Print Edition for the week of
Sep. 17 - 23, 2014

Vol. 23, No. 3

Savage Love

Get It Together

New Column!

Returning Column!

Ask a Soiled Mattress Down by the River

I, Anonymous


Kristin Wiig Goes to a Dark Place in The Skeleton Twins

A New Film by the Director of Northwest-Set True Adolescents

Tusk: A Sinister Plan Involving Walruses and Surgery

I Dream of Wires: Obsessive Close-Ups of Synthesizers

Second Opinion: Laetrile at Sloan-Kettering: Exposing Dodgy Scientific Practices

The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby Is a Long Film About White People Who Don’t Have a Story to Tell

The Guest Is Glorious Cheese

A Horror Movie About a Psycho Soldier with a Killer Synth-Rock Soundtrack? Yes, Please!


S's Cool Choices Is Perfectly Devastating Pop

Jenn Ghetto on Heartbreak, Blink-182, and Lesbian Rom-Coms

The Sad, Dirty, Raw Haiku of Danny Bland

I Apologize in Advance for the Awful Things I'm Gonna Do Is All Smudged Blood and Teeth Marks

Data Breaker

The Homosexual Agenda

Never Heard of 'Em

Wreckless Eric

My Philosophy

Ray Rice, CeeLo Green, and the War on Women

Poster of the Week



Islamic Terrorism and Wall Street Capitalism Meet in the Thrilling Invisible Hand

ACT Theatre Puts on One of the Most Memorable Shows of the Season

The Last Night MLK Wanted to Fuck a Woman

Genius Nominee Valerie Curtis-Newton’s New Play Will Satisfy You

Free Will Astrology

For the Week of Sept 17

Visual Art

Horror Stories About Entanglement

Three Art Shows That Up the Political Ante


Charles Dickens Bumps Into a Twisted Thriller in The Paying Guests

Sarah Waters, the Undisputed Queen of British Historical Lesbian Fiction, Turns Dark

It’s Time to Think About Your Demise

An Interview with Caitlin Doughty, Author of Smoke Gets in Your Eyes and Doyenne of Death

Food & Drink

Pizzeria Gabbiano Rules

Mike Easton's New Pioneer Square Spot

In Food News: Hello to Trove, Buh-Bye to Belltown Billiards, and More

Openings, Closings, and Eater's Digest

Shift Drink

The Always-Awesome Darlene


A Man Died Falling from This Homeless Encampment

So Why Do Five Seattle Politicians Oppose a Bill That Would Make Encampments Safer?

The Dirty Secret of Electric Cars

Are They Better Than Hybrids? Depends on Your Zip Code

Last Days

A Gay Fantasia on Last Week’s Themes

Starring Blamed Victims, War-Mongering Obama, and the Opposite of Love in an Elevator

Last Days: The Week in Review

Featuring Scottish Democracy, Twitter-Based Crime-Busting, and the Technologically Reanimated Corpse of Joan Rivers

I Love Television

Batman Babies!



‘George Rodriguez: Here After’


‘A Streetcar Named Desire’

Macefield Music Festival

Everett Sausage Festival

King Crimson

Rachel Kessler



Back to School 2014

Tips on Working in the Restaurant Industry

Almost Every College Student Works in Restaurants at Some Point—Here's How to Make the Most of It

So You're Thinking About Starting a Band

Some Practical Advice from Someone Who's Done It

Enough Talk About Your Youth—Let's Talk About Your Death

Seattle Is at the Forefront of Innovative Thinking About What to Do with Dead Bodies

How Not to Lose Your Virginity

The Most Important Thing to Learn About Sex in College Is How to Talk About It with the People You Have It With

How to Adjust to Multicultural Seattle if You're from a Small Town

You Are Not in Kansas Anymore—Here Are the Basics of What You Need to Know

How to Date Someone Who's Really into Sports

You Can Learn So Much More About Them Than You Realize

So You're Thinking About Choosing a Religion

Ten Questions to Ask Yourself First

So You're Thinking of Joining a Cult

The Desire to Belong When You're Young Can Be Dangerous

How I Supported Myself While Getting a Graduate Degree in Poetry

Yeah, Getting an MFA Is Expensive and Impractical, but the Hilarious Side Jobs Alone Made the Whole Thing Worth It