Print Edition for the week of
Feb. 14 - 20, 2008

Vol. 8, No. 38
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The Mercury's 2008 Sex Survey

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In Other News

Mercury Reader' Valentines!

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Poll Position

by Amy J. Ruiz

Fired and Evicted

Tenants Allege "Ruthless" Management

Sitting Targets

Sit-Lie Ordinance Takes Aim at Street Kids

Street Fight

Sam Adams Appeases Mayor Potter, Oil Lobbyists

Fishing for Votes

Nick Fish Prepares for "Quick Sprint" Council Race


Up & Coming


Once More With Feeling

Drive-by Truckers

Oh Ornette!

The Legend of Ornette Coleman

Find Yourself Here

Foreign Born, LA Bred

Friends, Family, and Neighbors

The Swerving Orchestra of Kay Kay

From the Past

Blue Cheer's Backward Messenger

Movies & TV

This Week on Telelvision

Film Shorts

Definitely Not Terrible

Definitely, Maybe Takes it Easy

Of Eurotrash and Racist Midgets

In Bruges: When Hit Men Go on Vacation

Dinosaurs in Outer Space!

Jump, Jump

(Finally, a Kriss Kross Reference in the Mercury!)

Shark-Jumping Zombies

Succinct Reviews for the Discerning Cinephile

Food and Drink

The New Matador

Not that Smoky One on Burnside

Visual Art


James Turrell and the Center for Land Use


Old Friend from Far Away

by Natalie Goldberg

Sharp Teeth

by Toby Barlow

Theater & Performance

Tales of Ordinary Madness

Savage Love & Sex


Three-Dimensional Devices

One Day at a Time

The Week in Review

Sold Out

The Mini-Bike Winter Fashion Show

by Marjorie Skinner

I, Anonymous

I Love Television


Howl of the Wolf