Print Edition for the week of
Jan. 6 - 12, 2016

Vol. 16, No. 34
Jessica Roux


Armed Militants Aren't the Only Ones Who Want to Take Back Federal Lands

A Host of Oregon Lawmakers Are Pushing the Same Thing


Gilad Hekselman's Ports of Call

Israeli-Born Jazz Guitarist Breathes Melody

Life After Lemmy

Remembering Motörhead's (and Rock 'n' Roll's) Main Man

All-Ages Action!

The 2016 All-Ages Hot List

Up & Coming

This Week's Music Previews

Movies & TV

Suffering Through The Revenant

Here's a List of Everything That Happens to Leonardo DiCaprio in The Revenant!

Film Shorts

Chinatown, Tropic Thunder, and 50 Years of Indian Cinema



The Stupid Stoner Moments of 2015

Ask a Pot Lawyer

Pot License Applications—Explained!

Food and Drink

Food Year's Resolutions

Merc Food Writers Give (Unsolicited) Advice on How to Wine and Dine in 2016


Baron Vaughn Is Working Saturdaze

Comedian Baron Vaughn on His Improbable New Tour, Grace and Frankie, and the Opposite of Hate Speech


The Snowy Mazes of Keith Lee Morris' Travelers Rest

Exploring the Ghost Town of Good Night, Idaho

Lori Shenher's Descent into Chaos

In That Lonely Section of Hell, a Former Police Detective Recounts the Bungled Investigation of a Serial Killer


The Best of Mayor Charlie Hales' Voicemails: 2015

Keep Portland Rage-Filled

Savage Love & Sex

Savage Love

Phones & Bones

New Column!

Ask a Militia Patriot Occupying a Federal Bird Sanctuary

Everything as Fuck

Militia as Fuck

I, Anonymous


Letters to the Editor

"What the Fuck Did You Just Fucking Say About Me?"