Print Edition for the week of
Jul. 8 - 14, 2010

Vol. 19, No. 44

Savage Love

Sex at Dawn


Coco Chanel & Igor Stravinsky: The Original Modern Woman

Predators: Dreadlocks, Beasties, and Adequate Thrills

The Girl Who Played with Fire: Sophomore Slump

Women Without Men: Back to the Garden


REC 2: Dear Barcelona SWAT Team: I Quit

Art House


I, Anonymous

The Company We Keep


The End Is the Best Part

Saying Good-bye to Carissa's Wierd One More Time

For Repeat's Sake

Wow... Just Wow: Nice Nice Are Doubly Awesome

Up & Coming

This Week's Noteworthy Shows and Parties

Fucking in the Streets

Barbecue Jams

It's a Hit

New Singles from Madvillain and Drake

Data Breaker

Four New Instant Classics

My Philosophy

Ice Cube, Snoop Dogg, Neema, and Sol

Poster of the Week

Posters by Christine Ogborn and Vivian Hua


A Free Summer Celebration—That Doesn't Suck!

The Homosexual Agenda

Rumpshaking, Penetration, and Heartbreak

Sound Check

A Q&A with Bon Jovi's Pyrotechnic Specialist


The Burlesque Shoah

Three Nights, Four Shows, Forty-Four Tits, Two Dozen Satin Opera-Length Gloves, and One Pair of Bedazzled Granny Panties

Visual Art

Magical Thinking

Or, What's the Difference Between Art and Magic?

On Women Without Men: Q&A with Shirin Neshat


Glow-in-the-Dark Vampires or Runaway Jews

How Do You Want to Spend Your Summer Vacation?

The Crystals of Capital

Books to Keep You from Being Stupid This Summer

Food & Drink


The Chef in the Hat's New Venture Fails to Knock the Socks Off


Dino Rossi's Unemployment Line

What the Senate Wannabe's Latest Attack on Patty Murray Gets Wrong



Dear Science

Public Editor

A Critical Overview of The Stranger

I Love Television

Let's Talk Twilight!


Amina Foxdye, Joshua James, Danielle Rodeo Warhola

'Singin' in the Rain'

Storm Large

Snoop Dogg, Ice Cube



Pulled-Pork Sandwich

TBTL Summer Slam

Last Days

The Week in Review


FINAL UPDATE! The World Cup: Where to Watch in 3-D

It's Not Exactly "Brand New," But...

Oil Tanker In LA Leaking...

Re: Game Over: Colton Harris-Moore Arrested in Bahamas

Famous Capitol Hill Bookstore Reopens...

How to Write a Follow-Up Letter About Your Internship Application that I Accidentally Ignored

"Sign ideas for Mariners game?"

Sushi Time!

Reading Tonight: Hooters Out of Joint

Murderer Flees to the Woods

Lunchtime Quickie: It's Too Hot to Eat Lunch

My Name Is Julius C.

You Can Unlock the Bonus West Seattle Level by Going North, West, South, and then West

The Old and Ornate Ceiling Returns to King Street Station

The Continuing Rise of Rainbow Fletcher and the Can Can Castaways

They're Trying to Get Him Killed

SL Letter of the Day: Fit Girlfriend, Fat Porn

I Saw Glenn Beck Down at the Barnes & Noble

Re: Headline of the Year?

World's Most Beautiful Humans Wed


How Do We Clean All That Thick, Sticky Freedom Off Those Poor Pelicans?

Missing Missy

The Morning News

We've All Been There, Aaron

SL Letter of the Day: Raped Twice

The Weed We Should Worry About

Zoe Strauss On the Beach

Brace Yourselves For November, Kids

Youth Pastor Watch

Gee, You Think You Could've Picked a Better Name?

Happy Birthday, Bill Cosby!

Game Over: Colton Harris-Moore Arrested in Bahamas

I Do Not Care for The Sherwin-Williams Logo

Dominic Holden on What They're Not Telling You about the Deep-Bore Tunnel

About to Be Hanging: Joseph Patrick Gray

Groups Threaten Referendum to Block Tunnel

George Steinbrenner

The Morning News: Uganda Bombings, BP Blunders, Polanski Freed, and Barefoot Bandit Jailed

Nelson Mandela Autopsy Painting Condemned

Lunchtime Quickie: It's Hot Outside, Dontcha Wish You Could Go to a Resort?

Flickr Photo of the Day

Tom Rasmussen, 2003-2010

I'm Just Asking: Did Glenn Beck Steal My Credit Card Number and Give It to the Russians?

Is It Too Soon...

You Want to Write? Prove You Can Read

Federal Judge Declares DOMA to Be Illegal

So What You're Saying Is That No One Should Be Monogamous?

Traffic Report

Lunchtime Quickie: Don't Drink Yourself Fat

Superclogger: Another Way to Do Public Art

The Teeny Awards: What the Kids Are Into These Days

Banning Children Pooping at the Farmers Market Versus "Accepting Our Natural Bodies"

Women Without Men: Seattle Premiere

People Are Getting Mad...

This is How We Look When We Die: The Carissa's Wierd Reunion Show

Glenn Beckwatch: Glenn Beck Is a Servant of the Devil

Shots Fired Inside Biltmore Apts.

Cooling Center

Overheard Outside the Office

Don't You See? The Gulf of Mexico Is Our Deadly Ground!

World Cup Final! Spain vs. The Netherlands!

"And why does everyone who's 'broke' always have money for beer?"

Seattle Ducks Stay Afloat While "Ride the Ducks" Operations Are Suspended Nationwide

Slog Happy! Tomorrow! With AIR CONDITIONING!

It's Geek Week on Questionland!

The Big Brains of a Marysville School Board Member

Is There Video?

Dear Washington Post: Your Hottest World Cup Athletes List Is Missing Someone

Mike Nipper Flexes His Giant Music-Brain!

The Sarah Palin/Levi Johnston Peace Deal

The Great Patrick Holderfield, Coming Out of Hiding—Sort Of

Dave Segal on the Best and Worst Beatles and Velvet Underground Songs

Reading Tonight: Mutants with a Chance of Teabaggers

McGinn Prepares to Kick Off Seattle Nightlife Initiative

ACLU To UW: Stop Spying on Student Activists

He Fights Like a Hornet That's Green

A Girl Can Dream

What the Mayor's New Nightlife Proposal is Missing

Bounty Offered for Rossi's War Answer!

David Schmader and Larry Mizell Jr. on Courtney Love!!!

A Very Incomplete List of Books That Are Coming to Slog Happy

Um... What?

People in Seattle Art Keep Getting in Very Bad Bike Accidents

Water Floods Tunnel in Nevada Being Built by One of the Two Bidders Remaining for Seattle Tunnel

Uruguay vs. Germany Open Thread

Tanning Bed Users Attacked With Dogs, Water Hoses, 10% Tax...

Lotsa Women Comin' Together To Make Sure Their Children and Grandchildren...

Glenn Beckwatch: Glenn for President

LIVE: Council Discussing the Deep Bore Tunnel

Tune in Tomorrow Morning for the World Cup Final

Reading Tonight: A Floating Bridge You Can Trust

Washington Senate Race Mystery: Where Is Dino Rossi on America's Two Wars, and the Funding for Them?

Bondage Fans All Over the World Could Save a Family Farm Right Here In Washington State

My Just-In-Time Contribution to Councilman Mike O'Brien's Phone Book Collection

Bomb Scare at Seattle Asian Art Museum This Afternoon?

Chris Fowler: Africa Is for All African Apes

What "Nietzsche The Musical" Should Have Been

Currently Sticking

Lunchtime Quickie: You, Your Kids, and Your Johnson

Council May Try to Block Referendum by Declaring Tunnel an "Emergency"

Replacing "Alejandro" with "You're a Homo"

Harvey Pekar

Tomorrow's Suggests: We Fucked Up.

A Book Trailer I Actually Enjoyed (and a Save the Date, Too)

Seattle Cops Could Wear Cameras By Next Year

Terrified by the Prospect of a Palin Presidency?

Flickr Photo of the Day

SL Letter of the Day: Career Counseling

Nothing Could Possibly Go Wrong!

Overheard in the Office

Pop Quiz

Fat and Not Happy?

Lunchtime Quickie: Giant Penis Clams of the Pacific Northwest

Ron Paul Endorses Clint Didier

"It's very hard for her; it's her third summer in which she is just waiting..."

This Has It *All*

Rossi Raises $1.4 Million

The Beer "Garden" At Ballard SeafoodFest Was Half Empty

Early Sunday Morning Hangover Song

The United States Spy-Swapping Gentleman's Agreement with Russia

Jay Leno Actually Manages...

The New M.I.A. Album Is Streaming Right Now

The New Nightlife Plan Being Released Tonight

The Next War on Terror: Somalia

Make Conlin Pay Tunnel Cost Overruns Himself

The Philosophers

Come to the First Ever Slog Happy Spelling Bee Tonight!

There's A Beaver Vagina Situation in Minnesota.

John Lennon Describes His First Acid Trip!

On Hating a Fictional Character

Overheard Discussing Colton Harris-Moore

The Fucking Magic of Editing

Two Things You May or May Not Want to Know About Prince

This Week in Film: Coco Chanel & Igor Stravinsky

Government Drops Charges Against Dan Choi and Jim Pietrangelo

William Powhida, Regina Hackett, and Mira Schor: There's Only You and Me and We Just Disagree, Part 7,000*

Another Great Marriage Equality Ad From Argentina

Flickr Photo of the Day

Reefer Madness

Bach and the British Savages

Excuse Me, But WTF?

Mel Gibson Is Mentally Ill

Morning News: Showering with Gays, Stupidity without Boarders, and the Saddest Happy Ending You'll Read All Week

What He Said

Sex At Dawn Coauthor Jumps Into Comments

Murray Raises $1.6 Million

RE: More From Grassroots

Ladies and Gentlemen, the Amazing Mark Driscoll

Draft Nancy Pearl

Hate Registration: I Am a Student at Glenn Beck University

The Museums Are All Open on Wednesdays Now

Myspace to Quit Streaming Free Music?

Trying to Make Murray Worry

DADT: Segregation Forever!

Confidential to SF-Based Employees of Williams-Sonoma

Speaking of Incestuous Child Rape…

Animated David Harvey

Dear Seattle, Your Citizenship Could Be Revoked

If Your Dad's Getting Handjobs From His Masseuse* and Your Mom Doesn't Mind—Or Even Approves—She Probably Isn't Going to Tell You About It

Public Health Pays a Visit to Club Z

Are You Ready for a New Tommy Wiseau Joint?

Bars with Outdoor Seating! Also: A/C and Ice Cream

Reading Last Night: Aimee Bender Talks About Process, Lipless Soldiers and Finless Mermaids

Reading Tonight: Old Faithful

Take a Trip on the Jackson Street Streetcar

Another Tunnel Bidder Drops Out—Only Two Remain

Pam Roach Won Her Lawsuit! Send Flowers?

Megan Seling on Tooling Around Seattle with John Roderick

The Birds

Jukeboxes on the Moon

A Texting Proposal for Movie Theaters

Undead Alive

Mystery Yearbook Photo

This Week in Film: REC2

Seattle's Favorite Plein-Air Painter at WTC

More From Grassroots

Morning News: Monkeys with Guns, Castro Blowing Kisses, Barefoot Bandit Caught

Reading Today: Spit and You'll Spit on an Author

Turning the Lemons of Incestuous Child Rape into the Lemonade of Pro-Life Anecdotes

Public Meeting at the Seattle Center Tonight

What's in a Name

The Morning News: Iranian Scientist Resurfaces, George Steinbrenner Dies, BP at it Again, Michael Kundu Resigns

Are You Sick of the Heat? Go See Despicable Me!

Tonight! West Seattle Middle Schooler Storms Jeopardy

Regarding Illinois Rep. Aaron Schock's Possible Hunger for Cock

Dive Bar Time Machine

Oh Yeah, the National League Won the MLB All-Star Game for the First Time Since 1996

I Have Nothing Against Sexy Czech Ladies (Or Calendars)

For Those of You Who Have Never Tried Reading a Redacted Police Report

Currently Hanging and You Really Need to See It and It Closes Saturday: Tauba Auerbach

Gallagher: Bonus Jokes!

Germany Is Out

What Plants Think About and Remember

Headline of the Day

Seattle Cartoonist on Radical Muslim Hit List

Time (Travel) Machine

It's Not the Kids' Fault They're Fat

This Isn't the Worst Case Scenario

Artists on Teevee

Republicans Have No Shame

Attention Paul Constant: What Kind of Vulvas Have You Been Looking At?

Week in Review

Everybody Vs. Chihuly at Last Night's Meeting Over Seattle Center's Fun Forest Site

Currently Hanging: Jay Clark

Spider of the Day: Huntsman Spider

Here's An Idea

Reading Today: On Traveling

SL Letter of the Day: Confronting the Young Closet Case

Headline of the Year?

The 1970s Were Strange

Mike Lindblom on the Risks of a Tunnel

Ideology Today: Boy kills Baby With a Gun

Overheard in Our Current Endorsement Interview

The Return of Avatar

SL Letter of the Day: More Advice From Sex At Dawn Coauthor Christopher Ryan

The Offense of Marriage Act

SarahPAC: Where the Money's Going in Washington

A Theory on Why Dino Rossi Won't Answer Basic Questions About Iraq and Afghanistan

Mike Nipper and His Musical Time Machine Make a Stop in 2010!!!

Richard Conlin's Megaproject Flip-Flop

Storm Large: Fair Warning

The Pit and the Pendulum of Public Opinion

I Would Like to Nominate the Huntsman Spider the Spider of the CENTURY

'Soccer Fans Shun Hookers for Art's Sake'


Where Is Jim McDermott on the Tunnel Debate?

The Morning News

Anthony Bourdain on Harvey Pekar

My New Celebrity Crush, Cont.

Stunned to Death

Stop Robosexual Marriage!

Reading Tonight: Mudede!

What Could Possibly Go Wrong

The Seattle City Council is about to give the state permission to dig the world's largest deep-bore tunnel under downtown Seattle. Here's what the city council doesn't want you to know before they vote.

Nothing Has Ever Gone Right

The Alaskan Way Viaduct Has a History of Cost Overruns, Complications, and Deceit

That Was Then

Council President Richard Conlin's Megaproject Flip-Flop