Print Edition for the week of
Nov. 18 - 24, 2010

Vol. 11, No. 26 Studio Valistika


Fire Frashour? Done.

The Cop Who Shot Aaron Campbell Is Canned; Three Others Are Suspended

Concrete Dreams

A DIY Skatepark Pops up in Southeast

In the Shadows

The Organic Homeless

Strange Bedfellows?

Business Group Weighs in on $1 Million Homeless Grant

Hall Monitor

On Demand: Dickish Behavior

Not Holding Their Fire

Neighbors Speak Up Over Gun Proposals

Broken While Biking

OHSU Study: 22 Percent of Bikers Injured Annually

In Other News


Unexpected Pop

We Love Robyn (and You Should Too)

The Twilight Kid

Two Hours with Greg Dulli

Bird on a Wire

Hurtbird's Mic Checks and Balances

Up & Coming

Older, Wiser, Louder

Rapids' Long-Awaited Second Single

Movies & TV

No More Boy Wizard

Harry Potter Finally Grows Up

Rock, Blood, and Bone

Danny Boyle Discusses 127 Hours

High-Speed Prius Getaway!

The Next Three Days: A Sneaky Genre Picture

Freedom Overkill

Too Much Carlos

Aaaaaahhh!!! There Are Hornets Everywhere!!!!!!!

The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet's Nest: Aaaaaahhh!!! Aaaaaaaaahhhh!!!

Gaping at Gina Lollobrigida

I Think The Law Has a Plot, Too, or Something

Geek Out

Getting the Band Back Together

Film Shorts

In Which We Hit It and Quit It

Food and Drink

A Place for All Seasons

June Rises to the Top

Visual Art

Faking Real

Shane McAdams' Micro Chasm



The Twisted Charisma of Daniel Tosh


The Crafts of Comedy

Amy Sedaris' Simple Times: Crafts for Poor People Is Equally Inspirational and Unhelpful

The Thinking Man's Poster Artist

Golden Oldies

In (and Out) with the New Old: United States of Americana


Inside the Cocaine Kingdom

One Man's Deadly Adventures in the Cocaine Manufacturing Camps

Mercury Music Hour

I Love Television

I Love Television™

The Ice Concussions Cometh

I, Anonymous



Prepare to Smuggle Four Loko to Washington

Want to Host Tig Notaro in Your Basement?

Remembering Kipp Crawford

Comic Book Sales! Everywhere! Now!

Greg Oden Done for the Season! Greg Oden Done Forever?

Was Morrissey in Portland Last Night?

Have Yourself An Ugly Little Christmas

7-Year-old Colton Burpo Proves There's a Heaven, Guys!

Joss-less Buffy the Vampire Slayer Revamp

The 2010 HUMP! Awards

At the City Council Hearing on Sam Adams' Gun Laws

TSA Wants to Touch Your Junk, Its Employees Don't

It's Happening Tonight!

The Decemberists Join Team Coco

22-Year-Old Froze to Death in Waterfront Park

Finally, a Towel for Teabaggers!

Gay Teacher Gets Marriage Proposal On School Sign, Gay Teacher's Gay Boyfriend Proposes On School Grounds, Gay Teacher Shows Off Gay Engagement Ring to Third Grade Students


Win Tickets to Ariel Pink & Os Mutantes!

Today in Foreign Music Videos about Facebook

Friday's Joel Przybilla Forecast: No Longer 90%

Good Morning, News!

Today's Catch Phrase: "Then I See His Penis Out!"

Tonight in Music

Digging Deeper Into Portland's New Audit on Taser Use

Who Knew Teeth Were So Depressing?

Good Morning, News!

Dig the Westside Guide!

This Is My Favorite Song About Snow.

OLCC Bans All Crunk Caffeinated Drinks

"You're Punished! You're Poor!" My Interview with Amy Sedaris

Correcting the Record for Porno Pete

Rucker's Little Bird Bistro to Open Dec 8

What Some People Will Do to Get "Rock Star" Parking

Man Enters Own Country With Dignity

Bad Blood Brings Brandon Downing To Portland

Tonight in Music

UPDATE: The United States of Americana CANCELLED

Weekend Book Signings

According to Country Song, Soldiers Comparable to Jesus

How Daniel Baldwin Stole Christmas: An Anti-Atheist Message Movie

TSA Strip Searches Kid

No Thanksgiving is Complete Without One

The New World Apothecary

Tonight! New Comedy Showcase from Timmy Williams of The Whitest Kids U' Know

Know Your Rights: What the ACLU Taught Me About Police Rights

Thousands Wait in Freezing Rain for Free Dental Care at Convention Center

SL Letter of the Day: Nuts and Chews

If the Romans Had Celebrated Thanksgiving...

Are Bristol Palin and Murphy Brown Our Only Choices?

It Gets Better: Love, Pixar

Best Damn Yamasa Soy Sauce Commercial EVER!!!

Just Kids Wins National Book Award

Here it is, Folks: Your Damn Portland Sign.

Ron Wyden Puts Hold on Aggressive Copyright-Protecting Powers

They Live in Eight Minutes and 23 Seconds.

Whip Yo Hair, Possessed Gurl!

Re: Robyn's Show at the Wonder

Your Daily Blazer: No Oden, No Roy, No Problems

Good Morning News!

Sarah Palin's Zombie Problem

Delayed Gleegasm: You Smell Homeless, Brent

A Final 'Thank You' To Bethesda, Before The Bombs Drop

This Week's Mercury Film Section.

The Invisible Christmas Dinner

Greg Oden: The Aftermath

And Now... the Winner of the "Best Acting Ever Acted by an Actor" Award... NICOLAS CAGE!!

Ryan Reynolds May Be Hot But These Guys Are Not

What Happened After Glenn Beck and I Decided To Go Get Pregnant

Pentecostal Rock Band Saves Souls Via Virtual World Tour

Why Do Republicans Hate America?

Please Don't Store Your Concrete in the Bike Lane (You Will Hurt My Dad)

New Details on Fire and Police Shootout: Man May Have Been Shot Prior to Police Involvement

Window Closing on Latest Sam Adams Recall Attempt

And Now, Nine-Year-Old David Foster Wallace's Story About a Sad Tea Kettle.

Dispatch from Harry Potter's Midnight Showing

What's Going DOWN, Google Trends?

Tons of Fuckin' Sequins: The REEEEE-MIX!

Meet the Possible New Head of the Energy and Commerce Committee

Hey Guys! I Just Turned My Iron Man Slurpee Cup into a Tissue Dispenser!

The Three Worst Ideas of the Day

Man Found Dead After Shootout With Police, House Fire

TSA Forced Breast Cancer Survivor to Reveal Prosthetic Breast

Justifying the Existence of the Internet: Supergrandma

Former High-Ranking Catholic Theologian: Church Overrun With Homosexual Homophobes

Today's Greatest Photograph of the Century

Blazers vs. Nuggets - Hot Live Blog Action

Friday's Forecast: 90% Chance of Joel Przybilla

Good Morning, News!

What's So Dangerous About Walking Around Portland?

Winter Death Blast 2010 is Almost Here!! PANIC!!! PANIC!!! PANIC!!!

In Lake Oswego, a Blogger is not a "Journalist"

Gleegasm: That's Why We Feed Them Glitter

First Fallout: New Vegas DLC Announced

SL Letter of the Day: Your Cheating Part

When They Say "Pink Horse" They Mean A Pink-Ass Mothereffing Horse

Today In Embarrassed Clapping

Jonathan Franzen's Freedom Tops "Bad Sex in Fiction" List

Blazers vs. Jazz - Hot Live Blog Action

Quick, Before the Sleigh Bells Take Over!

Would You Eat That?

The One Stop TRON Shop

Robyn Covers "When Doves Cry"

It Gets Better: The Prime Minister

When Underwear Ads Go Wrong

SL Letter of the Day: Milking It

Good Morning News!

What a Downtown Target Might Look Like

What Wants to Kill Me This Week? Vol. 7

This Week's Mercury Music Section

Happy Doctor Who Day, Time Lords.

I Am Going to an "Adult Puppet Slam" Tomorrow Night.

This is the Person Who Ruined Poetry Forever

Today in Old Ladies Saying Awful Things

The Pope: Condoms Acceptable In Certain Circumstances...

Books, Under the Knife

Oregon Ranks First in Nation for Prescription Drug Abuse by Young Adults

Alicia J. Rose Out at Mississippi Studios

Sold Out

H&M in Portland

One Day at a Time

The Week in Review

Savage Love & Sex

Savage Love

Gray Rights

New Column!