Print Edition for the week of
Jul. 28 - Aug. 3, 2005

Vol. 6, No. 9 Yuko Shimizu


Study of a Broad

My Nights as a White Hostess in Tokyo

Could We Be Less Progressive?

Conservatives Score Another Easy Victory Against Gay Rights

War of the Uterus

More Restrictions for Reproductive Rights

In Other News...


Metaphorical Blowjobs

Nice Nice Makes Us All Look Bad


The Pernice Brothers' Teflon Pop

DJ Listings

Critical Thinking

The Unfortunate Case of Get Him Eat Him

Shouting With the Devil

Mötley Crüe Continue Inspiring Evil

Space is Displaced

Metalux Fry You to the Moon

It's Who You Know

Once More With Feeling

Tom Fest

CD Review

Live Music Listings

Up & Coming

Movies & TV

Hell on Wheels

A Bunch of Cripples in the Best Sports Movie Ever

Fear the Sky!

Or, You Know, Don’t.

Dog Days

Love is For Dogs—and People, Too

O, Heroic Squid

Succinct Reviews for the Discerning Cinephile

Geek Out


This Week on TV

Film Shorts

Food and Drink

A Shed Ahead

Alberta Cafe Is Blooming

Sushi Sluts

Portland’s Sexy Sushi Spots

Happy Hours

Japan via Beaverton

The Wonder of Uwajimaya

Theater & Performance

Employee Picks

I, Anonymous

One Day at a Time

The Week in Review

Last Week in Japan

The Mercury's Phil Amara Explores Exotic Japan--and Almost Avoids McDonald's

New Column!

Savage Love & Sex

Savage Love

The Cunning Linguist

I Love Television

Worst. TV. Ever.