Print Edition for the week of
Nov. 11 - 17, 2010

Vol. 11, No. 25 Michael J Demeo


Obama the Christmas Thief

Local Tea Party Candidate Pens Mind-Blowing Kids' Book

Getting Served

Aaron Campbell's Family Sues the City over Shooting

Hall Monitor

Gun Law Criticism, Reloaded

Trial by Teens

State Eyes Expanding Program Where Teens Try Peers

TriMet's Plan B

The $125 Million Levy Failed. So Now What?

In Other News

Gimme Shelter

Council Votes on Creating $285,000 Sex Trafficking Shelter


Rhythm Nation

The Visionary Sounds of Natasha Kmeto

Much More Than That

The Epic Sharon Van Etten

Satanic Transcendence

Watain's Enlightenment in Darkness

Chasing the Song

David Dondero's Portland Summer

Up & Coming

Movies & TV

Stop Not Stopping

Unstoppable: A Runaway Train Never Comin' Back

The Chucklefucked Faces of Terrorism

Four Lions: When Terrorism Meets the Three Stooges!

Morning People

The Morning Glory of Early Risers

Octo-Crabs and Mannequins

Monsters: A Monster Movie without Monsters

Asalamalakum, Brah

The Trouble with Taqwacore

A Hallmark Spank Fantasy

Welcome to the Rileys' Halfhearted Grittiness

Geek Out

[Insert Frustrated Sigh Here]

Film Shorts

In Which We Hit It and Quit It

Food and Drink

Eating with Juan

A Weekly Yucatán Adventure Package


The Best Comic Alive

The Devastatingly Funny Louis C.K.


Birth Write

Sarah Glidden Helps You Understand Israel in 60 Days or Less

A Catalog of Punk

Destroy All Movies!!!: Punks on Film

Theater & Performance

Bedtime Story

Portland Opera's Hansel and Gretel

Dognapping, Performance Art, and the NEA

Profile Theatre's One-Man Show Chesapeake

Mercury Music Hour

I Love Television

Welcome, New Tea Party Readers!

I, Anonymous

Indecent Proposal


What the Fuck Ghost Rider 2 is Going to Exist

Thanks for Humping at HUMP!

Publication Studio Luncheon With Justin Spring

Two PDX Police Officers Arrested for DUI

This Week's Mercury Music Section

What UP, Google Trends?

This Week's Mercury Film Section.

Smash Mouth to Play the Portland Music Awards

Different Strokes, I Guess

Just Another Drunk Lady Crashing into a School Bus

Tonight's Nightmare Today

Snuggie Spreading Holiday Cheer

Cleveland High School Dance Cancelled For Fear of "Grinding"

Name This Band: $50 Retro Haircut Edition

Review: Pro Evolution Soccer 2011

Gran Turismo 5 FINALLY Gets A Release Date

Live The Dream: Be The Next Mercury Intern!

Greg Oden Breaks Into a Thousand Pieces

An Assertive Moment for Metal

Kanye West Should Apologize For Apologizing All The Time (And Then Should Shut The Fuck Up)



Good Morning, News!

It's Happening Tonight!

Are You a Woman? Have You Spontaneously Climaxed During Exercise? Do You Like Science?

Mustaches in The Name of Men's Health

Who Does This Bitch Think She IS??? (Ugly Kids Edition)

A Too-Late Submission for HUMP!

Today is a Day I Will Never Forget that iTunes is a Stupid A-hole

Youtube Play

Blake Nelson Serializes the Sequel to 1994's YA Classic Girl!

Is It Just Me, or Is this New Winnie-the-Pooh Trailer FUCKING TERRIFYING

The Thermals' Westin Glass on the Most Annoying Food Cart Names in Portland

The TSA vs Your Junk, Sanity

PREDICTION: Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark Will Be the Worst Thing Since Spingtime for Hitler.

Win Tickets to Clinic!

Free Parking is Socialist

Good Morning, News!

Facebook Wants to Control Your Communication

It's Happening Tonight!

SL Letter of the Day: Gay Guy Prefers Web Cam To Hot Boyfriend

H.P. Lovecraft Nightmare 1, Canadian Pop Sensation 0

It's Happening Tonight!

Oh Yes She Did: Heidi Klum and The Polka-Dotted Mondo Dress

What Wants to Kill Me This Week? Vol. 6

Your Daily Bummer

FACT: MTV's Teen Wolf Remake Is a Crime Against Humanity.

Clergy Send Letter Backing Sam Adams' Proposed Gun Laws

Williamsburg Is to Camel As Portland Is to ______

Hot Or Not: Girls with Stegosaurus Spines

I ALSO Hate This Little Girl

Where Can I Read Stupid Comments on the Internet?

It's 50! Continued.

SL Letter of the Day: Foreign Affairs

Battle: Los Angeles Looks Awesome, and Also Will Someone Please Spoil the Ending of Skyline for Me?

Here's Your Green Lantern Trailer, Nerds!

Kanye vs. Matt vs. Bush vs. Regret vs. THE WORLD

Inside the Minds of Portland's Bank Robbery Suspects

In Case You Don't Already Want to Stab Your Face Off, There's This

RIP Four Loko!

Three Things I Learned After Reading Randy Leonard's Blog

Good Morning News!

Comment of the Week: Cat Friday Edition

West Hotel Renovation May Kick Residents to the Curb

Tonight in Music

Destroy All Movies!!! Signing Party

Good Morning, News!

Good Morning News!

Another Submission Too Rapey for HUMP!

Backscatter Backlash

New Vegas, Empathy And Lovable Characters: A Discussion (?)

NikeTM Brand MAX Line, Anyone?

Portland Makes It Easier to NOT Pay For Leaf Removal

Taiwanese Animators Take on the TSA!

Those Cards That Fall Out Of Magazines Are Called "Blow Ins," Aren't They?

I'm Refudiating this Victory

"P" Is For "President." Also "Plagiarist."

Here's the Red-Band Your Highness Trailer, Fantasy Dweebs!

Dino De Laurentiis

Tonight's Urination Nightmare... TODAY!

Rockstar Games Releases First Trailer For L.A. Noire


Portland Politicos Get Top State House Roles

Today in 'Paloozas: Perfect Your Book Pitch at Pitchapalooza

What Do You Want To See In Fallout 4?

More in Decemberists News: Tour! Conan!


Finally! A Magazine for Pole Spinners Like Me!

Everything You Always Wanted to Know About the Decemberists' The King is Dead, But Were Afraid to Ask

This Week is Overflowing With Activist Events

Portland Study: 22 Percent of Cyclists Injured in a Year.

Reggie Watts on Conan

Porpoises Confer; Decide Not to Murder Dick Van Dyke

HARRY POTTER COUNTDOWN: "I Can Wear Harry Potter Clothing Every Day for Three Months Without Wearing the Same Thing Twice."

Proudly Presenting the Greatest News Story of All Time

Tonight in Music


Can Do Better

Sass Attack!

BREAKING: Woman Takes Step Toward Third Attempt to Recall Sam Adams

This Weekend in Comedy

And Now... An Extended Scene from Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1

BREAKING: Accused "Nazi" Cop Suspended by Police Bureau

SL Letter of the Day: Best Opening Sentence Ever

PETA To Vegans: Fuck Meat Eaters

SL Letter of the Day: Why Don't You Do It In the Road...

Your Daily Blazer: Running in Memphis

Tony Millionaire/Elvis Costello Album Art Contest

What Do We Want? Free Birth Control!

Demi Lovato's Heavy Drinking And Cocaine Use Led To Downfall?

Here's Your Cowboys & Aliens Trailer, Nerds!

Will City Crack Down on Unpermitted Food Cart Buildings?

Capcoms Unveils Marvel Vs. Capcom 3 Release Date, Other Info

Amazon Pulls Second Round of Pedophilic Books, Concedes to Censorship?

Four Loko: A Look At Ourselves

The Best Film of NEXT Year. And EVERY Year Ever.

BREAKING: Mayor, Police Chief Officially Announce Firing of Officer Who Shot and Killed Aaron Campbell

PREDICTION: The New Muppet Movie Will Be Great.

8 Kilometers: The Gritty Story of Justin Bieber!

It Gets Better: Jewish Queer Youth

Today in Holy Shit Fuck

A Very Special Episode of Glee

These are the Product Placements of Our Lives

In Defense of Heroin

Sarah Palin's Alaska Offspring

Portland Geek Council of Commerce and Culture Aims to (Further) Geekify Portland

The Suburban Candidate: Q&A With Tom Hughes, Our New Metro President

Tonight in Music

Blazers Get Rose Quarter Development Rights for Another Six Months

Here is a Sincere Post About Veterans

The Daily Show to John McCain: It Gets Worse—Eventually—For You, Asshole

Good Morning, News!

The Unlikelihood of a Portland Mercury Music Awards

Patrick Coleman Watch: Check Out Thrillist!

College Prof Bans Enthusiastic Yawning from the Universe!

Good Morning, News!

Sold Out

The PDX Pop-Up Shop Project

New Column!


Savage Love & Sex

Savage Love

More Answers for Pacific U

One Day at a Time

The Week in Review

The Week in Review