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Apr. 15 - 21, 2015

Vol. 15, No. 48
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News

Drunk on Power?

The OLCC's College Crackdowns Might Hamper Its Pot Ambitions

Hall Monitor

Hitting "Reset" on Police Reform

Pushing for a Pipeline

How a $500 Million Fuel Facility Nearly Crept into North Portland

In Other News

Music

Wonderful World

Leon Bridges' Sweet, Smooth Soul

All You Need Is Nothing

The Dead Milkmen Still Hate Pretty Music

Beauty and Corruption

Loscil's Tarnished Ambience

All-Ages Action!

This Week in All-Ages Music

Up & Coming

This Week's Music Previews

Film

Cry, Robot

Getting Comfortable with the Too-High Tech of Ex Machina

Thinking Bad Thoughts

The Weird and Difficult White God

Hotel California

Man from Reno Feels Like a Novel. It Isn't One.

Truth and Consequences

The Murder, Lies, and Bromance of True Story

Surprise Goldblum!

Le Week-End: Life, Love, and Wait! Jeff Goldblum?

Film Shorts

In Which We Hit It and Quit It

Ghost Troll

The Teen Horror of Being Unfriended

Food and Drink

Ride Along

La Tapatia Market Serves Mexican Soup Realness in Gresham

Visual Art

Out of Tumblr and Onto the Wall

Intisar Abioto's Signature Portraits Get Their Due at Duplex Gallery

Books

Track by Track

Inside Brian Coleman's Canon of Hiphop Lit

Behind the Eightball

Daniel Clowes' Classic Comics Get Collected

Theater & Performance

Love is Madness

Marriage and Mental Illness in Amy Herzog's Belleville

Feature

The High Life

The Mercury Cannabis Issue!

Don't Try This at Home

The Mercury's First Annual Dabcathlon!

The Great Vape-Off

Consumer Reviews of the Stoniest New Devices

Fresh Air

Where Vape Oil Comes From

The Mercury Stoner Game Corner!

Grab the Bong, It's Time to Play "Bacca-Bong Rummy"!

Crystal Ball, Purple Haze

Oregon's Pot Laws Are Up in the Air, But these Are the Ones Getting the Most Attention

Weed, Inc.

A Pot Attorney Answers Questions about the Business of Legal Weed

The Pot Shot

Come Out from Under the Smoke Screen: Take the Merc's Weed Survey!

Slim Shady

The Murky World of Diet Weed

Bang a Bong

Getting Ripped with the Rooster

Roll Another Number

Great Stoner Albums You Need to Hear (It's Time You Went Beyond "Sweet Leaf" and Dark Side of the Moon)

Roll Away the Stone

100 (More) Great Marijuana Friendly Albums

Most Bestest Shit

A Recipe for a Premium High

I, Anonymous

Everything as Fuck

Spring

Sold Out

Take Me to Church

One Day at a Time

The Week in Review

Savage Love

I Love Television

I Love Television™

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