Print Edition for the week of
Nov. 17 - 23, 2011

Vol. 12, No. 26
Janette Valentine


Occupy PDX: Tent City Takedown

A Recap of Occupy Portland's Eviction

What's Next for Occupy Portland?

Protest Eviction Means New Lifeโ€”and New Headaches

Occupy Numerology

Details, Details! Portland's Occupation by the Numbers.

Hall Monitor

Reese Can't Have It Both Ways


Goose Bump Sounds

Plaid's Scintilli Is Not a Concept Album

Far Beyond Ruin

Strand of Oaks Mixes Personal and Mythic

As the World Turns

Rachael Yamagata Sheds Major-Label Drama

It Came from the Desert!

Kyuss Lives! Exclamation Point!

Up & Coming

Highlights in Music the Week of November 17-23

Movies & TV

Of Mice and Men

And Pee Puddles and Boners: It's The Catechism Cataclysm

Werewolf Pedophiles, Demon Babies

Twilight: More Like Breaking YAWN, Am I Right?!

Butch Cassidy Lives

A Retired Outlaw in Blackthorn

Cliff Hanger

A Lonely Place to Die Is a Gripping Thriller

Geek Out

Raccoon Punches Man

Film Shorts

In Which We Hit It and Quit It

Food and Drink

Farmers' Market to Table

Verde Cocina Goes Brick and Mortar

Vino on the Cheapo

Great Oregon Wines Under $30


What's in an Essay?

John Jeremiah Sullivan's Brilliant, Ranging Pulphead

Thoughts on Thoughts

Who's in Charge? Investigates What's Driving the Self

A Simple Machine for a Simple Man

Hey, Portlanders, Somebody Wrote a Book About You

Blabber Blabber Blabber

Drawn and Quarterly Reissues the Early Work of Cartoonist Lynda Barry

Theater & Performance

Book Lust

Crushing on Fiction with Mr. Darcy Dreamboat


A Humper's Guide to HUMP! 2011

Don't Miss HUMP!—Portland's Fave Local Homemade Porn Festival. This Weekend!

I, Anonymous


Unions Plan Bridge Takeover to Protest PBOT Budget Cuts

Shinobi (3DS): A Thing Because It's Good

Today's "Gossip is Not Cool" Funnies!

Presenting... the HUMP! 2011 Winners!

This Week's Mercury Music Section

The I, Anonymous Blog Quote o' the Day!

The Ballad of Mott the Hoople Is a Phenomenal Rock Doc

LEGO Picard

It's Happening Tonight!

Mitt Romney's New Ad Quotes Obama Saying Something He Didn't Actually Say

Occupy Holds Vigil to Mark Week Since Eviction

The I, Anonymous Blog Quote o' the Day!

Ultimate Marvel vs Capcom 3: The Mercury Review Now Exists

Thanksgiving On The Town


It's Happening Tonight!

Note to The Walking Dead: "Morning After" Pills Aren't Abortion

You Might Really Like Turf War

Occupy Portland Police Overtime Hits $1.29 Million

Good Morning News!

Oh, Dear: Rush Limbaugh Accuses Michelle Obama of "Uppity-ism."

That Rape Call Chief Reese Mentioned Last Night? It was on November 6

IMPORTANT BLOGTOWN NOTICE: We Will Be Live Blogging the Macy's Thanksgiving Parade

Video: Mercury Reporter Shoved Down by Cop

City Baby

Good Morning News!

Sarah Palin to Endorse Newt Gingrich?

Dance Party Occupies Bank of America Doorway—Riot Cops Occupy Street

Good Morning News!

Good Morning, News!

This Is The Only Holiday Game Sale I'm Going To Mention, I Promise

SL Letter of the Day: My Son's Missing Out

Governor Kitzhaber Stops Executions in Oregon

Occupy Art: Pepper Spraying Cop Meme

Video of Anti-Occupy Portland Protest

The Big Chill

Good Morning, News!

HUMP! Starts Tonight; And Here's a Review!

Guys... Last Week's Occupy PDX was INSANE

Video Roundup of Occupy Portland's Day of Action

Early Hours - "Fallout"

PHOTOS: Occupy Protest Gets Inside Wells Fargo, Raises Upside Down American Flag Outside

Win Tickets to The Catechism Cataclysm!

Police Chief Mike Reese: "I Apologize"

Blogtown Coverage of Occupy Black Friday... TOMORROW!

Video: Transportation Workers Occupy Steel Bridge

Portland Is the Worst.

The Newt Gingrich Jobs Plan

A Seasonally Relevant Book Trailer

This Weekend at The Northwest Filmmakers' Festival

Walk On By Salvation Army Bell Ringers

Tonight in Music

Cops Arrest Occupy Portland Protesters in Chattiest Demonstration Ever

With Babymaking, Regret Goes Both Ways

Occupie Chart of Arrests

Not All Opponents of Gay Marriage Are Haters and Bigots

American Horror Story Chitty-Chat Club!

Fucking James Franco: Raw Cuts

Grand Jury Indicts Portland Cop in Shotgun Ammo Mixup

"Gossip is Not Cool" Funnies: A Dangerous Mind

Herman Cain Doesn't Want to Be Recorded

SL Letter of the Day: Sex and the Demanding Boyfriend


Tonight in Music

The Moment When the Police Lost the Occupy Portland Narrative

Re: Umbrellas

The Walking Dead Chitty-Chat Club!

Tonight in Music

Reward Your NaNoWriMo Efforts with Kittens


The 45th Parallel on Think Out Loud

Note to Jewish, Muslim, Hindu, Agnostic, and Atheist ER Doctors, ER Nurses, EMTs, Etc.

Here's Herman Cain, Dumbing It Down

It's Happening Tonight!

Sam Elliott Hearts Us

BREAKING: Mike Reese Will Not Run for Mayor

UPDATED: Occupy Portland Occupies PSU Blocks

I Want to Send This Kid Through a Portal So I Can Steal His Portal-Themed Bedroom

Photo Preview of Open for Business and Nice Work

One Night Stand

IFC Announces Portlandia Tour


Good Morning News!

Hooray for the Banks!

HUMP! 2011 Open Thread!

Sasquatch Announces Dates and Goes on Sale (No Lineup Yet Though)

Portland Immigration Activist Arrested in Alabama

It's Family Portrait Time

Tonight! Comics Underground!

Two Bits of Elliott Smith News

Frank Cassano's "Blogtown in Review"

Black Friday Protest Extravaganza!

Cormac McCarthy on Yelp

You're Welcome

Good Morning, News!

Get Yer HUMP! T-Shirts!

Police Break Out Pepper Spray, Make Arrests at Occupy Portland Chase Bank Protest

It's Happening Tonight!

SL Letter of the Day: Why Aren't They Both Named "Dan" Then?

Thursday Night TV Recaps (for Poor People): TV Stresses Me Out Sometimes

Tonight in Music

The Countdown to A Perma-Boke Bowl Is On

Back Fence PDX Tonight: "That's A Mouthful"

Multnomah's Comings and Goings

NaNoWriMo Is Slowly Killing Me

New Commercial Perfectly Explains Ron Paul

Occupy Portland Getting Ready to Shut Down Banks; One Bank Helps them Out!

Win Tickets to Blind Pilot!

Okay, Thursday's Pepper-Spraying Could Have Been Way Worse. Like This.

SL Letter of the Day: Straight-Identified Heterosexuals for Queer Rights

Tonight: Let's Get HUMPin'!

Bachmann Iowa Campaign Co-Chair: Gay Marriage Will Lead to Women Marrying the Eiffel Tower

Chief Reese Says Checks Are Coming In, but Confirms Delay on Mayoral Announcement

Crittering Up The Holidays

Here Comes an Amazon Smartphone?

Umpqua Bank Gives $25,000 to Restore Occupy Portland Parks (And Maybe Asks Anarchists Not to Smash Its Windows)

Tonight in Music


Last Chance to Get HUMP Tix—Special Dan Savage Appearance!

The First (Official) Pictures from Ridley Scott's Prometheus

Tonight in Music

The Waiting Is the Hardest Part

Opening Tonight: The Shame Company

Happy Thanksgiving from Thanksgiving (Adrian Orange)

Dubstep, You Almost Ruined This For Me

It's Happening Tonight!

Dogcupy Photos: Cute Dogs Protest Bank of America

Is The Walking Dead a "Pro-Life Zombie Show"?

Win Tickets to Plaid!

"Gossip is Not Cool" Funnies!: "Occupied"

Saturday's GOP Debate

Derby: Men's Edition

'Tis the Season

R.I.P., Anne McCaffrey

Fleet Foxes: "The Shrine/An Argument"

Sold Out

New Arrivals

One Day at a Time

The Week in Review

New Column!

I, Anonymous Blog

Savage Love & Sex

Savage Love

Learning the Ropes

I Love Television

I Love Television™

The Humpy's Choice Awards