice’s Post-Human Avant Boogie

Never Heard of 'Em: Beastie Boys

Data Breaker

Demdike Stare, Rammstein, Bassnectar, Splatinum

Up & Coming

Lose your light waves from the sun every night this week!

Sound Check

X's John Doe Will Not Be Hypnotized


The-Dream and Kendrick Lamar

The Homosexual Agenda

Gay Attentions and Gay Apparel

Poster of the Week

Poster by Darin Shuler


Spotless Butterfly

Nobody Threw Tomatoes

Vaudeville Life

Sideshow's Nostalgia Redux

Free Will Astrology

For the Week of May 9

Visual Art

Haven't Things Already Gone South?

This Show Makes Me Want to Die


Almost Paradise

Rain Dragon Is a History of the Pacific Northwest Disguised as a Novel About an Organic Yogurt Farm

Food & Drink

The Happiest Hour

Naked City Brewery & Taphouse

Sausage Party

The Ever-Changing Pleasures of the Wurst Place


Seattle Beer Week!


Anarchy Is Boring

The May Day Smashup Was the Spectacular Tip of a Mundane Iceberg

The Devil Eats at Dick’s

And Other Messages in Self-Taught Painter Darryl Ary’s Work


Rob McKenna: Crappy Lawyer or Crappy Liar?

This Isn't the First Time the Wannabe Governor Has Been Caught Arguing One Thing in a Court of Law and Another in the Court of Public Opinion

Speaking Truth to McKenna

Meet One of the 90 Women Brave Enough to Fight Back

Meet Your New Booze Sellers

Indian Community Mobilizes to Buy Up State Liquor Stores

Sources Say

A Roundup of Local News

Last Days

The Week in Review


Savage Love Episode 291

Drunk of the Week


In the Country



Oliver’s Twist

‘Bed Snake’

Buddy Bunting

David Talbot

‘Wonder Women! The Untold Story of American Superheroines’

Hari Kondabolu

Worn Out

Text From South Lake Union