Print Edition for the week of
Dec. 30 - Jan. 5, 2016

Vol. 16, No. 33
Ryan Alexander-Tanner


2015 Was Importantβ€”and Messy

The Mercury's Definitive Rundown of the Year That Was


An ABBA Calendar for 2016

"Happy New Year," and Other Songs to Get You Through the Next 12 Months

Up & Coming

This Week's Music Previews

Movies & TV

2016 Film Preview

Get the Fuck Out, 2015! It's Time for 2016!

Film Shorts

In Which We Hit It and Quit It



The Best Canna-Events of 2015

Ask a Pot Lawyer

The Supreme Court and Legalization

Visual Art

Cowpokes of Instagram in The Good the Bad and the Ugly

Portland Painter Annie McLaughlin Takes on West Coast Pastoral


The Sound of Gravel Is an Uneasy Return Home

Ruth Wariner Recounts a Fundamentalist Upbringing

From Catholics to Kerouac, the Life of Robert Lax

Michael N. McGregor's Pure Act Is a Contradictory Portrait of the Minimalist Poet


Things Not Invited Back in 2016

Alex Falcone's Ultimate List of Portland's Most Annoying Annoyances

Everything as Fuck

Spoiler Wars!

Sold Out

Fashion in 2016

Savage Love & Sex

Savage Love

Other Dicks, Other Doms