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Vol. 27, No. 12
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Savage Love

Bloody Business

Music

Dark Side of the Croon—Deeper into the Unique Voice of Circuit Des Yeux

Circuit Des Yeux's brilliantly dark folk is out of this world.

Spontaneous Combustion Is a DIY Classical Festival

Free Will Astrology

January 17–23

Theater

Love Hurts in Susanna's Secret, but Only If You're Doing It Right

A new BDSM opera premieres at Mount Analogue.

Visual Art

Redoing Futurama at the Center for Architecture & Design

When you think of Futurama, don't imagine quirky robots, but traffic jams

Books

Writers Share Trade Secrets at Capitol Cider's Literary Happy Hour

Drink drafts and read drafts.

Food & Drink

The Soba at Kamonegi Is Just So Good

Chef Mutsuko Soma's buckwheat noodles and tempura are top-notch at this Wallingford restaurant.

Features

High-Brr-Nation: A Guide to Surviving Seattle's Winter with Weed

Where to go and what to do to get through another dreary Seattle winter. (First step: inhale.)

Good Idea: Weekend Road Trip to Canada. Bad Idea: Bringing Weed.

My girlfriend and I got busted by a drug-sniffing dog at the border.

Why Don't Stoners Dream?

Do they not have dreams or do they just not remember them? Here's what scientists say.

Slopes Are for Suckers, Snowshoeing Is for Stoners

Getting high and snowshoeing is great. Just don't wander onto someone else's property.

Smoke a Bowl and Go for a Walk—You Will Be Amazed at the Treasures Seattle's Streets Present to You

It's my favorite way to get through the winter.

The High List

Winter activities in Seattle that would be greatly enhanced by being stoned.

Crossword Solution

Crossword Solution: "Put It On the Line"

Columns

Conjugal Visit