This Mask Is the Best Mask

For me. Faces vary. Photo by Christopher Frizzelle Here’s the thing about faces: They’re all different. What works for me won’t necessarily work for you. I bought a beautiful Afriquaino mask because a friend on Facebook said it was his favorite, but its elastic straps fold up my ears like tacos. I tried the face […]

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A Message to the City from Rafael Soldi

Rafael Soldi is a visual artist. Courtesy of Rafael Soldi Good morning. It’s Thursday, August 13, and for today’s message we turn to the visual artist , who’s just completed an absolutely beautiful project while in quarantine. Rafael is a Peruvian­-born, Seattle-based artist and curator. His practice centers on how queerness and masculinity intersect with […]

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Slog AM: Trump Won’t Fund USPS Over Mail-In Voting, Jobless Claims Dip, Herman Cain Tweets From the Dead

President Donald Trump admitted he’s blocking funding for USPS over mail-in voting. Win McNamee/Getty Washington state is changing the way they count negative COVID tests: Before, if a person tested negative for coronavirus twice, they were only counted once by the Department of Health (DOH). Now under this new system, both negative tests will be […]

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Slog AM: Trump Comments on Chief Best, Dog Dies of COVID-19, Fires in the Amazon

Brazil’s president says the fires are a “lie.” Westend61/Getty Images Trump weighs in: “I think Seattle has made a tragic mistake,” Donald Trump said about Seattle Police Department Chief Carmen Best’s resignation announcement. Trump suggested that the federal government could fill in the gaps for cities that cut their police budgets. “I hate to see […]

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New Savage Love: Married People

JOE NEWTON I’m a 38-year-old bi woman who has been sleeping with a married male coworker for the last eight months. We’re a walking cliché: I’m a nurse, he’s a doctor, and one night he ended up spilling a lot of personal information about his marriage to me (sexless, non-romantic, she might be a lesbian) […]

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