Print Edition for the week of
Jul. 7 - 13, 2011

Vol. 12, No. 7
Daniel Cronin


Nothing to Say but Sorry

Ammunition Mix-up Prompts Apology, Questions About Training

Hitting Pause

Plans to Keep Tweaking Police Oversight Stuck in Limbo

The Best of Mayor Sam Adams' Voicemail

Got a Crazy Problem? Tell It to the Mayor!

Hall Monitor

All In the Family


Outside the Lines

Jackie-O Motherfucker's Unwieldy Musical Monster

Angry Dude Noise

The Hardcore Boys of Limp Wrist

As We Go Along

The Monkees, 45 Years Later

Everything Is Free

Gillian Welch Returns with The Harrow and the Harvest

Up & Coming

Highlights in music the week of July 7-13

Movies & TV

White Man's Burden

Ensemble Anxiety in Horrible Bosses

Animal Cruelty

Shoveling Shit in Zookeeper

Death, Italian Style

Glorious Mustaches and The First Beautiful Thing

Film Shorts

In Which We Hit It and Quit It

I'm Staying Home

The Rushmore Cinema Club

Food and Drink

Chicken, Casserole, Prostitute...

However You Define Cocotte, It's Delicious


Star Trek, Poetry, and the Human Condition

A New Collection from Oregon Book Award Winner Tom Blood

Floating in Space

Stories in Stories in Ladies and Gentlemen

Theater & Performance

Set Phasers for Learn!

Trek in the Park: Know Before You Go

Super Nanny

Mary Poppins Tours Portland

One at a Time

A New Festival Focuses on the Solo Artist


Uncanny Valley of the Dolls

Inside Portland's BlytheCon Cult

I, Anonymous


New Blogtown Series: THE DISCOMFORT ZONE!

Behold This Week's Mercury Cover

Sweet Jesus, It's the Trailer for Sarah Palin's Movie

Jake Gyllenhaal... I Regret Every Mean Thing I've Ever Said About You...

Good Morning, News!

Fill in the Blanks: "Family values politician caught ____________ with a _________."

Spencer On Seattle: "It's Going To Come Down To Courage And Desire."

The Big Busk Returns to the Streets of Portland

Good Morning, News!

You Need a New Catchphrase...

SL Letter of the Day: Backing Up My Email

First Thursday Picks For the Style Inclined

Chief Reese Has Not Changed the Name of His Band

Bad News On the STI Front

Win Tickets to Top Down: Rooftop Cinema!

Another One for the Monogamusts

Spencer To Timbers: "You Need To Man Up."

Good Morning, News!

Frank Cassano's "Blogtown in Review"

Animal Farm - "What I Do" (Video)

Google+ Enables Gender Privacy

Tonight: First Thursday

Thank You Jesus, It's Free Slurpee Day

Biff Tannen Tom Wilson at Helium Tonight!

A Slurpee in Review: Cowboys & Aliens Alienade

Would You Wear Duchamp's Urinal As A Dress? What If I Told You There Were Sequins Involved?

Seattle Music is Better Than Portland Music, Says Guy Who Knows Nothing About Music

Gold Star: The Mercury's Web Comment of the Week!

New Extendo Breaking Bad Trailer!

This Is One Way to Do Your Marketing

Content 2011: We Have a Date

Please Allow Me to Ruin Your Day

The I, Anonymous Blog Quote o' the Day!

Blogtown Challenge! Watch This Video and Guess Who Got Charged With What

What Would You Need to Hear Before You Decided to Dive Into the Willamette River?

Man Dies After Police Chase Following Traffic Stop

Blogtown Voters are the Best Voters

Farewell, Yao Ming

Alley 33

The I, Anonymous Blog Quote o' the Day!

Catnip Friday

Good Morning, News!

Another Fine Representative of Oregon

Mimicking Birds Would Like You to Visit Bend, Oregon

Gorge Days

Pit Bull + Bicyclists - Pack of Marlboros = True Tale of Harrowing Crime

Netflix Raises Rates

Today's I, Anonymous Blog Quote o' the Day!

New Hausu Song! New Hausu 7-inch!

Nightline Report On Marcus Bachmann's Pray-Away-The-Gay Practice

July Is Now Officially Star Trek (in the Park) Month in Portland

Filthy, Filthy Baby: "Fox on the Beach"

This Week's Mercury Music Section

Gold Star: The Mercury's Web Comment of the Week!

Hey Game of Thrones Fans: Might Want to Prepare Yourselves for Eight Books

Dance Moms: Oh, Lifetime... You've Done it Again!

Eight Bit Strange Is Not What You Think (Probably)

HuffPost's New Internet Toys: Celebrity and Culture

Small Doggies And The First Rule Of Bookclub Tonight

Celebrities! They're Just Like Portlanders!

Fantagraphics Releasing Flannery O'Connor's Cartoons...Ah Screw This Here's Miss Piggy

Discomfort Zone: In Which I Endure Monday Night Bicycle Racing at PIR

Alder & Co. Anniversary

Win Tickets to Graffiti6


Good Afternoon, Television!

It's Happening Tonight!

Coroner: Man Who Died After Police Chase Had Enlarged Heart

Mark Driscoll's He-Man Girly Pastor Haters Club

Elsie Bartling

The Parson Red Heads - “Seven Years Ago" (Video)

Blogtown Voters Are the Worst Voters

Final Space Shuttle Launch

Are You Watching the Women's World Cup? (USA!)

It's Happening Tonight!

End of the News of the World

Good Match-Day, News! With Portland Floundering, Can Timbers Stand Up To Seattle?

It's Happening Tonight!

Tin House Summer Writer's Readings

Hales, and Supporter, Hit Back at Harsh O Column

Starfucker to Score Feature Film

Here is the 2011 MusicFest NW Schedule

Doug Fir, By Chris Israel

Good Morning, News!

Portland's Fashion REPublic

Portland vs. Club América—High-Pitched Live Blog Acción

It's Happening Tonight!

Catherine Demo Now Available

It's Happening Tonight!

Weekend Drinking: Can Fest

Tintin: Now 300% Creepier!

Like I Said, But Now It's Official: Two Portland Designers Are on The Next Project Runway

I Want These Mothereffing Scorpions Off this Mothereffing Plane!

RIP Sherwood Schwartz

Thunderbolt and Lightfoot Might Be My New Favorite Movie

Portland Copwatch to DA's Office: Consider Assault Charges in Monroe Shooting

Good Morning, News!

Snarky Atheists Are Snarky

Stormtroopers Seize Light Bulb Store

The Steve Dress

Marjorie Skinner, Welcome to the DISCOMFORT ZONE!

PCP Dance Party - This Weekend!

Restaurants that Ban Children: CONDEMN OR ALLOW??

Typhoon to Play on the Late Show with David Letterman

Here Comes the Sun

Good Morning, News!

Train + Marijuana = Severed Leg

Fire at Aviary & Barista

Video of Typhoon at Ecotrust Last Night

Conservative Pledge Updated to Say Black People Were Not Better Off Under Slavery

Read the First Four Chapters of Colin Meloy's Wildwood

Richmond Fontaine to Release The High Country in September

Portland vs. Seattle — High-Pitched Live Blog Action

Sold Out


One Day at a Time

The Week in Review

New Column!

Savage Love

Pros and Flows

I Love Television

I Love Television™

Eight Million Ways (for Charlie Sheen) to Die