Print Edition for the week of
Jan. 31 - Feb. 6, 2002

Vol. 2, No. 34
Mike Nipper


Do Not Pass Go, Pay Us $200

Prisoners Required to Pay for Time in Jail

Cable Access Denied

Late-Night Smut Show Kicks Off Debate Over Censorship

In Other News...


Syndel the Slayer

Oldominion Emcee Cuts Everyone to Pieces

The Strokes are Coming!

Just Kidding: It's French Kicks

Live Music Listings

CD Review

Up & Coming

DJ Listings

Movies & TV

The Unexpected Rom-Com

Or, Why I Like Nicole So Much Better Since the Divorce

The Mercury's Film Issue

Behind the Music

The Brief But Sordid Life of the Scopitone

Africa 101

A Festival for Smarty Pantses

Mercury Video Picks

This Week on TV

Film Shorts

Food and Drink

Madame Butterfly

Theater & Performance

The Invitation

Theater Review

Theater Listings


PIFF is fun for children!

Presented by The Mercury's Film Issue and the Portland International Film Festival


The only film festival schedule you'll ever need!

The Top 10 greatest actors of all time, ever!

As selected by the Academy of Motion Picture Critics and Enthusiasts Who Work at the Mercury

Your 2002 Art House Preview

A Report from the Sundance Film Fest

I Love Television

Teen Steam

One Day at a Time

The Week in Review

Savage Love & Sex

Savage Love

Spit It Out

Me, Jesus, and You


Christian Guidance For Today's Misguided Christians