Print Edition for the week of
Aug. 14 - 20, 2008

Vol. 17, No. 49

Savage Love

Gentlemen First

I, Anonymous

It Really Was Me



The Midnight Meat Train

On Screen

The Clone Wars

On Screen

Frozen River

On Screen

Vicky Cristina Barcelona

On Screen

Henry Poole Is Here

On Screen

Tropic Thunder

On Screen

Tintin et Moi

On Screen

Fly Me to the Moon


Bug in the Bassbin

Er Don Puts Live Instrumentation on the Chopping Block

My Philosophy

Hiphop Ya Don't Stop

Up & Coming

This Week's Notable Shows & Parties


What's In a Name?

Poster of the Week

Robert Nelson (aka eR DoN) and Derek B.

Band of the Week

Paris Spleen

New Column!

Battle Royale

Party Crasher

A Roman Volcano Prom Erupts

Fucking in the Streets

Anacortes Calling

The Score

On Compilations: Elevator Bath Et Al.

It's a Hit

Singles, Remixes & MP3S Michaelangelo

Tortellini, Potato Salad, and Whale Meat

Dissecting Musical Polymath Nico Muhly


Megan Seling Interrogates John Pettibone of Himsa


Theater News

Heavy-Metal Theater

A Waxing Moon

From Juilliard to Stripping for the B-52s: the Unlikely Career of Waxie Moon

Visual Art

Mamma Mia!

Shows About Swedes, 1968, and Abstraction—Plus a New Law


The Future Is Behind Us Now

Two bookstores are opening in Seattle this month. One of them is good.

Food & Drink

Cheap Eats

Three Experiments in Low(er)-Priced Fine Dining

Dignity Schmignity

My Life on the Dollar Menu

There's Plenty

Getting Full on $20 a Day

Food Fight

Maintaining Culinary Dignity and Adventure on a Budget

Time-Based Thrift

Your Day-by-Day Guide to the City's Best Happy-Hour Food Specials

Nothing's Cheaper Than Free

Bernard's on Seneca

Over-the-Counter Cuisine

Over-the-Counter Cheap Eats

Nothing's Cheaper Than Free

Terrace Garden Restaurant at the Red Lion Hotel


Busted in Nicaragua

How two grams of pot turned me into an international fugitive.

Tough All Over

You Don't Want to Get Busted Around Here, Either


Drug Money

KOMO Television Takes Pot Activists' Cash, Refuses to Air Pot Activists' Infomercial

In Other News

Bashed in Belltown

High Roller

Rick Steves talks about his crusade to legalize pot, trips to Amsterdam coffee shops, his pot-smokin’ church pals, and how if you don’t like his politics, Europe’s better off without you

Fall Guy

Current and Former Employees Question Pedicab Company's Statements

Screaming Trees

School District Plan to Remove Trees Upsets Neighbors


Doing Obama's Work for Him

Letters to the Editor

Crossword Solution

I Like it a Little Jiggly

Dear Science

Want to Experiment on My Baby

Get Your War On

Public Editor

The Stranger: A Critical Overview

I Love Television

Naughty, Naughty Nippers!


'Ask a Banana, Baby'


Mount Eerie

Dirk Wittenborn

Himsa's Last Show

'Tintin et Moi'

'The Edge of Heaven'

'interlace [falling star]'

Last Days

The Week in Review

Crossword Puzzle

This Week's Puzzle

I like it a Little Jiggly (August 14)