Print Edition for the week of
Apr. 1 - 7, 2015

Vol. 24, No. 31
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Savage Love

Never Enough

Film/TV

Film in Washington Is NOT a Lost Cause

Why You Should Support SB 6027

Gérard Depardieu May Be a Little Too Convincing in Welcome to New York

Come for the Unpleasant Scenes, Stay for the Troubling Questions

Al Pacino Seeks Rock ’n’ Roll Redemption in Danny Collins

Fast & Furious 101: Go Hard or Go Home

Furious 7 Is Here—Prepare Yourself

Effie Gray Stars a Very Sad and Unloved Dakota Fanning

A Personal Quest for Justice in Woman in Gold

Only Catherine Deneuve Knows That the Movie She Is in, 3 Hearts, Is Not Good

I, Anonymous

Music

Meet Fantasy A—the Rapper/Writer Whose Flyers Are All Over Town

A Short Visit with an Enigmatic Artist

How Seattle Radio Legend Nick Johnson's Record Collection Inspired a New Generation of Jazz Aficionados

Belle & Sebastian's Stuart Murdoch Describes the Dance-Funk Transformation of the Twee Amigos

Related Topics Include: Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, the Eurovision Song Contest, Grits

My Philosophy

New Sounds from Raz Simone, Earl Sweatshirt, and Future

The Emotional Highs and Lows of Kendrick Lamar's To Pimp a Butterfly

Yes, It Really Is That Fucking Good

The High List: Recommended Events for Stoners

No Talking, Art Walking, Very Old Records, and More!

Data Breaker

The Hard, Hypnotic Techno of Paul Edge, Yiota ("Why I Oughtta") Climbs on the Nightbus, and More!

The Homosexual Agenda

How Gay Can You Get? No Refund Drag Queens, Dan Savage and Mama Tits Together At Last, Underwear, and More!

Poster of the Week

Poster by Jon Adams

Theater

How Do You Dance About Technology and Fascism?

Choreographers Kate Wallich and Alice Gosti Discuss Ambitious New Shows

Wayne Rawley's Live! From the Last Night of My Life Has Only Improved with Age

Same Cast, Same Crew, Same Script, Better Show

Free Will Astrology

For the Week of April 1

Visual Art

Why Does Everyone Have to Have Their Own Four Walls?

A New Wave of Seattle Art Galleries Fights to Survive

Books

Nelson George Unveils The Lost Treasures of R&B

A Mystery Novel About Gentrification (for Good and Ill)

Food & Drink

Ivar’s Salmon House Is Going Tipless

In Response to the New Minimum-Wage Law, the Lake Union Restaurant Will Immediately Raise Workers’ Wages to $15 an Hour

Features

What Do You See When You Look at This Attic?

A Real Gay Man with a Secret Past Sits on Sheila Heti's Fictional Couch

News

The Seattle City Council Just Stood Up to an International Trade Agreement That's Shrouded in Secrecy

What the Hell Is the Trans-Pacific Partnership Anyway?

Fed Up with Traffic? Want More Light Rail? Now Is the Time to Get Mad at Olympia

A Huge Transportation Bill Is Making Its Way Through the State Capital Right Now—and Our Ability to Get Light Rail to Ballard and West Seattle Hangs in the Balance

Last Days

Last Days: The Week in Review

Indiana Idiocy, Suicidal Pilots, and the International Emancipation of Amanda Knox

I Love Television

I Love TV

Easter Charade

Drunk of the Week

On Fleek of the Week

Are These Eyebrows "On Fleek"?

The Sauce

Why Are People So Weird About Eating Bones? I Eat Them Whole

I Love Sucking Them with My Mouth, Probing Them with My Tongue, and Crushing Them with My Teeth

Show Us Your Fridge, Ishmael Butler

In Search of the American Square Meal

Whatever Happened to "Choice of Soup, Salad, Rice, or Potato"?

Seattle, It's Time to Retire the Phrase "Asian Fusion"

Chefs Aren't "Fusing" Anything, They're Just Being Themselves

Get to Know Your Spice Grinder

West Seattle Neighborhood Crawl

Where High Fidelity Brunch Meets “Super Japanese” Sushi: A Guide to West Seattle’s Best Eateries

All the Secret Good Stuff at Pike Place Market

How to Dodge the Tourists, Not Get Ripped Off, and Score a Delicious Meal

The Sweet Life of Barrels

There's a Good Reason Why Local Distillers and Brewers Have Rediscovered Old Vessels

The Making of Maneki's Black Cod Collar Miso

What's in Season

Cafe Juanita's Holly Smith Reveals the Two Ingredients She's Most Excited About—and How to Prepare Them

The 20 New Restaurants and Bars You Should Try Right Now

The Sauce's Recommended Restaurants