Print Edition for the week of
Jun. 24 - 30, 2010

Vol. 19, No. 42

Savage Love

Cock in a Box

New Column!

Wisdom from Whiskers

I, Anonymous


I Am Love: Bugs, Plants, Sunlight, Bodies, Streets, Foods

Knight and Day: Wait—Tom Cruise Is Awesome?

Daddy Longlegs: Family Is a Prison


Holy Rollers: Innocence Lost

Everyone's a Hero, Everyone's a Villain

The Empathy-Rich Comedy of Nicole Holofcener

Art House

9500 Liberty


Why Do People Hate CocoRosie?

An Examination in Six Parts

Kill Me Now

A Musical-Theater Queen Listens to the Billboard Top 10

Harmonies to Heartbeats

New Buffalo Becomes Sally Seltmann

Fucking in the Streets

Matmos, So Percussion, and a Cactus Gun

Up & Coming

This Week's Noteworthy Shows and Parties

It's a Hit

New Singles from Katy Perry, Tom Petty, and Altered Natives

Data Breaker

Solvent, Relcad, and Marc Smith Electrify Electric Tea Garden

My Philosophy

Tooting One's Own Vuvuzela

Poster of the Week

Poster by Madeline Macomber

Party Crasher

Up in the Columbia Center


Bend-It Is Your New Best Friend This Pride Weekend


Theater Review Revue

Modern-Art Fail, Orphanage Win

Learning and Growing in a Nuclear Accident

Lanford Wilson's Angels Fall

Visual Art

Change We Can Believe In

Spreading Rot, Catching Disease, and Living Toward Death at Western Bridge

In Art News

Four Artists Being Released into the Atmosphere


(Not So) Young, (Not So) Beautiful, (Not So) Free

Bret Easton Ellis Comes with a Lot of Baggage

A Word About Gunk Punk

Davidson's History Is Dead-On

Constant Reader

What Will Become of David Foster Wallace?

Food & Drink

This Is Not a Review of Sullivan's Steakhouse

Reflections on the Incredible Seattle Debut of a Texas Steak House Chain

At Sea

Has Blueacre Seafood Found Its Sea Legs?

Chow Bio

Amadis Langi from the Turf

The Happiest Hour

Chungee's Drink 'n Eat


Standing Up To the State

City Council Moves to Get Its Share of the Tunnel Money

New Money in the Gay Ghetto

Queer Youth Space Gets a Fat Grant to Set Up Shop on Capitol Hill

So Over the Rainbow

A Guide to Pride Organizer Drama 2010

Police Beat

The Crime of Barking

Lesbian Meth Heads

Drug Treatment Finally Targets an Invisible Population



Illustrated Comment of the Week

Dear Science

Female Circumcision

Drunk of the Week

Knocker Bombs Away!

Public Editor

A Critical Overview of The Stranger

I Love Television

The Saturday Morning Shenanigan Locomotive


'The A-Team'

Trouble Dicso Boat Cruise

NWFF Poster Sale

Mini-Golf Art Course

'Please Give'

Columbia City Theater's Grand Reopening


'Lonesome Cowboys'

Last Days

The Week in Review


Seattle Might Get Aggressive About Phone Books

An Excerpt from a Single, Seven-Page Sentence...

Want to See Where Justin Bieber Was Born?

Lunchtime Quickie: Don't You Wish ANY of Your Babysitters Had Been This Cool

Drunk Passenger Steals Cab

Excommunicate Me: The End?

Krugman: A Man on Fire

Larry Mizell, Jr. on Afterburner and the Debut of Seattle Raps TV!

Washington Republicans: This They Believe

A Belated Response from 34th District Candidate Mike Heavey

Sex and the Single Holocaust Victim

Hutcherson's Rainbow Connection, Explained

Dems Bless Pot, Condemn Liquor

Can't "Wet" Be A Noun Too?

Youth Pastor Watch

In A Season of Batshit Campaign Ads...

And the Psychic Octopus Says... Germany.

Liveslogging England vs. Germany on the Sad Morning after the USA's Elimination from the World Cup

Both Ways Dave

SL Question of the Day: Some Bonus Advice For SFTSLAFI

Native Americans Are Just Like Other People, According to the Hot Dark-Haired Guy from Twilight

This Week in Questionland: Gays!

American League is just superior

"Canada's economy is suddenly the envy of the world"

SL Letter of the Day: Bonus Holes!

Youth Pastor Watch

Useless Books I Have Gotten in the Mail, Part 22: Historical Tweets

Volunteer Park Cafe Faces Closure Due to Neighbor Complaint

Does This Car Make Me Look Fat?

Climate Change Hoax Exposed!

SL Letter of the Day: Feminism For Dummies

After the Pride Comes the Heartbreak

Every Child Deserves a Mother and a Father

No, Mr. Big-Shot Hollywood Marketing Guy, Maybe It Is Tom Cruise's Fault

SL Letter of the Day: Avoiding Early-Onset Lesbian Bed Death

Okay, Police Chief Diaz, Here's Your Chance

Here We Go: Tropical Storm Potentially Headed Toward Deepwater Horizon

Immigration Protesters Charged With Pedestrian Interference

McGinn Will Transmit Tunnel Contract This Morning

SL Letter of the Day: Fuck Some Sense Into That Boy

The Future of the Kindle Might Not Be on the Kindle

A Life of Robbery

I-1100: First to the Ballot?

Republicans I Have Fucked: The Nazi by Eli Sanders

More Fallout From McGinn's Poor Pick for Chief

Liveslogging USA vs. Ghana

Attention, Nerds with Bad Taste in Movies!*

Ideology of Meat

Harmony Korine: The Stranger Interview

This Week Only: Ask the Gays in Questionland!

Detroit: The Spectacle of Decay

Star Wars Extravaganza: The Force Will Be With You, Always!

Happy Birthday, Gary Busey!

DEA Serves Search Warrants on San Diego Chargers

Lindy West Pours a Mean Drink

Seattle Saw Spike in Violent and Property Crimes in 2009

James Franco's First Solo Art Show Opens

SL Letter of the Day: Bonus Letter!

McGinn's Press Conference on the Tunnel Cost Overrun Issue

Glenn Beckwatch: He Has a Dream

Rossi vs. Murray on Extending Unemployment Insurance

Group Denounces State Liquor Initiatives as Major Threats to Public Safety

R-71 Case: Supreme Court Rules Petitions Are Public

In Sarah Palin's Defense

Fire At 3rd Ave and Seneca St

Product Placement

Pot Won't Be Sold in Liquor Stores Until Goldy Is Older than Yoda

Why Doesn't The Word "Rape" Appear In This Story?

Larry King Is Retiring

Gay Rights: Three Symbolic Victories

Slate Endorses Cutting Back The Clits of Little Girls, Vibrating What's Left

I Miss Living in a City That Has Real Weather...

This Weekend: The Things Your Mouth Wants You to Do

Reuv on a Razor Scooter

The Spy Who Breast Fed Me

Let Your Kids Play in Oil and Toxic Dispersants!

Pot Activists: Not All Mellow. (Or, a Nomination for Me as a Dumb Motherfucker.)

Morning News: It's Finally Summer in Seattle

Some Big Endorsements in the 34th

Rainy Day Art for Looking At

Oh, What the Hell, Let's Crank Up the Liveslog Machine for the Second Half of Mexico vs. Argentina

In Case You Didn't Get Enough Katy Perry, Lady Gaga, and Gay Pride Over the Weekend

The Morning News: Wrong Refs, Roaches, and an Alleged Femme Fatale

City Council Announces Police Chief Confirmation Hearing

Selfish Lovers Are Better Sex

Republicans I Have Fucked: The Trophy Wife by Gina Young

Republicans I Have Fucked: The Catholic Schoolgirl by Kate Preusser and The Military Men by Christopher Frizzelle

Dino Rossi (Finally) Has Issues

Photos From Yesterday's Pride Parade...

Meanwhile in Venezuela

Still No Bike Racks Outside Safeco Field

Reading Tonight: It's 80s Night!

Yes, This Shirt I Am Wearing Was Being Worn By Roger Levesque Less than 24 Hours Ago

One Year Ago Today, Michael Jackson Stopped Living

The Pot Business

There's a Washington State Liquor Store A Block From My Office

How Much Did BP Spend Researching How to Clean Up an Oil Spill?

A Book for People Who Love Book Covers

General McChrystal Canned

McGinn Blows It: Appoints Diaz Police Chief

Week in Review

Mayor Hires Expert to Probe Tunnel Risks

Right to the City

The Queer Logic of Gary Randall

Volunteer Park Cafe Is an Illegal Terror Squat That Is Tearing at the Fabric of Capitol Hill

Rossi's Categories for Voters: Saints, Sinners, and the Saved

Republicans I Have Fucked: The Nixon Supporter by Edmund White

Re: Right to the City

Airpocalypse on America's Got Talent!!!

The Great Red Wall of Capitol Hill

The Longest Tennis Match in History

Mayor McGinn Is Announcing the New Police Chief Right Now

Morning News: The Gay Agenda, Gambling with Welfare, and Abortions Don't Hurt (But Selling Your Baby at Walmart Might)

Every Child Deserves a Mother and a Father: Gulf Coast Oil Spill Edition

The Morning News: The Death of Robert Byrd, the Supreme Court on Gun Rights, and What the Homosexuals of Seattle Really Need

Can You Name That "Music Festival" Yesterday?

Who Needs to Stick It to the Seattle Times?

Evil Knows No Age

What Environmentalism Needs Is Peer Pressure

I Went to the VIP Party for the Opening of Sullivan's Steakhouse Downtown...

Los Angeles vs. Metro Transit Assassins

Meanwhile In Toronto

Doctor Treating Pregnant Women With Experimental Drug To Prevent Lesbianism

Dave Segal on Nighttime Bad Breath, Lady Gaga's Unmanageable Footwear, and Lindy West Explains Her Seven-Year Long Head Trauma!

God Doesn't Want Your Money, PETA

This Weekend Is Gay Pride

Christopher Frizzelle, Kelly O, and Adrian Ryan on Last Night's Big Gay Boatride, New Animal Collective Video, and David Schmader and Brendan Kiley on the One-Year Anniversary of MJ's Death

Supremes Knock Down Local Gun Bans

A Cul-de-Sac...

The Fish that Wouldn't Die

At 7pm Today, the South Park Bridge for Close Forever

County and State Promise $50 Million to Replace South Park Bridge

Lunchtime Quickie: Half Naked 10-Year Old "Hero"

A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood: Teens, Tar, and Nefarious Fruit

Your Prayers Are Needed

Headline of the Day

Tea Party Cancels National Convention For Want of Conventioneers

This Is a Good Song

The Shame of Barking

Interview with the Venerable Riz Rollins, Steve Martin's Tour Rider, and Sir Mix-A-Lot's 1991 Press Kit Video (A Must-see)

Republicans I Have Fucked: The Guy with a Condo in Bellevue by Patrick Tesh and the Former Governor of Alaska by Susie Bright

Sen. Robert Byrd

Lunchtime Quickie: Grandpa Gets His Gaga On!

Reading Tonight: We've Got the Reading for You

Sex Tips For People Who Don't Have Sex

Is It Raining Oil In Louisiana?

The Most Disturbing Thing About Human Centipede Is That I Am No Longer Disturbed by Human Centipede.

Dump Your Phone Books at City Hall!

Homeless Angry With Tom Douglas's Salmon Bake

Solomon Georgio on Fucking a Pastor in Renton and Jesse Vernon on a Tranny in Florida Who's Fucking with Conservatives

Big Diet vs. Big Food

Dear Everyone with Feet

The Ketchup Controversy

The International Male Rule...

You Want to Know What's Going on Tonight and This Weekend?

I'm Totally Registering

Liveslogging Sounders vs. Philadelphia Union! Why Not? Soccer Sunday!!

The Blow It Up Caucus Gains a Prominent New Member

Meanwhile In Utah

Today in Seeing Something and Saying Something

The Gay, Gay News!

This Week in Film: I Am Love

Has the Zombie Invasion Finally Begun?

This Picture of Bill Clinton With U.S. Team's Carlos Bocanegra Is Freaking Me Out

Reading Tonight: Stabb & Wolff, Authors at Large

Meanwhile in Mexico

Fuck the Republican Party by Dan Savage—Plus, David Schmader Takes Us on a Tour Through the Republican Hypocrites Hall of Fame!

Also Reading Tonight: Karen Finneyfrock and The Stranger's Cienna Madrid

Youth Pastor Watch

The Trouble Dicso Pre-Pride Boat Party is ALMOST SOLD-OUT!

I Went on the Pre-Pride Boat Cruise Last Night...

Chicago Pride Parade

A Good Omen for Gay Marriage?

A Smoked Salmon Vodka and OJ for Me, Please!

Rossi Gets an Extension on Disclosing His Personal Finances

Algerian Soccer Loser Slaps Female Reporter

Required Viewing

"Potty-Mouth Pigs or Hogwash?"

Civic Pride

Speaking Only For Myself...

Lazy Photo Editors Run With Crumpled Butt

Lunchtime Quickie: Why Are Filipino Trannies So Insane?

For The Record

The Morning News

Chris Brown Cannot Win

The Seattle Conspirators

Has Blueacre Seafood Found Its Sea Legs?

UPDATE: ACLU Steps In To Protect Amazon Users' Personal Information

The Longest Tennis Match in History

The Future of Life

A Phone Call from the Prayer Warrior

Woody Allen's Best of Woody Allen

Do You Need Another Social Networking Site?

The Dems Need To Make Sure Every African-American Voter Hears About...

The Morning News: Dangerous, Naked, and Historic

An Email from Lindy West

Anti-Gay Bigots Will Argue to Keep Hiding Names of R-71 Signers

The High Art of I Am Love

Thank the Space Needle

Extinguishing Camel Toe

Lunchtime Quickie: Stephen Has Some Problems with Laughter, Gymnastics, Faggots, and Leotards...

Al Gore, a Portland Massage Therapist, and a Sexual Assualt Claim

Best Attended Slog Happy Ever?

Overheard in the Office

Africa Is Built for Misery

World's Strongest Sexy Grandpa

Flickr Photo(s) of the Day

Transit Services Set to Increase Over 520 Bridge

In Other Celebrity Bar Hosting News This Evening...

Cast Announced for Stephen Gyllenhaal's Grant Cogswell Biopic

Currently Hanging: Michael Alm, Jody Joldersma, and Zoë Williams

Sea Turtles Being Burned Alive

It's Meat Week!

Let Prince Charles Be Prince Charles

Today in Anonymous Responses to Garbled Comments Directed at Men with Lizards

Calling I-1082, Getting the BIAW

Go To Matt Browning's Art Talk After U.S.-Ghana Tomorrow

A Democratic Vacancy in the Senate

Local Bookstore to Give Out Money, Space to Writers

Museum of History and Innuendo

Bumbershoot Comedy Lineup Announced!

City Refuses to Issue Hempfest Permit

Trent Moorman Interviews Longtime Seattle DJ Riz Rollins

This Week in Film: Knight and Day

Are We LiveSlogging the World Cup This Weekend? Yes!

This Week in Film: Holy Rollers

I Pray That the Pope Stands Trial

The Future of the White Race?

SPD Launches New Interactive Crime Map

Bristol Palin: A Star Is Born!

Slow and Steady: Kitten Rides Tortoise

Rossi's Final Real Estate Seminar: Cancelled!

Does Pride Have a 2010 Theme Song?

Flickr Photo of the Day

Gov to Skip Viaduct Replacement Groundbreaking Today

Overheard in the Office

Gay Porn Stars Stuff Words, Cock In God's Mouth

Today in Awesome*

Truth in Labeling

I Just Bought Some Fruit from a Man Across the Street

I Skipped the Parade Yesterday—Did I Miss Anything?

A Sex Scene Between a Spotted Owl and a Barred Owl, Written by Jonathan Raban

On Taking E-Books Out of the Library

Republicans I Have Fucked

The Stranger's 2010 Queer Issue

The Nixon Supporter

What I Remember About My First Republican Fuck

The Trophy Wife

To Say Nothing of the Woman in a Fur Coat at Bush's Inauguration, the Smirking NYU Student, and the Sexiest Girl in Third Grade

The Nazi

To Say Nothing of the Log Cabin Republican and the Bossy Anesthesiologist

The Catholic Schoolgirl

I Know I Was Supposed to Be Worshipping Jesus, but I Could Never Take My Eyes Off Mary

The Military Men

What Is It with the Navy and Me?

The Tea Party Tranny

How Donna Milo Is Fucking with Conservatives in Florida—and Why I'm All for It

The Guy with a Condo in Bellevue

I Didn't Really Understand What Was Different About Him Until I Wandered into His Living Room After Sex

The Former Governor of Alaska

A Fantasy

The Pastor from Renton

It Was All Well and Good Until Someone Walked In On Us

I Have Never Fucked a Republican

...Even Though I Grew Up in the South

Fuck the Republican Party

How to Win the War They're Waging on Us

The Republican Hypocrites Hall of Fame

A Field Guide to Conservative Closet Cases—Plus, Who's Next?!

The Homosexual Agenda

Everything Happening in Seattle for Pride Week— Even Weird Stuff! And Rugby Stuff! And Sex-Club Stuff!