Print Edition for the week of
Dec. 1 - 7, 2011

Vol. 12, No. 28


Spies in the House of Occupy

Cops Keeping an Eye on Occupy Portland Find a Friend on the Inside

Buy More Stuff!

Lloyd Center Stays Calm During Black Friday Occupy Protest

Sexual Politics

Let's Talk about Baby Regret

Hall Monitor

Talk Softly, Carry a Big Stick

In Other News


Root to Branch to Leaf

Lia Ices Melts Cold Hearts

Cult Boyfriend

Jeffrey Lewis Is the Next Jonathan Richman

A Child's Garden of Song

We Sent a Kid to Interview Laura Veirs

Up & Coming

Highlights in Music the Week of December 1-7

Movies & TV

Sweet Oblivion

Melancholia's Romantic Disaster

Punk-Rock Parenting

Skating and Baby-Daddying in Dragonslayer

Body of Work

Pyuupiru 2001-2008: a Portrait of a Transsexual Artist

Geek Out

Tanooki Triumphant

Film Shorts

In Which We Hit It and Quit It

Food and Drink

Let There Be Luce

A Clean, Well-Lighted Italian Place

Visual Art

Interior Margins

A Rare, All-Women Show at the Lumber Room


Gettin' Druggy with It

Amphetamines for All Tastes in The Speed Chronicles

Grassy Knoll in One

Time Traveling with Lee Harvey Oswald in Stephen King's 11/22/63

Theater & Performance


Holcombe Waller on Activism, Art, and Occupy Wall Street



A Guide to Oregon's Greatest Explosions

I, Anonymous


Bagel Watch! Noah's Bagels Buys Kettleman's

Best Idea Ever: Skate-a-Roke!

SL Letter of the Day: Pegging Underground

Another Protest/March Planned for Sunday Morning

Mitt Romney Hates Flip-Floppers

NW PDX Industry Voluntarily Agrees to Pollute Less

Trailer for The Three Stooges Features Four Stooges

The I, Anonymous Blog Quote o' the Day!

Tomorrow, Your Xbox Becomes A Cable Box

Good Morning, News!

Occupy Portland Aims to Occupy Park Blocks

Y La Bamba Announce Their New Album

American Horror Story Chitty-Chat Club!

Listen to the Anonymous Portland Musician That Robin Pecknold Put on His Top 10 List

Apple Will Fix iPhone's Abortion "Glitch"

A Trailer for Cabin in the Woods? Wha? Huh? Really?

Mayoral Candidate Housing Forum

RACC: New Office, New Art

Listen to Mayor Sam Adams Hang Up on Lars Larson

The Portland Bazaar's Craft Class and Book Signing Schedule Is Up

Tonight: One Night Stand

Ridley Scott Observes That Physical Media Is Still a Thing

Presented Without Comment, the Red-Band Trailer for Tim & Eric's Billion Dollar Movie

Santa... Mounted

TriMet YouthPass Saved from Budget Cuts

Tonight: First Thursday

Tonight: The Debut of Peghead

The I, Anonymous Blog Quote o' the Day!

Tonight in Music

Good Morning, News!

Cat Show! Cat Show! Cat Show!

Yet Again, Ron Paul and Jon Huntsman Do Things That Make Democrats Respect Them

Occupy Portland: No More 24-Hour Occupations?

Reprieve for Old Town Tent Refuge? Maybe, but City Says, For Now, "Clock Is Still Ticking"

The I, Anonymous Blog Quote o' the Day!

Fox News Attacks the Muppets

SL Letter of the Day: This Particular Someone

Obama Administration Tells Rest of World to Stop Gay Discrimination

Tonight in Music

Tonight: The Monologues

How Does This Picture Make You Feel?

Christian Barbershop Quartet Best Thing Ever! (In Hell)

Obama's Teddy Roosevelt Moment

It's Happening Tonight!

Mercury's Arthole Weekly Winner!

Introducing Three New Portland Theater Companies

Newt Gingrich Wants Child Janitors

Updated: Drug Dealers, Not Riot Cops, Drive Away Occupy Portland

Today in Understated Space News

Jon Huntsman's Daughters Sing About Their Dad to the Tune of "Sexyback"

OR Court Rules Bloggers ≠ Journalists

Donald Trump to Moderate Republican Debate

It's Happening Tonight!

Today in "Unhinging Your Jaw" Commercials

President Obama Unveils New Campaign Theme

Herman Cain Suspends Self from Presidental Race

Good Morning News!

This Week's Mercury Music Section

Tonight in Music

Occupy Portland Plans Two-Week Long "Reoccupation"—Starting Tomorrow

Mike Daisey's Occupy Broadway Monologue

School Abruptly Shuts Down Panel on Occupy Portland

Good Morning News!

Tonight in Music

LivingSocial Deal of the Day: Half Off Morbid Obesity!

Police Respond to Video Showing Plainclothes Cops at Occupy Portland Meeting

Frank Cassano's "Blogtown in Review"

Tonight in Music

It's Happening Tonight!

Ghana's Movie Posters Are Better Than America's Movie Posters

Woman Killed By C-Tran Bus

Police Union President: Not Automatically Arresting Protesters Goes "Against the Very Grain" of Cops' Training

Good Morning News!

Community Preview: Troy & Abed's Merry Rap Attack!

Seen Today in PDX: Mysterious Toynbee Tile

SL Letter of the Day: The Kindest Cut

Laurelhurst Theater Going Digital

Win Tickets to Cass McCombs!

It's Happening Tonight!

New Sex Scandal Rocks GOP Presidential Field

Herman Cain Will Decide Whether or Not to Drop Out Next Week

Facebook Bug Lets People See Your "Private" Photos

Microwave For One

Beau & Marigold

Goodreads Choice Awards

R.A.W. 2012: Psyche

This Is a Big Fucking Deal: "Being LBGT Does Not Make You Less Human."

Roller Derby Weekend

$100 Machus Giveaway!

New Political Group Launches: Bike Walk Vote!

Recaps for Poor People: Community is Crazy, and Parks and Recreation Makes Me Sad

Mayor Sam Adams' Occupy Twitter Rampage

Two New Sales Announced: One for Now, One for Later

Michele Bachmann Thinks Gay Men Should Marry Women

Overcommitted: Sam's Big Projects Will Lead to Harsh PBOT Cuts

Make an Impression

Occupy Portland's Shemanski Occupation Hanging On

Model Watch: Digital Bodies and Maimings

Occupy Republican Nightmares

Police Release Their Account of Occupy Portland's Defiant Night

SL Letter of the Day: It's Not Always Fucking & Sucking

Perfect Day to Reissue Love Is Not Consantly Wondering...

Mercury's Arthole Weekly Winner!

Herman Cain in "Godfather Pizza Sexual Harrassment Training Film" (Circa 1986)

This is Your Lord and Savior Jesus Christ Getting Casually Pepper Sprayed

Every Timbers Goal Of 2011 In Less Than 10 Minutes

Feds Sign Off On Columbia River Crossing

NFL Player Crashes Car in Downtown Portland

As a Gay Parent...

Public Service Announcement: Spaced Now on Netflix Instant

Early Figure for City Budget Cuts: $17.4 Million

The Top 10 Most Yahoo'ed Things of 2011

Watch the Video of Hosannas Performing Inside a Lava Tube

Aviary's Grand Re-Opening

Santagate: Macy's is on Portland Santa's Naughty List

Discuss Occupy... With Free Pie!

New Holiday of the Week

Join The Dill Pickle Club: Peripheries

Occupy Portland Raising Cash for an Ad Campaign

Art Will Find a Way

Portlanders Vow to Not Budge from Foreclosed Homes

Shows that Don't Have the Word "Christmas" in the Title

Luc Lac Vietnamese Kitchen

R.I.P. Laugh-In's Alan Sues

Win Tickets to the Rose City Rollers, Part II

The Portland Trail Blazers' 2011-12 Schedule

EXCLUSIVE! Portugal. The Man - "You Carried Us (Share Me with the Sun)" Acoustic Video

School Removes "Gay" From "Deck the Halls"

Jealous Butcher Gets You into the Holiday Spirit

Bike Craft! It's This Weekend! It's Awesome!

R.I.P. Harry Morgan

How Should I Mount Santa?

Bashing Jurassic Park: Grounds for Banning?

The Goodfoot's Annual Music Poster Show

SL Letter of the Day: Taste Testing

Weekend Style Agenda

Good Morning, News!

Peter Motherfucking Dinklage

It's Happening Tonight!

Listen to AU's "Solid Gold" Right Now

Republicans Coached to Use Occupy's Language

Sold Out


One Day at a Time

The Week in Review

New Column!

I, Anonymous Blog

Keep Your Fucking Dog on a Leash

For the I, Anonymous Chill Out Tent


I Got Asked Back!?

Attention Lip Smackers

Er kommt von Zeit zu Zeit

Motherfuckin Springwater

Blue Volvo Wagon, SW 4th

Somebody has Effectively Stolen My Item

Seeing Red

Those Portland Honies

Fuck You Gary Coe

Pay Attention

Dear Coffee Hipster Nazi

Am I Here?.....

Dear Snarky Barmaid

Fuck You, and Your Dog!


Missing Portland

Savage Love

GGG Spots

I Love Television

I Love Television™

Another Column About Hillbillies