Print Edition for the week of
Oct. 30 - Nov. 5, 2013

Vol. 23, No. 9
The Stranger's NW Marijuana Guide

Savage Love

Your Sister's Keeper

New Column!

I, Anonymous

Blurred Picket Lines


American Nightmare

Humans Versus Monsters in 12 Years a Slave

When Giants Walked the Earth

The Trials of Muhammad Ali Is a Perfectly Balanced and Executed Documentary

AKA Doc Pomus: A Legendary Songwriter Gets His Due


Not a Hackneyed Story

The Incredible Rebirth of Black Rock Anomalies Death

Up & Coming

Lose your fake Jamaican accent every night this week!

He's Set Free

Lou Reed's Long Walk on the Wild Side Ends

Data Breaker

Nervous Curtains, Kaytranada, Jerome LOL, Glasser

What's Crappening?

News, Reviews, and Lou

Sound Check

Slayer's Tom Araya on the Evil That Men Do

My Philosophy

Earl Sweatshirt and Vince Staples, Halloween Shows, Black Weirdo Party


Decades Cover Night, Underpass, the Witches Titties

Never Heard of 'Em


Poster of the Week

Poster by Joe Garber

The Homosexual Agenda

Too Much Halloween to Handle


A Grim Caper

The Triumph of a 13-Year-Old Girl

Free Will Astrology

For the Week of Oct 30

Visual Art

Closing In

Hometown Boy Measures the Distance Between Survival and Living

Art Surveillance

Gigapixel ArtZoom Wants You

Loose Lips

Arts Gossip, from Labial Grinding to Waterfront Sounds.


The Sweet Science

Ada's Technical Books Is Beautiful, Smart, and Ready to Meet You

Food & Drink

Drinkiing with Charlse Mudede

The Spaceship of the Jazz Imagination

The Restaurant Aquatic

Is Westward Too Much or Just Enough?


Kshama Sawant: 
Return of the Alternative

Why You Must Vote for a Real, Genuine Socialist

God's Favorite Building

I Just Got Off the Phone with Our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ and Can Now Share Exclusive Details of Our Vision for Mars Hill Headquarters

Drugs, Revolution, and Activists Murdered in the Street

An Interview with Mexican Activists Javier Sicilia and Teresa Carmona

Halloween 2013

All of Seattle's Halloween Parties, Concerts, and Events


Cheat Sheet and Voters' Guide! VOTE NOW—THE DEADLINE IS TODAY!

Our Endorsements and CHEAT SHEET for the November 5, 2013, Election—Vote for Mike McGinn, Kshama Sawant, and Public Financing!

Dow's Million Dollars

What the Hell Should the County Exec Do with All This Money He Didn't Need?

And... Cut!

KOMO-TV's New Right-Wing Owner Slashes Newsroom

No Charges for Protesters

In Sudden Reversal, City Drops Charges Against Anti-Foreclosure Activists

Shelter Beds or Westlake Park

Defunding a Program for Homeless Youth Will Just Put Kids on the Street

Sources Say

Who Cares What I Said Yesterday?

Last Days

I Love Television

Drunk of the Week



Point Break at Add-a-Ball

‘God Loves Uganda’

Joe Sacco

Vin Expresse

‘Peru’ Community Day

Chris Hadfield

Worn Out

Northwest Marijuana Guide

Shit Just Got Real, Stoners!

Here's Our Northwest Green Guide!

The Pioneers

The Entrepreneurs Risking Everything to Sell You the State's First Legal Pot

Beyond Cheech & Chong

Doctors, Lawyers, Accountants, and Schoolteachers Are Happily Consuming Washington's Legal Pot. How Long Will the Stereotype of the Law-Flaunting, Couch-Bound Pothead Prevail?

The Timeline

From Plants in the Ground to Retail Stores by Next June


They Started Smoking Pot Only After It Became Legal

Can the Medical Pot Law Be Saved?

Olympia Looks Intent on Repealing Rights for Sick and Dying

The Ideal Legal Joint: Low in Potency, High in Flavor

A Product We Want from the Pot Industry

Council Tries to Ban Medical Marijuana

City Says the Recreational Pot Market Takes Precedence

Cannabis Calendar

Things to Do with Pot for the Next Six Months