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

SL Letter of the Day: The Kindest Cut

Seen Today in PDX: Mysterious Toynbee Tile

Best Idea Ever: Skate-a-Roke!

Good Morning News!

Tomorrow, Your Xbox Becomes A Cable Box

The I, Anonymous Blog Quote o' the Day!

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

NW PDX Industry Voluntarily Agrees to Pollute Less

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

Woman Killed By C-Tran Bus

Trailer for The Three Stooges Features Four Stooges

Win Tickets to Cass McCombs!

Mitt Romney Hates Flip-Floppers

Another Protest/March Planned for Sunday Morning

It's Happening Tonight!

SL Letter of the Day: Pegging Underground

Laurelhurst Theater Going Digital

School Abruptly Shuts Down Panel on Occupy Portland

Weekend Style Agenda

It's Happening Tonight!

The Goodfoot's Annual Music Poster Show

Tonight in Music

Frank Cassano's "Blogtown in Review"

SL Letter of the Day: Taste Testing

LivingSocial Deal of the Day: Half Off Morbid Obesity!

Bashing Jurassic Park: Grounds for Banning?

Republicans Coached to Use Occupy's Language

Police Respond to Video Showing Plainclothes Cops at Occupy Portland Meeting

It's Happening Tonight!

Tonight in Music

Good Morning News!

Listen to AU's "Solid Gold" Right Now

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

Peter Motherfucking Dinklage

Good Morning, News!

School Removes "Gay" From "Deck the Halls"

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

Today in "Unhinging Your Jaw" Commercials

Win Tickets to the Rose City Rollers, Part II

Mike Daisey's Occupy Broadway Monologue

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

The Portland Trail Blazers' 2011-12 Schedule

This Week's Mercury Music Section

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

How Should I Mount Santa?

Tonight in Music

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

Good Morning News!

Herman Cain Suspends Self from Presidental Race

R.I.P. Harry Morgan

President Obama Unveils New Campaign Theme

Jealous Butcher Gets You into the Holiday Spirit

Portlanders Vow to Not Budge from Foreclosed Homes

Mercury's Arthole Weekly Winner!

Art Will Find a Way

Occupy Portland Raising Cash for an Ad Campaign

Introducing Three New Portland Theater Companies

New Holiday of the Week

It's Happening Tonight!

Donald Trump to Moderate Republican Debate

Join The Dill Pickle Club: Peripheries

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

Discuss Occupy... With Free Pie!

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

OR Court Rules Bloggers ≠ Journalists

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

Today in Understated Space News

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

Luc Lac Vietnamese Kitchen

Newt Gingrich Wants Child Janitors

Feds Sign Off On Columbia River Crossing

Tonight in Music

Aviary's Grand Re-Opening

SL Letter of the Day: This Particular Someone

Watch the Video of Hosannas Performing Inside a Lava Tube

The Top 10 Most Yahoo'ed Things of 2011

Obama Administration Tells Rest of World to Stop Gay Discrimination

Public Service Announcement: Spaced Now on Netflix Instant

Fox News Attacks the Muppets

It's Happening Tonight!

Early Figure for City Budget Cuts: $17.4 Million

Christian Barbershop Quartet Best Thing Ever! (In Hell)

As a Gay Parent...

NFL Player Crashes Car in Downtown Portland

Obama's Teddy Roosevelt Moment

Every Timbers Goal Of 2011 In Less Than 10 Minutes

How Does This Picture Make You Feel?

Tonight: The Monologues

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

Cat Show! Cat Show! Cat Show!

Model Watch: Digital Bodies and Maimings

Tonight in Music

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

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

Good Morning, News!

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

The I, Anonymous Blog Quote o' the Day!

Tonight: The Debut of Peghead

Mercury's Arthole Weekly Winner!

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

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

Police Release Their Account of Occupy Portland's Defiant Night

The I, Anonymous Blog Quote o' the Day!

Occupy Republican Nightmares

Occupy Portland: No More 24-Hour Occupations?

TriMet YouthPass Saved from Budget Cuts

$100 Machus Giveaway!

Santa... Mounted

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

New Political Group Launches: Bike Walk Vote!

Tonight: One Night Stand

Occupy Portland's Shemanski Occupation Hanging On

Make an Impression

Ridley Scott Observes That Physical Media Is Still a Thing

Michele Bachmann Thinks Gay Men Should Marry Women

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

Listen to Mayor Sam Adams Hang Up on Lars Larson

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

Tonight: First Thursday

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

Mayor Sam Adams' Occupy Twitter Rampage

RACC: New Office, New Art

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

Microwave For One

Mayoral Candidate Housing Forum

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

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

Apple Will Fix iPhone's Abortion "Glitch"

Facebook Bug Lets People See Your "Private" Photos

American Horror Story Chitty-Chat Club!

New Sex Scandal Rocks GOP Presidential Field

Roller Derby Weekend

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

R.A.W. 2012: Psyche

Y La Bamba Announce Their New Album

Occupy Portland Aims to Occupy Park Blocks

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

Good Morning, News!

Goodreads Choice Awards

Beau & Marigold

Sold Out


One Day at a Time

The Week in Review

New Column!

I, Anonymous Blog

Keep Your Fucking Dog on a Leash

Those Portland Honies

For the I, Anonymous Chill Out Tent

Missing Portland

Seeing Red


Somebody has Effectively Stolen My Item

Motherfuckin Springwater

Fuck You, and Your Dog!

Blue Volvo Wagon, SW 4th

Er kommt von Zeit zu Zeit

Dear Snarky Barmaid

Attention Lip Smackers

Am I Here?.....

Pay Attention

I Got Asked Back!?

Dear Coffee Hipster Nazi

Fuck You Gary Coe


Savage Love & Sex

Savage Love

GGG Spots

I Love Television

I Love Television™

Another Column About Hillbillies