Print Edition for the week of
Apr. 19 - 25, 2012

Vol. 12, No. 48
Heather Mattoon


Sam Adams to the Rescue?

City Faces Rough Road in Legal Fight to Keep Campbell Cop off Police Force

Applying the Brakes

Mayor Wants TriMet to Restore Youth Passes, Free Rail Zone

Toxic Avengers

Occupy Portland Takes on Hanford's Nuclear Waste

Hall Monitor

Ill Winds for Downtown's Homeless

In Other News


Rustic Resolutions

Cynic's New Year Gives Horse Feathers New Wings

Totally Twisted

Fun with the Mean Jeans

Dialect of Faith

Y La Bamba's Magic Bullet

Exit Through the Tape Recorder

Damien Jurado's Dream-Fueled Concept Album

Hymns for Satan

The Heavy Gospel of the Devil's Blood

Weird Science

Pontiak Makes Strange Noise for Normal People

Up & Coming

Highlights in Music the Week of April 19-25

Movies & TV

Burn It Down

Think Like a Man: Jesus Christ. Where to Begin.

Dreadlocked Revolutionary

Marley opens on 4/20. What a Crazy Coincidence!

A Tale of Two Masculinities

We Are the Lucky Ones in Zac Efron's The Lucky One

Film Shorts

In Which We Hit It and Quit It

Food and Drink

Cashmere to Their Wool

Handcrafted, Ultra-Local Ice Cream at Salt & Straw


Black Power, For the Record

Listen, Whitey! Is a Record Nerd's Guide to Black Power

Bittersweet Ends

Adam Levin's Hot Pink: Ooze, Leopards, and Awkwardness

Fleeing the Dear Leader

Escape from Camp 14 Looks Inside North Korea's Prison Camps

Theater & Performance

Populist Theater Run Amok

Medea/Macbeth/Cinderella Mashes Things Up at the Oregon Shakespeare Festival

Lady Rizo: Unescorted

She's Not a Drag Queen, but She's Still Fabulous


Battle Plan

The Timbers Army Outlines Its Next Campaign: World Domination

I, Anonymous


Attorney: Feds Won't Prosecute Cops in Campbell Death

Tonight in Music

The Lighter Side of Stout: Widmer Raspberry Russian

Tickets to Open Season on Sale Now!

Video: AU - "OJ"

It's Happening Tonight!

Thursday TV Recaps for Poor People!

You Can Listen to All of the New Ramona Falls Album

Last Day for Night Shade Books' 50 Percent-Off Sale

Good Morning, News!

Red Fang to Play Benefit for Grant High Art Department

Tonight in Music

Oregon Zoo Announces Summer Concert Lineup, Including Jimmy Cliff

PDX Hosts First Youth Violence Summit

Betty White: Oh, Internet... What Hath Thou Wrought?

"Match an Eye Blink to the Silent Phrase 'I Love You'"

Meet Your Newest Timber ... Wait, What?

"Are You the George Clooney of Your Market?": A Blogtown Poll

Here's that Ear Bug You Ordered: Chip Chop!

Governor Calls for Review of Proposed Coal Exports

The Lost Dance

Game of Thrones Recap: Joffrey's Presidential Dildo Edition

Tor E-Books: DRM Free Starting in July

Daniel Johnston Recruits Portland Talent for His Comic/App/Album

And Now an Exclusive Look at 10 Years of Police Union Grievances

About Those Asswipes

President Obama Tells Crowd He "Wasn't Born with a Silver Spoon in My Mouth"

Blogtown's Poster(s) of the Week: A Twofer

The Secret Service Talked to Ted "Poopy-Pants" Nugent Yesterday

Bill O'Reilly: Experimenting with Being an Asshole Again

The I, Anonymous Blog Quote o' the Day!

Conservative Provocateur Takes on the Bus Project

Good Morning News!

In Court, Would-be Jurors Proudly Own Pro-Occupy Bias

It's Happening Tonight!

Pastries For Mother

I'm Not Leaving The House Today

Stupid, Stupid Baby: The Housecleaner

Win Tickets to Allen Stone!

The Daily Show on Fox News' Sudden Love for Romney

Bridgetown Comedy Fest: Crowded Houses

1978 Avengers Movie Better than 2012 Avengers Movie

Roller Derby Weekend: Merby, Ferby, & Party!

Be Safe on the Willamette!

Zach Wahls on David Letterman

American Horror Story Returns: New Place, Familiar Face

The Diablo III Beta Is Open To Everyone This Weekend

USB Typewriters: CONDEMN OR ALLOW?!?

Good Morning, News!

RIP Jonathan Frid (AKA VAMPIRE)

About Last Night's "Reoccupation" of Chapman Square

Tonight in Music

A Headline I Never Thought I'd Write: "This Channing Tatum Movie Looks Great!"

Spotted This Morning in Downtown PDX

Lille Boutique's Fifth Anniversary Bash

Good Morning, News!

Holy Shit, Who's Still Letting Oliver Stone Make Movies?!

Good Morning News!

Fox and Friends are Weirdly Jealous of Obama

The Amazing Bulk Trailer: No, I Didn't Misspell That

Mad Men: Far Away Places

Cory Booker on Gay Marriage

Time for a Rappin' Rodney Break!

The I, Anonymous Blog Quote o' the Week

Mitt Romney Wants Every Computer to Have "a Button" to Control Pornography

So I Read Fifty Shades of Grey

Video: Luck-One & Dekk ft. Dizz - "Black Seed"

Got Herpes?

Banana Stand Announces Compilation, Day-Long Music Fest, and Kickstarter Campaign

Win Tickets to Open Season!

Occupy’s First Trial (Mostly) a Victory for the Movement

Good News for Those Who Want the Damn Government Hands Off Their Medicare

Blogtown's Poster of the Week

Mars Hill Church Vandalized by Gay Rights Group

Is Merritt Paulson Fired Up? You Better F-in' Believe It

Why Was There No Pulitzer for Fiction This Year?

Occupy Closes Army Recruiting Centers

The Good Mod to Pop Up on E Burnside in May

Get Your "Thick" On! The Schmidt Workout

Cirque du Soleil: I Want to Write This As Much As You Want to Read This

Introducing Coco Madrid

Gluten-Free Beer: Omission Lager

If You Use a PC, the FBI Has a Warning for You

Republican Spokeswoman Says Their Economic Platform Is Bush's, "Just Updated"

Female Arm Wrestling Comes to Portland

The Northwest Collective Sample Sale

Werner Herzog's Cleaning Lady Is Not Doing a Good Job

Paris Kicks Off Week-Long Keep Portland Weird Festival

Welcome Back to Otter Friday!

Good Morning, News!

You Axed for It: Axe Cop on TV

It's Happening Tonight!

This Year's Make It Pop! Fundraiser for PDX Pop Now!

Win a Chance to Smell a TriMet Bus!

Marco Rubio Spoils 2012 Republican National Convention

Portland vs. Kansas City—High-Pitched Live Blog Action!

Oregon Book Award Winners Announced

Tonight in Music

Former Weatherman Bill Ayers at the Stumptown Comics Fest

SLAPFIGHT! Paul Allen & John Canzano Tussle in an Octopus' Garden (In the Shade)

Mitt Romney's New Spokesman Loves to Attack Women on Twitter

Lunchtime TV: Watch the First Episode of Veep

Damien Jurado on Into the Woods' B-Sides Series

Darling Buds of May

Today in LAFFS: The Parks & Rec Gag Reel!

Watch Marco Rubio Lose the Last Page of His Speech

SL Letter of the Day: Where's My Gold Star?

Unions for Cops, Firefighters Endorse Jefferson Smith

Is This Your Dog?

Levon Helm Has Died

SL Letter of the Day: Dad's Little Secret

This Sunday: Ground Kontrol's Portland Pinbrawl 2012

Council Approves $258,000 Award for Police Brutality Victim

Good Morning, News!

Tonight in Music

Charlie Kaufman to Adapt The Knife of Never Letting Go

This Week's Mercury Music Section

Sallie Ford and the Sound Outside's European Tour Video

How Offensive Is This Shit? (Chernobyl Diaries Edition)

Dick Clark: November 30, 1929 - April 18, 2012

The Willamette Week's Attempt at a Game of Thrones Cover: WILDLY INSULTING, FULL OF INFURIATING ERRORS

Gluten-Free Beer: Omission Pale Ale

It's Happening Tonight!

Roger Sterling's LSD Trip, Explained

Mayoral Debate on the Environment

George Zimmerman Gets Bail

Sold Out

The Lost Dance with Adam Arnold

One Day at a Time

The Week in Review

New Column!


I, Anonymous Blog

Savage Love

Anal 101

I Love Television

I Love Televison

Fox Network: 25 Years of Stinko!