Print Edition for the week of
Feb. 24 - Mar. 2, 2011

Vol. 20, No. 25

Savage Love

Still Spreading


I, Anonymous

Your Cone of Stink


Enlightenment Through Suffering

Eight Swans Songs That Make You Feel Better About Your Life

Queen of the Lizards

In the Valley of the 14-Year-Old Hookers

It's a Hit

Singles from Apex Manor, the Death Set, and Destroyer

Up & Coming

Lose your night every night this week!

A Dialogue Between Gucci Mane and His Crazy Triple-Scoop Ice Cream Cone Face Tattoo

New Column!

Where's My Fork?

My Philosophy

Macklemore, Neema and Twista, and Waka Flocka Flame

Data Breaker

Jimmy Edgar's XXX Jams + [a]pendics.shuffle and 2562

Chuckletown, USA

Pop. Jokes


All-Ages Shows

The Homosexual Agenda

Lisa Dank and Kevin Kauer's Dark Tour

Party Crasher

Abraham Lincoln Brings the Punch

Poster of the Week

Poster by Justin Walsh

Gladiators Eat Fire Don’t Need VHS to Scare You


I Want My Three Pennies Back

One Review and Two Short Previews

Free Will Astrology

Visual Art

In Art News


Peaceful Cannons and Free Sandwiches

In Seattle Art, Bigness Is Out and Beta Is In

Food & Drink

Pork Belly Pancakes, Duck Meatballs, and Hangover Soup

Fremont's New Grown-up Dining Hall for Korean Food


He's Wrong

King County Prosecutor Dan Satterberg Should Not Have Let Killer Cop Ian Birk Off the Hook


Will Tim Eyman Stop at Nothing?

Red-light cameras save lives. So why is Tim Eyman trying to kill them?

Rank and Vile

The Police Union Blames Gotcha Media for Its Own PR Mess

Outing "Lurleen"

LGBT Activists Expose Fellow Gay-Rights Blogger

Public Editor

A Critical Overview of The Stranger

Drunk of the Week


Control Tower

The Sexual Revenge of the Nerds

I Love Television

The FANCY Awards

Last Days

The Week in Review


Me and Tim Together Again

2012 Candidate Round-Up

Shorter Friedman

Gay High School Student Bullied By Classmates—And Teacher

Spotted on Broadway

Something Terrible Happened Ten Years Ago Today

Statewide Student Walkout Planned for Tomorrow

Stupid Heroics or Aiding a Theft?

Apple Tits Microsoft's Tat

What the Wisconsin Governor Said When He Thought He Was Talking to a Koch

The House of Saud Falls While Iran Rises?

Who Needs a Well Educated Workforce, As Long As They Don't Raise Our Taxes?

Panda Cam! Panda Cam! PAAANDAAA CAAAAAM!

Morning News

New Poll Shows Wisconsin Voters With Buyers' Remorse

The Bumpy Ride of the 4Culture Bill

Nick Licata: Move Forward on the Tunnel

The Latest in Mayor McGinn's Questionable Hires?

Chimerica in Chinatown

How Is Vietnam Like Your Mom?

Dramatists Guild to Enforce New Fines on Playwrights

Mu'ammar Qaddafi: Get Out While the Getting Is Good

Lunchtime Quickie: Ever Wonder What Falling Down the Side of a Mountain Looks Like?

Beebs & Gomez Kiss; Die in a Hole

My Little Nerd College Made the Sports Pages!!!

Yet Another Example of Violent Left-Wing Rhetoric

And This Is Why You Should've Paid Attention in High School French

I Want Charlie in Charge of Me

Ronald Reagan Defends Wisconsin Workers From Beyond the Grave

Three Cheers for William Fichtner!

Frank Rich Leaving NYT

What He Said

iPad 2

Today in the Middle East

A Joke from the Egyptian Uprising

The Academy Award People Did the Right Thing

Think of the Children!

Congratulations, Cash Clowns!

Supreme Court Upholds Right to Hate Fags at Military Funerals

They Said She Was Part of "Gay Inc."

Lobbyists Will Have No Place in the Obama White House?

Murray Silent (So Far) On DOMA

Please Pick Up the Phone and Call Frank Chopp: (360) 786-7920

AA Meeting: The Stranger's Official Oscars' Open Thread*

Today in PR That Makes No Sense

The Morning News: All the News that's Fit to the Internet

No Canadian Fox News Network

Poll: Seattle Disapproves of Police Conduct

Today's Dinosaur News

A Game For Your Post-Lunch Coma

Murray, Speaking to a Seattle Gay Business Group, Says It's Time to End DOMA (Which, By the Way, She Helped Begin)

Academy Awards Time

No, Celine Dion

For Your Consideration

Outraged Child Killers to Protest Against Bill Gates For Calling Them "Child Killers"

Domestic Partnerships Are Not Enough

School Board Investigation Says "Hush Money" Was Not Paid to African American Community to Appease Them

Winged Pigs Are Bobsledding in Hell

Sullivan Jumps to the Daily Beast

"It's like his soul had been scooped out of his head and taken away."

School Board Makes No Decision Regarding Superintendent At Tonight's Meeting; Will Vote On Whether to Terminate Her Tomorrow

Today in Oh, That's Rich

Hot Tigers, Hot Curry, Hot Damn!

Lunch Date: Everyone Loves You When You're Dead

SPU Reverses Itself, Will Now Recognize LGBT Student Group

HarperCollins Will Destroy Library Editions of E-books After 26 Checkouts

Qaddafi, Remixed

If a Certain Relatively Set Percentage of Infants Grew Up To Be Black...

If Henny Youngman Were Reporting From Wisconsin...

It's a Shame That No One on Amtrak Will Be Able to Read This Post

State Auditor's Office Releases Names of Vendors Who Received School District Money Currently Under Investigation

Hippie Has Sex in a Cave: The Movie!

Innovative Fiction and the Man Who Illustrated Harry Potter

For Your Stomach's Consideration

Council Chambers Packed for Veto Override

Tonight's Nightmare Today

Tom Rasmussen Is Not Campaigning for Reelection

Now We Just Have to Find That Goddamned Whale

Seattle Isn't Growing as Fast as Its Suburbs

New Maru Video!

Washington's Tanning Salons, Soon to Be NR-17?

Good Ol' Charlie Sheen

Killing Zombies with Hugo Mishkin and Camille "Sauce" Valentine

Queen of the Self-Published

Sheen Family Circus

Your Next Great Book

Now Closed: Del Rey, Roy's BBQ, Noodle Ranch, and Lots More

Leonard Maltin and Mike Tyson on the Oscars!

Income Inequality in the United States

Marxism and Human Milk

Alan Keyes Equates Gay Marriage To Slavery. Really.

Truck Fire Closes Lanes on I-5 at Cherry

Art Fuels Design: Eric Fischer's Maps of Cities According to Tourism and Race

HarperCollins Is the Worst Publisher in the World

Santorum, the Man and the Meme

Lunchtime Quickie: Little Boy Burlesque

Do You Need Some Bras or a Paperback Copy of John Stanford's Eyes of Prey?

Dear Dean Jordan

Lunchtime Quickie: Wells Fargo "Sucks"?

My Cap Hill Brunch Recommendation

Um. Wrong Address?

Could There Be a Less Surprising Headline...

God on Madison

Pissing Match

A Fag Hag Demands Payback

Council Member O'Brien Proposes Legislation to Put Tunnel on Ballot

Now Is the Time to Celebrate Nancy Pearl

The Seattle Public Schools: Where Superintendents Go to Die?

A Bill of Rights for E-Book Users

Who Said It: Sheen or Gaddafi?

Pope Sued

We Now Return to the Gaddafi Show

Today in God Damn Batman's Twitter Account

A New Ke$ha Video Pukes on My Brain

The Men Who Got Away: Rob Devor and Patrick Warburton

"It's Been a Big, Brave Year for Us as Actors."

"Guns Don't Kill People; I Kill People"

Frommer's Declares Ivar's at Sea-Tac...

Re: The Best Charlie Sheen Quotes!

Paul Constant Reviews the Crafty Lizard Wearing Ke$ha's Skin

New Anti-Tunnel Campaign Will Buy Signatures to Make Ballot

"Sound like any other species we know?"

A Delicious Way to Wash Down Your Sausage Sandwich

God-Crazy Pakistan

The Renting Democracy

The Racial History of Seattle

Slog Commenter Book Report: Enigma and Fame

Huckabee Bears False Witness Against Gay Families

Rick Santorum Was Right!

Because Nothing Makes You Safer Than Keeping a Gun in Your Home

She Wuz Robbed

Statewide Student Walkout? At UW, It Was More of a Washout

Mayor's Staffer Leaves to Run Tunnel Referendum

Some Things, a Kindle Can't Do

Sublime Is Just Awful, Right?

"Who is going to shoot President Obama?"

Apparently, Wii Want a Sex Game

How to Win an Essay Contest

Dr. Susan Enfield, Seattle's Potential Interim Superintendent, Had Once Been a French Fry

East Precinct Officer Steve Pomper Gets Paid $96,695.57 a Year

Who is Silas Potter? Or Rather, Where is Silas Potter?

Glenn Beckwatch: He Really Must've Liked The Perfect Storm

A Field of Sad Men and Angry Women

School Refuses to Recognize LGBT Group. Sound Familiar?

re: Truck Fire Closes Lanes on I-5 at Cherry

All Eyes On the Seattle School Board Today ...

Will the Seattle Times Post Video of Its Meeting with the Drug Czar on Friday?

The Reach-Out Artist: Tonight at Cornish

TSA: That Cafe Doesn't Actually Exist

And the Initiatives Don't Stop

This Is What Seattle Looks Like At Dawn...

Pork Belly Pancakes, Duck Meatballs, and Hangover Soup...

Morning News: Pained and Charmless

What an African Leader Should Look Like

Can a Seattle Cop Afford to Live in Seattle on a Seattle Cop's Salary?

I'm Still On Vacation But I Just Gotta...

Windows Phone 7 is Actually Pretty Awesome

From Cheese-Heads to Koch-Heads

School Board Will Consider All Options, Including "Firing Top to Bottom," to Restore Public Confidence

Caperin': Derek Gets Thrown Out of Smarty Pants

Republicans Partying Like It's 1899

Name This Band: Special Airborne Pollutant Edition!

Republican Senator Taunts Wisconsin Protesters for Lacking "the Guts" to Beat the Crap out of Him

Overheard in the Office...

Three Famous Men and a Poet

Jon Stewart Personally Injures Camel

One Day Later, Republican Congressman Finally Condemns Obama Assassination Joke

Goldy's Post-Oscars Coverage

I Just Called Silas Potter in Tampa, Fla. ...

Superman Is Not a Union-Buster

Don't Forget, Tomorrow Night Is the Reading Party! With Special Guests Rebecca Brown and Heather McHugh!

Local Restaurant Bans TSA Agents - UPDATE

Finally! A Beautiful Chest with Zero Distance!!

Today's Dinosaur News

Dinosaurs and Other World-Conquering Creatures

Council Makes 11 Pointed Recommendations for Police

Say Hello to Justin Bieber's Little Friend

People Falling Down: February 2011 Edition

Gawker Declines Story Accusing a Gawker Writer of Being an Informant for the Church of Scientology

What Happens When You're Seattle: Galleries Move to LA

Update on the TSA-Banning Restaurant That May or May Not Be, but Probably Is, Imaginary

Meet Peter the Mechanic

Waiting For My Ship to Come In

Baby Ocelots!

Sound Check: Trent Moorman Gets Crazy With Gout and the Giant Ice-Cream-Cone-With-Lightning-Bolts-Coming-Out-of-it Tattoo on Gucci Mane's Face

Critical Mass Riders Mowed Down by Automobile

Bloomberg Out

Re: Nick Licata: Move Forward on the Tunnel

New iPad Next Week

Lunchtime Quickie: Make Sure You Wear a Clean Thong When You Go Out For Pancakes

Montaigne and the Ice Child

"Mary and Marilyn aspire to be the next Lucy and Ethel."

The City of Pot Smoke

Glenn Beckwatch: Stepping Back

A Fat, Fat First Thursday

The Smoking Popes Have Lost Their Goddamn Minds

SPU Faculty Call for a "Rich and Gracious Dialogue" on Sexuality

The Morning After

Wrong Answer... But I Like the Way You Think!

What He Said

Washington Rallies in Support of Wisconsin Workers

Lunchtime Quickie: Move Over Charlie Sheen, It's John Galliano's Turn...

The Best Thing I Read this Weekend

Today's Dinosaur News: Terrifying Prehistoric Plant-Creatures!

Still On the Fence About a Woman's Right to Choose?

You Can't Fight City Hall. (Unless, of Course, You Are City Hall)

If We Legalize Same-Sex Marriage We Will Go Extinct!

SL Letter of the Day: Lie-Curious

HarperCollins Tries to Defend Their Stupid, Stupid Policy of Destroying Library Books

Why Westerners Are So Full of Shit

Life Goes by So Fast... Oh, and by the Way, YOU'RE DEAD!!

Our Socialist Eyes

Boeing Gets Its Tanker Contract

Ignorance of the Law Is No Excuse (But It Can Be Pretty Damn Good Politics)

New York Times Finally Catches Up with Slog

Dorley Rainey

The Return of Something that Was Completely Forgotten

Scum and Scummer

That Fucking Opening Song for Weeds and Yogis Are Trying to Kill Off the Beatles!!!

The Republican Primaries Are Already Messed Up

Dino Rossi's New Career

The Morning News

The Great Republican Obesity Debate

Two and a Half Douches

The Morning News: Stuff That Happened Recently, in One Handy Post

Spidermann Isn't the Only Piece of Seattle Going to New York This March

Morning News: Wisconsin Dems Ready to Vote, Julian Assange Ordered to Sweden, Mayor McGinn's Bike Stolen

For Those of You Wondering about the Status of the 4Culture Bill Down in Olympia

The Latest Revolt: Iraq

Morning News

If You Can't Promote Your Agenda on Its Merits, Exploit Tragedy

Fear Can Be a Useful Thing

Seattle Ethics and Elections Can't Quite Wrap Its Mind Around Virtual World

"Question about Capitol Hill 'Gay Mafia'"

School Board President Calls Alleged Financial Fraud "Outrageous," Pledges to Change Policies and People if Necessary to Ensure it Doesn't Happen Again

In Which Goldy Actually Pays for WiFi

Week in Review

The Most-Pirated E-Book List Is Awful

Many Horrible Things Have Happened Since the Nisqually Earthquake

Teats, Thrills, and a LaRouchie

The City Has Just Activated Its "Emergency Operations Center"

DESC Needs Your Love Tonight

Farewell to Fremont Place Book Company

Have a Happy Weekend!

The Best Charlie Sheen Quotes!

Anybody Wanna Watch Mike Huckabee Blow a Three-Day Load All Over His Wife's Face?

Just Bought a Verizon iPhone?

A Good Idea at the Time: Maple Whiskey Bacon Cupcakes

The Crimes of Critics

Man, I Love Pete Holmes.

Because You Can't Spell "Morning" without Some of the Letters in "Porn"

Today's Dinosaur News: Douchebags with Dino-Skulls

Campaign Will Run Referendum on Deep-Bore Tunnel

Free Pancakes, Dubious Dining Deals, and More

City-Sponsored Homeless Camp Slated to Open in September

Headline of the Day

Audit Finds Seattle Public Schools Spent $1.8M on Contract Work That Was Never Carried Out Or Didn't Benefit the District

A Critical Overview of This Week's Issue of The Stranger

Re: Income Inequality in the United States

Next Up: GOP to Launch Probe of GOP Probe

What Did One Former Seattle Police Chief Say to the Other Former Seattle Police Chief?

But Really, Who Didn't Rent a Brothel in the '60s?

Stupid, Stupid Baby: It's Just Ripping Paper, You Stupid Baby!!

Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood: Burned by Broadstripe, Bop Street Records, and Fecal Fest Is Here

Breaking! Jews Not Responsible for Jesus's Death, Says Pope

Department of Corrections

Of Amphitheaters and Damage

Gold Star for Venomlash

President Hug-a-Bear

Islamist Pizza Fuels Protests in Wisconsin!

If There's One Seattle Landmark I Could Vaporize Instantly...

Rarely Is the Question Asked...

SL Letter of the Day: Three-Second Rule


Savage Love Episode 228


T. C. Boyle

The Reading Party

'King Lear'

Call in Sick

Carl Craig, Jon McMillion

'The Brothers Size'

Cris Bruch

The Benbow Room

The Lights