Katie Herzog, The Stranger

Katie Herzog

The Stranger

Seattle, WA, United States

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Past articles by Katie:

Why Weed and Alcohol Don't Mix

The scientific explanation for getting the spins. → Read More

After Governor Bans Public Gatherings, Puget Sound Sports Are Canceled or Postponed

Here's what we know so far. → Read More

What the Resuscitation of Joe Biden Tells Us About Winning Votes

Number one: Debates do not win votes. → Read More

Sick People in Washington Want Coronavirus Tests. They Can't Get Them.

One local resident spent four hours in the ER in an unsuccessful attempt to get tested. → Read More

No Hand Sanitizer? No Problem!

Here's how to make your own. → Read More

Dams on Lower Snake River Unlikely to Come Down

Bad news for salmon and those who enjoy eating them. → Read More

Trump Names Man Who Doesn't Think Smoking Causes Cancer to Head Public Health Crisis

Don't worry, guys! Mike Pence has got this. → Read More

Is it Time to Start Panicking About Coronavirus?

No. Panic doesn't help anyone and it tends to make things much worse. → Read More

Bernie Is Asked to Answer for His Bros

His most ardent online fans have come back to haunt him. → Read More

How One Company Gets Around Laws on Pot Delivery

Pelican Delivers is doing business in cities such as Bremerton, Silverdale, and Shoreline. → Read More

This Valentines Day, Make Your Own Non-Toxic Lube

Flaxseeds lube is cheap, easy, and won't give your junk an infection. → Read More

How You're Going to Die

The future will be fatal. → Read More

What's Next for the #YangGang?

In New Hampshire, Andrew Yang announced the end of his bid for the presidency. → Read More

Breach the Bubble: "Bernie Is on My Side" Edition

Could our token Trump-voter be persuaded to vote for a Democratic Socialist? → Read More

Science Confirms What Stoners Already Knew

This Valentine's Day, couples (or thruples or quads) around the country will be plying themselves with alcohol, which, for better or worse, is an essential ingredient in any number of sexual or romantic encounters. Alcohol, obviously, lowers inhibitions and makes things that might not be possible sober seem not just doable but actually a good idea. (For instance, putting candlesticks up your… → Read More

Trump Says Weed Makes You Dumb. But Does It?

What does the science say? → Read More

Amazon Employees Speak Out About Climate Change and Internal Censorship

There's conflict brewing in Bezos's Balls. → Read More

Oh God, We Might Have to Start Paying to Fly with Emotional Support Pets Again

A new proposed rule would vastly restrict who and what counts as an emotional support animal. → Read More

Gov. Inslee Proposes Permanent Ban on Flavored Vapes

On Thursday, public health officials confirmed more reports of vaping-related lung illnesses in Washington state, bringing the total to 23. → Read More

Olympia Implements Free Public Transit. Will Seattle Be Next?

As of January 1, public transit riders in Olympia will no longer have to pay for bus service. Olympia is one of several cities and towns across the U.S.—including Kansas City and Park City, Utah—that have recently stopped charging for public transit. Besides the inherent benefits of getting people out of cars and onto buses for both the environment and reducing traffic, authorities in Olympia… → Read More