Print Edition for the week of
Nov. 27 - Dec. 3, 2013

Vol. 14, No. 28
Martin Ontiveros


Not So Special?

The County's Vaunted "Specialty Courts" Are Running Dry

Courtesy Rule

Cop Faces Investigation Over Racial Slur Caught on Video

Free Parking

The Central Eastside Is a Petri Dish

The Trees for the Forest

Park Rangers' Union Fight Is Part of a Bigger (and More Expensive) Battle

Hall Monitor

Waking the Silent Masses


This Must Be the Place

Blitzen Trapper Reflects on Home

Livin' That Fantasy

Lorde Isn't Sweet 16 Anymore

So... Would You Like a Tour?

Drake, Miguel, Future, and the State of Hip-Pop

Debate Club

Pearl Jam: Last Band Standing

Up & Coming

This Week's Music Previews

Movies & TV

Senior Moments

Not Everything's Black and White in Nebraska

Friends and Family and Genocide

The Book Thief: The Holocaust, Now with Giggles!

A Special Kind of Terrible

Spike Lee's Impressively Awful Oldboy

Odd Couple

Coogan and Dench Are a Perfect Pair in Philomena

A Meeting of the Minds

Statham and Franco Light Up a Quasi-Parodic Action Flick

Film Shorts

In Which We Hit It and Quit It

Food and Drink

Don't Forget the Little People

Six Carts Worth the Weather

Visual Art

Invoicing the Internet

Local Artists Go Toe-to-Toe with BuzzFeed

"It Goes Until I Do"

Vance Feldman's Endless Illustration


Indies First

Authors Play Bookseller for a Day


Spice World

Secret Aardvark Could Become a National Sensation. (So Maybe You Should Stop Stealing It?)

The $2.3 Million Mistake

Internal Documents Reveal the Hidden Story of a Portland Cop's Near-Fatal Mix-Up—and How the Bureau May Have Let It Happen

HUMP! 2013 Winners!

The World's Best Amateur Porn Festival Is So Good, We Had to Double the Grand Prize

I Love Television

I Love Television™

A Charlie Brown Pop Quiz

I, Anonymous

Ten-Point Parking

Sold Out

Little Boxes

One Day at a Time

The Week in Review

New Column!

Savage Love & Sex

Savage Love



Cut Down, But Still Growing

Timbers' Storybook Season Ends with Crescendo of Support