Print Edition for the week of
Mar. 25 - 31, 2010

Vol. 19, No. 29

Savage Love

HUMP! 2010

New Column!

I Heard Your Mom Likes It Hard

I, Anonymous

The Other Woman


Wizards of Oslo

Shoegaze Rockers Serena-Maneesh Find Bliss in the Abyss

Her Blues

The Dark, Witchy Minimalism of Scout Niblett

Up & Coming

This Week's Noteworthy Shows and Parties

Fucking in the Streets


It's a Hit

A Speed Round of 2010 Singles

Data Breaker

Roman Zawodny's Booming Techno and Deceptikon's Looming IDM

My Philosophy

Candidt Shuts Down The Corner; Graves Gets Contrary

The Score

The Ladies and the Electronics

Poster of the Week

Poster by Sacha Maxim

Party Crasher

Watchin' Tron, Drinkin' Blue


The Seattle Rock Orchestra's Tribute to David Bowie


Many Mansions

The Satori Group Tears Down the Fourth (and Fifth and Sixth and Seventh) Wall

Going for It

Ulysses Dove Releases Parts from Bodies at PNB

Burlesque Box

Libertease Burlesque at the Moisture Festival

Visual Art

Girl Is Nobody's Bitch

I Myself Have Seen It (You Can Too) at the Henry Art Gallery

In Art News

The Big WaMu Art Giveaway


Something to Lose

Sam Lipsyte Brings the Hurt with The Ask

Constant Reader

Heart Transplant

"You're reading your heart out into the void."

A Conversation with Sam Lipsyte About Humor, Finances, and Children as Greek Choruses

Food & Drink

What Have You Got, Toulouse?

A Week of Breakfasts at Queen Anne's Ornate Crowd-Pleaser

Bar Exam

The End of a Red Robin Era

The Happiest Hour

Via Tribunali

Chow Bio

Nettletown's Christina Choi


Economic Survival Guide 2010

How to Eat, Drink, Get High, Get Laid, and Stay Sane in These Apparently Unending Economically Challenging Times

Submit! HUMP! 2010

Call for Submissions for HUMP! 2010


GOP Stopper

What the Health-Care Bill Means for You, Elected Democrats, and Washington State's Teabagging Attorney General

Don't Be Cowards

The Mayor and City Attorney Need to Speak Up About the Civility Bill

Walk Softly...

Ivy League Badass Quietly Takes On Heavy-Handed City Rules

On Broadway

City Officials Recommend Streetcar Route

Police Beat

Public Editor

A Critical Overview of The Stranger

Control Tower

I Love Television

Last Days

The Week in Review


On Reichert's Opposition to Health Care Reform, As Reiterated from His Hospital Bed

"Health care reform is good for Seattle."

"Two Girls, One GOP"

Ghost Gallery Moves into Former Crawl Space Space

Beautiful Bugs

Year-Old Happy Meal Just as Delicious as the Day It Was Made

Useless Books I Have Gotten in the Mail, Part 17: OMG! How to Survive 101 of Life's Most F'ed Situations

Around the Corner, Fudge Is Made

Your Tax Dollars at Work: Easter Edition

What Do Philip Roth, John Grisham, and Barack Obama All Have in Common?

"It's Time to Kick It Old-School Again"

Mariners Spring Training/Milton Bradley Is A Bad Guy Update

McKenna's Lawsuit Like "an Erotic Dream"

And Our Spelling Bee Contest Winner Is...

Pioneer Square Community Association Director: "Who is Tim Harris?"

A Bad Time for Luxury Condos

Hyenas Laugh Is not Really Laughter

Reading Tonight: Indians, Native Americans, and Stuff

Jesus + Mario = Awesome

Our Long National Nightmare Is...

Today in People Is Crazy

Lilith Fair Empowers Women to Support Anti-Choice Charities

Lunchtime Quickie: Butt Caulk Surgery?

"Should the pope resign?"

What Famous People Live in Seattle or Surrounding Areas?

Mythology Today: Obama Eats the World

California May Be First State to Legalize Pot

That Guy Charged with Threatening to Kill Rep. Eric Cantor?

Talking Crazy Newspaper Warring With TBTL

Real Change Wants to Assuage Prickly Pioneer Square Residents

The Morning News

Week in Review

Report: Pit Bulls Responsible for Most Dog Bite Fatalities

This Week in Film: The Art of the Steal

China and Google in History

Holy Shit: The Catholic League's Official Response to the Church's Ongoing Pedophilia Scandal

Things to Do Today and Tomorrow - Tap Water and Terrorism edition

Texas University Cancels Student Production, Lt. Gov. Thinks Theater Is More Dangerous Than Threats of Violence

How Not to Price an iPad Newspaper

Reading Today: A Former Dominatrix and a Visual Poet

Origin of the World Wall

Gregoire Vetoes 20-Foot Height Limit on 520 Bridge and Planning for Carpool Lanes With Light Rail

"Call In Tactical Tree Drops!"

Along with the Health Care Bill Provisions and Changes: Student Loan Overhaul

Today in Bummers

Horse's Ass

Win a Spot in the Drunken Spelling Bee!

"You guys, I think we've been left behind."

Sunday baseball: Cubs 1, Mariners 0.

Gay Lobby Files Brief in R-71 Case

The Sweetest Movie About Teaching the Basics of Menstruation to a Young Girl with Down Syndrome You Will Ever See

New in Restaurants and Bars: YUM Edition

Constance McMillen Update: On, Off, On, Off, On!

Alleged Assaults and Dueling Pianos: Love is a Battlefield

Finally! A Product to Cover Your Dog's Anus!

Currently Hanging: This Quite Nice Francis Celentano

I Am Repulsed. I Am Impressed.

On this Gray Morning...

A Slog Sandwich with Bad-Movie-Trailer Bread

Today in College Basketball

Yahoo Targeted in Chinese Attacks

Neighborhood Blog Roundup

Ask Mayor McGinn Your Questions Now!

The End of Robert Culp

How to Get Fined By the AHL

Notes Against the Prayer Warrior

Gael Tarleton Fudges Clean Truck Facts

Can McKenna's Lawsuit Be Stopped?

Overheard on the Retreat

Headline of the Day

Doug Nufer Tickles Your Frontal Lobe

Ticked-Off Trannies With Knives

Flickr Photo of the Day

Bearshare and Screensaver

Barack Obama Has a Deep-Seated Hatred of White People...

Funny or Stupid?

How to Dial a Rotary Telephone

SL Letter of the Day: Should My Husband DTMFA Me?

Christian Extremists Plot to Murder Law Enforcement

Raising the Discourse

NASA's Out-of-This-World Bagel Expenditure

Threats to Rep. Rick Larsen Over His Vote on the Health Care Bill

Today in Dogs Doing Things They Probably Shouldn't

Health Care Reform Has To Go Back To The House For Another Vote

Commuting Makes People Miserable

City Council Members Fire Back at McGinn's Ideas for Office of Housing

Save the Stems!

Pitch Perfect

Reading Tonight: Moby (Yes, That Moby)

Scott Pilgrim Trailer Brings the Sound Effects

Bacon = Heroin

Today in the Religious Adoration of Technology

SL Letter of the Day: Never Read the "Savage Love" Mail At Lunch, Never Read the "Savage Love" Mail At Lunch, Never Read the "Savage Love" Mail At Lunch...

The Pregnant Music

Twilight Redux

Recess Appointments for Labor?

Inslee on McKenna's Lawsuit: "If Ronald Reagan's Solicitor General Can Figure Out It's Absurd, Why Can't Rob?"

Catholic Bishop: Gay People Don't Deserve Funerals

Things To Do This Weekend

RIP, Original Red Robin

Quote for the Day

The Time Has Come to Discuss the Most Recent Episode of RuPaul's Drag Race....

Amazon Does It Again

Can You Buy Love for $5?

I Hope You're Sitting Down

Hollywood Marxism Is the Global Narrative

Lunchtime Quickie: Meet Winston, The Cop Car Eating Bulldog

Battery on Battery Street

Sounders Match Open Thread

Christian Bigots: Barack Obama Our "First Gay President"

Flickr Photo of the Day

Go to the Chihuly Museum Meeting Tonight

GoDaddy Sort of Backs Google in China

Sign of the Times, Pioneer Square Edition

Reading Tonight: Not The God of Small Things

Transgendered Washington State Attorney General Rob McKenna Betrays His Community

Yesterday the Stranger Suggested: Regional Spelling Bee

Spam Of The Day

Reconciliation Bill Passed, Congress Heads Home

Family Research Council To Declare Obama Our First "Radical Environmentalist President" Later Today

Yesterday the Stranger Suggested: 'Sunset Boulevard'

What Goes Down Must Come Up

"My window is cracked, just a bit, and the air plays on my forehead like a cold whisper."

The Morning News: Obama Plans to Sign a Bunch of Stuff Today, Dark Chocolate Continues to be Good for You, and Middle School Students Continue to be Dumb

"Ego Sum > Tu"


Hitchens On Catholic Church

The Morning News: Unsolved Murders, Help for Homeowners, and What the Pope Knew

Who Serves the Best Banana Split in Seattle?

Teabag This

Action Comics No. $1.5 Million

This. Is. AMAZING.

Making Church Safe For Kids

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

iPads For All

Bush Wipes Haitian Handshake on Clinton's Shirt

Put Your Feet in the Air Like You Just Don't Care

Yesterday The Stranger Suggested: Mother

It Just Gets Better and Better (By Which I Mean Worse and Worse)

It's International Waffle Day!

"Kids 1, Insurance 0"

Ain't No 'Mo

Glenn Beckwatch: A Book Shall Come

Netanyahu Hit by the Success of the Heathcare Bill

Pioneer Square Community Association Calls on Mayor to Block Real Change from Neighborhood

Lunchtime Quickie: Sneaky Gays

What a Christianist Revolution Looks Like

Morning News: Insurance Companies, Suicide Bombers, Rob McKenna, Popeโ€”All Fighting the Good Fight

Reading Today: Nufer!

Today in Hilarious City Press Releases

The Most Literal Website I've Ever Seen

Currently Hanging: 'Champagne Truffles'

You Won't Remember This Post

The Reading Party Is Tonight

Whoriskey's Miracle Worker Closes at a Loss

Derrick Martin's Dad

Will Microsoft Get a Sweet Tax Deal at the Expense of Small Software Developers?

You Should Go See Hot Tub Time Machine

This Week in Film: Chloe

Not Forgotten

Debunking an Inspirational Book Video That's Making the Rounds

Neighborhood Blog Roundup

Can't We All Agree That Children Are the Ultimate Oppressors?

This Week in Film: Sweetgrass

June Havoc, RIP

Today in "Does Rob McKenna Have a Case?"

Secretary of State Files Brief in R-71 Supreme Court Case

Canada Got the French, Australia Got the Convicts, We Got the Puritans

The Sounder Hooligans

Stuff of Nightmares

Wasn't This a Beatles Lyric?

America and the Corporate Phoenix

Things to Do: Enumerating Gays, Pot Talk, and a Glass House

Behold: The Worst Building in Seattle

As Seen on a Washington State Ferry

The Morning News

American Hunger

The War Room to Reopen as the Hunter Gatherer Lodge

Kos Poll: Murray 52, Rossi 41

Every Comment On Slog Should End With This

Asian Reporter? You've Done it Again!

Today In What The Fuck?!?

Mayor Mike McGinn Foresees Civility Bill Passing by Veto-Proof Majority

Mythology Yesterday

This Week in Film: The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo

Lunchtime Quickie: The Southwest Airlines Shuffle and/or White People Are Funny

The iPad...

Student Robbed in Columbia City, Possible Pattern Emerging

Why Do Scientists Experiment on Animals?

What Does the Health Care Reform Bill Mean to Me and You and Everyone We Know?

The Morning News: Bin Laden's Latest Message, Exploding Breast Implants, and Some Beautiful Volcano Footage

So Couth, So Greenwood-y

Is Wikipedia Broken?

Flickr Photo of the Day

Seattle Really Isn't The Best Place For...

Who's the Best Artist in Seattle This Morning?

Today in Weird PR Maneuvers: The Space Needle Loves Public Process, Wonโ€™t Say Whether Itโ€™s Losing Money

Have a Dog? Have a Cat? Have a Sex Partner?

Reading Last Night: Christopher Moore

What Does Seattle Think About the Chihuly Glass Museum?

Reading Tonight: If You Only Go to One Reading This Week, Go to This one

SIFF Announces Opening Night Gala Film

This Guy Is a Fag

Revelation of the Day: Men are Less Human Than Women

The Ultimate Betrayal

Currently Hanging: Corin Hewitt, Live!

Flickr Photo of the Day

RIP, China Gate

The Morning News: Obama Plans Offshore Drilling in the Gulf of Mexico, Two More Suicide Bombers Hit Russia, and Beecher's Takes Manhattan

The Subject Sam

Lunchtime Quickie: Wait, There's a Horse Trapped Inside This Filipino Drag Queen!

What the Health-Care Bill Means for You, Elected Democrats, and Washington State's Teabagging Attorney General

Bag Tax Does Exactly as Plastic Lobby Feared

A Cold and Dark Morning in Magnolia

Can You Play NIMBY When Your Backyard is Pioneer Square?

What's the Cheapest Way to Move Across the Country?

They Have Rehab for Nazi Cheataholics Now?

This Week in Film: How to Train Your Dragon 3D

Revelation of the Day: Cooking and the Oppression of Women

Coming Soon...

Passover in the White House

SANAA Wins the Pritzker

Murder vs. Poop

Holy Legos!

Comic Book Nerdvana

Barack Obama: Optimized

Reading Tonight: You Know You Love Him

The Dreaming Was Nice While It Lasted

SL Letter of the Day: The Boss's Dog

Notes from the Prayer Warrior

Itawamba County School Board Distracted By Editorial In Today's New York Times

"It's made from corn, doesn't have artificial ingredients, and like sugar it's fine in moderation."

Move Over, Jared

Derrick Martin Invited To Appear On Ellen

Headline of the Day

Today in Seasonal Candy That Tastes Like Medicine

Yesterday the Stranger Suggested: 'Purple Rain'

Just Thought You Might Want to Know

Reading Tonight: Verhoeven and the Poets

Study: Porn Gives Children Unrealistic Expectations About Sex

Scarface for Kids

Today in E-books, Money, and the Future

Grand Old Party: S&M Nightclub Edition

O They Will Know We Are Christians...

Jen Graves in Australian

Free Sweet Tooth

McKenna and Falwell, Sitting in a Tree...

How I Try to Get Slog Banned in China: Hu Yaobang, China and Google

Imperial Torture Memo

Aussie Racism Is Alive and Emailing

Iceland Takes a Cold Shower

Three Neighborhood Appeals: One Now Hobbled, One Dead

PAX Throws Down in Boston

No One Could've Predicted

A Streetcar Design That Safely Promotes Cycling

Today in Doom

"No one has the right to spend their life without being offended."

Target America: Democrats Getting Increased Security Protection Because of Teabagger Threats

Challenge to Light-Rail Planning Kneecapped by City

Fight Over A Sculpture in Yakima

SL Letter of the Day: A Vaginal Reference

Endless Hanford

Yesterday the Stranger Suggested: 'Firefall'


Happy Hour at Ocho

Regional Spelling Bee

Paul Verhoeven

Magma Festival

Blue Scholars, Das Racist

'Purple Rain'



Illustrated Comment of the Week