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

Up & Coming

This Week's Noteworthy Shows and Parties

Fucking in the Streets

A No-Wave Weekend

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

Drunk of the Week

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...

Air Trans & Buttsore Christians

A Critical Overview of This Week's Stranger

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

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

If You Want to Stop the Tunnel...

The Circles of the Universe

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

Seriously, Leave Sarah Palin Alone On This One

Morning News: Poison gas, Bombs, and Fox News

This Is Going to Be the Best Movie of 2011

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

Traffic Report

Coffee Shortage?!

re: Authors Can't Handle Negative Reviews on Amazon

Inquest into John Williams Shooting Scheduled for January 10

Molly Moon Ice Cream Announces Plans for a Third Location

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

Which Slog Commenter Called the Murray-Rossi Results?

Here, Have a Free Slurpee

One American Ally Is Happy About Wikileaks...

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

Gun-Crazy Country

I Have A Very Important Question For You

Tomorrow Is Thanksgiving: How Much Will You Drink?

Lunchtime Quickie: Hey, Black Friday Shoppers...

Sorry, Honeycrisps, You've Been Replaced

SL Letter of the Day: How Gay Is That?

The Bathroom

Lunchtime Quickie: Let's Deep Fry a Turkey!

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

Cablegate and Honduras

Wall Street: Socially Useless

Gregoire Angry that Local Landmarks Appear in Tobacco Ad Campaign

Dogs and The Social Brain

Boeing Plans Changes to 787 Following Fire Investigation

Glitch Might Be an MMO I Would Want to Play

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

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

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

Barack Obama Pardons Turkey At White House Ceremony

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

See, This Is Why I Love Hockey...

Council Cuts Off Mayor's Transportation Priorities at the Knees

Foreigners are FUNNY!

If Not Romney, Then Obama

The World's Smallest Firearms

ACLU Receives 900 Complaints About Airport Security

Morning News: Hanford, Corpses, and Nightclub Fights

The Hanukkah Snuggie

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

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

Tunnel Talk at Town Hall December 1

What Are You Thankful For?

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

The Buckeye: The Only Holiday Cookie You Need

Kurrent with a Backwards K Has Closed

Patty Murray to Head the Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee

GOP To Block All Dem Initiatives

Every Billionaire's Getting into the iPad Publishing Act

Something to Google

Confessions of a Horrible Speller

The Oscar Hosts Just Got a Whole Lot Prettier

Amazon Is Charging for Free Books

What's Going On Here?

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

Flickr Photo of the Day

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

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

Should Ron Paul Run for President in 2012?

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

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

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

My Morning Escort to Work

Columbia City Cinema Won't Go Quietly

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

What the Internets Lack: Shame

Does El Gaucho Really Have Mink-Lined Booths?

Humanity 1, Pit Bulls 1

There's No Crying Fighting in Baseball Football

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Lunchtime Quickie: A Very Juggalo Christmas Includes...

My National Opt-Out Day at SeaTac

Spider Goats and Other Genetically-Engineered Nightmares

Is Google Finally Ready to Launch Their Bookstore?

The Beautiful and Baffling Ralph Lemon

What Bars Are Open in Seattle Today?

SL Letter of the Day: Senior Swishbuckler

Glenn Beckwatch: Redefining Broke

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

This Weather Sucks

Savage on Colbert

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

The Memorial for Joe LaMagno

WikiLeak'd

King County Turnout: Stunning

Jerro There!

Do They Know It's Thanksgiving in Mexico?

The Fun's Just Beginning

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

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

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

Michael Cera Actually Plays Bass

Suspect Allegedly Assaults Strangers with Dirt

For the Nerd on Your Christmas Shopping List

Go Ravens, Hon

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

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

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

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

DEA Bans Fake Pot

Buy More Stuff Protesters @ Westlake Center

Irvin Kershner

A 'Living Installation' at the Walker Art Center

The Next WikiLeaks Target: Mexico and the Narcos

Transportation Insecurity Administration

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

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

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

Volkswagen Art Stolen in Vancouver

The Wikileaks and the Global Moment

And the DADT Survey Says... No Problem!

The Guild

Re: The Guild

Happy Black Friday, You Greedy Fucks

Dark Angel and the Future of Wikileaks

What Exactly Will STG Be Doing to the Neptune Theater?

Man Jumps from Roof of King County Courthouse

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

SL Letter of the Day: No Easy Answer

Gun-Crazy Country

I Really Like Christmas

Star Wars + Fonts = Awesome

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

The Conservative Take on Obama's "Triangulation"

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

Currently Hanging: No Touching Ground

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

The Snuff Bottle Wall at the Asian Art Museum

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

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

Dave Nolan

You Know What's Great?

Evil Crows Help Evil Black Cat in Street Fight!

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

The Terrorist Show

In France, Foie Gras Is Fast Food

Baby Laugh a Lot: I'm Not Laughing

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

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

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

Today in Judging an Alleged Criminal by His Mugshot

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

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

JUSTIN BIEBER CUT HIS EFFING HAIR, GUYS!!

Tunnel Talk at Town Hall Tomorrow

Mayor in Talks to Allow Chihuly Museum at Seattle Center

Petition vs. Petition & Contact Your Senator

When Underwear Ads Go Wrong

BREAKING: Someone Elbowed the President in the Face

RIP, Leslie Nielsen

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

Neptune Theater to Close?

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

Re: The Guild

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

Comcast Threatening Net Neutrality?

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

The Pleasures of Reading The Beaufort Diaries

A Whole Art Show for $10

Santa The Homeless Hippie Claus

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

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

The Internet Is Getting Magazinier

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

O They Will Know We Are Christians...

Bikini Girl Lets TSA Cop a Feel

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

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

It's Not the Sexiest Underwear

BP Makes Alaska Nervous

Twelve Bucks For A Head

A Modern-Day Dickens

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

Authors Can't Handle Negative Reviews on Amazon

ACHTUNG! Lawrimore Project in Berlin

Opening Today: A WORLD of WINE!

Sarah Palin's Zombie Problem

Palin Turkey Day: 2008 'til Infinity

A Morning-After Pill for Bad Memories

Traffic Report

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

Overheard in the Office

Whiskey at Noon

This Warms My Cold Little Heart

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

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

Neptune Theater to Close, Reopen as Live Performance Venue

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

Greedo in Heels

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Ada's Technical Books

'Marwencol'

Ghost Viewfinders

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