Print Edition for the week of
Mar. 18 - 24, 2010

Vol. 19, No. 28

Savage Love

(662) 862-3104

I, Anonymous


Just Call Him Angel of the Morning

Justin Bond's Latest Gender-Bending Pop-Music Mindfuck

A Crash Course in Rhythm Collision

Seattle's Ill Cosby Takes Dubstep to Multitask

Up &Coming

This Week's Noteworthy Shows and Parties

This Spring We Suggest

Upcoming Shows You Gotta Go To

Fucking in the Streets

Seattle at SXSW; Slats, RIP

It's a Hit

Jedward and Vanilla Ice's "Under Pressure (Ice Ice Baby)"

Data Breaker

A Review of Autechre's Anomalous Oversteps

My Philosophy

Seattle Hiphop at SXSW: A Good Look

The Score

Lonesome Vocals, Waterfalls, and Petty Territoriality

Poster of the Week

Poster by C.M. Ruiz

Party Crasher

LARPers, Guns, and Zombies


Three Great Shows Happening in One Night


This Spring We Suggest

Upcoming Theater You Cannot Miss or You'll Wish You Were Dead

Visual Art

This Spring We Suggest

Upcoming Visual Art You Must See or Your Eyes Will Be So Mad at You


Constant Reader

Dude Looks Like a Leia

This Spring We Suggest

Upcoming Book-Related Events You'd Be a Fool to Not Be At

Food & Drink

The Fried-Chicken Ideal

The Meaning and the Eating of the World's Best Food

Bar Exam

An Amazing Happy Hour at a Favored Dive

Chow Bio

Ryo Izawa of Samurai Noodle

The Athenian in the Market


This Spring We Suggest

The Stranger's Noncomprehensive, Only-the-Best Guide to Music and the Arts

The Great West Coast Newspaper War

Seized delivery vans, murderous editors, irate blog posts, allegations of insanity, connections to the Church of Satan, illegal predatory-pricing schemes, and more than $21 million on the line—the crazy alt-weekly war in San Francisco has it all.


What Just Happened?

Our Drunken, Texting-While-Driving Look in the Rearview Mirror at the State Legislative Session

Police Beat

Trivial Crimes of Great Importance

Crossword Solution

Central Location (March 18)

Dear Science

Crossword Puzzle

This Week's Puzzle

Central Location (March 18)

Public Editor

A Critical Overview of The Stranger

I Love Television

Guys... I'm Not So Bad!

Last Days

The Week in Review


Today in Bread-Related Advances

Cyclist Faces Off Against Herculean Motorist

Rep Inslee: "Rob McKenna Would Leave Washingtonians Naked"

If You Want to Build a Glass House, Don't Throw Cars, Bullets, Etc.

Flickr Photo of the Day

A Dying Baby Found Behind Store

The Bombing of Joe Biden

Seattle's Favorite "New Column!"-ist....

The Morning News: Olympia's Dilly-Dallying, Israel's Stubbornness, and Bainbridge Island's Werewolf Hunter

She Works For Fox

Things to Do Today and Tuesday (Civic Involvement Edition)


Mayor McGinn Walks, Eats Sandwich in Pioneer Square

The Controversial Paralympic Games: "People with spinal cord injury will do something more outrageous..."

New Between Two Ferns, with Ben Stifler!

Leather Week Is the Longest Week

Yesterday the Stranger Suggested: Matias Aguayo at Nectar

Wow. They Actually Did It

Baird Decides: He'll Vote Yes on Health Care

Things to Do Tonight (and This Weekend)

Speaking of Distractions: DADT Protest at White House Going On Now

What Time Is It? Oh! Poop O'Clock!

Captain America Will Take His Shirt Off

A Ticket for Rush

House Approves Health Care Bill

Seth Rogen to Play Grant Cogswell?

The Cadillac Tax for Beginners: Labor Dislikes It, But We May Need It

SL Letter of the Day: Giving Closeted Gay Teenagers Hope

Marina and Tino: Ego, Nudity, and Breast Augmentation

Those Geniuses at Microsoft Have Done It Again!

The End of the Original Red Robin: A Photo

Constance McMillen's Appearance on Ellen Today

Five Things That Came Up at the Meeting on Tim Burgess’s Civility Ordinance

RIP Alex Chilton

Jesus Christ Supersize

Gregoire on McKenna: "He Does Not Represent Me." (And She'll Enter the Lawsuit Herself if She Has To.)

And Now, the Health Care Lawsuits

An Amazing Happy Hour at a Favored Dive

IFL Update

Globalization Today

How SPD Will Address Street Disorder to Preserve Jobs and Improve Our Quality of Life

Man Dumped From Wheelchair, Manhood Insulted

Obama Health Bill Signing Coming Right Up, With Young Man From Washington in Attendance

Who Should Be Next Year's Genius of Literature?

SJFF Caption Contest Winners

Some Stubborn facts about Israel

Drugs Are Bad, M'kay?

Oh, Man

Required Reading: "An Open Letter to Conservatives"

Stranger Genius Award Winner Wins Another Award

So What Do You Get From This Health Care Bill Business?

Yesterday The Stranger Suggested: Ted Leo and the Pharmacists

Brought to You by This Morning's Pot Brownie

Yesterday the Stranger Suggested: Blood Squad Presents 'Leprechaun'

Car Bombs and Cake

Support Pours In For Gay Teenager In Georgia Who Is Taking His Boyfriend To Prom

Head of State Education Arrested for DUI

Dakota Fanning's Teeth. GAHHHHH!!!

Health Care Debate

Caption Contest! Win Tickets to the Seattle Jewish Film Festival.

Barnes & Noble Going Electric?

Neighborhood Blog Roundup

Obama Derangement Syndrome

SL Letter of the Day: Where Are All The Peggers?

Malawian Stupidity: "Homosexual acts carry a maximum prison sentence of 14 years."

It's Official: Transportation Dept. Recommends Broadway Streetcar

This Week in the Book Section Is Turning One

SL Letter of the Day: A Sex Worker Is Born

Now THAT'S How to Kick Election Observers out of Your Country

Today in Accentuating the Positive

Today in This Word I Just Invented

The Morning News: Endangered Tuna, Evil Bees, and a Naked Nazi

For Jen Graves and her Dog

This Week in The Stranger

The Domestic Terrorism of America's Right Wing

The Morning News: "Paparazzi-Style" Photos of Covert CIA Officers, Bellevue Wants a Tunnel for Light Rail, and the Google vs. China Saga Continues

Constance McMillen Goes To Court

Meanwhile in Mississippi

Civility Bill Distracts From Real Solutions

McGinn Counts Cash From Unbuilt Chihuly Museum

Historic Gallery Moving to Historic Seattle

Dan, How Fast Can You Get to Ohio State?

Ummm… Stop Tickling that Bulldog's Balls.

Cream Wolf

Morning News

Re: Strangercrombie 2009: The Sky Is the Limit

Yale Begins Graduate Fellowship to Study Obesity

Drooling Over the Classics

Yesterday the Stranger Suggested: Hebru Brantley

Lunchtime Quickie: Whoop, Whoop, That's the Sound of the Police

Pelz Slams McKenna: "Keep Your Hands Off Our Healthcare"

What's In the Final Health Care Reform Bill

Yesterday The Stranger Suggested: Justin Bond

I Love....

I Scream: Full Tilt

Han Solo Knows the Difference Between Right and Wrong

Long Live Polaroid!


Dialogue as Fishing (With a Guest Appearance by Biz Markie!)

How Much Pressure Is Congressman Brian Baird Feeling Right Now?

Today in What the Fuck Is Wrong with You People?

I Can Haz Pretty Hairz?

Did You Know That @ May Date Back to the Sixth Century?

The Pre-Afternoon News

Ripped Books

Also on the Fence on Health Care Reform: Adam Smith

Out of Town

Art Where You Eat

Tomorrow Is a Brighter Day

Celibacy is Non-Negotiable

Today in Traditional Marriage

Neoliberalism, Group Selection, Rational Choice Theory, Niche Construction

After Watching Nine Minutes Of...

Fiscal Conservatives Will Now Embrace Health Care Reform... Right?

Yesterday the Stranger Suggested: Jay Steensma and Ree Brown

"The only 'innovation' we saw this weekend was Democrats not backing down."

Reading Tonight: Poets Everywhere

Lunchtime Quickie: Today in House Pets

Adam Smith To Vote For Health Care Reform

Reading Today: Picoult, Dungeons & Dragons, and Chelsea Handler

Biology is Beautiful

Lunchtime Quickie: Danny Boy, The Henson Remix

Health Care Debate Underway in the Senate

How the Kids of Survival Did

"The Night Teenagers Ruled the World!"

Derp-Derp Helf Care? Nope!

Happy Birthday, Glenn Close!

Lunchtime Quickie: Dirty Joke Doritos

Made My Day

Another Opinion on Yesterday's Stranger Suggests

The End of Electric Trolley Buses?

"This Is What Change Looks Like"

Navy Man Bites SPD Officer

SL Letter of the Day: Are Gay Men Unbearable?

Amazon's Slow Retreat

Dollar Dollar Bill Y'all

This Week in Film: Repo Men

Reading Tonight: Poetry, Polar Bears, and Wenches

Today in the Politically Irrelevant

Who's Calling Baird?

Mental Illness Is a Health Problem

Critic Announces a New Addition to His Program

Former Washington State Governor Gary Locke Is on The Daily Show Tonight

Something Small for Republicans to Rejoice in a Time of Darkness and Uncertainty

Hahahahaha This Dinosaur Shark Tried to Eat Poop.

Congressman Baird, Your Constituents Want Health Care Reform


A Good Bi-Partisan Compromise?

Irish Guys Have Big Sticks

Meanwhile in Alaska

Re: She Works For Fox

Confirmed: Washington's Attorney General Will Fight Health Care Bill in Court

Three Seemingly Unrelated Things

Now I Can Read My Wallet

"Where In Seattle Can I Get Awesome Underpants?"

Things to Do Tonight

Flickr Photo of the Day

"Baby Killer" Shouter Who Shall No Longer Be Mentioned

The iBookstore's Shelves Grow

The End of the Original Red Robin

My Dream Job

Could The Pope Be Indicted, Arrested, Tried, Convicted and Imprisoned?

Space Cowboy Charged for Bomb Threats

Slog Commenter Book Report: Mara Loses, Finds Zeitoun

Slog Commenter Book Report: Will in Seattle Gets Driven to Espresso

Every Child Deserves a Mother and a Father

Deep Thought

Subject Line of the Day

Spam Catch of the Day

Flickr Photo of the Day

Allstate Insurance: Public Response to Itawamba Situation Is Coming

Donut Holes

Award-Winning Balls!

After Watching Nine Minutes Of This...

Youth Pastor Watch, O They Will Know We Are Christians, There Is No Morality Without Religion, Etc.

Need Some Help With Your Taxes?

Healthcare Reform: Unpopular Before Passing; Popular After Passing

Obama: "A New Season in America."

Sec. of State Sam Reed's Kidney Surgery

Stupak Is As Stupak Does

Reading Tonight: Voices Guided Him to Write a Novel

4Culture Already Dipping into Reserves, Facing Cutting by Half Next Year

Ironically, I Found My Lawyer on Yelp

The African and the Big Man of Italy

Today in the Death of Privacy, and More

The Dramatic Deaths that followed Sylvia Plath's Dramatic Death

Hey, Prickly Commenters

Neighborhood Blog Roundup

Blogswarming the Speaker of the House for Action on ENDA

Kiss Him—He's Irish!

A D.C. Liberal Responds to the Question: Do Rob McKenna and Company Have a Case Against the Health Care Bill?

This Week in Film: The Runaways

Breakdown of the House Vote on Health Care

Today in Nerd Excitement

Amazon's Latest Hissy Fit

Greenbeer O'Clock

"Mr. President, This Is a Big Fucking Deal."

Want to See the Blue Scholars for FREE This Weekend?

McCain: GOP No Longer Willing to Cooperate With Dems

Moderate Democrats have Facebook Fans—Who’d Like To See Their Colleagues Out of Office

You Want Some B Roll of a Guy Yelling About B Roll in Front of a Green Screen?

Currently Hanging: Victoria Haven Two Ways

Diminishing Youth Violence and Damn Fine Cookies

McGinn Hints at Merging City Departments

"I have received your permission slip featuring what I can only assume is a levitating rabbit about to drop an egg on Jesus."

Slog Commenter Book Report: Baconcat Humors The Book of Jokes

Mariners, Current and Former

The Morning News: Barbara Boxer, Jihad Jane, and Sandra Bullock

Good Work, Everybody: Max Prinsen Wins

Seattle Hip Hop's New Beef: Space vs. Earth

The Anti-McKenna Facebook Group

The Priest Wants to Fuck

Still Undecided on Health Care: Baird and Smith

Feeding Champagne To a One-Year-Old (Or: Last Night's Birthday Party)

Reading Tonight: Seattle Treasures Everywhere

Get Crushed on Thursday

When a Man Is Tired of London He Is Tired Of...

Do Rob McKenna and Company Have a Case Against the Health Care Bill?

Ohio Judge Orders Teenage Rape Victims to Undergo Lie Detector Tests

Stay Classy, Tea Party Fucks

Reading Today: Big Pelt Talkie

Pioneer Square's Brand-New Deli Sounds AMAZING

You Want Obama's What? I Can't Hear You! La La La.

Rob "Republican Conspirator" McKenna Answers Your Questions

WaMu Skeleton Makes Way for Chicken Fingers

The ACLU on Today's Hearing in Mississippi

We Can "Accept" Ex-Gays

City Appears to Pick Broadway for Streetcar Route

The Other Labor of Hercules

An Argument for the Oxford Comma

E-Book Sales Surge in January

Yesterday the Stranger Suggested: 'October Country'

Officer Dies While Guarding the Scene of a Shooting

Birds Do It, Bees Do It...

Other Spam Catch of the Day: The Lohan Freedom Brush!

ACLU Slams Burgess's Civility Bill

This Afternoon in McKenna-Related Fury: Brown Dismayed, Labor Council Upset, and Pelz Going for the Document Jugular

SPD Harshes Billy's Mellow

If You're New to Seattle, How Do You Meet New People?

Tim Rollins and Kids of Survival, Seen/Heard

Currently Hanging: The Wonderful World of Mr. Washington's House (A Photo Essay)

"They really are the last two tyrant-osaurs, long after the asteroid hit the planet."

Screening Tonight: Killer Crack

Lots and Lots of Talk About Socialism

High School Principal in Georgia Tells Gay Teenager That He Can't Bring His Boyfriend To Prom

Conservative Response to Health Care Reform

Morning News

Enjoy Police Beat

Headline of the Day: Anarchist-Vegan Edition

In Honor of St. Patrick's Day...

I Haven't Yet Watched the Most Recent Episode of RuPaul's Drag Race...

Currently Hanging: Northwest Misters

Choose Your Own Twitter

"Do It for the American People"

On Animal Testing

Is This Poet Our Space Cowboy Bomber?

When It Comes to Chronicling the "Irish Experience"...

The Party Of Hell No You Can't

Today in Amazon News: Kindle Users Clogging the Tubes and OR Says No

Who Is Jim Gibbons?

What He Said

Lunchtime Quickie: Today in Psychic Intuition

Is This a Magazine?

Hooliganism: Now for Seattleites!

Federal Judge Finds That Itawamba County School Board Violated Constance McMillen's Constitutional Rights

Shall We Act Like Teabaggers?

You Can Be As Loud As The Hell You Want...

"Does Anyone Have Advice on Moving to (and Colleges In) Seattle?"

Sounders Season Begins!

Seattle Art Museum Joins Photo Revolution!


'Sunset Boulevard'

'October Country'

Ted Leo and the Pharmacists

Hebru Brantley

Nuclear Cowboyz

Justin Bond

Matias Aguayo, Pezzner

'Laws of Attraction'

In Memoriam