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Feb. 14 - 27, 2018

Vol. 27, No. 14
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Savage Love

Fighting Words


The 1968 Film Memories of Underdevelopment Would Probably Make Marco Rubio Cry

It also shows why intellectuals are lousy revolutionaries.

Indie Web Series Gabby Smashes... Depicts an Alternative Portlandia

Spoiler alert: It's way less white.

Black Panther Review: Marvel’s Trillest Movie Yet

Wakanda forever!

John Oliver and David Letterman Make TV Great Again

Thanks, John and Dave!

Game Night Review: It's Fine. Totally Fine.

Appreciate the little things, like comedies that aren't terrible.


“It’s Gotten a Lot More Scary,” Says Helium’s Guitarist and Singer Mary Timony

The musician reflects on how much the world has changed in the last 20 years.

Kendrick Lamar’s Black Panther Album Is Dazzling and Afrocentric

An album that goes above and beyond the usual movie soundtrack.

Mean Jeans’ Jingles Collection Is Wonderful Junk

Mean Jeans’ Jingles Collection is full of odes to Applebee’s, Capri Sun, and more.

Special Explosion’s Teenage Rock Star Dreams Are Over

On To Infinity, the indie rock prodigies of Special Explosion grapple with adulthood.

Free Will Astrology

February 14–20


Want Tickets to See Hamilton in Seattle? There's Hope for Your Ass, After All

I haven't seen the show yet, but I've been jogging to the original cast recording for three years straight.

Visual Art

Artist Zohra Opoku Examines Identity and Belonging Through Fabric

"When I see someone who's fully veiled, I'm always thinking about what's underneath."


Fran Lebowitz Is the Last Funny Public Intellectual

She's here to remind us that things can always get worse.

Food & Drink

The Delicious Food and Warm Family Vibe of Aviv Hummus Bar

I've never been to Israel, but I go to this hummus bar regularly.


You Can't Drink On Light Rail, but Here's Where You Can Drink Near Light Rail

The best bars near light rail stations.

Gay Dodgeball Melts the Seattle Freeze

How to make new friends while pummeling them with large balls. Straight people are welcome, too.

Welcome to Seattle, New Person!

Here are some tips and my condolences.

The Best Places to Take Day Hikes If You Live in Seattle

All of them are conveniently located off I-90.

Seven Places in Seattle to Go When You Feel Lonely But Don't Want to Interact with Anyone

Seattleites' natural fear of confrontation means it's likely no one will bother you here.

How Seattle City Hall Works (And How to Make It Work for You)

A primer on political power and how it works here.

Renting in Seattle? Ask Me Anything

What your landlord won't tell you about living on a lease.

What It's Like to Live in a Space the Size of a Closet

Seattle has gotten so expensive that I recently moved into one of the tiniest apartments in the city.

New to Town? Need an Apartment? Looking to Make Friends? The Stranger Is Here to Help

The Stranger's guide to Seattle for people who have just arrived.

So You're the Bad Boy Who Moved Here for Amazon

Go wild like it's recruitment week at the Computer Science school Amazon bought you from.

Crossword Solution

Crossword Solution: "Frozen Food"


Outdoor-Grown Weed Is Not Only Better for the Environment, It's Also Dank AF

Why does it get such a bad rap in Seattle's pot shops?

Conjugal Visit


New Store on the Block: Amazon Go

This employee-free store requires so many employees.