Print Edition for the week of
Dec. 20 - 26, 2007

Vol. 8, No. 30
Chocolate Santa Rules!


Hall Monitor

'Tis the Season

Up On Santa's Lap

Who Has the Most Comfortable Lap in Portland?

In Other News

The Kids Are Screwed

OLCC Votes Against Relaxing All-Ages Rules

Capital Un-Improvements

Even More Capital Property Tenants Complain

Hold It!

Does Homeless Center Fit with Old Town Plan?


Up & Coming

Our Town Could be Your Life

Top Five Local Albums of 2007

The Year in Lists

2007, Five Records at a Time

Once More with Feeling

Top Five Albums of 2007

Rock of the Nation

Blitzen Trapper's Sonic Conquest

Movies & TV

I'm Staying Home

A Tim Allen Christmas

Doodoo Meets Feces

That's National Treasure 2, All Right!

This Week on Television

Film Shorts

Feel-Good Atrocities

The Kite Runner's Incongruous Optimism

Shave and a Haircut, Two Misfits

Burton and Depp Get Bloody with Sweeney Todd

Fun in Nursing Homes

The Savages' Family Dysfunction


Going to War with Charlie Wilson

Cross Examined

Denzel Fires It Up in The Great Debaters

Hard Enough

Walk Hard Walks the Walk

Hilary Swank Looks Like a Horse

One More Crummy Chick Flick


Succinct Reviews for the Discerning Cinephile

Food and Drink

Northwest Pastrami

Kenny and Zuke's Holds the Grouch

Happy Hours

Visual Art

Ryan Jacob Smith

The Young Alchemists


Hiding Out

by Jonathan Messinger
(Featherproof Books)

Why Beautiful People Have More Daughters

by Alan S. Miller and Satoshi Kanazawa

Theater & Performance

As Is

Key Productions at the Interstate Firehouse Cultural Center

I Love Television


My Xmas List

I, Anonymous

Sold Out

When Sales Attack

One Day at a Time

New Column!

Savage Love

Degradation Nation

New Years Eve Events

New Year's Eve Roundup

Ned Lannamann