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

Vol. 20, No. 11

Savage Love

Gray Rights Now!

New Column!

Wisdom from Whiskers

Film/TV

Rock, Blood, and Bone

Danny Boyle Discusses 127 Hours

Client 9: The Unsolved Mystery in Eliot Spitzer's Downfall

Vision: Sisters Doing It for Themselves

The Next Three Days: The Meaning of Love

Concessions

Harry Potter, Bitchez!

I, Anonymous

I'm Ashamed of Us

Music

Good Ass Job

Kanye West Caps a Mad and Maddening Year with My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy

The Feel-Good DJ of the Decade

Hiphop Multitasker WD4D Wants to Break It to You Freshly

Up & Coming

This Week's Noteworthy Shows and Parties

Fucking in the Streets

Is That All You Get?

It's a Hit

Split Singles from Cee Lo Green, Band of Horses, School of Seven Bells, and Active Child

Data Breaker

Lorn, Shlohmo, Shigeto, and J.Phlip

My Philosophy

Kanye West's Beautiful Fantasy and Kid Cudi's Redeeming Rager

Sound Check

Blonde Redhead's Kazu Makino: Horse Person

Poster of the Week

Poster by Irene Barber

Underage

All-Ages Movement Project Is Famous!

The Homosexual Agenda

Nark Goes Casual and Expansions Does Trouble Dicso

Party Crasher

Loko Karaoke

Theater

He, Himself, and Him

The Autobiographical Anguish of Edward Albee

Visual Art

Blart

Christopher Doyle's A Rose Photographed Is What a Rose Photographed Is

Books

President Frat Boy

Tucker Max and George W. Bush Are Basically the Same Person

Food & Drink

The New Rich

Luxury, Greatness, and the Chicken Nuggets of the Wealthy at the Book Bindery

Chow Bio

Trevor and Chris of Royal Booze & Burritos

The Happiest Hour

Cooper's Alehouse

Features

This Land Is False Land

Seattle is one of the most outrageous land sculptures in American history. No wonder Seattle artists respond to the earth so distinctly.

News

McGinn's Problem Now

City Council Members Balk at Mayor's Well-Intentioned but Vague Plan to Fund Nickelsville

How a Shoo-In Lost the Race

State Supreme Court Justice Richard B. Sanders Was Done In by His Own Hypocritical, Gay-Marriage-Thwarting, and Racially Incendiary Actions

No Groceries for Thanksgiving?

Police Beat

A City of Silent Thugs

Drunk of the Week

A Fond Farewell

Public Editor

A Critical Overview of The Stranger

Control Tower

I Love Television

The Ice Concussions Cometh

Last Days

The Week in Review

Slog

Storm's A-Brewing in CocaineLand, and Maybe the Production Market Is More Centralized Than Everybody Thought: Some Speculations

It Was My Desk. It Was My Goddamn Desk, Okay?

Palin vs. Trump in 2012

Demand and You Shall Receive

Land Art Outtakes: The Most Amazing Land Art You've Never Heard Of (It's in Wendover, Utah)

Seattle School District Used False Data To Show College Readiness

Death of the Day: Karla Faye Tucker

You Know What Works Great in the Snow? Light Rail

Did CNN Cut Me Off Earlier Today?

Lunchtime Quickie: The World's Youngest Fashion Designer

The GOP Is Kicking Solid Economic Ass

Are You An Artist?

What Was a High Priority for Police at 9:30 p.m. on October 18 at 2nd Avenue and Pike Street?

SPD Had Beating Video for Three Weeks and Did Nothing With It

Seattle School District Cancels All Monday Afternoon Activities

Seattle Public Schools Closed Tuesday

Mark Your Calendars: Tunnel Town Hall, Dec. 1

Animated Studs Terkel on the Human Voice

This Is the Person Who Ruined Poetry Forever

This Week's Answer of the Week: Thanksgiving Edition

You! Better! Take! The! Money! Or! Else!

It's An Emergency ... But Your Garbage Will Still Be Picked Up at the Same Time

Daily Pill—Taken Without Fail (No Screwing Up)—Reduces HIV Infection Rates By 90%

Also on the Unicorn's Menu: Dick Jokes!

Deaths of the Day: Dyatlov Pass Incident

What Are Today's State Supreme Court Hearings All About? And Why Do They Involve Rob McKenna?

Judge Says School District Can Cut Down Trees At Ingraham High

Reading Tonight: A Puppeteer, an Internet Expert, and Steampunk's Delight

The Most Beautiful Kitchen in the City

Seattle Super Hero Fight!

Seattle Snow Carnage

The Ghosts of Snow City

The Morning News

Name This Band: Special Frontman Won't Look at the Camera Edition!

SOMEONE STOLE YOUR CUPCAKES!

The Morning News

SL Letter of the Day: Your Cheating Part

Baby, It's Cold Outside

Lars Finberg on Touring in Hell (the South), Derek Erdman on Prank Phone Calls, and Michael Jackson Drinking Vodka from the Bottle with Little People Sitting on His Lap!!!

A Dog Will Tell You How to Make Bento

Do Not Miss Kyle Kinane, Please!

In Love With Artifice: Land Art Outtakes

Today in Reviled Beverages

The 2010 HUMP! Awards

Will Cantwell Face as Tough a Challenge in 2012 as Murray Did in 2010?

Hey Seattle, Whatcha Drinkin' Tonight?

Conservatives Are Outbreeding Liberals

Gay Teacher Gets Marriage Proposal On School Sign, Gay Teacher's Gay Boyfriend Proposes On School Grounds, Gay Teacher Shows Off Gay Engagement Ring to Third Grade Students

Senator Murkowski, Ra! Ra! Ra!

The 3rd I

7-Year-old Colton Burpo Proves There's a Heaven, Guys!

UW Girls Do Dirty Dishes!

And Now... the Winner of the "Best Acting Ever Acted by an Actor" Award... NICOLAS CAGE!!

I, Anonymous: "I'm Ashamed of Us"

Tomorrow at the State Supreme Court: Everyone vs. Rob McKenna

More Evidence for Evolution

Week in Review

Hey Guys! I Just Turned My Iron Man Slurpee Cup into a Tissue Dispenser!

Today in Headlines I Never Thought I'd See

Capitol Hill Murder Suspect Booked into Jail, Friend of Victim Stunned

RIP Bill Cumming

New Bus Stop Next to Freeway Park

Homo for the Holidays

The Cast of Harry Potter Learns to Speak American

SPD Sat On Video of Cop Kicking Suspect and Didn't Seek Investigation; ACLU Calls for Federal Civil Rights Probe

What To Do With the Uptown Now

What Republicans Say About Sarah Palin When...

So Pretty, and: PREPARE TO BUNDLE!

Man Enters Own Country With Dignity

Going to Western

We Knew Turnout Was High, But... Wow.

It Wasn't All a Waste

Correcting the Record

Get Your Ass off the Couch

Another Train Death on a Sunday

Plane Slides Off the Runway at Sea-Tac—Or Does It?

Flickr Photo of the Day

Deep Freeze Shuts Down Seattle Schools Again

Tonight! Teachers Vs. Teach For America

Reading Tonight: Nora Ephron, Portraits of Seattle, and Issues

Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood

MSNBC Management Was Wrong to Suspend Olbermann For Making Political Donations...

The Morning News

Cambodian Panic Ends 300 Lives

Meet the Possible New Head of the Energy and Commerce Committee

Currently Hanging: Timea Tihanyi

Donate to Strangercrombie Today!

Someone Wants to Ban Brave New World from Seattle Schools

Lunchtime Quickie: Make Your Own Four Loko

New Video Shows SPD Officer Apparently Hit Witness Who Had Video Camera

The Tricky Business of Selling Porn to Latinos

Reading Tonight: It's Magic!

A Midwesterner's Snow Shoveling DOs and DON'Ts For Clueless Seattleites

Former High-Ranking Catholic Theologian: Church Overrun With Homosexual Homophobes

SPD Shooting Victim Was Driving Stolen Car; Pointed Weapon at Himself

Today in Amazon: Holding Stephen King Hostage, Making Movies

American Jews Emotionally Breaking With Israel

Simmers in the Hands of an Angry God

It Is Heartening to Know That Rupert Murdoch Can Lose

I Heart Wine Writers

A Scene From Seatac

Dear Everyone in Seattle with a Car: Do Not Go on I-5 North

What's Really Good in Seattle Right Now

'I love this child, though she'll grow up to treat me like her mother does.'

I Am Bringing Free Books to Slog Happy

I Can't Believe We're Talking About Banning Brave New World at a Seattle Public High School, But Since It Came Up Repeatedly on the Radio this Morning: No, No, No, and Are You Serious? Really?

Morning News: Snow, Pirate Trials, Taylor Swift Gets a Haircut

Man, the Church Never Wants Us to Have ANY Fun

City Won't Ticket Cars Today

Great West Coast Newspaper War Update: California Supreme Court Declines to Hear SF Weekly's Appeal

Register for a Culture Gabfest Now

Trading Marxist Revolutionaries for a Cocaine Kingpin

This Week in Film: Client 9

Reading Today: Adventures in Reading

QFC Just Asked Me to Cross the Picket Line

Man Killed With Pickax Near 15th and Union, Suspect in Custody

Snowpocalypse 2010: Some Photos of the City at Night

Lunchtime Quickie: Drunk Girl In A Dryer

Currently Hanging: The Other Side of Kelly Mark

Rasmussen on Tunnel Study: "I Have Only Read the First Page"

Porno-Scanners Idle at Sea-Tac

Against Health

Reading Tonight: Still Not Over the Election

In Court Documents Related to the Capitol Hill Hatchet Murder Suspect, a Poem

Comic Book Review: Thunder in the Building #2

Death of the Day

Cupcake Update (Or: Cupdate.)

Do You Believe the Latest SPD Investigation Is Going to Change Anything?

Leeches, Trances, Shakers: Talking About Art and History at the Frye Sunday

Raw Chinese Capitalism

Embrace the Snow

Would You Like to Know When the Liquor Store Will Open Again? Fuck You for Asking!

Seeing Star Cities

Poll: Which Stranger Staffer Makes Too Much "Sex Noise"?

What Happened After Glenn Beck and I Decided To Go Get Pregnant

I Do Not Know What These Words Mean, but I Assume That This Is Good News

Temple Full of Fetuses Discovered in Thailand

County Agrees to Give Seattle $30 Million for Seawall

Today's Catch Phrase: "Then I See His Penis Out!"

OK, Guys, Seriously—Even If You Know Nothing about Art and Don't Care about Art You Gotta Read This Piece

UPDATED: Video Shows Seattle Cop Kicking 17-Year-Old Boy in the Groin Even Though His Hands Were Up; SPD Begins Misconduct Investigation; KIRO Says SPD Had Video for Some Time But Did Nothing

The Cupcake Caper Continues

The Morning News

Wesley Snipes Ordered to Jail

Why Do Republicans Hate America?

SPD Closes Some Roads For Safety Reasons, Crews Working Overnight

The Pope Clarifies: Condoms Acceptable for Preventing STIs, Not Acceptable for Preventing Your 18th Mouth to Feed

Would You Eat That?

Notes from the Prayer Warrior

Bookstore Sales Continue to Decline

What Some People Will Do to Get "Rock Star" Parking

I Would Just Like to Draw Your Attention to David Schmader's Excellent Essay on Kanye West's "My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy"

Postcard from Spain

8 Facts About Sarah Palin from Yesterday's New York Times Magazine Story

Why Don't We Know Who Won HUMP! Yet?

Prop 8 Arguments Will Be Televised

Freedom Isn't Free

Acknowledging the Existence of Straight Families ≠ Talking About the Mechanics of Straight Sex

Mayor McGinn Announces His Nominee for the Library Board

New Jersey Pastor: Screw As I Say, Not As I Screw!

The Chief Marketing Officer Speaks

The Rich Are Different From You And Me

SL Letter of the Day: Pedo Or No?

This Week in Film: Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part I

The Nazis Who Run NPR...

What Would You Like to Know About Rick Springfield?

Autographing E-Books

A Fossil for Lunch

Lunchtime Quickie: Tajazzle Your Vajazzle

It Gets Better: Love, Pixar

"False Imprisonment"

Get Your Ass Off the Couch

Today in Four Loko: New York State Assemblyman Felix Ortiz Chases the Artificially Colored Fairy

I Gather We Are a Soup City

Five Things You Should Know About the City's Plan for a Permanent Homeless Camp in Sodo (Feat. Kottonmouth Kings)

High French Ducks

Super Space Power: America Launches a Mysterious Satellite

Traffic Report

What Did Frizzelle End Up Drinking Last Night? The Exciting Follow-Up!

Vegan Blogger Eats Meat, Gets Threatened by Vegans

High School Students Caught Allegedly Burglarizing Home on Lunch Break

Required Reading Before Tonight's Meetings on SoDo's Permanent Homeless Encampment

Hey Megan, You Might Want to Look in the Most Obvious Hiding Spot in the World

Seattle Has Real Life Superheroes

SL Letter of the Day: Twelve Questions

Reading Last Night: Bushwick Book Club

The Morning News

Girl Geeks Unite!

I Found Your Phone

"We're asking this court to say: 'Whoa, Mr. Attorney General.'"

Oops, the Recession Did it Again

Tonight in Art

Still Not Over Seattle's Newspaper Strike

Either Someone at Google Has a Mean Sense of Humor and a Dislike for Karen Carpenter

Marxism and Insects: The Ultimate War Economy

Baby Tiger and Piglet Spooning: SCREAM

"Dean Wareham Plays Galaxie 500" Last Night at the Crocodile

The Morning News

The Cupcake Mystery Is Solved (and It Wasn't Grant)

Reading Today: Get Your Steampunk On

Why Prince William Shouldn't Marry a Common Person

Something to Consider This Holiday Season

I'm From Michigan, and All I Wanna Do Is Whip Some Shitties

Land Art Outtakes: Boeing 2 Aerial Camouflage

Traffic Report

Finally, a Towel for Teabaggers!

It Is Most Definitely Snowing in Downtown Seattle Right Now

Hopes Dashed for Fragile Angry Birds Peace Accord

Kabul Is Safer for Children than New York City

It's Going to Be Icy Again Tonight

Did You See the Journalist Who Conducted the 60 Minutes Interview with the First Living Soldier to Win the Medal of Honor Since the Vietnam War?

Opt Out of 'Backscatter X-ray' Whole Body Scanners

In Love With Artifice: Land Art Outtakes

It's Official: Metro Union Approves New Three-Year Contract with County

Art, Not the Art World

Happy Gingerbread Village Day!

Hey, Liquor Store—Fuck You!

Whedon-less Buffy, WHAT?!

It's the Busiest Travel Day of the Year!

No Dope for the Tourists?

Girl, Resurrected

SL Letter of the Day: Nuts and Chews

Look at This Stupid Fucking Hipster Snowman

Closed Roads and No Garbage Pick Up

What Lunch-Money-Stealing Punks Do Later in Life

Jail Weddings: America's Answer to the Pogues?

School Board Infuriates Teachers, Gives Job Advantage to Teach for America

Tonight: KCTS Kicks Off Local Film Series with Wheedle's Groove

It Gets Better: The Prime Minister

BET Is the New Terror Network

Beecher's Cheese Wins the Oprah Lottery

SNOWPOCALYPSE 2010!

Snow Likely on Thanksgiving

Police Say Capitol Hill Hatchet Murderer and His Victim Were Strangers to Each Other

Depressing Headline of the Day

MatchBook: Brautiganian or Brautiganish?

The Replacement of the Left

America's Native Prisoners of War, Photographed

Deep Thoughts from a Window Above Interstate 5

The Conservative Michael Moore Picks on Hero Special Ed Teacher

Finally! A Magazine for Pole Spinners Like Me!

Cocaine-Levamisole Test Kit Results, First Drop

Required Viewing: Jon Stewart Breaks Out His Beck Specs

Beyonce Smells Too Good for British Daytime Television!!!

Local Hero

Weather

Uh, North Korea Attacks South Korea?

Happy Thanksgiving!

Are Bristol Palin and Murphy Brown Our Only Choices?

In Soviet Russia, Penis Severs You!

Today in GAH!!!

Will Willow Palin Call Joe Biden a "Faggot" Now Too?

The Pope: Condoms Acceptable In Certain Circumstances...

Last Call for Later Bar Hours

Meanwhile on the Korean Peninsula

Also Delayed by the Snow: Election Results

Advice to Chopp: Give the Republicans What They Asked For

SL Letter of the Day: Milking It

Make Your Voice Heard

Punk the TSA

What He Said

Come to Think of It, You Never See Tucker Max and George W. Bush in the Same Place at the Same Time...

SPD Kills a Man on Beacon Hill

No DADT Discharges In Last Month

Chow Bio: Trevor and Chris of Royal Booze and Burritos

Slog Happy Is Tomorrow!

The Endangered Cougars

Okay, Okay, Okay.

The Pleasure Principle: Man Allegedly Fights for His Right to Steal Ice Cream

What the Hell Are You Doing Tonight?

Jesus [hearts] Slavery

Why Drive When You Can Cuddle?

It's Cocktail O'Clock in Questionland

Suggests

'Burlesque'

'Hearts Are Monsters'

'Will Be Snaring Meteorites'

Mother Knows Best

The New Harry Potter at the New Cinerama!

Fête de Beaujolais Nouveau

Bushwick Book Club

High Places, Soft Circle