Print Edition for the week of
Apr. 12 - 18, 2017

Vol. 17, No. 48
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Brian Britigan

News

The Buck Stops Elsewhere

You Voted for Campaign Finance Reform—But the County Won’t Defend It

Ed Murray’s Portland Paper Trail

Seattle’s Mayor Faces Serious Accusations from His Time in the Rose City

Hall Monitor: A Miracle Move for R2DToo?

The Camp’s Latest Proposed Home Could Be Perfect—For A Year or So

Resistance & Solidarity

From Slacktivism to Activism

Resistance Events for the Week of April 12–18

Music

Record Review

Little Star, Little Star

On A Crow Looked at Me, Mount Eerie’s Phil Elverum Processes the Death of His Wife

The Album’s Sparse Songs Are Steadfastly Devastating

Celebrating Local Latinidad

El Pueblo Unido Spotlights Portland’s Latinx Musicians

Things to Do Music: April 12-18

Noteworthy Shows This Week

Film

BREAKING: Dominic Toretto Has Just Gone Rogue

“I Choose to Make My Own Fate,” He Said, Shortly After Doing a Bunch of Awesome Shit

Things to Do Film: April 14-20

This Week: The Void's Elder Gods, Werner Herzog's Queen of the Desert, and Joe Dante Comes to Portland

A Chat with Colossal Director Nacho Vigalondo

Love Can Be a Seoul-Crushing Experience

👱 + 🙋 + 😺 = 😍

Gifted Review: Math, Cats, and Celebrity Romance

Cannabis

It’s a Cannabis News Roundup!

Maryland Woes, Skinny Joints, and More Canna News

Food and Drink

Drink This!

OH SHIT! The Commons Made an IPA in CANS!

Portland Pizza Week 2017

All the Places You Can Get $2 Slices April 17-22

Comedy

Gout Jokes and Open-Carry Confusion with Kyle Kinane

There’s More to the Comedian Than Meets the Eye

Books

The Book of Joan: Oh, Dear

Lidia Yuknavitch’s Sci-Fi Novel Misses the Mark, and We All Go Flying into the Void

Feature

Fragile and White

What the Woman Who Invented the Term “White Fragility” Thinks About Trump

Last Supper

Amazing New Places to Get Seriously Good Sandwiches

Also, a Hot Dog Is Not a Sandwich

Sports

Sparks Fly

Swordguild Portland Brings Historical Swordplay into the Modern Era

Comics

Comics Artists Jeff Lemire Goes Further North in Roughneck

It’s a Story About Canada and Hockey and Snow—and a Return to Form for the Essex County Author

Lush Life

You Can Lead a Mule to Ginger Beer

Figuring Out Rachel's Ginger Beer

I, Anonymous

This Week’s Featured I, Anonymous!

Dear So-Called Equity Champions...

Ask a Pot Lawyer

Weed from Warm Springs May Be on the Way

Oregon Tribes Hope to Enter the Cannabis Market

New Column!

New Column

One Hulk’s Opinion

Letters

Letters to the Editor

“Just Because Music Is Depressing, Whiny, and a Little Weird Doesn’t Make It Next-Level ‘Art.’”

I, Anonymous Blog

Savage Love

Hard Limits

The Party Review

Nasty Woman Party (Part 2)