Print Edition for the week of
Aug. 13 - 19, 2009

Vol. 18, No. 48

Savage Love

Gasoline and the Match

New Column!

I, Anonymous


Not Quite Hollywood: Australia's Long-Lost Genre Cinema

District 9: Apartheid, Xenophobia, and Human Shrimps

Do You Know How Popular I Am?

An Obituary for John Hughes, 1950–2009

Bandslam: The Rock-and-Roll Nerd Herd

Ponyo: Warm Below the Storm

The Time Traveler's Wife: Eric Bana's Butt Is Not Enough


Vampires, We Get It


Do You Believe in Magic?

YACHT's Impossible New-Wave, New-Age Optimism

An Invitation to Happiness

The Cave Singers' Welcome Joy Takes You to a Better Place

Just Baatin

Slum Village and the Erotics of Hiphop

Up & Coming

This Week's Noteworthy Shows and Parties

Party Crasher

Violence, Implied and Explicit

Data Breaker

Jabon's Chillingly Funny Dark-Ambient Ditties

It's a Hit

My Philosophy

Baatin, RIP

Poster of the Week

David Gallo

The Score

Festivals from Burien to Meth


Still in Love with Bobby Birdman


For Richer, for Poorer

Two World Premieres

Theater News

The Last Cargo Cult

Visual Art

It Can and Will Change

Why 911 Media Arts Center Is Worth Fighting For


Food & Drink

A Few Good Teeth

Flavor for Your Soul at Gert's Barbecue Truck

Bar Exam

Bellevue's Best Bar

The Happiest Hour

China Gate


How to Make Your Life Better

(By Smoking Pot)

A Few Words About Hempfest

(Which Takes Place All Weekend Long at Myrtle Edwards Park)



Our Picks for the August 18 Primary Election

Defacing History

A Loophole in the Landmark Process Lets Developers Strip Old Buildings of Everything Great About Them—So They Can Tear Them Down to Build Something Bland and New

The Audacity of Dorsol

The Youngest Candidate for City Council Is Sharp, Tough, and Ready to Take On the Old Guard

Starting Fires

The Firefighters Union Goes After Nick Licata

Dealing with Dealers

The City Is Finally Looking at Alternatives to the War on Drugs

Crime Scene

Last Days

The Week in Review



Mad Rad vs. Champagne Champagne: One-on-One Basketball Challenge


The Cave Singers

YACHT, Bobby Birdman

'The Cove'


Erik Davis on Aleister CrowleyFor one night only, Erik

I Love Television

A Salute to Paula Abdul's Testicles

Control Tower

The One-Penis Policy

Public Editor

A Critical Overview of The Stranger

Drunk of the Week

Diana and Veronica

Crossword Solution

Unfortunate Names (Aug. 13)

Crossword Puzzle

This Week's Puzzle

Unfortunate Names (Aug. 13)