Print Edition for the week of
Oct. 8 - 14, 2014

Vol. 23, No. 6

Savage Love

Friends in Need


Kill the Messenger: How the CIA Helped Journalists Destroy One of Their Own

Antonio Banderas Almost Fucks a Robot in Automata

In the Future, a Massive Solar Flare Can Destroy Plant Life but Not Capitalism

Wetlands: A Teen Girl's Disgusting Perversity

The Zero Theorem: The Weirdness Accumulates in Terry Gilliam's Latest

The Two Faces of January: A Character Study of a Despicable Man

The Judge: Robert Downey Jr. Is Delightful, Court Is Boring

Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day: It's Not Awful!

Pride: A Moving Real-Life Story Made Slick and Sappy


Sweet Fiction and Brutal Reality at the Seattle Lesbian & Gay Film Festival 2014

I, Anonymous


It's Impossible to Interview the Growlers

Frontman Brooks Nielsen Has a Lot of Stories, But, Um, He'd Rather You Hear the Songs

Scene and Heard

Music News from the 206 and Beyond

Never Heard of 'Em

Skip Spence

No Fighting at the Jungle Show, Okay?

Tom McFarland of the British Electronic R&B Outfit Discusses Grits and Pillow Fights

Data Breaker

My Philosophy

Fear Not: Yasiin Bey Tours US, After Being Denied Entry Last May

The Homosexual Agenda

Poster of the Week

Free Will Astrology

For the Week of October 8

Visual Art

The People Take Over Curating the Frye, and the Peacock Goes Viral

Plus a Cheesy Nude Comes Out of Storage


It’s More Like the War Between Words and Pictures

A Conversation with Art Spiegelman About Jazz, Comics, and Running Away from the 13th Floor Elevators

Art Spiegelman and a Jazz Composer Bring Old Comics Back to Life

Food & Drink

Munchery Wants to Bring Your Dinner to You

A start-up goes back to the future with meals on wheels for the tech set. Over the last few weeks, I've ordered four Munchery dinners—and three times they actually showed up.

First Draft

Toronado Seattle: Eh

Katsu Burger Is Back in Georgetown, Al Pacino Eats Food in Pioneer Square, and More

This Week's Eater's Digest


Seattle Landlords Are the Weirdest People

In a city where apartments are harder to get than ever, landlords have all the power. Have you met these people? Have you ever tried to get one of them to call you back?


Will a Mayoral Committee Stand Up for Renters?

The Biggest, Baddest Advisory Committee of Them All Promises to Tackle Seattle's Housing-Affordability Crisis

Why the Hell Is a Disbarred Lawyer Allowed to Run for State Supreme Court?

Washington's Court Races Have Enough Problems Without John "Zamboni" Scannell Being on the Fall Ballot


Bridget Everett

Lit Crawl

Jaime Lerner

Jose Antonio Vargas


‘Pan Gongkai: Withered Lotus Cast in Iron’

Wait, Where’s Your Halloween Costume?

William Gibson

I Love Television

Oh... Hello, Lobster Hands