Print Edition for the week of
Jun. 17 - 23, 2010

Vol. 11, No. 4
Scrappers & Matt D'aununzio


Release­ the Perversion Files

Boy Scouts Block Release of Sex Abuse Evidence

In the Shadows


Victimless Criminal Court

When Domestic Violence Victims Don't Show Up

Hall Monitor

Gay Bash Backlash

In Other News


...And You Will Know Us by the Trail of Ands

And And And Speedily Makes Their Mark

The Champ

Fame Can't Touch Sharon Jones

Second Sight

Bob Desper's First Show in Decades

Up & Coming

Dance Hall Daze

Wang Chung Are No Mere One-Hit Wonders

Movies & TV

Play Nice

The Gang's All Back in Toy Story 3

Falling Down, Again

Solitary Man Stands Alone

I Guess This Is Growing Up

Harmony Korine and the Art of Fucking Trashcans

Film Shorts

In Which We Hit It and Quit It

You've Got Something on Your Lip, Josh

Jonah Hex's Mild, Mild West

Food and Drink

Praise Cheeses!

Worshiping at the Temple of Cheese Bar


These Laughs Kill Fascists

The "Political" Comedy of Laughter Against the Machine.


Spokes and Jokes

The Bike Snob Book Is Mercilessly Low on Actual Snobbery

No Cake Yet

Sloane Crosley: Still Not David Sedaris

Hold the Celebrity

Too Much Celebrity, Not Enough Chef in Anthony Bourdain's Medium Raw

Calling Bullshit on Etsy

April Winchell's Blog-to-Book Regretsy

Theater & Performance

A Contemporary Experiment

Hand2Mouth's Risk/Reward Festival



Exploring Portland's sexy, weird, dirty, quirky QUEER underground

Radical Faeries

Those Granola-Crunching, Stilt-Wearing, Man-Loving Beardos

Here Comes the Gayborhood!

Searching for (and Finding) Portland's New Queer Neighborhood

Walking Bi

Dancing Outside the Big Gay Party

Bubbling Up from the Underground

Radical Queer Performers Infiltrate the Mainstream

Best Laid Plans

Three Tips from a Queer Underground Sexpert

Ellis' Queer Youth Island

SMYRC's Program Director Talks about the Kids

Our Favorite Things: Two-Stepping and Trannies

This Weekend's Best "Underground" Pride Parties!

Portland Mercury 2010 Top 10 Pride Picks


I Love Television

I Love Television™

10 Reasons to Dislike Miley Cyrus

I, Anonymous

Whack Attack

Sold Out

Stuck in the Middle with You

One Day at a Time

The Week in Review

New Column!

Savage Love & Sex

Savage Love