Print Edition for the week of
Dec. 3 - 9, 2014

Vol. 24, No. 14

Savage Love

Labia of Love


Quality Women of Good Will

A Brief History of the Proto-Feminists Who Built the Harvard Exit

This Is the Story of This Is Gary McFarland

In Which an Unknown Seattle Filmmaker Saves a Forgotten Jazz Musician from Complete Oblivion

Brandy Burre Never Stops Performing in Actress

Can a Former Actress from The Wire Use Showbiz to Return to Showbiz?

The Lonesome West

Tommy Lee Jones, Hilary Swank, and The Homesman

Point and Shoot: A Well-Crafted Documentary About a Very Particular Kind of Fool

Antarctica: A Year on Ice: Strange Harmony in a Harsh World

Pelican Dreams: The Crossroads Between Human and Animal Existence

National Gallery: Humanity in a Beautiful Museum

The Babadook: You'll Be Scared to Look in the Mirror

I, Anonymous

Sticky Revenge


The Unlikely Birth of No Seattle

How a Bunch of Brits Became the Arbiters of Seattle's Other Rock Legacy

Album Reviews

The Latest from Heldon, Screens, and Cooly G

Data Breaker

My Philosophy

Forever in Infamy

TV on the Radio's New Album Was Not Made in Your Mom's Garage

Jaleel Bunton Speaks of Never-Existing Melodies That Have Always Existed—and Pee-wee Herman

The Homosexual Agenda

Poster of the Week

Free Will Astrology

For the Week of Dec 3


Will Now I'm Fine Finally Make Ahamefule J. Oluo a Household Name?

2014 Stranger Genius Offers a Triumphant Solo Show (With 16 Backing Musicians)

Visual Art

Meet Thomas Wilfred, the Forgotten Inventor of Light Art

Once Shown Alongside Pollock and Rothko, His Masterpieces Now Live in a Seattle Basement


The Hot, Wet Familiarity of Lindsay Hunter's Ugly Girls

Two Teenage Girls on a Crime Spree, One Mysterious Boy

Why Sarah Galvin's Poetry Is Like a Car Crash

(Because It Makes You Laugh and Feel Alive)

Food & Drink

Now Is the Perfect Time for Cassoulet

Three Places Where You Can Enjoy the Hearty Delicious French Stew Born of Desperation


The Ridiculous Goodness of Italian Family Pizza


Trouble at the Ferris Wheel

A True Story

Nine Years Working at One of the Last Indie Video Stores in America

What It Was Like Behind the Counter at On 15th Video


Advice from a Convicted Criminal on How to Keep Your Car Safe in Seattle

Flamingmoon Kime used to steal cars. Now that he's in prison, he wants to help you hang on to yours.

What Does Seattle's "Justice for Mike Brown" Movement Want? It's Complicated

Marchers Here Have Included Anarchists, Socialists, and Revolutionary Communists—As Well as People Who Just Want Equal Justice Under the Law

Last Days

The Week in Review

I Love Television

My Anaconda Don't Want None