Print Edition for the week of
Nov. 4 - 10, 2010

Vol. 11, No. 24 Cover Art: William Hundley


Cheer Up, Losers!

Election Night Was Grim, But Not All Bad. Here's Why!

Violent Truth

Domestic Violence Killed 49 Oregonians This Year

Putting Down the Ax

Good News in Budget Update: $9.7 Million Surplus

Hall Monitor

Will Haste Make Waste?

In Other News

In the Shadows

Tales from the Oversold Cemetery


Back in Blacc

Aloe Blacc's Soul Masterpiece

Complexity from Simplicity

The Bird's-Eye Perspective of Brainstorm

Grown-Ass Man

Tim Kasher's Mid-Midlife Crisis

Shred Therapy

Marnie Stern Battles Life (and Wins)

Unlimited Nights and Weekend

Weekend Dials the After-Hours Noise

Up & Coming

Movies & TV

All of Us

Northwest Film & Video Fest Takes the Pulse of the Region

Planes, Trains & Automobiles

Due Date: Just Like a John Hughes Movie, Except without the Jokes!

When Fair is Foul

Fair Game's Necessary Reminder

The Good, Old Days

Something's Gonna Live: Hollywood Ain't What It Used to Be

Small-Town Girls

Tamara Drewe Updates the English Pastoral

Ghosts vs. Samurai

Black Cat: Retro Horror from a Japanese Master

Film Shorts

In Which We Hit It and Quit It

I'm Going Out

The Brilliant, Brutal Critiques of Warren Etheredge

It Ain't Easy Being Blue

Redefining Superheroes in Megamind

Food and Drink

Aloha! Aloha!

Two New Hawaiian Spots Go Head-to-Head


Mink River

Brian Doyle's Debut Novel Finds Ireland on the Oregon Coast

Extraterrestrial Ennui

Superman: Earth One: That Ol' Chestnut, Newly Repackaged

Adapting Parker

Darwyn Cooke's Cool, Humorous Noir Adaptation of The Outfit

Suck It, Dr. Quinn

Star Trek's Leonard McCoy Is the Only Frontier Doctor We Need

Theater & Performance

Flying High: Zip Zap Zoom

A Kid's Superhero Comic Comes to Life

All Ages?

OTC's Alice & Wonderland Struggles to Find Its Audience

Rehabbing Don Juan

The Miracle's Annual Day of the Dead Show Scores Again


We Are the Champions

Another Portland Designer Wins Project Runway, Leaves Portland

One Fine Day in the Swamp

The Rally to Restore Sanity: Rationality’s Last Hurrah?

I Love Television

I Love Television™

Your Failure, My Success

I, Anonymous

Not Kosher


Blu-ray Review: Stargate Universe Season One.

Episode #19 of the Mercury Music Hour

Blazers vs Thunder - Hot Live Blog Action

BREAKING: At Last, A Glimpse At Sam Adams' Gun Laws

Sucks to Be Alberto Martinez

It's Happening Tonight!

Best Frakkin' Quiz Ever

Who Does This Bitch Think She IS???

So Many PDX High-Schoolers Doing Shakespeare! So Little Time!

Cat vs. Dog: WHO YA GOT?!? (Oh, And They're Both in Muscle Cars)

It's Happening Tonight!

Mother Love

Justin Bieber Dropped by the Office Today... No Big Deal

Dick's House is the New Disney World

Dear Luke Grimes, Will You Marry Me?

Good Morning, News!

Good Morning, News!

Justin Timberlake: The New Don Johnson

This Week's Mercury Music Section

Call of Duty: Black Ops: Now Kobe Approved!

This Week's Mercury Film Section.

In Bookstores Tomorrow: George W. Bush's Book, a Protest Against George W. Bush's Book

iPhone/iPad Review: Worms 2: Armageddon

Tonight: First Thursday

Blazers vs. Raptors - Hot Live Blog Action

Win Tickets to Crippled Avengers!

And Now, Badass Photos of John Kitzhaber.

Council Unanimously Approves $285,000 for Sex Trafficking Shelter

Roseburg Paper Prints: Dudley Wins!

Portland Homeless Couple Run Japanese-Fusion Hot Dog Cart

Blazers vs. Pistons - Hot Live Blog Action

Public Isolation Project

Sarah Palin's Alaska

Righteous Star Trek Nerd Outrage: I Demand a Correction to the Correction!

Gleegasm: Hangin' With a Crip

Stabby Son Attacks Mom for Kiboshing His Bieber Costume

Hey Mercury Ad Sales Team! WATCH THIS!

Dear GLAAD: Leave Susan Sarandon ALOOOOOONE!

Solar Powered Christmas Lights: A Good Idea But...

Alan Partridge Is Back!

After Controversy, Parent Pulls Son Out of Gay Beaverton Teacher's Class

That's My Home State: Alabama Opens First Ever Sex Shop Drive-Thru

Amazon Hosts Another 'Buy 2, Get 1 Free' Games Sale With A HUGE Selection And LOOMING Deadline

Live Review: Violet at the IFCC. Upside Down Smiley Face.

Who Should Wash This Pie Plate?!? (A Blogtown "Ethics in Modern Society" Poll)

Gold Star: The Mercury Comment of the Week!

SL Letter of the Day: Dan Blows Chaste Married Men

City Audit: $14.2 Million Software System Actually Cost Us $47.4 Million

Required Reading: Andrew Sullivan On "The Big Lie"

Tonight: Zombie-Killin' Action in The Walking Dead.

TriMet Feel Good Story of the Day

It's 50!

Win Tickets to Mayer Hawthorne!

If This Picture Had A Soundtrack What Would It Be?

City Aims to Puts $285K To Build State's First Sex Trafficking Shelter

Bethesda Working To Squash New Vegas Bugs

Somehow I Missed This Story When It Broke

Bush: Things Were Fine Until Kanye Got All Mean

The Liberal Claus Rides On!

Clothed Cat Calendar!

More Gretchen Jones, More Warren Etheredge

That's Your Jam: Red Shirt Nerd Auto-Tuned

Your Daily Blazer: Brandon Roy Knee Injury Edition

Canada Can Handle The Compostable Bag, But We Can't?

Good Morning, News!

Berbati's Pan Owner Ted Papaioannou Passes Away

It's Really, Really Over: Chris Dudley Concedes... Outside a Mexican Restaurant

FACT: Lesbians Don't Hit Their Kids!

A Woman Has Needs

Blu-Ray Review: Toy Story 3

Happy Birthday, Carl Sagan.

If the Horse Is Dead, Blogtown Bludgeons It.

Seeing a Miscarried Fetus Floating In a Jar...

Wow, We Agree With FOX (and The Oregonian) on Something

It's Happening Tonight!

"It Gets Sweater"

Justin Timberlake and Mila Kunis: Nude Enough for Ya?

The Most Uncomfortable Shoes in The World

Today in SAD: Vet Soap Actress Struggles with Product Placement

BREAKING: Discipline Decision in Aaron Campbell Shooting Two Weeks Away

A Dispatch from the Tea Party Election Night Gala

Cooks Source "Apologizes" for Saying the Internet is "Public Domain"

Review: Medal Of Honor

Episode #18 of the Mercury Music Hour

You Should Watch This: Sherlock

Kitzhaber Accepts Governor's Seat from the Heartland of Oregon: The Pearl District

A Duck That Looks Like Marilyn Monroe

Good Morning News!

SL Letter of the Day: Girl Sees Marriage, Boy Sees Red

The Metro President Math Isn't Looking Good for Bob Stacey.

The Most Awesome Football Play Ever (Middle-School Edition)

Humanity: Doing Stuff for the Hell of It, Since Forever

Don Draper Says "What?"

Keith Olbermann Suspended for Making Political Beliefs Clear

The PDX Pop-Up Shop Project 2010 Debuts Tomorrow

I, Anonymous: Fighting Over Free Stuff

SL Letter of the Day: Latter Gay Saint

Which of These Terrible Uwe Boll Films Would You Rather See?

Guess Who's Running for President?

Tonight in Music

Magazine Steals Articles, Claims the Internet Is Public Domain

Tonight in Music

Today In Strange Book Covers

Your Daily Blazer: The Lakers Are Pretty Okay at this Basketball Thing

Kneejerk Poll: Who Slashed Dept of Corrections Car Tires?

Good Morning, News!

What are YOU Happy For?

It's Happening Tonight!

Snuggie: The Next Geration

Two Hundred Game Characters With Classic Mega Man Aesthetics

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Today in GAHHHHH! For the Love of Christ HOLD ON, YOU FUCKING IDIOT!!!

HUMP The Pain Away

The Week in British Chaos

Good Morning News!

Oregon Pedestrian Deaths Up 80 Percent

Gutwrenching Update in Pedestrian Crash

Second City Picks on Stoners Who Don't Read Carefully

Good Morning, News!

Conan Opens with a Bang (Actually, a Lot of Bangs)

Read The Tea Party Children's Book About How Obama Stole Christmas. No, Really.

The COURAGE to be the Worst Hurdler in the World

Your Daily Blazer: Well, That Sure Did Suck

It's Happening Tonight!

New Plug-ins to Handle Your Social Ineptitude

The War on Boobs

Good Afternoon, Charlie Sheen News!

Sold Out

Aequanimitas and Savant

One Day at a Time

The Week in Review

New Column!

Savage Love

All in the Family

Mercury Music Hour