Print Edition for the week of
Jul. 28 - Aug. 3, 2011

Vol. 12, No. 10
Joëlle Jones


Unmeasured Justice

Study Reveals Shocking Stats on Measure 11's Racial Impact

Mutiny at Milepost 5

Residents Get Uppity at High-Profile Live-Work Arts Project

Hall Monitor

Plastic Defenders


On the Butcher Block

Le Butcherettes Cross the Border

Platform Boots on the Beach

Ty Segall Gets Out of the Garage

Up & Coming

Highlights in music the week of July 28-August 3

Movies & TV

Gunfight at the E.T. Corral

Six-shooters and Lasers in Cowboys & Aliens

Crazy, Stupid, Tedious, Unfunny Love

Steve Carell Can't Be Trusted

A Band of Brothers

A Tribe Called Quest and the Art of Buggin' Out

I'm Going Out

Muppets Forever

Film Shorts

Food and Drink

McMenamins' Crown Jewel

Can Zeus Overcome it's Family's Reputation?

Visual Art

Disarming Disability

Disability and Art Start at the Door at A Somewhat Secret Place


Little Birds, Big Questions

Anders Nilsen Gets Existential

Theater & Performance

Showing at the Seams

Peeling the Layers Off An Oak Tree

Keep Shakespeare Weird

The Portland Shakespeare Project's Vital As You Like It


A Brief History of How Portland Became the Best Comics City in America

(And Some Interludes About Can-Can Girls, Giant Pokémon, Family Punk Bands, and Other Insanity from Comic-Con)

PDX Approved

Your Favorite Restaurants, Retail, Nightlife, And More!

Float On, Big Float

How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Willamette River

I, Anonymous


Dosha: Salon Workers Go Union

It's Happening Tonight!

SE 34th and Belmont Gets a Do Over

It's Happening Tonight!

Now THIS Is The Tekken Movie I Wanted To See

Grayling, Year One

Tolkien's Middle Earth Recreated In Minecraft


The I, Anonymous Blog Quote o' the Day!

Courtney's One-and-Only Legitimate Reason to Post a Video of Ann-Margret

RABID BABIE! by Kayla, Age 11

Luck-One - “Can’t Get Over You”

Sam Adams Needs a Tank

Meow Meow Meow Meow Meow Meow Meow Bullshit!*

Good Morning, News!

It's Happening Tonight!

Portland vs. Toronto — High-Pitched Live Blog Action

I Went to the Fifth Annual Portland Pie Off and I Didn't Get Any Pie

While You Were Out

Toad Lillie Comes to Town

Paul, Cain, Gingrich and Santorum Sell Campaign Gear Not Made in America

Crimesville: Man Uses Little Girl as Human Shield

BREAKING: Sam Adams Not Running For Mayor Again

Good Morning News!

The I, Anonymous Blog Quote o' the Day!

Blu-ray Review: Conan the Barbarian and Conan the Destroyer

Good Morning News!

Frank Cassano's "Blogtown in Review"

Of Kirbys and Spider-Men

No Uwajimaya for Downtown Portland

Arvydas Sabonis is Coming Home

Fashion Advice... from Mr. T

Forming Drops into Our Greedy Little Hands

Apple Now Has More Cash than US Government

Transient Involved in a Head On Collision While on Tour

Watch This Thing: Balrog: Behind The Glory

Last Warning: Project Runway Season Premiere Tonight!

Discomfort Zone: Hola, George Lopez

Sallie Ford and the Sound Outside ALSO to Play Letterman

Wynde Dyer on What's Next for Golden Rule

Countdown to Pickathon: Win a Secretly Canadian/Jagjaguwar/Dead Oceans Prize Pack!

Pat Buchanan Calls Barack Obama "Your Boy" on Al Sharpton's Show

Astronautalis - "Dimitri Mendeleev"

It's Happening Tonight!

Debt Ceiling Goes Up...

Dan Savage and Marcus Bachmann Meet in Taiwanese CGI Land!

Filly Fall 2011

Win Reserved Seating for Trek in the Park!

Timbers Are Fit To Be Tied After Letting Another Slip Away

It's Happening Tonight!

Michele Bachmann Knows You Want to Know About Her Jot and Also Her Tittle

Famous Jock Hit by Car While Biking in PDX

HBO's Superheroes: The Case Against Capes

Gold Star: Comment of the Week!

Tomorrow at YU Contemporary: The Act of Drinking Beer with Friends is the Highest Form of Art

Meet Portland's Conceptual Art Bushmeat Food Cart

Attn. Guildies: Watch The Guild Tonight at Guardian Games

SL Letter of the Day: Nope, Not Okay

Tim Gunn: Now a Butthole?

Jot the Dot Will Freak the God into You!

Crafty Wonderland x Museum of Contemporary Craft

The I, Anonymous Blog Quote o' the Day!

And Now a Brief Message From a Devoted WinCo Fan

Portland Slutwalk Recap and Photos

This Week's Mercury Music Section

Four Things I'm Worried About Regarding The Hunger Games

Gabrielle Giffords Votes in Favor of the Debt Limit Deal

A Note to My Fellow Coffee-Shop-Squatting Laptop Hobos

Coolio Approves of this "Internet"—So You Might as Well Try It

SL Letter of the Day: Arfing the Oints

Sarah Mirk: Welcome to the Discomfort Zone

Win Tickets to Slayer and Rob Zombie!

Reusable Containers Hit PDX Food Carts

You Will Believe a Chimpanzee Can Methodically Murder You and Your Family


Good Morning, News!

Dirty Hands, Clean Hearts (Can't Lose?): Working Hands Farm

SL Letter of the Day: It's Time for Mr. Hand to Back Off

The Bieber Beat: Biebers Do the Darndest Things

Blogtown Meetup?

Portland Slutwalk Says It's Not Really About Sluts

Review: Earth Defense Force: Insect Armageddon

Crimesville: Guy Stabbed, Doesn't Realize It (Like a BOSS!)

Countdown to Pickathon: Breathe Owl Breathe's Kid Show

Win Tickets to Odd Future!

Blu-Ray Review: National Lampoon's Animal House

Good Match-Day, News! Do Portland's Playoffs Start Tonight?

Security Guard Does the Peanut Butter & Jelly; Wins the Day!

Good Morning, News!

NPR: Debate Rages Over Whether Gays Can Go Straight

SL Letter of the Day: Curious and Horny, but Not Nuts

Project Runway Wrap Up!

Matt Damon Defends Teachers; Wins the Day!

Marijuana Still Illegal in Portland

Behind the Reporting on David Wu and Other Sex Scandals

Fat Mac: This... Can't... Be!

Beau Breedlove's Reaction to Mayor Adam's Refusal to Run


A Bad Week For Old People on TriMet

SL Letter of the Day: Natural Born Hermi

Watch Out, A-Hole! I'm Wearing My KICKIN' JEANS!

Conversation Continues on North Williams Revamp

Now Available at a Highway 30 Gas Station Near You

Sold Out

One Day at a Time

New Column!

Savage Love

Brothers in Arms

I Love Television

I Love Television™

Weenie Dogs Are Worse