Print Edition for the week of
Mar. 1 - 7, 2012

Vol. 12, No. 41
Katarzyna Redesiuk


Cut and Cover

Workers Say PSU Covered up Source of $300,000 Budget Shortfall

Hall Monitor

This Explanation's All Wet

Zoned Out

Portland Playhouse Fights to Keep Its Home


Reflected Light

AU Looks for the Spark

Party Smart

How Andrew W.K. Became the Party Guru

Sky High

Cloud Nothings Get Back to Basics

Up & Coming

Highlights in Music the Week of March 1-7

Movies & TV

Great Job!

A Serious Look at Tim and Eric's Billion Dollar Movie

Sex and Sensibility

Norwegian Wood: Yep, Murakami's Still Unfilmmable

Teenage Wasteland

Project X: The "X" Stands for Ecstasy!

Greatest Hits

Kill List: A Delight for the Whole Family!

No Actual Dinosaurs

The Dog Dies, and Worse, in Tyrannosaur

The World's Classiest Strippers

Craft, Tradition, and Boobs in Crazy Horse

It Ain't Gonna Save Me

Better than Something is a Devastatingly Good Documentary About Jay Reatard

Axe the Lorax

The Lorax Is Very Sueuss-picious! (Sorry.)

Talk and a Badge

Rampart's Game of Bad Cop, Bad Cop

Geek Out

Demigod of War

Film Shorts

In Which We Hit It and Quit It

Food and Drink

Chasing the Dragon

Double Dragon: Banh Mi Nonpareil

Visual Art

Native Son

Mark Rothko's First Portland Retrospective Is a Must See


Bite Sized

Oregon History Comics: Learning Doesn't Get Easier

Theater & Performance

Rothko Mania

Portland Center Stage's Red


Shot on the Street

What the Shooting of Two Homeless Men Ought to Mean for Portland's Camping Ban


RUPTURE-ing at Reed

Best Strip Club Cuisine In The City?

Bob Saget at Helium

Tonight in Music

Today in "Do You Care?": They Cancelled Terra Nova

Conciliatory Cops Confirm Seven Arrests at F29; Were There More?

Rush Apologized For Two Words

The Miracles Club Needs Dancers

Skate-a-Roke Fashion Tips!

Birth Control Amendment Nixed by Senate

Portland vs. AIK—High-Pitched Live (Preseason) Blog Action

They Still Make Mad Magazine?

Creepily Shaped Foreign Cat Really Likes to Watch Star Wars

STAR WARS: The Eric Foreman Fan-Edit

More New Shins: "Bait and Switch" and Some Videos Worth Watching

Today in "It Was a Good Day"

Alexis Gideon Prepares Video Musics III: Floating Oceans

Good Morning, News!

ChocoVine: Because... Why?

Happy 18th Birthday, Justin Bieber!!

Here's What to Get Me for My Birthday!

Tonight in Music

Herr Hasselhoff

Incoming: Worn Path

The Funniest Picture I've Seen in Weeks

City Hall Camping Protest Organizer Arrested

Candidates Art Forum Live Blog

SL Letter of the Day: Not Wanting Kids—Your Own, Someone Else's—Doesn't Make Someone an Asshole

Limbaugh, Busted

The Race to Get the First Hot Tub Boat

The N-Word

Win Tickets to Driven: The Films of Nicolas Winding Refn!

The Incredible Return of Herman Cain

Arts & Politics: Candidate Forum Tonight

Tonight: First Thursday

"The Daily Bugle": All the Spidey News That's Fit to Print!

Win Tickets to Funny Over Everything

The Walking Dead Chitty-Chat Club!

Twin Peaks Ticket Giveaway

Call for Designers: The Mercury's Eighth Annual Fashion Show!

Holy Solar Storm!

The Fabulous Return of... SKATE-A-ROKE!

Funny Over Everything at the Hollywood

SL Letter of the Day: I Never Believed Those Letters I Read In "Savage Love" Until...

Portland vs. Chivas USA—High-Pitched Live (Preseason) Blog Action

Dawn Sharp S/S '12

Inside The New IDOM

It's Happening Tonight!

It's Super Wednesday! (For Apple Geeks and Investors)

Live from Mayor Sam Adams' State of the City Speech

Wife of Quarter-Billionaire: "We can be poor in spirit...I don't even consider myself wealthy"

The I, Anonymous Blog Quote o' the Day!

The I, Anonymous Blog Quote o' the Day!

Good Morning, News!

SL Letter of the Day: Homewrecking

"They Considered Eating their Dog."

Four Words You Never Wanted to Hear: Hulk Hogan Sex Tape

90-Second Newbery Film Festival

I Have Made a Terrible Mass Effect-Related Mistake

Valve Is Not Making A Console Per Se, But ...

Good Morning News!

Where Are My Burlap Dothraki Club Tops At?

Council Paves Way for New Police Training Facility

This Week's Giant Mercury Film Section

More New Chromatics - "Candy"

Oh, Boo-hoo-hoo, Kirk Cameron! BOO-HOO-HOO!

Hey You! Buy Me a Hoverboard!

100 New Spots Just Opened Up for Service Industry Appreciation Night at Doug Fir on Monday

The Birth of Food Pie

Romney Sounds Reasonable, Retracts Reasonable Opinion One Hour Later

A Look Back at Fade to Light

The Creepy, the Bad, and the Questionable: Gun Edition

It's Happening Tonight!

The President on Super Tuesday

Examining the Police Shooting of Bradley Morgan

Protesters at Home Forward Fight Elderly Couple's Eviction

Good Morning News!

Good Morning, News!

Honoring the Ground Rules

Here Are Those Terrible Nail Polishes You Ordered!

It's Happening Tonight!

What Did Mike Tyson Give Justin Bieber for his Birthday?

Beggar's Banquet

Another $150 Million for the Columbia River Crossing?

"Politics is Just Another Word for Relationships."

Mitt Romney Thinks Students Should Aim Lower

Good Morning, News!

Two Doctor Who-Themed Nights at the Central Library

I'd Buy That Shaving Utensil for a Dollar

Win Tickets to New Multitudes!

What the Hell Is Wrong with Mitt Romney?

Stupid, Stupid Baby: The Little Drummer Boy

The I, Anonymous Blog Quote o' the Day!

There Was a Reason to Get Out of Bed Today!

This Week's Mercury Music Section

Holy crap! Open Mic Comedy at the Boiler Room Turns 10 Tonight!

Tonight in Music

Tonight in Music

The First Annual Malt Ball!

Shut Up About Your Bloomers and Other Bike Don'ts

The Romney Family Reunions Will Be Extra-Awkward Now

We Fucked Up: The Fix Farewell Is Not A Free Show!

Good Morning, News!

I Don't Know What They're Doing Exactly... But It Sounds Dirty...

Lents Commons Coffee House Launches Kickstarter to Support their Southeast Arts Space

Meet Your 23 Mayoral Candidates!

Selections from My Random House Historical Dictionary of American Slang

Assassin's Creed III: Like Last Of The Mohicans But With More Neck Stabbing

Ignatius J. Reilly Was Fatter Than This.

Recaps For the Mildly Interested: HITLER WAS A WEREWOLF!

Free "Valuable Thing" Contest: Win a Frying Pan!

Leslie Knope's New Campaign Signs

Tonight at the Someday: SongStory

Leanne Marshall to Return to A Portland Runway

Rush Limbaugh Says His Big Problem Is That He Talked Like a Liberal

Rule of the Internet #34

Socially Responsible Schmoozing

Pickathon Announces 2012 Lineup

This Is the Future of Photography

Stupid, Stupid Baby: The Great Escape

Despite Seven or Eight Bigoted Moms, Archie Gay Marriage Issue Sells Out

RelayRides Joins PDX Car Share Bonanza

Tonight in Music

County Passes ICE Resolution

Thursday TV Recaps for Poor People!

Stream the Decemberists' Live Album, and Black Prairie News

Lille Boutique's Triple-Pronged Threat

Street Fighter X Tekken: A Gift From Capcom To Me To You

Council Decides in Favor of Portland Playhouse

Who Will Speak Up for the Poor Brainwashed Women Who Have Been Lead to Believe That Their Bodies Are... Theirs?

Mass Effect 3 Sucks, The Internet Says So

New Lost Lander Video: "Wonderful World"

It's Happening Tonight!

Modern Parenting in America

Sold Out

One Day at a Time

The Week in Review

New Column!

I, Anonymous Blog

You Ruined My Friend's Baby Shower

An Inconvenient Lie

Dear Confused Trimet Driver

Never Been, Ain't Never Have

Just Because I’m a Woman

Your Dead Cat


99% Assholes

March 6th

Where Have all the Flowers Gone?

Don’t Ya’ll Git It?!

Savage Love

Play by the Rules

I Love Television

I Love Television™

My Alternate Reality