Print Edition for the week of
Aug. 25 - 31, 2011

Vol. 12, No. 14
BT Livermore


Repaving the Way

Out with Old Pavement, In with Public Spaces

Queasy Rider

Are Local Theme Parks and Fair Rides Safe? We Look at the Records.

Hall Monitor

Columbia River Double Crossing


From Stumptown to Jumptown

Local Music History at Oregon Rocks

Change Is Good

The Reinvention of R. Stevie Moore

Lust Never Sleeps

Going Cover to Cover with Library Voices

Rediscovering a Classic

Luke Solomon Lives Up to His Big Name

Up & Coming

Movies & TV

The Sport's Center

Buckle Up. Senna's About to Take You for a Ride.

Pretty Vacant

Colombiana Needs Less Yak-Yak, More Bang-Bang

More Rudd, Less Idiot

Our Idiot Brother: A Dreamboat with a Bad Haircut

Fire, Blood, and California

Bellflower's Boyish Breakup Saga

Scary Fairies

Guillermo del Toro Haunts Don't Be Afraid of the Dark

Loving the Alien

The Man Who Fell to Earth's 35th Anniversary

Ambition Up their Sleeves

Make Believe: How to Win Friends and Perform Magic

Tough Shot

The Interrupters Gets Intimate with a Violent Chicago

Film Shorts

In Which We Hit It and Quit It

I'm Staying Home

Starman: Bowie on Film

Food and Drink

Sausage Kings of... Portland

Olympic Provisions Expands Its Charcuterie Empire

Visual Art

Writing about Art about Writing

Lisa Radon's Reading.Writing.


Caped Kids

Introducing the Kid-Oriented Web Comic Smash

Put a Talking Bird on It

Colin Meloy and Carson Ellis Collaborate on Wildwood


Down the Rabbit (and Every Other) Hole with Nicholson Baker's Newest

Teacher of the Year

Investigating the Mystique of the Perfect Teacher in You Deserve Nothing


The Last Summer of Mass Destruction

After 50 Years, Oregon Is Almost Done Incinerating Its Cache of WMDs, One by One.


Sexual Politics: Talking Weiner with Anita Hill

It's Happening Tonight!

Oregon Manifest is Coming! I Am Excited About Oregon Manifest.

Good Morning News!

Stephen Malkmus and the Jicks - "Senator" (Live on Late Night With Jimmy Fallon)

Listen to the New Blitzen Trapper and Blind Pilot Albums

It's Happening Tonight!

Portland Ranks Above US in Wage Averages

Puppy Prom!

Are You Still Working? FOR SHAME.

Trailer for Lars von Trier's Melancholia

Portland's Funniest Person Contest

Mitt Romney Gets Angry Over Social Security

Steve Jobs Resigns as Apple CEO

Big Bite In A Bag

Good Morning News!

Season Two of Smash Starts Today!

Amazing Norwegian Ninja Trailer Promises Everything I Have Ever Wanted in a Movie and More

The I, Anonymous Blog Quote o' the Day!

Just Pluck It Already

Starring Don Cheadle as Captain Planet

Discomfort Zone: I Busked at Pioneer Courthouse Square

Good Morning News!

And the Winner of the Sunday Softball Championship is...

BREAKING: Man Barricaded in Waterfront Bathroom

Toxic Holocaust - "Judgment Awaits You" (Video)

Timbers Hold It Together To Fend Off Late-Breaking Goat Attack

Janet Jackson, A Dirty House, and One Very Angry Dad

Here's a Teaser for The Hunger Games That Shows Absolutely Nothing

Graffiti Police Crack Down on Gallery for Hosting Street Art Show

Good Afternoon News!

Ted Haggard, Phil Hinkle, George Rekers, Roberto Arango, Larry Craig—They're All Yours, Bisexual Community!

Frank Cassano's "Blogtown in Review"

Footage Fight! Ryland Bouchard vs. Lana Del Rey, and One Really Good Song

Good Morning News!

Project Runway Wrap Up!

Sexual Politics: Fight For Your Right to Healthcare

What Treadway's Gonna Bring

Our Review of Colombiana Is Now Live!

Boy Wearing Skirt Is a "Distraction"

It's Hard To Be A Good Capitalist

Michele Bachmann: Performance Artist?

Wafu Opens Tonight!

The Only Fake Businesswoman in Imaginary Portland: A Day in the Life of a Grimm Extra

We're the Fifth Gayest! But We're Bad at Counting.

Tonight: Sanela Jahić at Appendix Space

Katrina U Bitch

Nurses to Play Three In-Stores on Day of Record Release

New Weekend Brunch Options

Portland vs. Chivas USA — High-Pitched Live Blog Action

Banned In New Jersey: Your Daily Murakami Post

Surprising No One, Ian Karmel Wins the Portland's Funniest Person Contest

This Is What the End of the World Will Look Like

The I, Anonymous Blog Quote o' the Day!

An Excerpt from Haruki Murakami's IQ84

One Copy Editor's Style Guide to Smut

Is It Just Me, or Does It Look Like These Two Are Out for a Jolly Good Swim Together?

Tonight at Guardian Games: Browncoats: Redemption

Richmond Fontaine - "Lost in the Trees" (Video)

Roller Derby Weekend: Men's Derby and PDX vs. Boise

This Is a Metaphor for Something: Christine O'Donnell Book Reading Draws Five People

Tonight in Music

This Week's Mercury Music Section

Sidewalk Planters on the Path to Permit-Free

The Yo Vintage! Late Summer Lookbook

Sparkplug Benefit at Floating World


It's Happening Tonight!

NYT's Take on PDX

Tonight: Funny Over Everything

The I, Anonymous Blog Quote o' the Day!

It's Happening Tonight!

Sexual Politics: Cinderella and Friends Talk Sexy ComiCon Costume Conflict

Taking a Stand for Veggies

SL Letter of the Day: Dream Girl

Downtown's Getting Trashioned Today

Blu-ray Review: The Magnificent Seven and Return of the Magnificent Seven

Should Graffiti Removal Be a Priority for Portland?

BREAKING: Bill Sizemore Loves Cheese Danishes

It's Happening Tonight!

With Jesus's Help, Michele Bachmann Will Go All the Way to the Wet House

This Weekend: Maria Bamford

In Which Bill Nye "Confuses" Fox News Viewers

Make Alison Discomfortable! Watch Me Be Discomfortable!

Knives: the New Guns?

BREAKING: George Lucas Makes a Decent Change to a Star Wars Movie

Welcome to the Discomfort Zone, Alison Hallett!

Good Morning News!

Mitt Romney Looks Out for His Favorite People

Man Impales Eye on Garden Shears (with Video!)

Update on the Morrison Bridge Standstill

Looking into Race and Arrests for Illegal Guns

Feds Pursuing a "Vindictive Prosecution" of Dan Choi?

Download Luck-One's King Of The Northwest Mixtape. Now.

Porn: Pro & Con

Oh No! Mr. Zupan in Serious Traffic Crash!

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One Day at a Time

The Week in Review

New Column!

Savage Love & Sex

Savage Love

Working Part Time

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