Print Edition for the week of
Jun. 1 - 7, 2016

Vol. 17, No. 3
Kelsey Wroten


Did Larry O'Dea's Shooting Mistake Get Special Treatment?

No Other Off-Duty Shooting in the Last 20 Years Was Handled with Such Lenience

Staton's Gone

Multnomah County Sheriff Finally Calls It Quits. Here's Why It Happened.

Hall Monitor: Putting Out the Final Fire

The Last Lingering Disagreement of Mayor Charlie Hales' Controversial Budget Is Done

In Other News

Shady Care Facility! More Superfund Delay!


Modern Baseball's Graduation

Holy Ghost Is Mature Emo

Kevin Morby's Casual Mutations

Neither a Press Bio Nor This Article Can Convey the Charge in His Music

Florist Embodies Grace and Lightness

The Birds Outside Sang Turns Hopeless Isolation into Communal Recovery

Sam Humans Embraces the Human Condition

Soulboss Is Downcast Dance Music

Up & Coming

This Week's Music Previews

Sneaker Wave

The Latest in Portland Hip-Hop

Movies & TV

Portland's Horror Film Fest Pushes the Boundaries

A Two-Day Bonanza of Scary Movies!

Me Before You (and Tea and Tissues)

This English Romance Isn't Romantic, But It Is Hyper-English Garbage

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows Is the Greatest Betrayal of Our Time

And I Vow That I Will Have Vengeance

The 15 Minutes of Princess Shaw

Almost Famous.

Matthew Barney's River of Fundament Is Full of Shit

Literal Shit.

Behold Popstar, the Celebrity Fuckboy Incarnate

A Film That Never Stops Never Stopping Making Fun of Celebrities (Sort Of)

Film Shorts

This Week: L'attesa, Bonnie and Clyde, and Raiders!: The Story of the Greatest Fan Film Ever Made


Cannabuzz: My Bunk Is My Coffin

It's Easy to Overdo Edibles. Here's Proof.

Ask a Pot Lawyer: Can I Invest in Weed?

"I Lucked into a Few Thousand Bucks. Can I Invest in Weed?"

Eat Your Green!

There Are a Few Things You Should Know Before You Chow Down on Oregon's Newly Legal Weed Edibles


Geeking Out with Rachel Bloom

The Crazy Ex-Girlfriend Creator Talks Gender, Comedy, and Deflating Hollywood Myths

Bridgetown Essentials

The Mercury's Picks for This Year's Comedy Fest


Lindy West, Slayer of Bullies

The Author of Shrill Heroically Melds Comedy with Feminism

Summer Issue 2016

The Portland Ice Cream Mega List!

Avoid Those Long Ice Cream Lines by Visiting These Local Shops.

The Definitive Ranking of Ice Cream Flavors

(That Also Happens to Be Inarguably Correct)

Portland's Top Boozy Smoothies

Our Picks of the City's Best Alcoholic Slushies

Summer Wines Make Me Feel Fine

The Best Summer Wines and Where to Drink Them

Subterranean Bars for the Sun-Phobic.

Hate the Sun? Drunk? Have We Got the List for You!

Summer Patio Roundup

A Few of Portland's Best Patios for Sippin' and Sunnin'

The Stoner Games

Perfect Summer Games to Play Under the Influence of Weed

Into the Wilderness with Outdoor Afro

Inviting African Americans Back to Nature

Tube Tips for Summer Floating

Hit the River with Confidence

Is a Travel Trailer Right for You?

It's Like Bringing Your House with You

Camping for the Not-So-Adventurous

A Quick and Dirty Guide of Close Spots to Camp

Cliff Jumping: How to Have Fun (and Stay Alive)

The Dos and Absolute DON'TS of Swim Spot Jumping

Everything as Fuck

Sold Out

Sold Out: June Style Events

Native Fashion Now, and More Must-See Events

One Day at a Time

The Week in Review

Savage Love & Sex

Savage Love

The Kid


Letters to the Editor

"Bullseye Is Acting Like a Drunk with a Fast Car."

New Column!

Happy 16th Birthday, Portland Mercury!

A Letter from Editor in Chief Wm. Steven Humphrey