Print Edition for the week of
Nov. 5 - 11, 2009

Vol. 19, No. 9

Savage Love

Girl Seeking Girl

I, Anonymous

Class Rage


A Christmas Carol: Motion-Crapture (Do You See What I Did There?)

Four Is Enough

Claire Denis Explores the Modern Urban Family

Psychic Warriors

The Men Who Stare at Goats Makes the Iraq War Hilarious

The Horse Boy: On Autism and Shamans

Art House

Sam Neill's Skin

The Box: Um...We Really Liked the Wallpaper!


The Room Comes to Seattle

The Fourth Kind: White Light, No Heat


Thirty-Plus Years in Yellow Boilersuits and Red Flowerpot Hats

Devo's Duty Now for the Past

In and Out of Grace

Losing Your Religion (and Looking for It Again) with the Mountain Goats and David Bazan

Pills 'n' Deals and Biker Gangs

How Canadian Hiphop Crew Swollen Members Hit Bottom and Bounced Back

Party Crasher

You Can't Spell "Halloween" Without "Sexy"

Data Breaker

Mem1, Sun Circle, DJ T.

Fucking in the Streets

Halloween with Broadcast and Atlas Sound

The Score

An Oracle, Gone

It's a Hit

Poster of the Week

Poster by J. D. Fanning

Up & Coming

This Week's Noteworthy Shows and Parties


S.A.D. Songs (Say So Much)recommended all-ages shows

My Philosophy

Lil Wayne, Larue, and Second Family


No They Can't

A New Musical About Obama Fails

It's Not in the P-I

The Dying Theater Industry Stages a Play About the Dying Newspaper Industry

Visual Art

The Adoration of Alexander Calder

Grappling with the Good Cheer of the Maker of the Mobile

In Art News

Urgency Emergency


Recipes Are for Old Ladies

A Professional Cook Explains How to Read Cookbooks

Constant Reader

A Most Successful Businessman

Food & Drink

Bar Exam

Pasties at Pampas

Pizza, Porn, Tattoos, and Tacos

White Center's Got a Lot Going for It

The Happiest Hour

The Waterwheel Lounge


Meet Your New Mayor

Richard Conlin, the city council president, is now the most powerful politician in Seattle. What's he going to do about it?


Bitch-Slapped by Boeing

Why the Company Is Really Ditching Washington Workers

Interview with Mike McGinn: "I'm a Little Bit Different from Your Usual Politician"

On November 4 at Noon, the Frontrunner in the Mayor's Race Reflects on the 910-Vote Margin in His Race, His Campaign's Unusually Productive Election-Night Party, and the Transition Team He Hopes to Build

Assassination Investigation

The First Few Days in the Search for the Killer of a Seattle Police Officer

Police Beat

Sgt. Pendergrass

Last Days

The Week in Review


I Love Television

Five Things I've Learned from Mad Men

Control Tower

Working Out Some Kinks

Public Editor

A Critical Overview of The Stranger

Crossword Solution

Freestyling (Nov. 5)

Crossword Puzzle

This Week's Puzzle

Freestyling (Nov. 5)

Illustrated Comment of the Week