Print Edition for the week of
Oct. 4 - 10, 2007

Vol. 8, No. 19 Sasha Barr


Hall Monitor


In Other News

The Flophouse Blues

City to Buy Crumbling Rattrap

No Room at the Inn

Homeless Day Access Center Ready to Burst

Burning Issue

Woman Says Cops "Fried" Her Stomach

Name Calling

Interstate Rename Debate Gets Ugly

Life After DFZs

Will Project 57 Work?


The People's Champion

The Sweet Science of Sandpeople

Once More with Feeling

Loch Lomond

Our Town Could be Your Life

The Double U

Up & Coming

The Human Condition

Curling Up with the Weakerthans

High Wattage

Ohmega Watts' Bright Funk

Emerging from Smog

Bill Callahan Stars as Himself

Movies & TV

Fear and Loathing

Lust, Caution: WWII, Sex, and an NC-17

This Week on Television

Film Shorts

Hooray for Abortion

The Heartbreak Kid: Mexican Rats, Venomous Jellyfish, and Carlos Mencia's Penis

Geek Out

Halo, Good to See You Again

Dropping Out to Drop In

Into the Wild Satisfies its Wanderlust

Mad Max Saves the World

Succinct Reviews for the Discerning Cinephile

Food and Drink

Finger Food

Eating Regionally at the E'Njoni Café

Food Events

Visual Art

Dianne Kornberg

Field Notes: 1992-2007


Comedy for the People

(Or: Patton Oswalt, Midgets, and Embarrassing Confessions Involving The King of Queens)


Akashic All-Star Reading

Powell's City of Books

Maynard & Jennica

by Rudolph Delson

Theater & Performance


Portland Center Stage at the Gerding Theater


Food Face Off!

Readers Fight Back!

Mercury Readers Keep it Real with Their Own Reviews!

Food Fights Are Fun for Everyone!

Except for Pussies Who Don't Want to Be in Food Fights

Foods Fight

Foods Go Head to Head Against Their Closest Rivals

Locavore vs. Gourmand

Who's the Connoisseur?

I Love Television


Woeful Wednesdays

Employee of the Week

Noah Kort


Sold Out

Boot it Up

One Day at a Time

This Week in Review

New Column!


Randy Leonard Declares "Cease Fire" on Raging Interstate Debate

Council Will Start Process Over Again from Beginning

Savage Love

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