Print Edition for the week of
Apr. 20 - 26, 2016

Vol. 16, No. 49
Chris Ryan


State Regulators Could Have Clamped Down on Glass Factories Years Ago

How Are They Just Figuring That Out?

Hall Monitor: Idling Threats

Truckers Want to Kill the Gas Tax, and Steve Novick's Making Phone Calls

In Other News

Trump Supporters, Haters Clash! Rent Control's Rolling!


All-Ages Action!

This Week in All-Ages Music

Dej Loaf’s Gonna Win

The Detroit Rapper’s Confidence Is Contagious

Sheer Mag Sounds Like Taylor Hanson Fronting Thin Lizzy

The Philadelphia Band's Modern Rock

Frightened Rabbit Is Kicking Against the Pricks

Spread Across Two Continents, the Scottish Band Carries On

Up & Coming

This Week's Music Previews

Movies & TV

Green Room: Shot in Oregon. Intense as Hell.

Director Jeremy Saulnier: "I Really Curate Each Scene to Have the Most Impact"

The Huntsman: Winter's War's Empty Calories

The Women Kick Ass, But It's Not Enough

Don Cheadle Plays Miles Davis in Miles Ahead

Also Featuring an Unnecessary Ewan McGregor!

Louder Than Bombs' Quiet Triumph

Lars von Trier's Distant Relative > Lars von Trier

The President and the King Meet in Elvis & Nixon

A Deft, Lighthearted Comedy About Two Tragic Dudes

Film Shorts

This Week: A Hologram for the King, Total Recall, and both Baraka and Lifeforce in 70mm

Food and Drink

A Food Critic Finds Fitness

It's All About Hedonism in Moderation

Lush Life

Breaking the Rules of Wine Pairing

Visual Art

Prison Obscura Shines a Light on Art Behind Bars

Capturing the Prison Industrial Complex at Newspace


A.M. O'Malley: Experimental in a Good Way

The Portland Author's Expecting Something Else Defies Genre

Theater & Performance

The Highs and Lows of In the Heights

Stumptown Stages Puts on Lin-Manuel Miranda's Other Musical

Portland Dating Dispatch

Everything as Fuck


Sold Out

Portland's Pretty

Inside Jay Howell's Art Show

One Day at a Time

New Column!

You're Wrong About That: Weed


Letters to the Editor

"This Is the Closest Trump Supporters Will Be to Higher Education in Their Lifetimes."

I, Anonymous Blog

Bernie and the Message

I Will Pasteurize Your Unborn Child

Banff not BAMF

You're an Uber-Dick

Hello, Humans (or Goodbye, Humans)

Haiku for Charlie

Bad Dog (Owner)!

Marijuana and Drugs -Bah Humbug!

The Only Thing: Soap

Lover Lost

Tri-Met Stars

Guilty Until Proven Innocent

Purple Poser

Couple Barricade

I Saw U: Free Spirited Soul

82nd > Dogs

Savage Love & Sex

Savage Love

Women on the Verge

The Cannabis Issue 2016

The Mercury Cannabis Issue

Year One: So Far, Sooooo Good!

Four Ways to Use Weed Other Than Getting High

Here's Why Marijuana Advocates Are Excited About Its Many Uses

You Have to Come Out of the Pot Closet

If You Want Public Perceptions About Pot to Change

The Future of Oregon's Weed Industry

Our Cannabis Programs Are the Best in the Country

Confessions of a Hard-Working Unionized Stoner

I'm Proud to Be a Union Man and a Pot Smoker

I Love Weed! :) But I Hate Stoner Culture :(

How Other People Have Ruined My Favorite Pastime

Weed and Ladies: A Handbook for Women

The Cannabis World Is Hella Male-Dominated. This Gendered How-To Won't Solve That.

Our Topicals Trial Test!

We Attempt to Rub the Pain Away with Cannabis Balms and Salves

The Best Portable Vaporizer on the Market

The Firefly 2 Is Super Shiny

In the Pot Seat with Ted Wheeler

The Mayoral Candidate Answers Our Most Pressing Weed Questions

A Suppository That Transforms That Time of the Month

Our Informal Study Shows Very Promising Results

How to Say "Nah" Without Being a Buzzkill

'People Who Don't Smoke Weed Can Have Fun, Too!