Sunday, January 23, 2022

Seattle

Slog PM: Washington's Free COVID Test Website Is Live, Situation in Jail Still Very Bad, Bye Bye Funko

Comin at ya "in one to two weeks." Massimiliano Finzi / GETTY Say yes to the test: That's the chipper new name for Washington's free at-home COVID test campaign, "powered by" CareEvolution and fulfilled by Amazon warehouse workers....

Flesh Gordon Is Unstreamable

You know that thang was thangin' Courtesy of Hen's Tooth VideoUnstreamable is a column that finds films and TV shows you can't watch on major streaming services in the United States.* We're bogged down with all these Sundance films...

This Week in Seattle Food News: Dough Joy Opens On Capitol Hill, Little Neon Taco Returns, and Arepas Are Coming

NEW OPENINGS AND RETURNS Dough Joy Like Add to a List There's a new doughnut destination on Capitol Hill: The vegan and queer-owned doughnut truck Dough Joy, which owners Christopher Ballard...

Sawant Reignites Her Push for Rent Control in Seattle

The rent control crusader crusades onRenters flocked to the first 2022 meeting of the Seattle City Council’s Sustainability and Renter’s Rights Committee to scorn their allegedly negligent, rent-gouging landlords. Many called for committee chair Councilmember Kshama Sawant’s favorite legislation-to-be,...

Sundance Review: Well, We Loved This One

https://youtube.com/watch?v=9nfEShI10Ew Fair warning: I want to gush about this movie. I want to write that it's cinema! that ignites your very soul! I loved it. (And I'm not the only one; it's already picked up fancy awards.)...

Sometimes-Seattle Architect Henry Dozier and the Mystery of the Boiled Baby

Preservation is one way to remember the past, but it's not the only way. Matt BaumeFirst things first: Yes, the building is very old. And yes, people get old too, and sometimes when you see something that’s as old...

50 Cheap & Easy Things to Do in Seattle This Weekend

Stay safe out there, Seattle! As always, get tested and stay home if you feel sick—and get your booster while it's hot. Speaking of omicron, we advise checking directly with venues for the latest updates—including health guidelines, postponements, and cancellations—before heading out. ...

This Week in Worker Conquests: Starbucks Ends Vax Mandate, Shocking Union Enrollment News, and No More Piss Bottles?

Are you a grocery worker who was denied hazard pay? The Seattle Office of Labor Standards wants to hear from you. Luis Alvarez / GETTYWith strike updates and the State Legislature back in session, this week brought some exciting...

Think of the Freaking Children, Seattle: Vote YES on Both Seattle Public School Levies

You have until Feb 8 to vote YES on Propositions 1 and 2. Check your mail for your ballot.Hello! If you’re only now awakening from a two-year-long coma, then, first of all, welcome back. Glad you made it. We’re...

Sticker Patrol: Making Seattle Shitty Is a Full-Time Job

"Making Seattle Shitty Is a Full-Time Job"I've said it before and I'll say it again, this guy blows. JKSeattle’s street-sticker prophets would like to remind the city, and probably particularly the cranks at the Seattle Times Editorial Board,...
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Sundance 2022 Women Directors: Meet Rita Baghdadi – “Sirens”

Rita Baghdadi is an award-winning Moroccan-American documentary filmmaker whose work has been supported by Sundance, Tribeca, Netflix, HBO, Film...
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Shalini Kantayya Returns to Sundance With Doc ‘TikTok, Boom’ About the Social Media Giant

Two years ago, Shalini Kantayya was at Sundance with “Coded Bias,” a documentary about racial bias in facial recognition software, algorithms and artificial intelligence....

‘Look for something easy to open’: how to pick a good school lunchbox

‘Look for something easy to open’: how to pick a good school lunchboxPicking the right lunchbox comes down to a mix of practicality and...

Easy wins: skip the cosmetics counter and put your doctor in charge of your skincare

Easy wins: skip the cosmetics counter and put your doctor in charge of your skincareTalk to a qualified medical specialist about your skin concerns...

Meet Adamma and Adanne Ebo, the Twin Filmmakers Behind Sundance Stunner ‘Honk For Jesus, Save Your Soul’

Have you ever heard of praise miming? It’s a style of praise dance popular in some Black churches, where performers swap lyrical movement for...