Print Edition for the week of
Nov. 25 - Dec. 1, 2010

Vol. 20, No. 12

Savage Love

Vicodin

New Column!

Film/TV

Marwencol: A Man, His Brain, World War II, and a Porno

Tangled: Disney Gets It Mostly Right

Art House

Waste of Time

Concessions

Cineramier Than Ever

Derp Derp Car Pun

Eight Dumb Headlines in Search of a Mediocre Movie

I, Anonymous

Music

Eat Yr Idols

Celebrating Thanksgiving with Songs of Gratitude and Gorging

Lust Never Creeps

Nick Cave's Grinderman Drop Hella Carnal Knowledge

Yes, Age

No Age and the Inevitably "Mature" Everything in Between

Fucking in the Streets

A No-Wave Weekend

Up & Coming

This Week's Noteworthy Shows and Parties

It's a Hit

Transatlantic Anthems from Breach, Girl Unit, and the Foreign Exchange

Data Breaker

TOKiMONSTA and Richard Pinhas

My Philosophy

Straight Beaster

Sound Check

The Black Angels: Phosphene Pillaging

Poster of the Week

Poster by Jesse Lortz

Underage

Things to Be Thankful For

The Homosexual Agenda

Homo for the Holidays, Judy Garland, and Dina Martina

Party Crasher

A Very Living Dolls Birthday

Theater

The Beautiful and Baffling Ralph Lemon

Plus a Young Hamlet and Ersatz Punk Rockers

Visual Art

The Zen Master and the German Engineer

Jungles, Deserts, Psychedelia, Spreadsheets

Books

A Dickens of a Class War

Heliopolis Drags Great Expectations into the Age of Globalism

Mystery Fail

The Disappearance of Excitement

Constant Reader

Unconditional Love Is Depressing

Features

Why Won't the State Defend the Deep-Bore Tunnel?

The State Refuses to Show Up at Town Hall to Talk About Their Own Damning Report—But You Should Come Anyway

Seattle's Best Booths

A Very Special and Weirdly Particular Restaurant Roundup

News

Is the SPD Out of Control?

ACLU Asks the Feds to Do Something About the SPD's Violent, Ask-Questions-Later Approach to Minorities

Making It Hard for McKenna

The 2012 Governor's Race Began Last Week at the Temple of Justice

Killed in Broad Daylight

Man Murdered with Hatchet on Capitol Hill, Suspect Arrested, Motive Remains Unclear

Dear Science

Illustrated Comment of the Week

Public Editor

A Critical Overview of The Stranger

Maakies

I Love Television

Wanted: One Sidekick

Last Days

The Week in Review

Slog

Hey, Gamers...

Lunchtime Quickie: The Best (And Longest) Pickup Line Ever?

Today in Rumors That Would Be Impossible to Explain to a Time-Traveler from 1990

Go Ravens, Hon

Seriously, Leave Sarah Palin Alone On This One

Jerro There!

Traffic Report

RIP: Kurrent and Table 35, and Maybe Ciao to Chao

It's Been Decades Since I've Gotten Excited About a Stuffed Toy...

For the Nerd on Your Christmas Shopping List

Police Release the Name of the Hatchet Murder Victim, and Add More Detail to What Happened Monday on Capitol Hill

Today in Margaret Cho-Inspired Rumors About Sarah Palin's Parenting Skills

A Review of No Age's "Everything In Between"

Slog Poll: Kelly's Is Dead, What Next?

A Critical Overview of This Week's Stranger

Suspect Allegedly Assaults Strangers with Dirt

The Circles of the Universe

Q13 Makes Case that John T. Williams Was, in Fact, a Threat to Police Officers

This Is Going to Be the Best Movie of 2011

The Fun's Just Beginning

Air Trans & Buttsore Christians

Michael Cera Actually Plays Bass

If You Want to Stop the Tunnel...

Lunchtime Quickie: If You're Gonna Eat a Big Bag of Drugs, Sometimes It's Best to Stay in Your Room

Morning News: Poison gas, Bombs, and Fox News

Do They Know It's Thanksgiving in Mexico?

Savage on Colbert

Overheard in the Office

King County Turnout: Stunning

No Holiday Is Safe From the Sexy, Sexy...

What Bars Are Open in Seattle Today?

Sarah Palin's Zombie Problem

This Weather Sucks

SL Letter of the Day: Slam, Bam, Slam, Bam, Slam, Bam—Without A Thank You, Ma'am?

WikiLeak'd

It's About Time: Disney Gives Minnie Mouse Eating Disorder, Career

The Beautiful and Baffling Ralph Lemon

Greedo in Heels

Morning News: Vitamin Supplements, Alaskan Challenger Joe Miller, and Other Losing Battles

Traffic Report

The Memorial for Joe LaMagno

This Warms My Cold Little Heart

Is Google Finally Ready to Launch Their Bookstore?

Taiwanese Animators vs. Coco... ON WHOM DO YOU WAGER?!?

Glenn Beckwatch: Redefining Broke

A Morning-After Pill for Bad Memories

Village Voice Media Holdings Agrees: Part of the Great West Coast Newspaper War Is Over, and VVMH Lost

Whiskey at Noon

Spider Goats and Other Genetically-Engineered Nightmares

Neptune Theater to Close, Reopen as Live Performance Venue

SL Letter of the Day: Senior Swishbuckler

Palin Turkey Day: 2008 'til Infinity

Lunchtime Quickie: A Very Juggalo Christmas Includes...

It's Not the Sexiest Underwear

Looks Like I'm Not the Only Adult with a Justin Bieber Google Alert!

Real-life human centipede—of one. (Or something. Whatever you want to call it, your brain is going to hate this.)

Reading This Week: A Famous Editor, a Stranger Genius, and Ed Skoog

The First Out Lesbian to Serve in the U.S. Military by Court Order: Maj. Margaret Witt

Prosecutor Charges Michael LaRosa With First Degree Murder in Capitol Hill Hatchet Killing (And Says LaRosa Is Also a Suspect in Another Murder)

Twittering to the White House: Sarah Palin Thinks Sweden Is Part of the United States

There's No Crying Fighting in Baseball Football

A Modern-Day Dickens

Lunchtime Quickie: Can We Keep This Snow For A Little While Longer?

Opening Today: A WORLD of WINE!

Who Will Speak Up for a Vulnerable—but Heavily Armed and Combat-Ready—Minority Group?

Word Is Coming In About Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark

Humanity 1, Pit Bulls 1

Twelve Bucks For A Head

While We're Talking About Involuntary Commitment, Remember Isaiah Kalebu

ACHTUNG! Lawrimore Project in Berlin

King Conlin's Latest: His Own Lobbying Agenda in Olympia

Bikini Girl Lets TSA Cop a Feel

My National Opt-Out Day at SeaTac

BP Makes Alaska Nervous

Will Suzan DelBene Run for Office Again? This Announcement Suggests She Will

Authors Can't Handle Negative Reviews on Amazon

It's a Disney's Gummi Bears Kind of Day

O They Will Know We Are Christians...

The Pleasures of Reading The Beaufort Diaries

Get Your Ass Off the Couch: Tunnel Debate, Hypothetical Oil Spills, and Historical Drag Queens

Caperin': Derek Can't Find Anything to Eat!

Columbia City Cinema Won't Go Quietly

Who Can Come Up With the Best Drink Recipe Containing a Traditional Thanksgiving Dinner Ingredient (and/or Wild Turkey)?

Is the Seattle Times Satisfied With the Snow Response? A Stranger Investigation.

Can't Afford to Buy Presents This Year But Still Want to Do Something Nice for People You Like?

Should Ron Paul Run for President in 2012?

I Dare You To Watch This Tonight Before Falling Asleep...

My Morning Escort to Work

Neptune Theater to Close?

Does El Gaucho Really Have Mink-Lined Booths?

Comcast Threatening Net Neutrality?

Morning News: World Leaders React to the "Sept. 11 of World Diplomacy," New Picassos Found

Santa The Homeless Hippie Claus

Once Again, Seattle's Most LGBTQ-Friendly Public School is Under Threat

An Open Letter Vouching for the Non-Murderous Nature of Streetlamps

What the Internets Lack: Shame

Did You Lose Your Pair of Uggs and Can of 3M Super 77 Adhesive?

How to Make Things: The Zen Master Vs. the German Engineer

A Whole Art Show for $10

"bimbos, liars, mental illness, Sarah Palin, taxes"

The Internet Is Getting Magazinier

Save the Date: Slog Happy's Annual Holiday Gift Exchange is December 16th

Re: The Guild

Flickr Photo of the Day

Petition vs. Petition & Contact Your Senator

Patty Murray to Head the Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee

An Interview with the Brother of the Accused Capitol Hill Hatchet Murderer

Confessions of a Horrible Speller

Morning News: Black Friday, Castaways, and Oxygen on the Moon

Tunnel Talk at Town Hall December 1

Mayor in Talks to Allow Chihuly Museum at Seattle Center

Kurrent with a Backwards K Has Closed

RIP, Leslie Nielsen

Something to Google

Today in Judging an Alleged Criminal by His Mugshot

What's Going On Here?

Tunnel Talk at Town Hall Tomorrow

The Buckeye: The Only Holiday Cookie You Need

BREAKING: Someone Elbowed the President in the Face

Every Billionaire's Getting into the iPad Publishing Act

WikiLeaks Founder Has Been Placed on Interpol's Most-Wanted List

Amazon Is Charging for Free Books

JUSTIN BIEBER CUT HIS EFFING HAIR, GUYS!!

"What are some fun wintery/Christmassy things to do in/around Seattle?"

When Underwear Ads Go Wrong

GOP To Block All Dem Initiatives

And The Winner of the 2010 Bad Sex in Fiction Award Goes To...

The Oscar Hosts Just Got a Whole Lot Prettier

Voicemail We Got This Morning Concerning Chief Seattle, Children Shopping, the Gulf Oil Spill, Queen Elizabeth, a British Grocery Company, Hitler, Weapons of Mass Destruction, Karma, and More

What Are You Thankful For?

Baby Laugh a Lot: I'm Not Laughing

Foreigners are FUNNY!

The Snuff Bottle Wall at the Asian Art Museum

Morning News: Hanford, Corpses, and Nightclub Fights

You Know What's Great?

Do You Want to Own John Lennon's Killer's Copy of John Lennon's Double Fantasy?

In France, Foie Gras Is Fast Food

Council Cuts Off Mayor's Transportation Priorities at the Knees

Is Brave New World Too Much for the Seattle Public Schools to Handle? Let's Talk About Something More Interesting

ACLU Receives 900 Complaints About Airport Security

Dave Nolan

Washington State Public Disclosure Commission Opens an Investigation Into Ed McKenna's Campaign. Will It Matter?

The Terrorist Show

See, This Is Why I Love Hockey...

Currently Hanging: No Touching Ground

The World's Smallest Firearms

Morning News: Sexy Art, Recalcitrant Republicans, and Depressing News for Christian Birds

Bert Rodriguez Does the Kim Kardashian: It Must Be Time for Miami!

Seen This Morning out the Window of a Car (Newton, Mass.)

An Open Letter to People Trying to Come Through the Door at Victrola

Over a Thousand Corpses in Haiti, Plus Riots Against United Nations Peackeeping Troops

If Not Romney, Then Obama

"Mathematical Certainty" Doesn't Mean What You Think It Means

The Hanukkah Snuggie

Evil Crows Help Evil Black Cat in Street Fight!

Barack Obama Pardons Turkey At White House Ceremony

Dogs and The Social Brain

Man Jumps from Roof of King County Courthouse

Re: "Neptune Theater to Close, Reopen as Live Performance Venue"

I Really Like Christmas

Lunchtime Quickie: Let's Deep Fry a Turkey!

The Guild

Gregoire Angry that Local Landmarks Appear in Tobacco Ad Campaign

What Exactly Will STG Be Doing to the Neptune Theater?

Re: Happy Black Friday, You Greedy Fucks (a Roundup!)

Gun-Crazy Country

The Bathroom

The Conservative Take on Obama's "Triangulation"

Wall Street: Socially Useless

Dark Angel and the Future of Wikileaks

Glitch Might Be an MMO I Would Want to Play

SL Letter of the Day: No Easy Answer

SL Letter of the Day: How Gay Is That?

The Preeminent Scholar of African American Photography Is Creating a Major Show for the Henry

Cablegate and Honduras

Happy Black Friday, You Greedy Fucks

Boeing Plans Changes to 787 Following Fire Investigation

Attention Avatar Nerds: A Little Something to Make Your Tail Wet

Sorry, Honeycrisps, You've Been Replaced

Star Wars + Fonts = Awesome

Twittering to the White House: Mitt Romney Does Dishes, Rick Santorum Bores His Kids

Re: The Guild

I Have A Very Important Question For You

The Next WikiLeaks Target: Mexico and the Narcos

re: Authors Can't Handle Negative Reviews on Amazon

Remember When You Could Wear Any Old Baseball Cap To The Airport?

Which Slog Commenter Called the Murray-Rossi Results?

This Way, If the Percentages Are Low, You Don't Have to Actually Bother Writing the Book

Gun-Crazy Country

A 'Living Installation' at the Walker Art Center

Coffee Shortage?!

Change, The Camera, The Crane: To Be Or Not to Be On the Map

The Last Thing I'll Say About Liquor Stores (for Today at Least)

And the DADT Survey Says... No Problem!

I'm Generally Pro-Sodomy and Vaguely Anti-Pit Bull...

Irvin Kershner

Lunchtime Quickie: Hey, Black Friday Shoppers...

George H.W. Bush Says He Prefers Romney, Palin Calls the Bushes "Blue Bloods"

Molly Moon Ice Cream Announces Plans for a Third Location

The Wikileaks and the Global Moment

One American Ally Is Happy About Wikileaks...

Buy More Stuff Protesters @ Westlake Center

Tomorrow Is Thanksgiving: How Much Will You Drink?

Transportation Insecurity Administration

Inquest into John Williams Shooting Scheduled for January 10

Volkswagen Art Stolen in Vancouver

Here, Have a Free Slurpee

DEA Bans Fake Pot

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