Print Edition for the week of
May. 18 - 24, 2011

Vol. 20, No. 37

Savage Love

New Column!

I, Anonymous


We Get It: Samurai Are Awesome

13 Assassins Is About 90 Minutes Too Long

Art House

The Princess of Montpensier

Heavy Metal Rules, All That Punk Shit Sucks

Heavy Metal Parking Lot's 25th Birthday


Sound Check

Skyping With Yanni and His Balls

It's a Post-Dubstep White Soul Thing; You Might Understand

Falling for James Blake

Frances Farmer Organ Karaoke

What I've Learned After 13 Months and a Hell of a Lot of Humanity

Up & Coming

Lose your hedonistic yowl every night this week!

Data Breaker

Ghislain Poirier, Eddie Richards, Salva, Scuba, Hobo Cubes

Poster of the Week

Poster for Mercy Ties Show

My Philosophy

Second Family, Jay Barz, Silk Dougie, and Naughty by Nature

The Homosexual Agenda

Adra Boo, Spring Break, and Morrisey's 52nd Birthday


Stefanie Franciotti and City Center

Scold Yeller

Ms. Lauryn Hill Thinks You're Unrepentant Garbage

Sound Check (Bonus Edition)

Buffalo Tom: Older, Wiser, Parents

Free Will Astrology

For the Week of May 18


Sic Semper Tyrannis

A Tale of Two Tyrants

Visual Art

There He Goes

The Short, Record-Breaking Tenure of Derrick Cartwright at Seattle Art Museum

I Want a Rock

Sol Hashemi Rests Bottles of Beer on Tiny Planets


Dear John

How Dan Savage Taught a Cartoonist How to Hire Prostitutes

How to Cook a Contemporary Western

Can You Smell What Patrick deWitt Is Cooking?


Pilot Lights Out

Food & Drink

Happiest Hour

Golden City

Is the Willows Inn All That?

A Trip to Lummi Island to Find Out What All the Fuss Is About


The Real Rich Boy's Crew

Former Teacher Accuses the Bush School of Tolerating Racism and Other Bad Behavior from Students with Wealthy Parents

City Attorney's Office Has Spent Nearly $80,000 to Determine if Tunnel Can Go to Ballot and on Tunnel Lawsuits

Judge Finds City Attorney Lacked Authority to File Expensive Pro-Tunnel Lawsuit

Is Skype the New Hotmail?

Getting Bought by Microsoft Made It Instantly Less Cool

How the "Mexican Piss" Cop Kept His Job

The Chief Wanted to Fire Him

Council Questions New Street-Food Rules

Do Vendors Need a Curfew?

Cops We Have Loved

To These Officers, We Offer Our Thanks and Praises



Public Editor

A Critical Overview of The Stranger

Control Tower

(Don't) Like

I Love Television


Last Days

The Week in Review


Savage Love Episode 240


Valmont's Pad

Lauryn Hill

Larry Flynt

Chaco Canyon Cafe

Seattle Erotic Art Festival

'Bird in the Hand'

Ewan McGregor

Hannibal Buress

SIFF Notes

SIFF Notes 2011

Full Schedule! Tons of Reviews! The Only Guide You Need!

SIFF 2011: The Reviews

Every Damn Review We Wrote, All on One Really Long Page