Print Edition for the week of
Mar. 29 - Apr. 4, 2012

Vol. 12, No. 45


Therapy in Blue

Portland Police Look to Create a Specialized Mental Health Unit

Debt on the Tracks

Could TriMet Have Avoided Some of Its Budget Cuts?

Faked Out

Another Replica Gun in Cop Shooting

Sticks and Stones

Rush Limbaugh-Target Sandra Fluke Speaks

Hall Monitor

I Support the Safety Net! Do You?


Feel-Good Music

The Lumineers Are About to Be Huge

Still Rock Stars

Maggie Vail Tests out the Big Bangs Theory

Spoonfuls of Sugar

Support Force's Jagged Little Pills

Continental Drift

John K. Samson Explores His Home Province

Up & Coming

Highlights in Music the Week of March 29-April 4

Movies & TV

The Killing Floors

The Raid: Redemption: Sweet, Sweet Violence

By Jupiter, It's Wrath of the Titans!

Also Known as Kraken 2: Electric Buboloo

Happily Never After

Your Kids Aren't Dumb Enough to Like Mirror Mirror, But You Might Be

Angry Young Boy

There's a Bike-Ridin' Kid in The Kid with a Bike!

Latin Lovers

Chico & Rita, Animation, and All That Jazz

Film Shorts

In Which We Hit It and Quit It

Food and Drink

Polished Peruvian

Fresh, Focused Peruvian at Las Primas

Visual Art

Covering/Uncovering the Portland2012 Biennial

Plenty of Artists, But Not Much of a Theme


Fat Phobic

The Obese Promises Satire, but Delivers Uninspired Horror

Grandma Troubles

Anne Lamott's Neuroticism in Some Assembly Required

Theater & Performance

Riffin' on Romance

Fire Island: Not a Gay Romcom!

More Than a Scene

Action Comics Fosters Comedy Community


Bitch, Please!

An Irony-Free Guide to the Rose City Classic Dog Show

I, Anonymous


Blazers vs. Bucks - Hot Live Blog Action!

Community Rallies Against Frashour Arbitrator Ruling

It's Happening Tonight!

Portland Selected to be a "Green Lane City"

Marie Antoinette's Spirit Lives On

Portland Dubbed "Greenest City" by Travel Mag

Spotted Earlier Today in NE Portland

Setting Colin Meloy and Carson Ellis' Wildwood to Film

Local Comic/Chick Magnet Wins World Palindrome Championship

The Spring Classic Duathlon

Dispatches from From the Emerald City Comicon: Day Two

The I, Anonymous Blog Quote o' the Day!

Duchess Goes Mad Men

Hot Or Not: Katy Perry at The Kids Choice Awards

Police Officer Arrested for Sexual Corruption of Minor

SL Letter of the Day: Monogamous Week, Day 2

Good Morning, News!

Pop Review: DRY Soda

Freeze Your Nubbies off for Free Shit at Mt Hood Meadows while I and The Other Sane People Wear Wool Inside and Drink Hot Tea

Wisconsin Planned Parenthood Bombed

Failed Presidential Candidate Michele Bachmann Continues to Say Dumb Things

It's Happening Tonight!

Back Fence Redux

Good Morning News!

Mayor Adams on Ron Frashour: The Video

Fat Betty Francis Has a Twitter Account

How Many IPAs Does it Take to Screw in a Lightbulb?

Rear Window in Two Minutes and 58 Seconds

Blazers vs. Timberwolves - Hot Live Blog Action!

Win Tickets to Ceremony!

It's Happening Tonight!

Dispatches from From the Emerald City Comicon: Day Three, and Cosplay Gallery

Everything Below Is A Spoiler: Mad Men Recap, Fat Betty Edition

I Heart Art

Farewell, Sweet Razr

Guess What Mitt Romney's Funny Wisconsin Story Is About? (You Win If You Guessed "Firing People.")

Calobo to Play Reunion Shows This Fall

The Bride Wore Black at the Hollywood

Blogtown's Poster of the Week

Yay! More Kevin Pollak Tickets to Give Away!

Kirk Cameron Watch: "I'm Not Saying Obama is Hitler, Buuuuuut..."

Good Morning, News!

Q&A with Jon Bernthal, aka Shane Walsh on The Walking Dead

The Best Thing Ever

"Guinan" at ECCC: Is This OK?

This Week's Mercury Music Section

This Morning, President Obama Set the Republican Agenda

Stupid, Stupid Kitten: The Vacuum Cleaner

Roller Derby Weekend: GNR vs. Betties, Heathers Fundraiser

It's Happening Tonight!

Thursday TV Recaps for Poor People!

UMO's New Video Is Pretty Weird, Of Course

Tonight in Music

Tonight in Music

The I, Anonymous Blog Quote o' the Day!

CONDEMN OR ALLOW: The New Trailer for Katy Perry: Part of Me

Charlie Hales: Scavenger Hunt and Dance Party Host

Cheer Up, Losers.

Good Morning, News!

Beaverton Deer Statue Found Slaughtered

Oregon Counties Ranked by Health

Trailer for Aaron Sorkin's The Newsroom

The Gay Debate: The Bible and Homosexuality

Tori Spelling Ruins Everything

Good Morning, News!

Anchorman 2: For the Love of God, Please Be Real

New Total Recall Trailer: CONDEMN OR ALLOW?!?

Win Tickets to Cirque du Soleil's Ovo

Leonard Endorses Jefferson Smith for Mayor, Takes Shots at Hales, Potter

Alicia Silverstone Feeds Her Baby (Bird)

Romney: "I'm the April Fool!"

Recaps For the Mildly Interested: Sex, Drugs, and Massive Attack.

Google's Project Glass in Action: Would You Wear Google Glasses?

Fresh Work from Hazel Cox

Roller Derby Recap: Break Neck Betties vs. Guns N Rollers

Carrie Brownstein to Publish Memoir

Foxconn, Apple, and Daisey: A Beautiful Lie?

PBS: "Super Mario Bros. Is The World's Greatest Piece Of Surrealist Art"

Tonight in Music

Occupy Wants Its Day in Court

Selections from My Random House Historical Dictionary of American Slang

Glimpses of Adam Arnold's The Lost Dance Costumes

SL Letters of the Day: Campsite Rulers

Soul Train Tribute

BREAKING: Police Force May Take Frashour Back

Video: Death Songs - "Let This Body Go"

It's Happening Tonight!

Savage U Premieres on MTV Tonight at 11 PM (After 16 and Pregnant!)

Portland vs. Real Salt Lake—High-Pitched Live Blog Action

The Killing of Trayvon Martin: The Commercial Fallout

Kinect Star Wars: The Funk Is Strong With This One

SL Letter of the Day: Getting Your Girlfriend To Let You Go Down On Her—A Holistic Approach

Blazers vs. Hornets - Hot Live Blog Action!

The I, Anonymous Blog Quote o' the Day!

Lincoln's Louis Lauded

City Hopes Volunteers Won’t Talk to the Media

Nightmoves Is Now Street Nights; Street Nights Is Now Awesome

Union Stylists

Tonight in Music

The Opening Scene in the Mad Men Premiere? Actually Happened.

SL Letter of the Day: Tales of the Monogamous

Delilah Dirk & the Turkish Lieutenant

Blogtown's Poster of the Week


Banana Stand to Release Live Album from the Angry Orts


Vanna White At Voodoo

The Interview Dan Savage Interview

Video: Artifice - "Ritual Dance"

Literary Baltimore: Anne Tyler and Adrienne Rich

Tonight in Music


Good Morning News!

Frashour's Fate May Take Months to Figure Out

Safety Not Guaranteed Trailer

TriMet, Occupied

Record Store Day Plans at Everyday Music and Jackpot Records

Mad Men Pisses Off the Romneys; Oh, Boo-hoo-hoo!

Dispatches from From the Emerald City Comicon: Day One

The Weekend in Dance

Here's the Trailer for the New Woody Allen Movie

Good Morning, News!

Hall and Oates and Tour Van

Eileen Brady Says She's Against Reinstatement of Frashour

Ann Romney Assures Us That Mitt Romney Does Not Have a Boner

Sold Out


One Day at a Time

The Week in Review

New Column!

I, Anonymous Blog

Savage Love & Sex

Savage Love

A Flock of Chicken Hawks

I Love Television

I Love Television™

Dear Jeff Foxworthy