Print Edition for the week of
Dec. 23 - 29, 2015

Vol. 16, No. 32
Scott Erwert


The City Says It's Divesting from Fossil Fuels. That's Not True.

In Fact, We Don't Plan to Stop Supporting Oil Companies Any Time Soon.

The Backers of a Vancouver Oil Terminal Are Being Accused of Fudging Their Numbers

And They're Refusing to Set the Record Straight

Hall Monitor

Amanda Fritz Says I'm Wrong

In Other News


The Best of 2015

The Moments in Music We'll Remember Forever

The Best Records of 2015

As Selected by Portland Mercury Writers

Up & Coming

This Week's Music Previews

Movies & TV

With Joy, David O. Russell Hits Peak Whimsy

A Stylized, Playful Portrait of a Striving Single Mom. And Mops!

The Hateful Eight Comes to Portland

The Hollywood Scores Tarantino's Latest—on 70mm

Happily Ever After with Carol

Lesbians Can Be Happy, Too!

Greed Isn't Good in The Big Short

In Which the Financial Crisis Is Infuriatingly Funny!

Mustang and the Threat of Marriage

Let's Not Banish Girls into Marriage-Slavery!

The New Point Break Ruins Christmas

Thanks for Nothing, Shitty New Point Break

Film Shorts

In Which We Hit It and Quit It

Food and Drink

The Places Our Food Critic Returns to on Her Own Time and Dime

Putting My Money Where My Mouth Is

Your Wine Questions Answered!

Pairing Wine with the Best Stores, Restaurants, and Happy Hours

Visual Art

Krampus Sees You When You're Sleeping

And He's Coming to the Pony Club Gallery!


Required Reading

Portland Book-People Share the Best Things They Read in 2015


The Final Countdown

The Mercury's Guide to the Best New Year's Eve Parties in Town

The Winner of the Mercury's "Design a Christian Starbucks Cup" Contest!

Plus a Christ-Load of Cups from Our Runners-Up

Ask a Pot Lawyer

Marijuana Mailers


Everything as Fuck

The End (of 2015)

Sold Out

The Best and Worst of 2015 Style

Portland's Style Pros on What Worked and Didn't!

One Day at a Time

New Column!

Returning Column!

You're Wrong About That (the Holiday Edition)

Savage Love & Sex

Savage Love

Cock Locked

I, Anonymous