Print Edition for the week of
Aug. 3 - 9, 2016

Vol. 17, No. 12


Officials Have Ogled More than 120 Properties as Possible Homeless Shelters

Here’s What You Can Glean from That List

Portland’s on the Verge of Major Police Oversight Reforms.

Some Worry It Will Make Things Worse

Hall Monitor—The New (Old) Era of Charlie Hales

The Mayor’s Pulling Back His Most Radical, “Rational” Policy on Homelessness


Things to Do Music

Noteworthy Shows For the Week of August 3-9

Blowout Is the Band Portland Needs, But Doesn’t Deserve

On Their Debut, the Punk Four-Piece Shotguns Beers as Communal Catharsis

Lucy Dacus Tells It Like It Is

The Richmond, Virginia Artist Doesn’t Want to Be Funny Anymore

Whitney Channels Pop’s Golden Days

The Chicago Band’s Debut Sounds Like the Kids Found the ’70s

Pickathon is Portland’s Little Big Festival in the Woods

Musicians Explain Why They Keep Going Back

Movies & TV

Suicide Squad Shoots—and Misses

On the Upside, This Film Is Not Batman v Superman

Our Little Sister Is About Nothing

In a Good Way! Its Low-Key Charm Will Win You Over.

Ambition and Friendship in Don’t Think Twice

Mike Birbiglia’s Latest Is a Bittersweet Look at Growing Up in Comedy

Things To Do Film

This Week: The Princess Bride, Kevin Spacey As a Cat, and a Super-Rare 35mm Print of Eight Diagram Pole Fighter


Cannabuzz: I Was a Teenage Weed Dealer

For One Whole Day

Ask a Pot Lawyer: Can I Make a Weed Ad?

You Can Make a Pot Commercial, But There Are Hoops to Jump Through

Food and Drink

Not Just Another Pad Thai Cart

Golden Triangle’s Laos and Cambodian Rarities Are a Find

Podcast for All the People

What Portland—and the Local Media—Can Learn from the Racist Sandwich Podcast

Burger Week 2016: IT’S HERE.

And Here Are All the Burgers You’re Going to Cram Into Your Face!


The Stumptown Improv Festival Returns

The Fest’s Founders on Their New Venue, This Year’s Lineup, and Idle Gossip


Please Kill Me Turns 20

Revisiting Legs McNeil and Gillian McCain’s Essential History of Punk

Growing Up With Harry Potter

Harry Potter And The Cursed Child Is Like a Letter From an Old Friend


It’s Time to Cheer Up About Hillary Clinton

Get with the Program, Gloomy Gus! She’s the Only Thing Standing Between Us and Donald Trump.

Savage Love & Sex

Savage Love

Pokémon No

Everything as Fuck

Sold Out

Boutique Alert: Gem Gem

Talking to Jewelry Enthusiasts Allison Bartline and Heidi Lieberman


Letters to the Editor

“The Last Harry Potter Book Took Place in 1998, Duh.”