Print Edition for the week of
May. 24 - 30, 2012

Vol. 13, No. 1
Neil Krug


Shaking Behind the Scenes

City Quake Tour Dances Around Fears Over Portland's Harbor Wall—and Bridges

Playing with Fire

Code Changes Could Snuff Indoor Fire Dancing in Portland

Not in My Parking Lot

Car Camping Plan Upsets Neighbors

Hall Monitor

An Ever-Shifting Dance Floor


Here's What You Missed

A Brief History of Cafeteria Dance Fever

Chill City

Spiritualized Looks on the Bright Side

From the Top

Hitchin' a Ride with Here We Go Magic

Fragile, Don't Crush

chickfactor's Frock-Rocky Anniversary

Up & Coming

This Week’s Music Previews

Movies & TV

Back in Black

Here's that Men in Black Sequel You Haven't Been Asking For!

Time Capsule

Hit So Hard and the Grunge Gods of Yesteryear

So You Think You Can Arabesque?

First Position: Dancing Kids with Bloody Feet!

Level 7 Tackiness

Chernobyl Diaries Is Why Everyone Hates Americans

Geek Out

Devil's Advocate

Film Shorts

In Which We Hit It and Quit It

Food and Drink

Bollywood Star

Elevating Portland's Indian Offerings

Workhorse Wines

For Under $15!


Tom Bissell Writes What He Wants

Magic Hours: Essays on Creators and Creation Is a Book of Essays About Things!

This Ain't Tales of the City

Kevin Killian's Spreadeagle Is an Ambitious Novel of Gay Life

Filming the Great Oregon Novel

The Making of Sometimes a Great Notion

Theater & Performance

Burlesque Varietals

Legendary Burlesquer Dita Von Teese Presents Strip Strip Hooray!

All Work, No Play

CoHo's Able Comedic Adaptation of Dickens' Hard Times

The (Un)Happy Hooker

Red Light Winter: A Prostitute Is Rarely the Solution to Your Problems


A Field Guide to Portland Canvassers

How to Spot and Identify Donation Gatherers in the Wild

I, Anonymous

Green in the Dark


Roller Derby Weekend: Men's Home Team Game #1

Another Goddamn H&M

Softball Grudge Match: Occupy Portland vs. the City's Park Rangers!

Lunchtime TV: Comedy Bang! Bang!

Good Morning, News!

Amercia, Fuck Yeah!

Tonight in Music

Adultery: It's Okay If You're a Republican (That Goes Double If You're a Republican and My Daddy!)

Your Readings Tonight

Good Morning, News!

It's Happening Tonight!

Mitt Romney Is Hanging Out with Terrible People Today

City Releases Outside Report on Police Shootings

Siri Likes Celebrities More Than Me

Apple's Response to the E-Book Price-Fixing Lawsuit

Worf Wants You to Know He Has Written a "Fucking Great" Star Trek Movie

Stupid, Stupid Baby: Dance Recital Fight

Video: Chromatics - "These Streets Will Never Look the Same"

Christina Hendricks on Sunday's Mad Men

Putting Words in Community's Mouth

Best Coast at the Aladdin Theater, Monday May 21

SL Letter of the Day: Unbearable

Hecklevision: Point Break... ONLY ONE DAY AWAY.

CNN Pits Seattle Against Portland

Good Morning News!

Barack Obama Smoked a Lot of Pot as a Young Man

Project Nunway

Get to Humpin', Humpers!

Los Angeles Gay Bar Bans Bachelorette Parties Until Marriage Equality Is Attained

Now THIS Is How You Win Some Goddamn Hecklevision: Point Break Tickets (GARY BUSEY EDITION)

Emily Wells at the BTR Live Studio

Nerd Alert: This Week's New Yorker

The I, Anonymous Blog Quote o' the Day!

Game of Thrones Recap: KABOOM! STAB! HACK! SLICE! Edition

Here's that Visual Birth Control You Ordered!

Good Morning, News!

Defining "Asexual" Differently

It's Happening Tonight!

Portland vs. Vancouver—High-Pitched Live Blog Action!

Biggest Winner in City Budget Vote? Portland's Safety Net

Dan Halsted Talks Tasers with Dateline

Spelling Bee! It's Time for the Spelling Bee!

Tonight in Music

Local Actor Makes Insanely Sweet Lip-Synched Proposal Video

Good Morning, News!

Today in Awesome Squandering

Fred Armisen's "Be Serious for 30 Seconds" Project

The I, Anonymous Blog Quote o' the Day!

Read: Hillary Mantel's Bring Up the Bodies

How to Bike Across the States

Memorial Day at the Mausoleum

Hecklevision: Point Break is TONIGHT! Here's Your Last Chance to Win Tickets!

Council Blesses Police Surveillance Cameras

SL Letter of the Day: Putting It In

Cheryl Strayed Gets Vogued

Stupid, Stupid Spider: The Hand-Drawn Trap

Win Tickets to Crystal Fighters!

Magic School Bus Kids Remind Us that Sperm Baths Aren't So Bad

Palmas Remixes Radiation City

New Comedy Club: Exactly What Portland Doesn't Need

Earthquake Cassandra: A Conversation with Jerry Thompson

Gay Marriage Looking Good in Maryland Polls

Mad Men Recap - Don Draper's Worst Day Ever

Blogtown's Poster of the Week

So Maybe these New Community Showrunners are Okay...

Judging the Reality Show Judges

More from PINO

Good Morning, News!

O They Will Know We Are Christians...

2012 TBA Lineup Announced

A New Comics Festival in Portland?

Truth in Advertising

Bill Plympton Day

Last Time I Saw Elvis


Hecklevision: Point Break was Awesome! Also, Hey, You Can Win This Awesome T-Shirt!

Sam Elliott.

Guillermo del Toro's New Movie Might Be Kind of a Big Deal

This Is Why We're Fat

MusicfestNW Announces 2012 Lineup

This Week's Mercury Music Section

End Hits Newshound: Nosy Music News Roundup!

Is It Time to Retire the Wilhelm Scream?

It's Happening Tonight!

Brian Brown Accepts My Invitation to Dinner

Most Awkward TV Sex of the Year!

I Give Up on Richard Ford

Prisons From Space

Portland vs. Valencia—High-Pitched Live Blog Action!

Welcome Back to Otter Friday!

It's Happening Tonight!

This Reminds Me of the Great Calculator Scare of the Late '70s/Early '80s

Good Morning News!

Sold Out


One Day at a Time

The Week in Review

New Column!

I, Anonymous Blog

Savage Love

The Kids Want to Know

I Love Television

I Love Television™

In Memoriam