Print Edition for the week of
Jun. 11 - 17, 2009

Vol. 18, No. 39

Savage Love

Shock and Ew

I, Anonymous


Beyond The Matrix

The Best Science Fiction of the Decade Is About Mexican Labor in the 21st Century

Empty Motherfuckers

The Taking of Pelham 1 2 3 Can Lick My Bumhole

Another Fine Mess

Is Away We Go for You?

In a Dream: The Art and Love of Isaiah Zagar

Hal Ashby, Daddy Warbucks, and George W. Bush

Dave Eggers and Vendela Vida Discuss Writing Away We Go


STIFF 2009: Movie Review Massacre!


Lucky Accidents and Drugs

Thee Oh Sees' John Dwyer Dissects His Twisted Rock Artistry

Do You Like Pop Music?

Art Brut’s Eddie Argos on Frank Black, Alcoholism, DC Comics, Summer Jobs, Public Transportation, and Satan

The Rise of Afro-Eccentricism

Hiphop Innovators Shabazz Palaces and the Cult of Anti-Personality

Up & Coming

This Week's Noteworthy Shows and Parties

Fucking in the Streets

Falling for 'Two Weeks'


The Lonely Forest and KTUB's Bluefish Festival

Data Breaker

IDM Collides with Black Metal

It's a Hit

A Spring-Cleaning Speed Round

The Score

Firebird Reborn

Party Crasher

Sarahbrate Good Times

My Philosophy


Poster of the Week

Visual Art

Do-Over on the 28th Floor

What Do You Do When Public Art Is Too Powerful to Be Ignored?

In Art News

What’s Fair


Assassinating William Shakespeare

Joyce's Ulysses Is an Act of Terrorism Against the English

The Evolution of Aleksandar Hemon

If Charlie Chaplin Were Dog-Faced, He'd Be in This Book

Constant Reader

Bring On the Big Show

Alan Furst Will Not Write Chick Lit

The Best-Selling Historical Espionage Author on Living in Seattle, What the Internet Can't Do, and Fighting Nazis

Food & Drink

Aspirational Vegetarian

Seventeen Years Later, Cafe Flora Gets a Makeover

Bar Exam

At Home at Azzurri

The Happiest Hour

Shiku Sushi


The Slow, Moronic Death of Books (as We Know Them)

Thousands of people scavenged the bones of the publishing industry in New York City two weeks ago. Here’s a report from the funeral.

Seven Things We Learned While Riding Light Rail for the First Time

(With a Bunch of Sound Transit Employees and a Few Self-Congratulating Politicians)


The Accidental AWOL

A Capitol Hill Man Claims Military Injustice

Hard to Please

Why Greenwood's Complaints About a New Fred Meyer Are Ridiculous

Missionary Imposition

Two Crazy Churches Try to Convert the Heathens

Courting Disaster

Local Attorney Vows to Take Same-Sex Marriage to the U.S. Supreme Court

God's Rejects

Fag-Hating Freaks Target Seattle's Gays, Jews, and Sane People

Last Days

The Week in Review


'Blowing Up Demographics'

'Poppy Shakespeare'


Art Brut

Joe Meno, Ryan Boudinot, Matthew Simmons

The Cartoons of Bugs Bunny


Shmootzi the Clod

I Love Television

Vampire Boyfriend

Public Editor

Dear Science

Crossword Solution

In 56 Words or Less (June 11)

Crossword Puzzle

This Week's Puzzle

In 56 Words or Less (June 11)

Illustrated Comment of the Week