Print Edition for the week of
Jun. 28 - Jul. 4, 2007

Vol. 8, No. 5
Jersey Perez, winner of the Mercury cover coloring contest Original drawing by Jack Pollock


In Other News

Look Out! It's the Mercury's Summer DANGER Guide!

Thought Police

Man Alleges Arrest, Intimidation over Anti-Cop Poster

Hall Monitor

Gas pains

No-Cause and Effect

Landlord Allegedly Evicts Entire SE Building

Freedom of the Press?

Mayor's Office Wants Media Out of His Committees


Up & Coming

Memory Lapse

Battles Cannot Be Forgotten

Once More with Feeling

Larry Crane


Two Gallants Against the World

Our Town Could be Your Life

Local News Roundup

Where Is Here?

Blitzen Trapper's Portland

Help Needed

Global Community Seeks a Few Good Fall Out Men

Movies & TV

Yippie-Ki-Yay, Mother[BLEEP]er

John McClane vs. a PG-13 Rating

License Revoked

Robin Williams: Creepier than the Pope

This Week on Television

Saturday Morning Cinema

Of Optimus Prime, Michael Bay, and Cinnamon Toast Crunch

Film Shorts

Fat Rat

No, We Can't Pronounce Ratatouille Either

I'm Staying Home

The Man

The Genre Trap

La Vie en Rose vs. the Musical Biopic

Premium Cinema

Michael Moore Goes After Health Care with Sicko

Visual Art

Bindle Stiff

Matthew Rodriguez



After Dark

by Haruki Murakami

Theater & Performance

Picasso at the Lapin Agile

I, Anonymous

Sold Out

The English Dept., Part II

One Day at a Time

This Week in Review

New Column!

Savage Love

My Two Vaginas

I Love Television


Princess Paula