Print Edition for the week of
Jul. 12 - 18, 2012

Vol. 13, No. 8


Smoking the Grassroots

Will Pot Reformers Ever Win the Popular Vote Again?

Inside the Occupy Files

Internal Reports Reveal What Cops Think of Protests

Hall Monitor

Bleaching the Sidewalks

In Other News


Can't Hardly Wait

Monarques Keep Hangin' On

Pop-Art Pop

The Many Colors of Ozarks

The Great Beyond

Pegasus Dream's Self-Reliant Electro-Rock

Up & Coming

This Week’s Music Previews

Movies & TV

Of Children and Pig Monsters

The Fantastic, Surreal Beasts of the Southern Wild

Rubbed Out

Turn Me On, Dammit! and the Horny Teenage Girl

Film Shorts

In Which We Hit It and Quit It

Geek Out

Same Old Tricks

Food and Drink

Fried Chicken Roundup

Look Out, Lower Intestines... Here It Comes!

Visual Art

Copies of Copies. And Robots.

A Thomas Zummer (Partial) Retrospective


Calvin Don't Make No Junk

A K Records History Lesson with Love Rock Revolution

Family, Identity, and Cooking with Hashish

Evel Knievel Days' Globe-Spanning Search for Identity

Dave and the Holograms

America, Saudi Arabia, and Dave Eggers' Hologram for the King


When You Gotta Go

Portland Public Bathrooms: A Century of Holding It In

I, Anonymous


Tickets on Sale Now to See the Legendary Mark Bittman

Today in PDX: I Smell a Mural!

New Summer Cocktails at Luc Lac Bring the Weird... and Delicious

South Waterfront Gets Sorely-Needed Pedestrian Bridge

SL Letter of the Day: Who Will Speak for the Flavored-Lube Users?

Arbitrator Overturns Suspensions for Cops in Chasse Death

URGENT POLL: Should the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Say "Cowabunga!" or "Booyakasha"?

Jon Stewart Compares Viacom to China

It's Happening Tonight!

Steve Almond Takes on Stewart and Colbert

Summer at Woonwinkel

Good Morning News!

The I, Anonymous Blog Quote o' the Day!

Alleged 'Dude-Bros' Infiltrate Timbers Army Ranks

Is Discipline Looming in Latest Police Shooting? Ask Chief Reese.

Louie's: Bigger, Better, Faster, More

Mr. Wizard, Destroyer of Dreams

I Wanted To Review R. Kelly's Soulacoaster And I Deserve What I Get

To Hell With You, Streetcar Tracks!

Tomorrow Night: VHS Swap at Floating World

Blogtown's Poster of the Week

Meth Bust Nets "Dozens of Bicycles."

New Romney Ad Goes Opposite-of-Nuclear on Obama

So This Is a Thing, I Guess

So Charlie Kaufman, Dan Harmon, and Starburns Walk Into a Bar...

Hey, I'll Be on KBOO Tonight Talking About Police Issues

Booker Gabe Lageson Out at East End

Julia Barbee's Awful Bicycle Accident and Temporary Closure

Portland's Own

I Know You Don't, But Just in Case You Give a Shit...

You Can't Judge a Bob Dylan Album By Its Cover...

Obscure Gastronomic Book Corner!

Sexxxing Up the Classics (and a Contest!)

More Idol News You Don't Give a Shit About

The I, Anonymous Blog Quote o' the Day!

Rush, Romney, Batman, Obama, Bane, and Bain

Win Tickets to This Weekend's Cinefamily Events at the Hollywood!

Good Morning, News!

I Guess This Is How They Make Ice Cream Now

The Batman (the Animated Series) Rises

Good Morning, News!

Video: Blitzen Trapper - "Girl in a Coat"

Wait—an Axe Body Spray Commercial You May Actually Like?!?

This Week's Mercury Music Section

Guess Who Just Wrote Blogtown's 23,000th Post? (SPOILER: ME)

Wait... I'm Supposed to Understand Scottish, Right?

Council Okays Report on Gun Ordinances' Racial Impact

Portland Comedians Weigh In on the Daniel Tosh Media Explosion. Yeah, We Even Decided to Ask a Few Women.

Everything Some Movie Stuff That Happened at Comic-Con

Your Questions about The Dark Knight Rises Answered!

When Hillbillies Catch Sharks

Ask Amy Poehler! (That Is, If You're a 14-Year-Old Girl)

Smith Stakes Claim as "Equity" Candidate With New List of Endorsements

Stupid, Stupid Baby: HEY! I'm Not Stupid! YOU'RE Stupid!!

It's Happening Tonight!

Viacom Pulls Free TV from their Sites; DirecTV Still Babies

The Romney Campaign Is Flailing

Oregon Anti-Coal Train Contingent Rolls Ahead

CONDEMN OR ALLOW: Aggressive Novelty Plane Banners

Welcome Back to Otter Friday!

New Obama Ad Goes Nuclear on Romney

Tonight in Music

SL Letter of the Day: A Book Recommendation

Video: Ramona Falls - "Fingerhold"

Tonight in Music

Electric Lit Offers Sneak Peak of Mary Gaitskill's New Novel

Keaton Otis' Father Still Waiting for Answers Over Appeal in Police Shooting, Promises New Photos of Otis' Hands

Good Morning News!

Lardo's Brick and Mortar & "Infamous Portland" at the High Dive

At Last, Duke Nukem Reads 50 Shades of Grey

Your Breaking Bad Roundup!

Will Mitt Romney Reveal his Vice Presidential Pick This Week?

Good Morning, News!

Collaboration Just Got Cute

Afghan Whigs Announce Portland Show

Fried Chicken Round Up 2012

It's Happening Tonight!

The Official Tablet Computer of Christianity

Community Gag Reel, Gag Lovers!

Watch the Debut of Black Dynamite

Today's Big-Ass Sandwiches Traffic Report

Housing Activists Fear Imminent Police Raid

This Week's Cover

George Zimmerman to Give First Televised Interview Tonight!

Clair Vintage Inspired's Big Birthday

Hunger Strike Continues, City Hall Sidewalks Now Pristine

Skate Friendly PDX Signs Installed in West Hills

Signs You Don't Want to See Near an Educational Institution Like OMSI

Police to Start Enforcing Sidewalk Rules Against Hunger Strikers

SL Letter of the Day: The Ladies Who Lunched

TriMet Driver With 112 Complaints Against Her Retires Before She Can Be Fired

The Breaking Bad Chitty-Chat Club!

Man, Mitt Romney's Taxes Must Be Really Bad

Beaumont to Debut New Retail Program

What Kind of Woman Would Agree to Sleep With Taylor Kitsch and Aaron Johnson at the Same Time?

More Monday Music Videos

New Menomena Song! "Heavy Is as Heavy Does"

Homo Thugs, Episode One

BREAKING: Police Shoot, but Don't Kill, Someone in Outer Southeast

Did Mitt Romney Lie About Leaving Bain Capital?

The Last Daniel Tosh/Rape Reference You Will Ever Read, I Swear to God

It's Happening Tonight!

Tonight in Music

Win Tickets to See Grizzly Bear!

"The Impulse to Become a Writer Suggests a Fundamental Fiscal Incompetence"

Tonight in Music

Get Bubu with Janka Nabay Tonight

Alexis Smith's Harsh Words for Powell's

City's Gun-Crime Exclusions, So Far, Mostly Affect Black Portlanders

Generation Screwed

Bain Capital Tries to Cover for Mitt Romney

Good Morning, News!

Don't Be A Life Jacketless Susie at The Big Float This Year—Now with Probably Zero Turds

Boogie Burger — One Month In

The I, Anonymous Blog Quote o' the Day!

SL Letter of the Day: Devoted Devotees

Comedy Tour: The Alex Falcone Diaries: CORN!

UPDATED: Portland's "Naked American Hero" on Trial—Not Guilty!

You Shouldn't Need a Car to Be Able to Get a Job.

Good Morning, News!

Sold Out

Clair Vintage Inspired

One Day at a Time

The Week in Review

New Column!

Savage Love

The Dealbreaker

I Love Television

I Love Television™

I've Got a New Drug