Print Edition for the week of
Aug. 2 - 8, 2012

Vol. 13, No. 11
Matt Panuska


Sexual Politics

Mama Cops

Fear of a Black Bloc Planet

FBI Raid Portland Homes, Looking for Anarchist Materials

In Other News

Son of a Beach!

"Big Float" Creator Eyes Next Dream: A Sandy Beach Downtown


The Calm After the Storm

Stay Calm's Claudia Meza Stays Cool and Collected

Under the Radar

The Hague Come Above Ground

Up & Coming

This Week's Music Previews

Movies & TV

Future Shock

Total Recall: The Movie So Nice They Made It Twice!

Off with their Heads

Watching Rich People Lose All Their Money Has Never Been More Fun

High-Stakes Art

Ai Weiwei: Never Sorry: A Portrait of an Indomitable Artist

Sex in the Cinema

Porn-Friendly CineKink Comes to Portland

Klown: No Clowns Included

Wait. They Do What in Denmark?

All Quirk, No Teeth

Ruby Sparks Takes Aim at the Manic Pixie

15-Hour Film School

The Story of Film: Got 900 minutes to kill?

Film Shorts

In Which We Hit It and Quit It

Geek Out

Whip It Good

Food and Drink

Paleo's Place

Cart Profile: Cultured Caveman


Mecha-Root Fusion

Talking Comedy Bang! Bang! with Scott Aukerman


In the Drink

Portland Zines Get Boozy


What's the Deal with Sapient Pigs?

Ew, Feelings!

Prepare to Die! Marries Pulpy Superhero Fun with Snoozy High School Romance

Theater & Performance

Pickathon Gets Theatrical

Portland Playhouse and Festival Musicians Collaborate on Twelfth Night


Pick Your Pleasure

Why I Love Pickathon, a Music Festival with More than Meets the Ear


As the Chainsaw Turns

Barking Up the Wrong Tree?

I Love Television

I Love Television™

Honey Boo Boo of the Apocalypse

I, Anonymous

Start Packing


FREE Tickets to Feast Portland's Oregon Bounty Grand Tasting!

Tomorrow Night on Syfy: H. Perry Horton's Shark Week!

Warning: This Video Might Give You Shwood

It's Hot! So Get Humpin'!

Former Powell's Employee Urges Customers to Support Powell's Union

Q&A with Religion Researcher Monica Miller: Why Don't Portlanders Go to Church?

President Obama Signs Law Targeting Westboro Baptist Church Protests at Military Funerals

Ugh. Two Arrested for Assaults of Homeless People.

Meet Your RuPaul's Drag Race All-Stars

SL Letter of the Day: A Straight Husband's Fascination With Penises

Tonight in Music

Welcome Back to Otter Friday!

Win Tickets to Sharon Van Etten

Good Morning, News!

International Tree Climbing Championship in Laurelhurst Park

SL Letter of the Day: Desperate for Sex

Laser Menomena! Or, Dark Side of the Moms

County Posts Wrong Mugshot for Arrested Protester

The Sad Waltz of Denver

Police Squelch Plans to "Liberate" NE Portland Property

Superdogs Have Super Needs

Blogtown's Poster of the Week

Good Morning News!

Boy Scout Perversion Files Show Repeated Abuses

To Kill a Rat

It's Happening Tonight!

Literary Tumblrs & How Tos

Good Morning, News!

Win Tickets to See the Cult

I Know That It Is Unfair to Comment on the Wardrobe Choices of Female Politicians...

Good Morning, News!

NERD RAGE: Mindless List on Internet Riles Up Comics Fans to Extraordinary Degree With Horrendously Wrong Opinions

Dancing for Newspapers

PFM Says Keep Portland('s Food) Colorful

Things to Look Forward to at Pickathon: Kitty, Daisy & Lewis

My Favorite Things at Pickathon (Besides the Bands)

Comedy Tour: The Alex Falcone Diaries: The Hustler

The Mynabirds and Oregon's Greatest Natural Resource

It's Happening Tonight!

SL Letter of the Day: If You Don't Take a Chance, Nothing Happens

This Week's Mercury Music Section

Pickathon Highlights

On Passwords, Backups, and Your Inevitable Hacking

Jefferson Smith Has New Campaign Finance Plan

Jon Raymond: Merchant in Residence

Slick Electronic Bike Counter Installed on Hawthorne Bridge

1-Up to Happy Knits

A New Song from Black Prairie


A Lady Debate Moderator??!!

"Excuse Me Sir, Might You Happen to Have the Time?" "IT'S ZERO DARK THIRTY!"

This Week's Cover

Pop-Up Series Journal: Din Din Supper Club

Why Doesn't Portland Have a Vibrator Cart?

Subpoenaed Activists Plan to Resist Grand Jury

Red Cap Garage Is Closing

The I, Anonymous Blog Quote o' the Day!

Win Two Tickets to BIKETOBEER Fest

Tonight at (Hawthorne's) Powell's: Paul Tobin

There Is Not a Single Tron Light Cycle in This Trailer for On the Road

At Police Warning, Protest Clears Out From City Hall

Blogtown's Poster of the Week

A Belated Farewell to IDOM

Tonight: Hump Day Art Fair in Southeast

Finally, the Doctor Is (Almost) Back

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

Thursday Comics Events

Jake the Alligator Man Turns 75

Things I Did Instead of Going to Pickathon...

Joss Whedon to Direct Avengers 2 AND an ABC TV Show?!? YAY!!!

Fish Sauce Softly Open in NW

Pickathon, Sun, and Blisters

Six Guys, One Uke (and One Gotye, Too)

Arkansas Police Say Handcuffed, Searched Man Shot Himself in the Head

The Breaking Bad Chitty-Chat Club!

Real Life Superheroes Are Getting Arrested

Anarchist Threat or Just a Bunch of Kids Breaking Stuff?

Get Artsy AND Fartsy Tonight at The Side Door

Let's See How Riker and Worf Are Doing

The Pink Carpet Project, Updated

S David Pogue Illegally Downloads Book, Pays Publisher for It

Stupid, Stupid Baby: It's "VAgina" not "PAgina"!!

Tonight in Music

How'd that Grand Jury Go?

Some More Pickathon Impressions

Night Of Fifteen Wieners

Sampsell At Salon

The Mississippi Flea Returns!

Comedy Bang! Bang!: Fun!

Here Comes More of that Honey Boo Boo Child!

Guns, Germs and Idiots

BREAKING: Timbers Trade Keepers With Montreal

Happy Chik-Fil-A Day!

SL Letter of the Day: Fighting Anal Fissures

Deschutes' Annual Street Fare Returns

Bob Hoskins Is an International Treasure

This Week's Style Events, Part 2

U-Licious Smokehouse & Grill, or, I Finally Man Up

Good Morning News!

Maria Bamford Ticket Giveaway!

Things to Look Forward to at Pickathon: Robert Ellis

It's Happening Tonight!

Hey, Here's a Book You Can Buy Me!

Good Morning News!

A Little Taste: Video at Pickathon

Sold Out

Portland's Own

One Day at a Time

The Week in Review

New Column!

I, Anonymous Blog

Savage Love

Clear and Present Danger