Print Edition for the week of
Jun. 11 - 17, 2014

Vol. 23, No. 41
Digital Special Edition

Savage Love

Hopes and Dreams

New Column!

Returning Column!

Dear God: In Which God Answers Your Questions

I, Anonymous

$15 Fuck You

Film/TV

Drew Christie

2014 Genius Award Nominee in Film

A Sweet, Innocent Movie About Punk Fuckin' Rock

Lukas Moodysson's We Are the Best! Will Leave You Giddy and Giggling and in Love with Life

Bob Nelson

2014 Genius Award Nominee in Film

Paul Eenhoorn

2014 Genius Award Nominee in Film

Teenage Wasteland, James Franco–Style

Palo Alto Is a Stylish Ode to Underachievement

Festive

Queer Film Style with Mark Mitchell

Summer Film Calendar

Music

Album Review

Naomi Punk's Television Man

Kremwerk and the Family Stone

How a Denny Triangle Basement Is Elevating Seattle's Cultural Scene

The Amazing Acro-Cats Return to Seattle

The Cat Rock Band and Circus Act That Will Challenge Your Conceptions of the Feline Species

Erik Blood: 2014 Genius Award Nominee in Music

Amber Kai Morgan and Garrett Kelly

2014 Genius Award Nominees in Music

Industrial Revelation, 2014 Genius Award Nominees in Music

Some of That Jazz

What I'm Most Looking Forward to This Season

Festivals

All the Festivals You Need to Know About This Summer

Data Breaker

The Homosexual Agenda

Never Heard of 'Em

Patti Smith, Plus Heard of 'Em

My Philosophy

Who Will Survive in America?

Poster of the Week

Sound Check

Meshell Ndegeocello, Citrine Baron

Underage

Theater

The Satori Group

2014 Genius Award Nominee in Performance

The Questions You Ask Yourself While Watching The Price

Arthur Miller's 1968 Play Pushes Buttons About Family, Furniture, and Anti-Semitism

Valerie Curtis-Newton

2014 Genius Award Nominee in Performance

Jerick Hoffer

2014 Genius Award Nominee in Performance

The Hunchback of Seville Is Like 16th-Century Spanish History as Written by Quentin Tarantino

And It Includes the Biggest Temper Tantrum You've Ever Seen

Free Will Astrology

For the Week of June 11

Visual Art

C. Davida Ingram

2014 Genius Award Nominee in Art

Emily Gherard

2014 Genius Award Nominee in Art

Glenn Rudolph

2014 Genius Award Nominee in Art

Watching Paul Komada Make Mysteries

Or, What Are You Looking At?

Books

Bacteria Are Our Gods

Nicholas P. Money, a Mycologist, Has Written a Beautiful Book About the Facts of Life

G. Willow Wilson

2014 Genius Award Nominee in Literature

Shin Yu Pai

2014 Genius Award Nominee in Literature

Gary Groth

2014 Genius Award Nominee in Literature

Food & Drink

RockCreek's Seafood Makes You Happy to Be Alive

There's Fish, Fish, Fish, and Some Noise

Wine Not Wine

Pet' Nat Is Wine Gone Wild

Chow Bio

Welcome to the Thunder Dome at Meeples Games

Features

Deco Japan at Seattle Asian Art Museum Is a Knockout in So Many Ways

Exuberant Deco Made in Japan 70 Years Ago Finally Pays a Visit to Japan's Former Enemy—Us

Meet the 2014 Stranger Genius Award Nominees

Plus, Our Comprehensive Guide to Summer Art—Festivals, Performances, Exhibits, Readings, Everything

News

Not One More

The Awful Familiarity of Mass Shootings in America

Our State's Inaction on Gun Violence Can End This November

Pass Initiative 594, Close the Gun-Show Loophole, Protect Our Communities

News Shorts

News, Gossip, and Police Tweets

Last Days

The Week in Review

I Love Television

The Modern Fool

Drunk of the Week

Suggests

‘Klara Glosova: Life on the Sidelines’

Gender Blender

The Totally Gay Sing-Along

Codebase, Deepchild

Seattle Dyke March

‘The Hunchback of Seville’

‘The Circus’

Kij Johnson