Print Edition for the week of
Oct. 23 - Nov. 5, 2019

Vol. 29, No. 5

Savage Love

Cheaters Club


Introducing SLAY, The Stranger's New Horror Film Festival

The Haves and Have-Nots of Parasite

The new film from Bong Joon-ho finds the director at his very best.

I, Anonymous

Free Will Astrology

October 23–29

Visual Art

The Surreal Alternate Reality of Robert Williams

The Father of Exponential Imagination at Bellevue Arts Museum is a comprehensive look at the artist's perverse and profane work.


Hillbilly Activism Is Alive and Well

Madeline ffitch's debut novel, Stay and Fight, is fantastic.


Ivar's and the Serial Killer

The founder of the fish-and-chips place survived an encounter with the notorious Starvation Killer. His mother was not so lucky.

The Demented Brain-Scrambler

Before inventing Scientology, L. Ron Hubbard experimented on his family, and he wrote about a doctor who experimented on patients.

The Basement Nightmares

And what evil feels like.

Crossword Solution

Crosswork Solution: Aye Aye


The Fallout of the Ban on Flavored Vapes

Cannabis companies are primed to benefit.

Green Guide Fall 2019/Winter 2020

Legalize This Appetizer

James Beard Award–winning chefs in Seattle are quietly cooking with cannabis. Inside an illegal supper club.

How to Clean Your Nasty-Ass Bong

Or pipe. Or bubbler.

The End of Pain

I finally found what works best for my gout: CBD cream.

Five Pot Farms You Should Know About

These small farms are growing really good stuff.

Like Anthony Bourdain... but Stoned

In his web series, rapper Jarv Dee smokes weed, eats with local musicians, and explores Central and South Seattle restaurants.

Pot and Pregnancy: What Do We Know?

The science is very limited.