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

Vol. 12, No. 46


"A Keg of Powder"

Like Clockwork, Arbitrator Rules Against Firing of Cop Who Killed Aaron Campbell

Courthouse: Occupied!

Occupy Portland Opens New Front in Legal Battle with Request for Cop Records

Road to Ruin

Planned Coal Facility Could Dirty Portland’s Air


Sanctuary Music

Stumbling into the Barr Brothers

Brace Yourself

Ceremony's Hardcore Heritage Is History. Mostly.

Discovery Channel

Chairlift Drops Science on Something

Out of the Blue

You'll Need to Know How to Pronounce Gotye

Up & Coming

Highlights in Music the Week of April 5-11

Movies & TV

I Don’t Wanna Grow Up

The Exacting Nostalgia of American Reunion

And Then... Nothing Happened

Darkness and Death in Once Upon a Time in Anatolia

A Wretched Hive of Scum and Villainy

Morgan Spurlock Goes to Comic-Con

Film Shorts

In Which We Hit It and Quit It

Food and Drink

Food Cart Roundup: Pizza

Of Carts, Cornicione, and Char


Flashes of Inspiration

The Birthplace of Ideas in Jonah Lehrer's Imagine

Comics News You Can Use

Portland Creators and Publishers Drop Big Announcements at Seattle's Emerald City Comicon

Gimmick Tourism

Doug Mack's Europe on Five Wrong Turns a Day

Theater & Performance

Life During Wartime

The American Pilot Takes on American Exceptionalism

In Defense of Heliocentrism

Portland Opera's Inventive Take on Philip Glass' Galileo Galilei


Faith No More

Professor Peter Boghossian on Why You Should Kick Your Faith to the Curb

I, Anonymous


Can Voodoo Doughnut Make The Guinness Book of World Records?

Breaking: Randy Leonard Says "No Reason" to "Legitimately Quarrel" with Ruling to Reinstate Ron Frashour

Portland Christians = the Best Christians

Good Morning, News!

Santorum Out!

Charlie Hales Calls Keaton Otis a "Gang Member" on OPB

Bridgetown Comedy Fest Preview: Mike Drucker

thatgamecompany Explains Journey's Brilliant Sand Tech

Good Morning, News!

Mad Men Mystery Date

Congratulations, United Kingdom, You Have Officially Out-Grossed the United States

The Warrior Room

News You Can Use: Jefferson Smith Is a Competent Dancer

Eileen Brady Puts Jobs on Things

TriMet Budget Finalized

Good Morning, News!

TV Is Dying, Too

It's Happening Tonight!

This Week's Mercury Music Section

Instagram Bought By Facebook

Good Morning, News!

Tonight: First Thursday

Recaps For the Mildly Interested: We're Done Here

Cosmo Evidently Can't Resist Timbers Rookie

And And And's New Video Sees the World from a Cat's-Eye View

Are Comments Bad for Business?

Comedy Tour: The Ian Karmel Diaries—Day Two

Axl Rose and Lana Del Rey Rumored to Be Dating

It's Happening Tonight!

Get Fallout Free For 48 Hours

Grand Jury Clears Cops in Shooting of Jonah Potter

Photos: Occupy TriMet Rally

The Story Behind Anchorman 2

The Pothole Hotline: Actually Works

Dog Texting? Now I've Seen Everything

Got $10? Got A PS3? There's Something You Need To Buy, Like, Now

Lindy West on Titanic 3D

Legal Costs in Campbell Arbitration Could Climb to $750,000

Thomas Dolby Is Freaking Me Out

Here Is That Stellar (Get It?) Mean Jeans Video Again

Are You Sure You Want Those Google Goggles?

Tonight in Music

Chevy Chase and Dan Harmon Are Tearing Me Apart

Regression Never Tasted So Good

Bryce Black and the Fashion Forward Update

Maybe RACC Wants to Buy Your Portland-Themed Art?

And We're Back!

SL Letter of the Day: Monogamous Week, Day 4 (Gay Day!)

30 Days, 30 Poets Comes To Portland Today

Mr. McFeely and the Terrifying Purple Panda

Comedy Tour: The Ian Karmel Diaries—Day One

Watch the Light Rail Bridge Construction 24/7

Here Come the Anti-Obama Ads

Happy Easter!

Tonight in Music

Tonight in Music

No Longer the Hipster-iest City in America

Photos of Cults at the Wonder Ballroom, Fri April 6

Mitt Romney's Gay Impression

Win Tickets to Horse Feathers!

Comedy Tour: The Ian Karmel Diaries—Day Three

SL Letter of the Day: Holy Day of Romantic Obligation

Apparently, Nebraska Has Twitter Now

The I, Anonymous Blog Quote o' the Day!

Thursday TV Recaps for Poor People!

BagelWatch 2012: Kettleman's Countdown

Tonight in Music

Poler Added to the Open Season Roster

A Quick Taste of Portland Cello Project's New Album and Upcoming Shows

Nolan and Novick Win "Bike, Walk, Vote" Endorsement

DOJ's E-book Pricing Lawsuit: What's at Stake?

Tonight at the Bagdad: Boogie Nights

Matt Sheehy's Day Job; New Ramona Falls Song

Soviets Winning in "Flying Little Girl" Race

Bone Pugz

The I, Anonymous Blog Quote o' the Day!

UPDATE: New Seasons Firing of Ryan Gaughan Ruled Wrong

Filmed by Bike's 10th Anniversary

It's Happening Tonight!

Homophobes: Externalizing an Internal Conflict

The War on Men

Interurban: Now Here's Something I Haven't Tried

Mayor Wants I-5 Underground

The I, Anonymous Blog Quote o' the Day!

The 2012 Job Rankings: Your Wednesday Depressive

Katniss Everdeen" Does Sound LIke Something Sarah Palin Would Name a Child

It's Happening Tonight!

Today in Sexy Adult Undergarments (Which is to Say, "Diapers")

Now You Too Can Live in a Post-Apocalyptic American Dystopia!

This Weekend in Comedy: You Like Laughing, Don't You?

Hunger Games Barbie: CONDEMN OR ALLOW?!?

Boobs Not Bombs

Take a Class with a Bridgetown Comedy Fest Performer!

Introducing Elizabeth Mollo

Knight Rider says "Don't Smoke Dope... It Kills BABIES!!!"

Clinton Street Theater: SOLD

Game of Thrones Recap: "Let's do it on the giant Risk board" Edition

Questions for Savage that Were Cut from the Interview Interview

Portland vs. Chivas USA—High-Pitched Live Blog Action!

It's Happening Tonight!

SL Letter of the Day: Monogamous Week, Day 3

EARTHQUAKE!!! (Not That Big of Deal)

Welcome Back to Otter Friday!

Hales vs. Brady: Now Two Mayoral Candidates Are on TV

Nostalgia for Something That Never Existed

Canadian "SportsCentre" is Better than American "SportsCenter," I Assume

Good Morning News!

Good Morning News!

Hunger Games Comix

Selections from My Random House Historical Dictionary of American Slang

Paul Feig on Freaks and Geeks

Comedy Tour: The Ian Karmel Diaries—Day Five

The New Obama Ads Are Brutal for Mitt Romney

Good Morning, News!

Comedy Tour: The Ian Karmel Diaries—Day Four

Communion, Backtalk, and Stand Up Comedy: Retail News Digest

Ticket Giveaway: Rose City Rollers vs. Chicago on Saturday

Tonight in Music

SL Letter of the Day: Monogamous Week, Day 5

The Simpsons' Springfield is Our Springfield

No Such Thing as Too Many Cupcakes

Eyeball the New Video from Gossip

Sold Out


One Day at a Time

The Week in Review

New Column!


Savage Love

Heavy Petting

I Love Television

I Love Television™

My "Sort of" Shame