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Adventures in Newspapering
"Welcome to the January doldrums, buttholes!" writes the Mercury's editor-in-chief, ushering in a brave new era of award-winning journalism.

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News
Portland gets a new police chief, environmentalists clash over climate policy, and we remember Commisioner Nick Fish.

Feature
The players of the Portland Fighting Shockwave—one of Portland's full-contact female football teams—are here to make you feel very, very frail.

Things to Do
Our picks for Portland's best events, including comedy, hip-hop, and a sexxxy variety show. (Extra "X"s = extra sexy.)

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COVER ART BY PHILIPP IGUMNOV

Music
Wynne promises to never leave Portland. We have it in writing, and this interview is legally binding.

Arts & Performance
Hedwig and the Angry Inch or Hedwig, Harry Potter's beloved and loyal owl? MAKE YOUR CHOICE!

Food & Drink
Three new Jewish(ish) delis raise Portland's matzoh game.

Movies & TV
At last: An in-depth, scholarly examination of the Baha Men's "Who Let the Dogs Out?"

Savage Love
Culture, kinks, and the benefits of noise-canceling headphones.


As ever, there's even more—including art, comics, a crossword, and probably some typos—in the current print edition of the Portland Mercury, available now!

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