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Vol. 27, No. 15
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Savage Love



The Interesting Thing about the Bad Guy in Black Panther

And why he reminds me of the villains in another black film, Set It Off.

Red Sparrow Review: Black Widow > Red Sparrow

A spy flick that scratches all the wrong itches.

A Wrinkle in Time: Ava DuVernay Gives the YA Classic a Much-Needed Update


In Defense of Jazz Fusion

And specifically Herbie Hancock and Billy Cobham.

Free Will Astrology

February 28–March 7


A Bachelorette Party Really Loved the Can Can's Romeo & Juliet

Watching them was the best part of the show.

Photos: Our Favorite Cosplay at Emerald City Comic Con 2018

A look back at some of the costumed denizens who attended the 16th annual event on Sunday.

Visual Art

"I Want to Live in a World That Loves Women, Not Simply a Society That Doesn't Rape"

Artist C. Davida Ingram is coming up with new frameworks for making images of black people.


Freshwater Is a Novel About Sex, Self-Harm, and Spirits

A review of Akwaeke Emezi's vivid debut.

Food & Drink

El Grito Taqueria Is Dishing Up Mexican Classics in South Lake Union

And they're doing it in a building that's been operating continuously as a restaurant since 1943.

Crossword Solution

Crossword Solution: "Laugh It Up"

Conjugal Visit