Print Edition for the week of
May. 17 - 23, 2012

Vol. 12, No. 52
Stevie Gee

News

I'll Cry If I Want To

Touring the Election Night Parties: Who's Out, Who's In—and Who's Dancing to November

Sobering Up

The Downtown Malt Liquor Ban Is in Trouble

Hall Monitor

Reading the (Open) Book of Randy

In Other News

Music

Learning Curves and Rhyming Giants

The Who, Where, When, and Why of What Hearts

Prophet-Based Rock

Ramona Falls' Brent Knopf Goes Rogue

Surfin' PDX

Guantanamo Baywatch Are a Day at the Beach

Glass Chimes and Good Ideas

Pizza Deliverance with Divers

Up & Coming

This Week’s Music Previews

Movies & TV

Clear Eyes. Full Hearts. D-7.

Battleship's Boring, Soulless Cash Grab

Like Borat, Except Not Funny

The Dictator: A 90-Minute MTV Movie Awards Sketch

Let's Discuss Masculinity!

Morgan Spurlock and the World of Male Grooming

Real Gay

True Stories of the Sixth QDoc

Weird Rumblings

Portland Gets a New Experimental Film Fest

AppleTalk

Steve Jobs: The Lost Interview: In Which Steve Jobs Reveals ALL OF HIS DARK SECRETS

Temper Tantrum

God Bless America's Bloody Liberal Catharsis

Lowered Expectations

What to Expect When Watching What to Expect When You're Expecting

Film Shorts

In Which We Hit It and Quit It

Geek Out

Wonderfully Horrific

Food and Drink

Woodlawn's Crown Jewel

Northwestern Cuisine at Firehouse

Visual Art

A Different Kind of Normal

Leah Nash's Photographs Share a Candid Glimpse into Life with Asperger's

Books

Mechanical Marvels

Peter Carey's The Chemistry of Tears

A Bit of a Drag

Sexual Variations in John Irving's In One Person

Theater & Performance

Geisha Fatale

Imago's The Black Lizard Is Stylish but Uneven

Happy Mother's Day!

Greek Gods Go Gangland in Oedipus el Rey

Feature

Diary of a Mad Man

Portland Comedian Ian Karmel Documents His Life on Tour

I, Anonymous

One Way to Hail a Cab

Blogtown

OMG Guys! Let's Move To Detroit And Start A Coffee Shop With Our Friends!

Good Morning, News!

Let's All Watch a British Bookstore Chain Kill Itself

Good Morning, News!

The Carolyn Show: The Interview

It's Happening Tonight!

What's Next for Community?

The New Monarques Record Is Gonna Soundtrack Your Summer

Tonight in Music

Veep Battles the Obesity "Disease"

R.I.P. Summer and Brown

North Williams Open House

SL Letter of the Day: Anti-Gay Sister-In-Law Getting Her Kink On

Blogtown's Poster of the Week

Win Tickets to Hecklevision: Point Break!

Mapping Destruction: City Releases Locations of Portland Hazards

Good Comedy So Cheap You Can Even Afford to Buy and Smuggle in Your Own Beer

Here, Let Me Tell You What Movies to See This Weekend

Hecklevision: Point Break—The Wisdom of Point Break

Stupid, Stupid Baby: It's "Pop-si-cle," STUPID!!

Author Slings Cart Cookbook, Bunk Bar, 5/22

Portland Button Works Opens on Killingsworth

Tonight at Powell's: Greg Rucka

Here's that Trailer for Elementary (Which is NOTHING Like the BBC's Sherlock)

The 2012 PDX Pop Now! Compilation Album

Pledge Allegiance to This Pug Dressed as a Bald Eagle

Video: Mike Scheidt - "In Your Light"

The Portland Flea Returns This Weekend

Feds Dish Out $745.2 Million to the Light Rail

Republican Super PAC Plans Reverend Wright-Themed Anti-Obama Attack Ads

Reoccupation? Nope, Just a Hangout

And Then I Died from the Internet.

It's Happening Tonight!

HUMP! 2012 Call for Submissions!

This Is How You Sell 007 for the Twenty-Third Time

This Weekend at OCAC

Interview with a Book Censor

It's Happening Tonight!

SL Letter of the Day: Thank You Noted

50 Shades Of MIRK!

Good Morning(-ish), News!

Year One of the Blackbird

Welcome Back to Otter Friday!

Dharun Ravi Sentenced to 30 Days

Blitzen Trapper's Marty Marquis Re-Records Ty Segall's Goodbye Bread with Analog Synths

This Week's Mercury Music Section

Jolby: Shapes and Smiles Tonight!

Every Child Deserves a Mother and a Father

Why Facebook Isn't Getting Enough Likes

Oh, Did You Think The Great Gatsby Movie Was Going to Be Good?

Behold: Robutt

Re-Birtherism

Tonight in Music

Win Tickets to Hecklevision: Point Break! (GARY BUSEY EDITION)

TriMet Recieves $85 Million from Federal Grant

Win Tickets to See the Shins in Bend!

Happy World Goth Day!

Three Good Powell's Readings Tonight

Today in Hilariously Inappropriate Movie Posters

Cart of the Week: Shut Up And Eat

Your Daily No-Duh

The I, Anonymous Blog Quote o' the Day!

YouTuber Sagely Advises "Watch the Background"

"Marriages are intensely personal—defined not by courts or voters, but by the people who live inside them."

Bud Clark Commons Wins National Design Award

With Gentrification Come Temperance Cries in New York

Tonight in Music

A Few Things About Sacha Baron Cohen

Good Morning, News!

In Which George R.R. Martin Finds Yet Another Way to Taunt and Anger His Fans

"The Erotic Bestselling Novel, Read by Gilbert Gottfried"

Oh Shit, It's a Trailer for The Master

Legislators Still Have No Idea How the Internet Works

It's Happening Tonight!

Good Morning, News!

It's Happening Tonight!

That's One Way to Take Arizona Out of Play

Game of Thrones Recap: Calm Before the Storm Edition

A Confederacy of Dunces: The Movie! (Again.)

Occupy Parks Reopen

Thursday TV Recaps for Poor People! The Final Finales.

Photos of Ramona Falls at the Doug Fir, Fri May 18

Jail Drug-Testing Shows Weed Popular as Ever

What? Outstanding Comedy? On a Dreary Monday Night? Yes, Please.

Reagan's Blood! REAGAN'S BLOOD!

Police Identify Bicyclist Killed By Truck Last Night

Garnish Expands to the West Side (And They're Hiring)

NOM's Brian Brown Said I Could Name the Time and the Place

Update on Occupy's Anti-Nuke Brigade

Weekend Eatings: Corazón and The Slide Inn

The I, Anonymous Blog Quote o' the Day!

The New AIGA Portland

Lotsa Videos from Portland Bands and Directors

Good Morning News!

Get Yer Gay Pride T-Shirts... at Target?

City's "Overnight Sleeping" Program Finds First Host—and Neighbors React in Ugly Fashion

Poll Says Nobody Cares About Gay Marriage

SL Letter of the Day: Laying Down the Mother-In-Law

The 12th Annual Pug Crawl

Video: Blouse in Room 205 - "They Always Fly Away"

Ye Olde Underground Loo

Cart Pod Re-Opening: Green Castle, NE 20th/Everett

We're Number One!

Video: Langhorne Slim - "The Way We Move"

Good Morning News!

Awesome PDX Launch Party

Handy Farmer's Market Map

YOU Be The Detective! (The Case of the Shake 'n' Bake)

Mitt Romney: "I Stand By What I Said, Whatever It Was"

Mad Men: Christmas in Spring

Sold Out

Open Season in Photos

One Day at a Time

The Week in Review

New Column!

Letters

Savage Love

Getting Canned

I Love Television

I Love Television™

Dear North Carolina