Print Edition for the week of
Oct. 8 - 14, 2009

Vol. 10, No. 20
Jim Riswold


Knock, Knock, Who's There? Taxing the Rich!

Grassroots Group Knocks Doors for Popular New Taxes

Cops Gone Wild!

Police Bureau Draws Heat for TV Crew Antics

Kroger vs. the Willamette

Attorney General Talks River Cleanup

Pricing Dignity

City Wants $22,600 for Homeless Restroom Permits

Hall Monitor

Down the P-Hole

Bonjour Beaverton!

European Bike Ambassadors School Portland

In Other News


Shouting Out Loud

We Need the Raincoats

Death of the Supergroup

Monsters of Folk: This Year's Wilburys

Serious About the Scene

Eleven Years of POH-Hop

Our Town Could Be Your Life

Portland Local Music News

Up & Coming

Movies & TV

Ghost Story

The Coen Brothers' Haunted, Haunting A Serious Man

Couples... Retreat!

Veronica Mars, You're Dead to Me

In the Bedroom

The Ball-Crawling Dread of Paranormal Activity

Rare Variety

The Portland Latin American Film Festival Returns

Boys Just Wanna Have Fun

The Boys Are Back, and Other Lyrical Allusions

I'm Staying Home

A Permanent Dissatisfaction

Film Shorts

This Week on Television

Food and Drink


Live Butchery and Literary Performance on the Same Plate


Amateur Hour

Michael Chabon's Manhood for Amateurs: An Instruction Manual for Men. And Women. And Everyone, Really.

Responsible Perverts

Ryan Boudinot's New Novel Is a Leap Forward

Genre Bustin'

Rewriting the Rules with The Umbrella Academy: Dallas

Puzzling with the Master

Will Shortz Talks Table Tennis

Theater & Performance

A Waning Metaphor

The Specific Appeal of Becky's New Car

Resembling Ben

A Monologist Gets in Touch with his Outer Franklin


The Longshot

Willy Vlautin's Unlikely Road to Glory

A Balanced Diet

Ravenous Reading and Mixed Metaphors at Wordstock

Destination Fun

Reading Rainbow

Oregon Is for (Wordstock) Lovers

I, Anonymous

Folk Zero

Sold Out

Fashion Week in Full Blast

One Day at a Time

The Week in Review


Letters to the Editor

We can take it.

Savage Love

On the Fence

I Love Television

I Love Television™

I Didn't Know, OKAY?!?