Print Edition for the week of
Jun. 4 - 10, 2009

Vol. 18, No. 38

Savage Love

Wedded Miss

I, Anonymous


Dance Flick: Or, Honey, You Got Served, So Step Up 2 the Yard and Stomp the Last Dance; or, Hey, That’s Not Funny

The Animal Inside Her

Do you know how many times I've seen A Woman Under the Influence? This movie is soooo good.


Let's Have a Pool Party!


I wish I Had Amnesia


Inhuman League

Talking Robots and Relationships with Electro Rockers the Juan MacLean

RIP, Soft Machine Bassist Hugh Hopper

Checkout Time

Camera Obscura Are Only the Latest Indie- Poppers to Sing the Praises of the Public Library

Into the Loop of Luxury

How the Field Went from Punk to Shoegaze Techno's Stratosphere

Fucking in the Streets

Return to Party Mountain

Up & Coming

This Week's Noteworthy Shows and Parties

Every Little Thing

An Extended Interview with John Maclean of the Juan Maclean

Data Breaker

What Decibel Can Learn from DEMF

It's a Hit

Party Crasher

Hot for Teachers


The Aphonia Festival

My Philosophy

GMK's Songs for Bloggers

Poster of the Week

New Column!

Lyrical Beatdown!

The Score

Reissue Rumba


Crazy, Sexy, Slight

Three Comedies About Sex, Dudes, and Becoming a Grown-up

Visual Art

A Morning with Derrick Cartwright

Meet SAM's New Director

My Name Is Leo Berk, and I'm a Public Artist


Is That a Bellows in Your Tunic?

Gay, Bucolic BDSM by Straight Ladies, for Straight Ladies

Secret Titles, Existential Borders, and Let's Not Go

An Interview with Sci-Fi Author China Miéville

Colson Whitehead Writes the Perfect Summer Book

The Selected Works of T. S. Spivet: Precocious, but Entertaining

Food & Drink

Mediterranean Love

Greek in Ballard, Gorgeous in Greenwood

Bar Exam

The Fate of the J & M

The Happiest Hour



Know Thy Enemy

Meet the Four Men Most Obsessed with Stopping Gay Marriage in Washington State


Ground Control

City Sues Activist over Front-Yard Skatepark

No Common Ground

Why We Shouldn't Negotiate with Anti-Choice Terrorists

Thinking Small

A Loophole for Really Affordable Housing

Last Days

The Week in Review



Heide Hinrichs and Debra Baxter

'A Thousand Clowns'

'100 Years: For Better or Worse'


The Juan MacLean, the Field, Nordic Soul

'Manhole Children'

'Sita Sings the Blues'

I Love Television

Thigh Tingles

Control Tower

Paradise Lost

Public Editor

A Critical Overview of The Stranger

Drunk of the Week

Nate at the Comet

Crossword Solution

Word Building ( June 4)

Crossword Puzzle

This Week's Puzzle

Word Building ( June 4)

Illustrated Comment of the Week