What’s Wrong with Channel 9?

Big ambitions, expanding overhead, shrinking local programming . . . does Channel 9 know what it's doing?

What’s Wrong With This Picture?

Hint: Rumsfeld speaks Fantasy Rumsfeldian.

Whatcha Gonna Do?

Whatcha Gonna Do?

Some of my straight female friends say they like to date a "bad boy," but no one can explain what it means. Is a criminal… Continue reading

Whatcha Gonna Do?

Whatever Happened to ‘Hippie Bitch’ Forman?

A where-are-they-now guide to some key WTO players.

Tininha's lets it all hang out.

Whatever Suits You

Seattle's hottest swimwear makes a splash.

Tininha's lets it all hang out.
Scott Koh, co-owner of the Standard Cafe.

When Attorneys Attack

Another Seattle nightclub owner dodges bullets—and then the crossfire of rival gangs of lawyers.

Scott Koh, co-owner of the Standard Cafe.

When cards come collecting

How Safeway's new discount cards can be used against you.

When Cops Have No Names

Civilian oversight is handcuffed.

When did we all become women?

Critics of feminism once predicted it would masculinize women. Guess what: It's done the opposite. And by the way—Nice pants, guy.

When Freedom Is Academic

The postcolonial U.S. Congress wants a say in the curricula of postcolonial studies.

Ex–FEMA chief Michael Brown, right, and Homeland Security Secretary Michael Chertoff in Louisiana last week.

When Incompetence Rules

One of the most basic things we've learned from the flooding of New Orleans is that a generation of politicians ideologically hostile to government's very… Continue reading

Ex–FEMA chief Michael Brown, right, and Homeland Security Secretary Michael Chertoff in Louisiana last week.
When it comes to promoting tourism, Seattle has always lazily left the

When it comes to promoting tourism, Seattle has always lazily left the

When it comes to promoting tourism, Seattle has always lazily left the heavy lifting to Mount Rainier, Puget Sound, and the Space Needle, smugly confident… Continue reading

When it comes to promoting tourism, Seattle has always lazily left the
Example of an electronic-ballot receipt.

When It Doesn’t Add Up

While no one has documented a plot to manipulate results, voting systems deserve closer scrutiny.

Example of an electronic-ballot receipt.
Cracks in the public's concrete.

When It Rains, There Are Pores

The state orders billionaire Paul Allen to fix the many leaks in Seahawks Stadium—or else.

Cracks in the public's concrete.

When Nouvelle Was New

Thirty years ago in Seattle Weekly.

When People Talk, General Hayden Listens

Warning: This cartoon may have undergone NSA monitoring.

When Phinney Was Funky

Thirty years ago in Seattle Weekly.

When Pork Flies

With help from friends, Boeing continues to push the envelope of taxpayer largesse.

Beth Berendt: "The politicians are afraid."

When Regulators Don’t

The health care industry trumps the insurance commissioner.

Beth Berendt: "The politicians are afraid."

When The Seattle Times decided that employing a cranky thief was more

Wake up and smell the 'organic' coffeeA very, very sad day for PCC shoppers. To fire their CEO of nine years because, as the board… Continue reading

  • Oct 9, 2006