Print Edition for the week of
Dec. 16 - 22, 2004

Vol. 14, No. 14

Savage Love

Expert, Schmexpert

New Column!


The Great War

'Amélie' Follow-Up 'Very Long' on Charm


'KOTOR 2' Siths It Up

Blow Up

Christmas Traditions

Hail to the Chief

'The West Wing' Complete Third Season

(Slightly) Less Than 'Hero'

Yimou Zhang's Latest Offers Diminishing Returns

On Screen

This Week's New Releases

Film Shorts

Movie Times


Blood Simple

Local Producer Turns On, Pops Out

Hallow Dolly

Ponderin' Country's Brainiest Beauty

Trance African Express

Portable's Fever-Dream House

Can über Alles

Kraut-Rock Geniuses Revisited

Gwen Stefani = Gay Worship

Let's Hear It for the New Homo Hero

Cinema for the Ears

Jon Brion's Jump-Cut Genius



All Ages Action

Poster of the Week

Border Radio

Roots & Americana

CD Review Revue

Club Directory




Data Breaker

Beatseeking Missives

Date, Place, Time

Live Music/DJ Listings

My Philosophy

Hiphop Ya Don't Stop

Up & Coming

Party Crasher

She Wouldn't Suck My Dick


On Stage

Scrapbook Chemistry Ghosts

Love Hurts

Actress Takes a Spill, Audience Gets a Scare at Brown Derby's 'Showgirls'

Theater News

Let it MagicSnow

Theater Listings

Visual Art

Remains of the Day

Thom Heileson's Photographs Document Decay

Visual Arts Listings



An Expletive Has Been Uttered

Readings Listings

Food & Drink

Packin' Fudge

A Chocolate Cake Taste-Off

Smokin' Pete's BBQ

Smoked Meat Vatican

Eatin' Out


The Urban Ultimatum

When Northgate activists used city rules to save an empty lot from smart development, Northgate resident Peter Steinbrueck fought the NIMBYs in his own neighborhood--and on the city council--to change those rules and build a smarter city.

How Capitol Hill Learned to Stop Worrying and Love Density

Letter From Portland

Brown at the Edges with a Chewy White Center

Strangercrombie 2004

Left Behind

Anti-Nickels Activists Come Up Short

The Anarchists Who Stole Xmas

Drunken Santas Come to Town

Pinup Boys

Mercer Island High School Water Polo Team Takes It Off to Raise Money

The Other Recount

Suspicions About Elections Fraud Persist

In The Hall

All Fired Up

Counter Intel

Propaganda of the Year

In Other News...

Police Beat

Animal Laws

Control Tower

A Night at the Wet Spot

Celebrity I Saw U

I Love Television

Sweet Memories

Last Days

The Week in Review

Letters to the Editor

Kink Calendar