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Aug. 12 - 18, 2015

Vol. 24, No. 50
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Savage Love



Paris Is Still Burning

The Searing Documentary of '80s Drag-Ball Culture Remains Complicated, Glorious, and Essential at 25

The Man from U.N.C.L.E. Is Totally O.K.A.Y.

Straight Outta Compton, Straight into Now

A Holocaust Survivor Returns from the Dead to Haunt Her Gentile Husband in Phoenix

If You Loved Alex Garland’s Ex Machina, You have to Watch Jennifer Phang’s Advantageous

I, Anonymous


Elvis Owned an M-16

And Other Facts You Didn't Know About the King's Final Years

Dre in 2015: Too Much Melodrama, Not Enough Menace

My Philosophy: A Column about Hiphop and Culture

Poster of the Week

Poster by Shogo Ota

Visual Art

How to Make a Kick Ass Painting

Artist Robert Hardgrave Shares the Recipe for His Dazzling Out of Sight Piece


Ryan Boudinot's The Octopus Rises Is Pedestrian Sci-Fi Blahness

For a Writer Who Talks a Big Game, These Stories Show Only Modest Talent—but the Book Looks Great!

Heading John Waters's Way?

Hitchhiking with the Prince of Puke in Carsick

Food & Drink

Jackson's Catfish Corner Comes Full Circle

Terrell Jackson Has Revived His Grandparents' Beloved Restaurant in Rainier Valley—and He's Bringing It Back to the Central District


What Bernie Sanders Said (and Didn't Say) After the Black Lives Matter Interruption

The Big News Sanders Intended to Deliver in Seattle—His Announcement of a New National Press Secretary, Symone Sanders—Was Overshadowed by What Happened at Westlake

Person of Interest: Shannon Perry, Musician, Tattoo Artist


The Bad Politics of the Black Lives Matter Protesters Who Interrupted Bernie Sanders

Racist Structures Must Change. To Create That Change, We Must Have Smarter Strategies and Tactics.

Last Days

Last Days: The Week in Review

A Week of War on Women, Black Americans, and Circus-Goers

I Love Television

I Love TV

So Long, Dear Suckers!

Drunk of the Week