Print Edition for the week of
Sep. 11 - 17, 2013

Vol. 23, No. 2
A&P Fall 2013

Savage Love

Sheathe That Thing


Le Joli Mai: A Black Man Is the Heart of Paris

Touchy Feely: Lynn Shelton's Magical Thinking

The Muslims Are Coming!: And They've Got Jokes!


Of Microfilms and Microliving at the Seattle Design Festival

Fall Film Calendar

Everything Happening in Film This Season


Welcome Back, Kathleen Hanna

The Fight over Fogtwang

Two Young Men, One Young Musical Genre, and the Pernicious Influence of Technology

Pussy Riot '93

The 20th Anniversary of Three Sex-Drenched Musical Landmarks

Up & Coming

Lose your anti-Midas touch every night this week!

Fall Classical Calendar

Everything Happening in Classical Music and Opera This Season

Sound Check

Stones Throw's Peanut Butter Wolf Is the What's-What Ground

Data Breaker

DJ Shadow, James Murphy, Shit Robot, Digitalism

My Philosophy

Lost Deep in the Corn

Never Heard of 'Em: Heldon


The Julie Ruin, Blouse

The Homosexual Agenda

Everything Is Terrible, Pony Worships the Cure, Boobs and Tubes

Poster of the Week

Poster by Jesse Codling

Some of That Jazz

What I'm Most Looking Forward to This Season


Gorgeous Singing, Nonsensical Staging

A Measly Les Misérables by Balagan

Fall Performance Calendar

Everything Happening in Theater and Dance This Season

Should I Stay or Should I Go?

Why Seattle Theater-Makers Aren’t Flocking to New York and Chicago the Way They Used To Years Ago

Middletown Is Magic

Will Eno’s Unlikely Synthesis of Deadpan Wit and Emotional Pyrotechnics

Free Will Astrology

For the Week of Sept 11

Visual Art

The Lineup

Interviews with a Comedian, a Film Programmer, a Sign Painter, a Drag Queen, a Gallery Owner, and an Actor

The Lies of the Artists

The Unbelievable Pressure Artists Are Under to Just Completely Make Some Stuff Up

Loose Lips

Arts Gossip

Fall Art Calendar

Everything Happening in Art This Season

Touching Things

Trash-Can Ceramics and a Pile of Paintings at James Harris Gallery

J.D. Salinger: Fashion Failure


Fall Readings Calendar

Everything Happening in Readings and Lectures This Season

Remembering Kim Thompson

Fantagraphics Is One of the Greatest Publishers of Comics
 of All Time, and Thompson Was Crucial to Its Artistic Successes

They Forgot to Write the Book

Salinger Is a Phony Biography of a Goddamned Genius

Food & Drink

Now Open

New Places for Stuffing Faces

Oktoberfest for Apples

Washington Cider Week Wants to Put Its Stuff in Your Mouth


Crime Is Not Actually Spiking Downtown

The city's power brokers say crime is spiking. They say it's a crisis. But data shows crime is mostly flat or down. Why are they trying to scare us?

Age of Consent

Psychologist Jesse Bering on What the Law Says Versus What the Science Says

Irony Is a Survival Tactic

As Someone Who Tried to Give Up Irony, I Can Tell You—It Doesn’t Work

Shut Up

A Manifesto Against Irony


Out of Mind?

The Council Moving Nickelsville Out of Sight Did Not Help Homelessness

The First Tests

Three Hurdles to Universal Preschool in Seattle

Can Cities Block Legal Pot?

Cities Pass Moratoriums Based on Bogus Excuses

Sources Say

There's Only One "Seattle's Only Newspaper"

Drunk of the Week

What Do You Do?

I Love Television

Last Days

The Week in Review


Hyperdub Records Showcase

Eric Schlosser

Stranger Genius Awards

Peter Bagge


Mavis Staples

‘Our Nixon’

Amanda Valdez