Print Edition for the week of
Aug. 28 - Sep. 3, 2013

Vol. 22, No. 52
The Stranger's 2013 Bumbershoot Guide!

Savage Love

Sail Away

I, Anonymous


Horns of Sorrow

Ahamefule J. Oluo's Brief but Sad History of Jazz Trumpeters

Up & Coming

Lose your cocky, washed-up dick every night this week!

What's Crappening?

News, Reviews, and Plaid

My Philosophy

The Birth of Hiphop, Ka

Data Breaker

Moderat, Pete Swanson, GOODWIN, Black Hat, Flume


Bummershoot, the Underground-Music Fan's Bumbershoot

The Homosexual Agenda

Tuck Goes to Hollywood, the Baltic Room Revolutionizes

Poster of the Week

Poster by Drew Donaghy


Bros in a Boat

Two Guys Adrift at Sea Plan an Epic Disaster Movie

Free Will Astrology

For the Week of Aug 28

Visual Art

Loose Lips

Arts News and Gossip


More There Than Here

The Beautiful Accidents That Power Richard Chiem's Book

Food & Drink

The Taste of Summertime

If You Haven't Been to Harry's, You Should Hurry

Drniking wiht Charlse Mudede

Our Man in Vietnam


Fast Food Strike!

The Horror Stories, the National Walkout August 29, and the Movement to Include Corporate Baristas in the Fight


Winning in a Republican District

Why Shari Song May Have the Votes to Win in South King County

Can Two People Possess Two Ounces?

An Important Question Regarding the World's Largest Joint

Sources Say

Bigotry, Dumpster Fires, and Peeping Toms

Last Days

The Week in Review

I Love Television

How to NOT Brand Your New Network

Drunk of the Week


Nellie McKay

Mai Thaiku

Maria Bamford

‘An Experience’

‘In a World…’

‘Miami Connection’

James Murphy

‘Philosophical Zombie Killers’

Bumbershoot Guide

Our Massive 2013 Bumbershoot Guide

Love Advice from Heart! Teenagers on Kendrick Lamar! An Interview with Patton Oswalt! And Words About Every Single Band Playing This Weekend!

Here's What We Think of Every Damn Thing Happening at This Year's Festival

Give It to Me Easy

The Zombies Are Always in Season

Yes, Aloha!

The Extreme Greatness of the Breeders

What About Love?

Heart's Ann Wilson Talks Hair Spray and Heartbreak

Who Is Kendrick Lamar?

If Anyone Knows, It'd Be the Teens at Southcenter Mall

Onward and Upward

Fun. Is the Band You Like Before You Like Good Bands

Sound Check

!!!'s Nic Offer Talks Celebs, Acid Trips, and Ratt

From One Stereotypical Lesbian to All the Stereotypical Lesbians

Don’t Pretend You’re Not Still Swooning Over Tegan and Sara

I Hate Music

Okay, Superchunk, Let's Talk About Something Else

Never Heard of 'Em vs. Heard of 'Em: Gary Numan

The Flavr Blue with the Remedy

What Happened When a Trio of Talented Rappers Decided to Do Something Different

Catching Up with Patton Oswalt

An Interview with the King of Comedy and Cartoon Rats

Well, This Is Embarrassing

The Best Events on the Words & Ideas Stage Have Ties to The Stranger

Barsuk on Barsuk

Musicians, Friends, and Employees of the Beloved Local Label Tell Us About Their Most Memorable Releases

Fashiony Fashions

Africana Designs and Beijing Street Trends

LOL, Repeat

Three Straight Days of Almost Peeing Your Pants

Bob Mould or Actual Mold?