Print Edition for the week of
Oct. 29 - Nov. 4, 2014

Vol. 24, No. 9
Digital Special Edition

Savage Love

Inanimate Objections

New Column!

I, Anonymous


Seattle Is Something Gorgeous in Lynn Shelton’s New Movie Laggies

And Guess Who Wants to Have Sex with Sam Rockwell

Art and Craft: A Documentary About the Human Side of an Art Forger

Citizenfour Takes Us into the Hong Kong Hotel Room Where Edward Snowden Changed the World

You Have a Responsibility to See Laura Poitras's Documentary


Fandry, a Film in the Seattle South Asian Film Festival, Has the Mother of All Facebook Scenes

Hiroshima Mon Amour: The Absence of God and Nature

Surviving Cliffside: N-E-X D-O-C Presents a Film About Life in the Rural Hood

Young Ones: A Dystopian Tussle over a Robotic Donkey

Whiplash: Drums as a Matter of Life and Death

Nightcrawler Is a Different Kind of Monster Movie

Jake Gyllenhaal’s Enormous Eyes Are the Windows to a Twisted Soul

You Can’t Ignore the Generic Awfulness of Before I Go to Sleep

Is This Nicole Kidman Thriller Really One of Film’s Last Gasps?


The Best Emo/Goth/Trap You'll Hear All Fall

Black Kray's 700 DAGREEZ and Thraxxhouse's Local Origins

Scene and Heard

Music News from the 206 and Beyond

Newaxeyes Scramble Samples and Smear Boundaries

Seattle's Freshest Master Manipulators Discuss Music, Information, and Millennials

I Was Going to Interview Wayne Coyne of the Flaming Lips About Their Beatles Tribute Album, But Ended Up Mainly Talking about Miley Cyrus

My Philosophy

Fear, Loathing, and Bruce Leroy

Never Heard of 'Em


Data Breaker

The Homosexual Agenda

Poster of the Week

Free Will Astrology

For the Week of Oct 30


Charles D'Ambrosio's Dome-Blowingly Beautiful Essays

Loitering Is the Best Essay Collection of the Year, So The Stranger Asked Karen Russell, Adam Haslett, Rebecca Brown, and Four Others Writers to Each Review One Thing in It

Food & Drink

Now Is the Time for Three All-Time Seattle Greats

Reasons to Revisit Le Pichet, Boat Street Cafe, and Machiavelli

Wine Not Wine

No Gimmicks, No Way


The Dream of Portland Is Alive at the Bear and the Bee


Totally True Horror Story

A Shocking Tale from the '80s—Illustrated

Halloween 2014!

All the Halloween Parties, Concerts, Haunted Houses, and Events You Need to Know About!


Our Endorsements for the 2014 General Election! (Plus CHEAT SHEET!)

Your Guide to the Longest and Most Complicated Ballot Ever: Vote for Stronger Gun Control, More Metro Buses, and Universal Preschool!

What Is "Citizens for Judicial Excellence," and What Does It Want?

The Well-Funded Political Action Committee Succeeds in Local Judicial Elections Because It Cares More About Them Than You Do

Using Taxpayer Money to Go on a Retreat During Budget Season

Five City Council Members Go to Suncadia with the Seattle Chamber of Commerce

Last Days

Last Days: The Week in Review

Starring Dissolved Cults, Charitable Failures, and So Much Family Horror

I Love Television


Drunk of the Week

Jason Sloppy-Knees

Green Guide Fall 2014

What Marijuana Businesses Are Doing with Their Stacks of Cash

Giant Banks Don't Want Drug Cash Because They Are Terrified of the Federal Risks—So What Are Pot Businesses Doing with Their Dough?

What Smoking Weed Does to Teen Brains

A Look at the Scientific Research

Interviews with Four Black-Market Marijuana Growers

Under-the-Radar Weed Farmers Critique I-502 and Explain Why They're Doing Things the Old-Fashioned Way—Illegally

Confessions of a Weed-Smoking Dad

Yes, I Lie to My Kids About It

The Joint for People Who Don't Like to Smoke Joints

Juju Joints are Discreet, Disposable, and Mild—and They're Changing the Way People Consume Marijuana

Is Vaping Really Safer Than Smoking?

A Look at the Science of Vaporizers