Print Edition for the week of
Dec. 10 - 16, 2014

Vol. 24, No. 15

Savage Love

Gender Solid


Top Five: A Race for the Best Cameo

Wild: A 1,100-Mile Journey from Rock Bottom

If You Like Goofy Bible Nonsense, You'll LOVE Exodus: Gods and Kings

Ridley Scott and Christian Bale's Badass Moses Movie Is Strictly Red Sea Pedestrian

Winter Film Calendar

The Great Invisible: The Feel-Bad Movie of the Year!

I Quit My Job at the Harvard Exit Three Weeks Ago After Working There for Seven Years. I Just Learned It’s Closing. I Will Miss It.

A Sad, Sweet Eulogy For ‘a Real Theatah’

Zero Motivation: Reality Bites Meets M.A.S.H. Meets Girls?

I, Anonymous

Adopted and Anxious


hOt dOgS wItH tUnE-yArDs

Merrill Garbus "Has Been Thinking About Gum a Lot Lately" and Other Confessions

Scene and Heard

Music News from the 206 and Beyond

My Philosophy

Cancel Christmas

Madeleine Cocolas's Work Ethic Makes Yours Look Bad

I Bet You've Never Composed and Recorded a Brand-New Track, Every Single Week, for a Year

Some of That Jazz

What I’m Most Looking Forward to This Season

Jason Webley and Friends Resurrect Margaret Rucker, the Mysterious Millionaire Poet They Found in a Dumpster

Song Cycle and Book Celebrate Tragic Everett Socialite

Data Breaker

The Homosexual Agenda

Poster of the Week

Free Will Astrology

For the Week of Dec 10


Charles Dickens and Karl Marx: Together at Last in Play Factory Theatre's Tiny Tim Is Dead!

Christmas Bedfellows That Aren't as Strange as You'd Think

Visual Art

What Only Artists Can Teach Us About Technology, Data, and Surveillance

The University of Washington and Microsoft Research are making big investments in uncategorizable, emerging-media work. What are their artists stumbling upon?

Vulcan's Seattle Art Fair Will Not Be an Alien Mother Ship

Director Promises Massive Event Will Be of and for Seattle


Meghan Daum On the Dubious Enterprise of Personal Essays and Other Unspeakable Topics

Veteran Author's New Collection Defies the Culture of Confession

How a Legendary Comic Called "Here" Became an Inferior Graphic Novel Called Here

Richard McGuire Expanded His Classic and Made It Only Okay

Food & Drink

An Epic Mac 'n' Cheese Taste Test

I Ate 10 Boxes of Macaroni and Cheese in Two Days, All in the Name of Journalism


Bongos Is a Relaxing Vacation on Aurora

Kent Is Filled with Delicious Things from All Over the World

Where to Find (and What to Do with) Burmese Pickled Tea Leaves, Indian Fox Nuts, and Mexican Tejocote


How to Survive Winter with Nothing but Your Own Mind

I Recommend Listening to Schubert and Taking Naps

You Think the City Is Changing Rapidly?

No Shit, That's How Cities Work. Watching Seattle Change from Inside Black Dog Forge, Belltown's Blacksmith Shop.

Parts of South Seattle I've Imprinted with Proust


What You Need to Know About Police Body Cameras

Everybody's talking about body cameras. When will we see them in Seattle?

Protesters Worry About Undercover Officers in Their Midst

Multiple Accounts Say Reluctant-to-Talk Men Are Photographing People at Seattle's Anti-Police-Brutality Demonstrations

Last Days

Last Days: The Week in Review

Killer Cops, Righteous Protests, and an Amazing Dancing Dad

I Love Television

Have a Very Creepy Christmas