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Portland Is Burning

Local Ballroom Culture Is About Much More than Looking Fabulous

“Can Anybody Help Out This Week?”

Six Days at the Pacific Northwest’s Regional Abortion Fund

Food Critic Andrea Damewood’s Wish List

Music Editor Ciara Dolan’s Wish List

Senior Editor Ned Lannamann’s Wish List

Copy Chief Jenni Moore’s Wish List

Senior Editor Megan Burbank’s Wish List

The Mercury’s Holiday Wish List

A Bunch of Stuff You Should Buy for the Mercury Staff—Because We Want It!

News Reporter Doug Brown’s Wish List

Editor-in-Chief Wm. Steven Humphrey’s Wish List

Managing Editor Erik Henriksen’s Wish List

Echoes of the Klan

The History of the Ku Klux Klan in Oregon—and the Striking Similarities You May Recognize

Deliverance Interrupted

A Vancouver Music Company Tried to Release New Music from Prince. They Didn’t Get Very Far.

Oregon Field Guide’s True Stories of Science and Adventure

In the Field with the TV Show That’s Saving Oregon

HUMP! Springs Eternal

Dan Savage’s 13th Annual Amateur Porn Film Festival Kicks Off This Week

The Tell-Tale Tooth

True Stories of Dental-Related Horror

The Doctor Will See You Now

Another True Story of Dental-Related Horror

Chitter, Chatter... What’s the Matter?

Another True Story of Dental-Related Horror

The Missing Mouth Jewel

Another True Story of Dental-Related Horror

Dr. Nick: Mini-Mall Dentist

Another True Story of Dental-Related Horror

By the Skin of My Teeth

Another True Story of Dental-Related Horror

Scared Straight

Another True Story of Dental-Related Horror

The Hollywood Theatre Wants to Save Film History—But First, It Needs to Save Movie Madness

The Fate of Portland’s Favorite Video Store Depends on an Ambitious Kickstarter

Okay, Cupid

A Portland Entrepreneur Curates Online Profiles for the Romantically Frustrated... But Does It Work?

Song of the Red States

Diving into the Mouth of Country Music—and Red-State America—at the Bi-Mart Willamette Country Music Festival

Wildfire Diaries

Three Days in Oregon During The Eagle Creek Fire

Welcome to Portland! (No, We’re Serious!)

The Portland Mercury’s Indispensible Guide for Newcomers

Beating Traffic in This City Is Easy—with a Bike!

Here’s Everything You Need to Know

Things To Do Film: September 15-21

The Prophecy of Network; the Genius of Babe: Pig in the City

The Undisputable Fun of the Undisputable Geniuses of Comedy

The Best of Portland Comedy—One Stage, One Night Only!

Oregon's $450 Million Plan to Widen I-5 Has Portlanders Preparing for War

But Can Activists Kill Another Highway Megaproject?

Lost Decade’s Rock and Roll and Children’s T-Shirts

Manu Berelli and Glenn Henrickson’s Homegrown Design Empire

Vanessa Renwick, Accidental Visionary

The Unlikely Career of a Portland Experimental Filmmaker and Installation Artist

How Portland Is Driving Away New Residents of Color

The City Wasn’t Giving Me What I Needed—Which Is Why I Left

Eclipse Your Doubts with Totality Horoscopes!

Why Not? Everything Is Made Up Anyway

Eclipse Events Calendar!

The Only Actually Useful Thing in the Mercury’s Eclipse Issue

Fact: The Laws of God and Man Are Suspended During an Eclipse.

Plan Accordingly.

I Told You This Would Happen!


Flat Earth, Eclipsed

The Eclipse, as “Explained” by Flat-Earthers

Okay, Fuck This Eclipse

Editorial Opinion by A Rooster

How to Make Your Own Eclipse

It’s Super Easy, Everybody

I Am Mortified by the Attention and Apologize for the Disruption

This Is Just the Worst

Pets of the Trump Administration

That’s Weird... White House Employees Look Just Like Their Pets!

Best Practices for Small Pig Adoption

How to (Ethically) Achieve Your Dream of Getting a Small Swine Companion

When Cats ATTACK!

They Are Probably Just Scared, Says Horror Cartoonist and Attack Survivor Julia Gfrörer

Cat Party!

Getting Twisted with My Feline Friends

An Excerpt from Fetch: How A Bad Dog Brought Me Home

Nicole Georges on Her Lovable, Cranky Pup
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