Print Edition for the week of
Jan. 5 - 11, 2012

Vol. 12, No. 33


Citizen Complaints

The Best of Sam Adams' Year-End Voicemails

Grinding into Court

After Two Years, Civil Trial Set for Rent-a-Cops in Skateboard Attack


Into and Out of the Woods

Saying Goodbye to Portland's Loveliest Venue

Fade into Black

Blouse Go Beyond Boundaries

Up & Coming

Highlights in Music the Week of January 5-11.

Movies & TV

Coming Attractions

There's No Possible Way We'll Be Disappointed by 2012! Right?

Film Shorts

In Which We Hit It and Quit It


Alexis Smith's Glaciers

Melting Icecaps and the Perfect Party Dress

Theater & Performance

Not to Be

NWCTC's Hamlet Is Solid, but Offers Nothing New

I, Anonymous


The Race Is Tied Between Huntsman and Romney...

Scenes from Yesterday's Rally to Save the Postal Service

PDX Pop Now! Opens Submissions and Gets Growly

Anti-Occupy "Daylight Disinfectant" Revealed?

Blazers vs. Clippers - Hot Live Blog Action

How Much Do You Want to Hate Humanity Today?

Sherlock Returns to PBS this May!

Introducing Marty Crandall's Terrific New Band: Sad Baby Wolf

SL Letter of the Day: Monogamish Week

There Might Be a Republican Enthusiasm Gap

It Could All Come Down to South Carolina

Respectfully Engaged: An Email Exchange

BREAKING: Man Reportedly Shooting at Cops in Outer Southeast

Inside Dragon Tattoo's Credit Sequence

New Seasons Will Open Store on North Williams

David Cross Has Some Thoughts About Alvin and the Chipmunks: Chipwrecked

Child Abuse at Hands of Lesbian Parents: ZERO Percent

Wow. Portland Technically Can Ban "Obscenity" and the "the Exhibition of Deformed or Crippled Persons"

Top Ten Skate-A-Roke Songs!

Today in "Moist Heat"

And Now I Present to You: Gifolas Cage

Tonight in Music

Tonight: First Thursday

New Portland Loo Heading to North Park Blocks

The Black Keys Are Playing the Rose Garden

St. Johns Residents Vow to Protest New 7/11

BMX Fans Plan Protest of Gresham Skatepark

At Long Last, Chess As It Was Meant to be Played

Good Morning, News!

Skate-a-Roke: What are YOU Wearing?

Gold Star: The Mercury's Web Comment of the Week!

Romney Wins New Hampshire

Eastbound & Down Season Three Trailer!

More Great Skate-a-Roke Pics!

This is What $16 Million in Transportation Cuts Looks Like

Mercury Covers: Time for Some Horn Tootin'!

Good Morning News!

Saltzman: Maybe Put Sunday Parkways on "Hiatus"

Tonight in Music

Dioramas! History! Awesome!

The Evil Dead Remake: Lady Lead

Question of the Day

Naked Girls Reading Comes to Portland

Good Morning, News!

Don't Fuck with Kathy Peterson's Yard Signs

Local Paper Encourages Human-on-Pet Love

Reading Tonight: Smalldoggies

Only Santorum Has Gotten the "Santorum" Treatment

Today in "Shit Wookiees Say"

BREAKING: Witch Returns to Claim Beyoncé's Baby

Literary Arts Announces 2012 Oregon Book Award Finalists

Mark Those Calendars—Timbers Unveil 2012 Schedule

Mayor Adams: Cost of Hosting GOP Debate "Not Worth" It

The Alialujah Choir Announce Their Debut Album

Loaf It or Leave It: Tillamook Cheese Cuts 50 Jobs

Today in Portlandia: Links! Links!

Wreckless Eric to Headline 2012 Slabtown Bender

Washington Governor Backs Gay Marriage—What's that Mean for Oregon?

From the New York Times Dept. of Corrections

SL Letter of the Day: Threeway of Love

And Now the Greatest Music Video You Will Ever See

Jeff Mangum to Play Two Nights in Portland

Hello Kitty: The Restaurant

Benedict Cumberbatch Is in Star Trek 2 and All Is Right with the World

The Republican Party Starts Falling in Line Behind Mitt Romney

Skate-a-Roke was a Blast, Y'all!

Skyrim Mod Replaces Dragons With "Macho Man" Randy Savage

Mitt Romney Ad Appears on Spreading Santorum

Street Roots Crunches Cash Reports in Mayoral Race—Makes Case for Return of Voter-Owned Elections

Mad Men Definitely Most Likely Returning March 25th

They Are the 99.9%

Big Ass Boombox

Do You Want to Smell Like a Man?

SL Letter of the Day: Monogamish Week, Day 3

Support Local Virtual Fisticuffs This Saturday

Another PDX Designer on a Reality Show?!?

A New Shins Song - "Simple Song"

SL Letter of the Day: Monogamish Week, Day 2

Santorum Gets Booed AGAIN

Unintentional Santorum Political Cartoon?

Mitt Romney Didn't Seem to Hate Europe So Much When He Was Living in a French Palace

It's Happening Tonight!

Tonight in Music

The I, Anonymous Blog Quote o' the Day!

Me Doing Something with The Liberators!

Adam Johnson's Abruptly Timely Novel of North Korea

Fever's New Single and Video: "White Witches"

SL Letter of the Day: Monogamish Week, Day 4

It's Happening Tonight!

This Week's Mercury Music Section

The I, Anonymous Blog Quote o' the Day!

TV News Designed to Make Joneser "SQUEEEE!"

Reading Tonight: Alexis Smith at Powell's

The I, Anonymous Blog Quote o' the Day!

Voter Suppression Craze Sweeping the Nation

Pope: Legal Gay Marriage Will Turn All Straight Men Into Cocksucking Power Bottoms

Blind Spot Pilot Performs on Letterman

Don't Fuck with John McMillan's Yard Signs Either

The I, Anonymous Blog Quote o' the Day!

Skate-a-Roke! TONIGHT!

Blazers vs. Lakers - Hot Live Blog Action

Jets Vs. the Sharks: 50 Years and STILL Fighting?

Anti-Abortion Group Files Measure to Stop Abortion Coverage in Oregon Health Plan

Rabbit Capers Strike Again!

Tonight in Music

Prepare for the Biggest Nerd Fight Since the Battle of the Five Armies

A Short North Williams Story

It's Happening Tonight!

Good Morning, News!

It's Happening Tonight!

Police Review Board: No Discipline in Death of Keaton Otis

Beet It! First Ever Winter's Farmer Market Opens Tomorrow

Tonight in Music

Win Tickets to Evil Dead the Musical!

Good Morning News!

Good Morning, News!

Savage and Olbermann Discuss Santorum

Some Important Thoughts Re: Universal Pictures' Logo

It's Happening Tonight!

Santorum Slings Mud—At Least It Looks Like Mud—In New Hampshire

A Housewarming Party for Occupy Portland! (And Other Stuff!)

Sold Out

One Day at a Time

The Week in Review

New Column!

I, Anonymous Blog

Savage Love & Sex

Savage Love

Open the Swinging Door

I Love Television

I Love Television™

Year of the Dry Bone