, free, cultural newspaper from Seattle
Washington featuring local news, editorials, arts and music information; and found in nearly every coffee-shop and news stand in the city.
The origins of the Stranger may be a reference to Albert Camus
' novel of the same name (in French L’Étranger) however is it also likely to be a reference to a sex act
in which one sits on one's hand or arm until it is numb and masturbating
It is considered by many to be an elite, pseudo-intellectual
and liberal source of information and has high activity on its own blogosphere
, the Slog.