Print Edition for the week of
Aug. 6 - 12, 2009

Vol. 18, No. 47

Savage Love

Skin-to-Skin Contact


I, Anonymous

Self-Love Affair


How Long Has This Been Going On?

The Incredible Shrinking Decade Brings Back the 45-Minute Album

Gimme That Old-Time Innovation

The Garage-Soul-Blues Gospel According to Night Beats

Up & Coming

This Week's Noteworthy Shows and Parties

Party Crasher

A South Beach Thunderstorm

Data Breaker

Amon Tobin and Jega: Return of the Abstract

Fucking in the Streets

Everything Counts in Small Amounts

It's a Hit

New Singles from Ben Kweller, Muse, Kings of Leon, and Lil Wayne

My Philosophy

Blue Scholars Stop Chasing That Big Record-Deal Unicorn

Poster of the Week

Jill Labieniec

The Score

Gird Thyself


The Best Band Name Ever


Remembering Merce

Artists, Academics, and a Philanthropist on Merce Cunningham

Breaking Up Is Hard to Do

A Cure for Pain

Cri de Cool

John Longenbaugh's Sweet, Sloppy Time Capsule

Visual Art


Notes Toward a Review of Zach Rockhill's Videocollage Performance

In Art News

New Smartness


Fuck the Man

Two New Anticorporate Books

Food & Drink

The Endearing Shoestring

Me and You and Everyone We Know Should Go to A Caprice Kitchen

Bar Exam

Drinking in Style

The Happiest Hour



American Football

Seattle is leading the charge to make soccer into an American sport. If "we" don't do it, who will?

Crossword Solution

At the Crossroads (August 6)

Dear Science

Drunk of the Week

Look at This Asshat

Public Editor

The Stranger a Critical Overview

I Love Television

Dick Tank!

Last Days

The Week in Review



Fatal Lucciauno, Thee Satisfaction


'Spite House'

'The Hurt Locker'

Sculpture Park After Dark

Gert's Barbecue

Pierced Arrows

Crossword Puzzle

This Week's Puzzle

At the Crossroads (August 6)