Print Edition for the week of
Apr. 14 - 20, 2011

Vol. 11, No. 47


Say Hello to the Hobo Bellagio

The City's New Homeless Service Center Is in the Home Stretch

Unfair Square

Portland Unions as Public Transit Activists

Can You Spare a Dime?

Cops Could Bust City's Budget

Hall Monitor

A Zone by Any Other Name

In Other News


Tiny Orchestra

Hauschka's Piano Preparations

Alternative Rejuve-nation

Yuck Keeps the Dream of the '90s Alive

Release the (Record) Hounds

Record Store Day Draws Numbers

What's in a Name?

Cauldron Skips Metal's Genre Politics

Up & Coming

Highlights in music the week of April 14-20

Movies & TV

Dwight Shrute in Spandex

Sex, Violence, and Super

The Original Screamer

Introducing Bill Hicks to the Modern Age

On the Outside

Celebration and Sadness in Bill Cunningham New York

Lincoln Liars

Spoiler: Abe Lincoln Dies.

Grow Up

Ceremony's Got Maturity Issues

Fellate That Bird

Rio: Mark Zuckerberg as a Bird Who Needs to Get Laid

More Dud Than Stud

Rubber Should Be More Fun Than it Is

Nazis: Still Evil!

A Dutch Boy's Tale in Winter in Wartime

I'm Going Out

Filmed by Bike Is Back

Film Shorts

In Which We Hit It and Quit It

I'm Going Out

Westerns, Euro-Style

Food and Drink

Portland When it Sizzles

Sizzle Pie Has Your Drunk Ass Covered, Morning and Night

Food News

Visual Art

Milepost 5's Milestones

Artists Community Milepost 5 Finally Gets Rolling

An Unbroken Weave

The Museum of Contemporary Craft's 75th Anniversary Commemorates Laurie Herrick


Death and Taxes

The Pale King: David Foster Wallace's Final Book

Disaster Porn

Jim Shepard's Intense, Overwhelming You Think That's Bad

Theater & Performance

Man vs. Machine

Theatre Vertigo's The Adding Machine


Capeless Crusaders

Stumptown's Indie Agenda

I Love Television

I Love Television™

Married to the mob!Married to the Mob

I, Anonymous


Gaze Into The Near Future Of Gaming

Good Morning, News!

Orson Welles Creepily Interviews Jim Henson and Frank Oz

"Tolerate" doesn't Mean "like." It means "put up with."

Dark Horse President Mike Richardson (Sort of) Explains Last Week's Layoffs

NAMBLA / Justin Bieber Crossover: Predict What Will Happen Next!

White Bird Ticket Giveaway!

What If Your Favorite Album Were A Book?

Timbers vs. Fire — High-Pitched Live Blog Action

Good Morning, News!

Pickathon Announces Additions to This Year's Lineup

SL Letter of the Day: Have At It, Gang

The Do-Over Returns to Portland

Obama, Off the Record


Tonight at Things From Another World: Dark Horse Presents #1 Release Party

Timbers vs. FC Dallas — High-Pitched Live Blog Action

BREAKING: Linkin Park's Thoughts Re: the New Transformers Movie

The Stumptown Comics Cocktail Challenge!

Tonight in Music

The Oregon Tea Party is Really Living the Spirit of MLK

Busy on May 21st? No? Good, Because Jesus is Coming Back!


A Beginner's Guide to the Timbers, and Major League Kronum

VHS Nightmares: Blood Diner

Henry & Glenn: The Poster!

This Week's Mercury Music Section

Lady Gaga Ruins Everything, Vol. 2,493

Name This Band: Sad-Looking Mötley Crüe Tribute Band Edition

2011 Pulitzer Prize Winners Announced

If You Read One Article About Andre Miller Today...

How Police Are Supposed to Investigate Deadly Force

Meet the Pooping Postman of Portland

It's Dallas

Amazon to Allow Kindle Library Loans

Amanda Fritz: "I Will Be Running For Re-election in 2012"

Stupid, Stupid Baby (Penguin): The Tickler

Wulapalooza 2011 Brings Das Racist, Horse Feathers, & Tons More to Salem

Best Vegan Controversy Ever!!! (UPDATED)

Stumptown Q&A: Sarah Glidden

A Slurpee in Review: Inspired by Thor Blue Lighting Blastâ„¢

Meet David Barton

Good Morning News!

SL Letter of the Day: Paying For It

Debbie Gibson and Tiffany... ON TOUR TOGETHER?? SQUEEEEEE!!!

Inside the Actors Studio: Admiral Ackbar

Bad Blood Hosts Joe Wenderoth Tonight!

Good Morning News!

Unfortunate Signage in SE

Meet Your Local Bridgetown Comics

(Belated) Stumptown Q&A: Paul Tobin

Opening Tonight: Sunshine Tavern

Santorum's Running

Downtown Crisis: Sometimes People Who Live Downtown Have to Look at Homeless People!

The Youths! They are Voting!

Portal 2 Now Available

So What Did You Guys Think of Game of Thrones?

I, Anonymous: Dreadlock Smackdown

Pap Smears at Walgreens

Streetcar to Somewhere That Might Not Make Sense: Lake Oswego Line Gets Tentative Nod

Stumptown Q&A: Julia Wertz

I'm Fairly Sure This Is the Coolest Yo-Yo Ma-Related Thing You'll See All Day

I HAVE QUESTIONS: Wayne Brady Edition

The Best Three Comics I Read This Week (Stumptown Edition!)

Stumptown Q&A: Jeffrey Brown

It's Happening Tonight!

Good Morning, News!

Why Doesn't Oregon Have a "Euthanasia Roller Coaster"?

Nothing Gets Me in the Mood for a Foursome Like a Song from Toy Story 3

It's Happening Tonight!

Everything About This Story is Perfect.

How to Ride a Bicycle

Tax Breakin': Tomorrow Night!

Good Match-day, News! Timbers Ready To Break In Their House Of Pane

iPhone/iPad Keeps Detailed Records of Your Movements

Fuck YOU, Cody Simpson... and Fuck Your Crunch, Too!!

Best of the Oregon Pro-Life Conference Swag

Stop the Presses! Thief Absconds with Cutest Puppy Ever!

New Nintendo Console Coming In 2012

Reasons Why You Should or Should Not See Live and Let Die This Week

Smalldoggies Reading: Fresh New Location, Same Usual Awesomeness

Mayor Makes Pitch on JTTF: "I Want to Get Everyone Out of This 'In and Out' Mentality"

Stupid, Stupid Baby: Now in Español!

Nicolas Cage: The Inside Story... by Matt Davis!

Portal 2: Kinda Rad

Are You (Or Someone You Know) The Next Mercury Intern?

Police Chief Takes Barnstorming Tour to City Club

SL Letter of the Day: Round Up, Round Down, Or Refuse to Round At All

Blame it on Brandon Roy

SL Letter of the Day: Need More Info

Stumptown Comics Fest Photos

Super 8: The Official Videogame of the Trailer

Good Afternoon, Television!

Local Comic Ron Funches Offers Some Advice for Visiting Bridgetown Comedians*

What Rain? Timbers Bask In Warmth Of Fans, Squelch Fire For First MLS Win

Lance Bangs' Bridgetown Show

Rumormill: Brent Walth Leaving Oregonian to Take Editor Job at WWeek

Texas Tease: Portland Breaks Late-Bucking Dallas To Sweep First MLS Homestand

Today in Non-Apologies: Ginia Bellafonte

American Asshole

It's Happening Tonight!

Git Along, Lil' Martian: A New Cowboys & Aliens Trailer!

Win Tickets to Phosphorescent!

Internet Romance: Awesome or Way Gross?

Good Morning, News!

New Beyonce Single: Who Runs the World? GIRLS! (Apparently.)

Gag Me With A Spoon


Superchunk's "Crossed Wires," Now with 100% More Kitty Crime

A Wise Use of Federal Funds

Where Are Portland's Next Bike Corrals?

Randy Leonard: Dan Saltzman Is Running for Mayor

BUSEY BEAT: Gary Busey Stumps for Trump!

Here's Your Rise of the Planet of the Apes Trailer, Doomed Humans!

Stupid, Stupid Baby: "Stop Laughing at Me, You Stupid Baby!!"

I, Anonymous: Men, You Can't Do Anything Right

Jeans and Underwear: You No Longer Need Both

SL Letter of the Day: Teach Seeks Porn Advice

Tonight in Music

Saturday Night Art Openings at the Settlement

Why Do We Hate Gwyneth Paltrow?

Top 10 Most Expensive City and PDC Projects

How Can We Degrade Our Dog Today?: A Play in One Act

Mark Your Calendar: Come Learn About Tax Breaks Next Wednesday!

Travel Troubles

2011 Pulitzer Prize: Nonfiction

The Hobbit(s) Is Looking Pretty Good

Frank Cassano's "Blogtown in Review"

Blaze of Our Lives

One Day at a Time

The Week in Review

New Column!

Savage Love

I Want My MTV


The Portland Timbers, from Army to Zizzo

An A-Z Guide to Everything You Need to Know About Portland's Newest Major League Team