This past Wednesday night, ace Weekly account executive Sarah Jewell was standing outside the Green Room on First Avenue, where her boyfriend works the door.

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Savage Love

An inside look at our crosstown rival's sterling investigative tactics.

This past Wednesday night, ace Weekly account executive Sarah Jewell was standing outside the Green Room on First Avenue, where her boyfriend works the door. As Peaches ("the tent's so big in your pants!") wailed away inside the neighboring Showbox, Jewell struck up a conversation with a lower-cased stranger, who, before revealing himself as upper-cased Stranger ad jockey Peter Kearns, attempted to shake Jewell down for some dirt about the Weekly's recent personnel changes. Jewell didn't take the bait, which didn't stop Stranger editor Dan Savage from trying to crack her via the e-mail exchange that appears here after the jump. For the record, Jewell's no mole.

-----Original Message-----
From: Dan Savage
Sent: Thursday, August 10, 2006 5:35 PM
To: Sarah Jewell
Subject: it was nice talking with you.

hey, sarah...

it was great to meet you the other night at the showbox. like i said, i don't want you to get in any trouble, but if you ever want to pass along a little inside dope, we're always interested in knowing about
what's going down on Western Ave.

xo
dan

On Aug 11, 2006, at 8:50 AM, Sarah Jewell wrote:

That's very funny...seeing as how I'm pretty sure you were not the person I was talking to.  As I recall, you are quite tall and self-titled Seattle's biggest fag.  According to my recollection, the man I was speaking with was shorter, stockier, didn't really look like the photos I just googled of you, and definitely didn't seem like "Seattle's Biggest Fag."

That was a cute little parlor trick, but I will leave the mud slinging and insider dirt to our editorial departments.

Best Regards,
Sarah Jewell
Classified Account Executive
1008 Western Ave. Suite 300
Seattle, WA 98104

 
From: Dan Savage
Sent: Friday, August 11, 2006 8:55 AM
To: Sarah Jewell
Cc: Peter Kearns
Subject: Re: it was nice talking with you.

good butt cover, sarah. anyway, keep those files and JPegs coming!

xo
dan

 
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