Print Edition for the week of
Mar. 5 - 11, 2009

Vol. 9, No. 40
Ryan Berkley


Greenwashing the Columbia

Sam's Big Bridge Moves Forward... So Where Are the Environmental Activists?

Hard Knocks

Hurt by Recession, Canvassers Organize

Hall Monitor

Another Fine State

Anatomy of a Recall

Who's Behind the Effort to Oust Mayor Sam Adams—and Will They Succeed?

Moving the Goalposts

Fans Push Council for Major League Soccer Support


Sharing Sucks

M. Ward Is Still Ours

Floating Toward Home

Peter Broderick's Musical Odyssey

Redemption Rhymes

Luck-One Makes Up for Lost Time

Peter Pan Is Punk

Japanther's DIY Blueprint

Up & Coming

Movies & TV

Men in Tights

Watchmen: The Unfilmable Book, Now in Convenient Film Form!

He Raps!

Will the Real Joaquin Phoenix Please Stand Up?

Before Home Video

American Movies of the 1970s


Film Shorts

This Week on Television

Food and Drink

No Jitters

Alex Pond and the Quest for National Coffee Greatness

Food News

Sweet Moves and Boozy Additions

Visual Art

I know nothing of the weather when I know it is either raining or not raining

A group show at PNCA aims to disrupt the false absolutes of language.


The Cult of Self-Mutilating Monks

Last Days returns horror and detective fiction to their dark roots.

Web + Novel

Portland's Underland Press Ventures into the Brave New World of Online Publishing


Little Bee's do-good message comes in an insultingly accessible package.

Theater & Performance

Wildean Froth

The Importance of Being Earnest is a frothy, mid-season diversion. That's not a good thing.

I, Anonymous

Sold Out

Frocky, Crafty, Wordy

One Day at a Time

Savage Love

Suppressed Memory Lane

I Love Television

I Love Television™

Why I'm Recession-Proof