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Feb. 19 - 25, 2014

Vol. 14, No. 40
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Lukasz Wierzbowski


An Empty Mandate

Hearing on Police Reform Makes Clear: Mental Health Centers Just "Aspirational"

The Secret Weapon

A Tough New Police Policy Targets the Homeless. Why Doesn't Anyone Know About It?

Bolting Down

Novick Gets Funds for Earthquake Retrofits

Oregon and the New Jim Crow

Same-Sex Marriage Fight Shifts to Discrimination Measure

Traces of Fluoride

The Fate of the City's Water System Lies with Voters—Again

Hall Monitor

The "Target on My Back"

In Other News


Deep Dark Blue

Cécile McLorin Salvant Is Revitalizing Jazz

MusicfestNW: This Year's Model

A Q&A with MFNW's Executive Director

Mark's My Friend

Getting Uncomfortable with Sun Kil Moon's Mark Kozelek

Cause for Alarm

Propagandhi's Coming to Town

Catlike Reflexes

Cheatahs Show Their Teeth

Up & Coming

This Week's Music Previews

Movies & TV

Awkward Threesome

Costner, McG, and Besson's 3 Days to Kill

Divide and Conquer

Omar: The Political Is Personal

Geological Liberties

Pompeii: In Which Jon Snow Fights a Volcano

... And Justice for All

Death and Metal in As the Palaces Burn

Back to the Future

Lemmy Caution's Heading Back to Alphaville

Film Shorts

In Which We Hit It and Quit It


Comedy Synthesis

James Adomian Does It All


Some Sort of Magical Reality

Wes Anderson, Matt Zoller Seitz, One Book, and Seven Films

One Thing Too Many

Stories and More Stories and Then Some More Stories from BJ Novak

Theater & Performance

Happy Nightmares

Profiling Puppet Maker Matt Hopkins


The Great Floodgates of the Wonderworld

An Excerpt from Justin Hocking's New Book about Surfing, Loneliness, Girls, and... Moby-Dick

I Love Television

I Love Television™

All Hail McConaughey!

I, Anonymous

Portland Living

Sold Out


One Day at a Time

The Week in Review

New Column!

Savage Love

Cuck You