It’s Last Call at Re-Bar

Last Call is one of Re-bar’s final events livestreamed from their Howell Street space. Kelly O Earlier this month, I spoke to Dane Wilson, co-owner of Re-bar, who confirmed that the beloved performance venue and nightclub will permanently close their Denny Triangle location due to costs stemming from the pandemic shutdown. Although Wilson said he […]

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Slog PM: 100,000 Dead, Churches Rush to Pray Together, Cinerama Closed for the “Foreseeable Future”

The historic SpaceX launch couldn’t happen today: It was rescheduled for Saturday due to bad weather in Florida. A dozen inmates have tested positive for coronavirus at an Eastern Washington prison: “The Spokesman-Review reports Wednesday that all the prison’s inmates will be quarantined in their units for 10 days. All classes and other programming will […]

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A Message to the City from Elizabeth Aquino

Elizabeth Aquino is a writer, a caregiver, and an advocate for children with special needs. Courtesy of Elizabeth Aquino Good morning. It’s Thursday, May 28, and today’s message comes from Elizabeth Aquino, who lives in California, but has spent time working on her art in the Pacific Northwest. “I landed a Hedgebrook residency some years […]

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Slog AM: Minneapolis Burns, Unemployment Climbs to 40 Million, Trump to Curb Social Media Legal Protections

South Minneapolis engulfed in flames after protests surrounding George Floyds murder grow violent. Stephen Maturen/Getty 2.1 million more Americans filed for unemployment last week: Bringing the total number of unemployment claims to over 40 million since mid-March, reports Politico. The number of continuing claims, however, declined 3.86 million from last week suggesting that businesses in […]

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New Savage Love: Quickies

JOE NEWTON I don’t want to become one of those people who write to you complaining about how I married someone I wasn’t sexually compatible with ten year ago and now my sex life still sucks. I already know I need to break up with my boyfriend and I was about to do it when […]

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Trust No Persona Non Grata

Jess Stein “Automation Is Coming For You” Lovely. Jasmyne Keimig Just so you all are aware, if you weren’t already, that automation is coming for us all. I do not look forward to the day that my job is replaced by an AI bot that generates memes or poetry. “Thank You. I’ve Been Screened: TUESDAY” […]

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Larry Kramer’s Great Enduring Legacy

The New York Times says Larry Kramer’s accomplishments may be “overshadowed” by his “controversial” approach. But I think that approach is itself one of his accomplishments. Photo by D Dipasupil/Getty Images This morning, the New York Times led their obituary of Larry Kramer by noting that his “abusive approach” overshadowed his achievements, then changed their […]

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