Print Edition for the week of
Jul. 30 - Aug. 5, 2009

Vol. 18, No. 46

Savage Love

Only the Lonely

New Column!

I, Anonymous


Overwhelming Farce—In The Loop Is the First Funny Political Satire Since... Ever?

Funny People: Apatow, Overstuffed

Pure Love

Two Hobbits to Rival Rockefeller

Soul Power: The Happiest Africans in the World


Almost Unbearable

Shrink: Kevin Spacey, Psychiatrist to the Stars

The Art of Saying Nothing with Total Conviction: An Interview with Armando Iannucci

The Director of In the Loop Has a Few Thoughts about Political Satire


The 12 Best Songs by Seattle Band Throw Me the Statue

(Plus Five Songs About Which We Have Some Reservations—and By the Way, They Only Have Two Albums)

Incredible Drive

Talbot Tagora's Spontaneous Post-Punk Combustion

Data Breaker

Beatless in Seattle

Poster of the Week

Ivan Minsloff


Shook Ones' Soundtrack for Summer

Party Crasher

The Opposite of a Book Burning

It's a Hit

Rickrolling Nirvana

The Score

No More Freebies

My Philosophy

Big Tunes: BattleCat and DJ Quik

Up & Coming

This Week's Noteworthy Shows and Parties

Fucking in the Streets

Recapping the Block Party


Go-Tell Motel

Love and Death in Room 11

No Regrets

Ubiquitous They Has a Brand, a Plan, and Jokes to Deliver

Visual Art

The Dancer at the Lightbulb Factory

A Coincidental Illumination at the Henry


Constant Reader

First Runner-Up

Backwash from the Woodstock Generation

Peeling Back the Layers of Thomas Pynchon's New Pulp Mystery

Food & Drink

I Was Part of the Problem

Because It's in Ballard, It Has to Have a Fucking Viking

Bar Exam

Whammy Bar

The Happiest Hour



While South Park Slept

A Gruesome Murder, a Beloved Bar, and a Week on the Edge


How They Lie

The Religious Right Lies to Get Signatures for Its Anti-Gay Petition

He's Our Only Chance for an Actual Debate

Inside Mike McGinn's Underdog Campaign for Mayor

Crime Scene

Last Days

The Week in Review


Gorrell + Simmons = Fortune Cookies


Sunn O))) Duo

'No Friends, Only Enemies'


Throw Me the Statue

Frozen Custard

Kimya Dawson

I Love Television

Me and Uranus

Control Tower

Color of Money

Public Editor

A Critical Overview of The Stranger

Drunk of the Week


Crossword Solution

Crossword Puzzle

This Week's Puzzle

Entry Form (July 30)