Print Edition for the week of
Nov. 19 - 25, 2009

Vol. 10, No. 26
Alex Lukas


Smugpocalypse Now

Survey: Portlanders Happier than Ever

Punched in the Head

New Allegations of a Rough Pattern in Jail Discipline

Bicycle Race

Nonprofit Investigates the Portland Bike Scene's Racial Gap

Hall Monitor

Leaving Randyland

Put Good Money into Politics

The $50 Tax Loophole for the Poor and Infamous

In Other News


Phat Girl

Precious: Who Wants Some Oprah-Approved Ghetto Tourism?

Brain vs. Brawn

New Moon: I'm on "Team it Was Pretty Fun"

Nature and Nuture

The Blind Side's Sandra Bullock Is Mother of the Year

World: Fixed!

The Yes Men Fix the World. (Or Not. At All.)

More than Okay, Less than Cosmic

What Is Right with Black Dynamite Also Happens to be What Is Wrong with It

The Spaceman Cometh

Planet 51: In Which the Rock Teaches Us About Xenophobia

Geek Out


Film Shorts

This Week on Television


Portland Playhouse Goes Balls Out

A Young Company Takes a Risk with Bingo with the Indians


In Brief

Four Quick Reviews of New Comics

Memoir Queen

Mary Karr's the Best Thing about a Crappy Genre

Prodigal Son

Vera Katz's Kid Writes a Memoir. About Baseball.


Accidents Will Happen

Dutchess, Duke, and Deadlines

The Most Hated Musician in Portland

Art Alexakis Speaks

Truth Faith

Friendly Fires Are for Real by Raquel Nasser

Flat Earth Society

Rainbow Arabia's World of Sound

Brave New World

The Strange Boys Party Like it's 1964

Our Town Could Be Your Life

Meth Teeth

Up & Coming

Food and Drink

The Good Old Days!

Nel Centro All But Erases the Past



The Single Most Important Story You Will Read In Your Entire Life! (Which Isn't Going to Last Much Longer, By the Way)

Side-Dish Domination

Four Local Chefs Offer Recipes for Thanksgiving Glory

Things To Do