Print Edition for the week of
Sep. 13 - 20, 2012

Vol. 13, No. 17
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Tim Gunther

News

The Bus Cuts Are the Deepest

Activists Argue TriMet's Cuts Are Unneeded—And Discriminatory

Why We Love/Hate the Streetcar

Eastside Loop Will Open to Fanfare and Grumbling

The Doomsday That Wasn't

Hall Monitor

Enough with the Fluoride Circus

In Other News

Music

Rainbow in the Dark

Gaytheist is Exactly What it Sounds Like

Mumbo Jumbo

Mike Coykendall's Doll House of Sound

On Assignment

Minden Migrates West with Magic Music

Don't Throw That Out Yet

Bob Mould Enters the Silver Age

Up & Coming

This Week's Music Previews

Movies & TV

Breaking News

Arbitrage: Surprise! Rich People Are the Worst!

Unusual Suspects

A Film Noir Lineup Boasting Dangerous Desires

Geek Out

No Guitar Required

Film Shorts

Film Shorts

In Which We Hit It and Quit It

Food and Drink

Tepid Tapas

Spend Less to Get More at Bar Lolo

Visual Art

The Artist's Way

Exploring Tech-y New Ways of Making Art at XOXO Fest

Books

Heartbreak Beat

Junot Díaz's This Is How You Lose Her

Portland Memorial

Local Comics Creators Get Lost in a World of Fables in Memorial

Bartering for Booze

Coming-of-Age in a Bar-slash-Pawnshop in Ivan Doig's The Bartender's Tale

Theater & Performance

Theater of Champions

Artists Rep Explores the Lighter Side of Vonnegut in And So It Goes...

Feature

Hope No More

How Obama Lost His Way to the Democratic National Convention

The Portland Mercury Back to School Guide Presents...THE PERFECT STUDENT

How to STUDY SMART

How to... APPEAR SMARTER THAN YOU ARE

How to... REDUCE YOUR DEBT

How to... GET THINGS FOR FREE (OR REALLY CHEAP)

How to... MAKE MO' MONEY

How to... DATE! AND HAVE SEX!

How to... BE ENTERTAINED (FOR CHEAP)

How to... GET SOME ALL-AGES ACTION!

How to... SMOKE DRUGS

How to... DRINK! DRINK! DRINK!

How to... WEAR CLOTHING

The Perfect Student Guide to... COOKING!

How to... PROTEST!

How to... CALL BULLSHIT

I, Anonymous

Pavement Pounding

Blogtown

Blogtown's Poster of the Week

Mayoral Candidates Respond to Feds' Report on Cops' Excessive Force

Jammy!: Bringing Back the Boombox

Make Erik Henriksen Watch and Review Vampire Dog

Tonight in Music

One of Oregon's Solid Republicans is Resigning

Monkeys: Now With 50% More Cocaine

Is the Arts Levy a Benefit to Portland or a Burden?

Happy Birthday, Occupy! Are We Still Talking About You?

Can't Make it to the Mayoral Inquisition Tonight? Watch the Livestream!

Extra Credit Points For... LESBIAN SEX!

Big-Ass Sandwiches Says Goodbye to Downtown

It's Happening Tonight!

This Is What Bi-Phobia Looks Like

Doctor Who Recap: Cowboys! And Aliens!

The Reactions to Romney's Secret Fundraising Tape Keep Pouring In

Quotes Relevant to Keith Hennessy's Turbulence

Non-Profit Pub Offers Sneak-Peek and Snacks

Importland Local Kitten News! The Rescue of "Truck 2"

City Unveils New Suicide Hotline: "We Want People to Not Call 911"

Win Tickets to the Raveonettes

Walmart's Cloud of Inexorable Doom

Tonight in Music

EQUINOX

Tonight in Music

David Frum: The Problem Isn't the GOP's Leadership. It's the GOP's Followership.

Final Thoughts on TBA:12

Five Things to Know From the Feds' Investigation of the Portland Police

SL Letter of the Day: Good Gay Guys

Tonight at TBA: A Buckminster Fuller Doc, and Two Bands You Have Heard Of

Walking Dead Trailer: Fight the Dead!

Closing out TBA:12 with Laurie Anderson's Dirtday!

Good Morning, News!

TBA Mid-Fest Check In

The I, Anonymous Blog Quote o' the Day!

Casino Critics Form Fake Pro-Gambling PAC

Kansas City-style Crispy-Tipped Ribs at Meet BBQ

Sherlock vs. Blue's Clues: ON WHOM DO YOU WAGER?!?

Of Gadgetry and Former Reality TV Stars: More on 2012's Portland Fashion Week FASHIONxt

The Triumphant Return of The PDX Collective Sale

A Story in Three Parts

Good Morning News!

Romney, Losing Independents, Listlessly Picks at His Food

Do You Like Riding the Bus as Much as These People Like Riding the Bus?

SL Letter of the Day: DTMFA-a-Thon

Frozen "Macaroni & Cheese" Pizza: Why? WHY? WHYYYY???

SL Letter of the Day: Speaking of Spanking

Occupy Portland Goes to Trial

Win Tickets to the Portland Cello Project Doing OK Computer

Good Morning, News!

Why Mitt Romney is Scared of TV

Good Morning News

Go See Gob Squad's Kitchen

Chief Reese Excises "I Disagree" from Statement on Feds' Use of Force Probe

Tonight in Music

Poor Monica Lewinsky Wants to Tell You a Story

Non-Feast Event Options for the Weekend

It's Happening Tonight!

Bad Blood Reading Tonight

Gimme Those Fuckin' Oscars!, A Steven Spielberg Trailer, Expertly Dissected by Expert Film Scholars

Should We Call It? Let's Call It.

Put A Bird IN IT

New "Ask Amy (Poehler)" Episode: Damn You, Body Issues!!

Ticket Giveaway: Game Designer Jane McGonigal at Concordia

The I, Anonymous Blog Quote o' the Day!

Good Morning, News!

Saved by the Applause Sign! [Applause.]

Paul Ryan Calls Mitt Romney "Obviously Inarticulate"

Bane's Still Doing Great

Five Things I Learned on the Dill Pickle Club's Hidden Portland Walking Tour

Military Robot Dogs: Prepare to Evacuate Your Bowels

Wild About Game 2012: Photo Highlights

Baby Hates News Reporter—And With Fairly Good Reason

SL Letter of the Day: More Than a Mouthful

Feds Rule Portland Cops Use Excessive Force on Mentally Ill

Tonight at Disjecta: GLEAN

Today's GOP

Here is a Pretty Hilarious Story from a Bus Driver

Tonight in Music

Mr. Wizard: Reaver of Souls

Print, Make, Share: Getting Your Hands Dirty at Design Week Portland

Here Is What You Need to Know About XOXO Fest

Local Cookbook Authors at Powell's This Friday

SL Letter of the Day: The Mother of All Mixed Signals

The It Gets Better Project Wins the Emmys' Governors Award!

New Parks and Recreation Teaser! WHOOP NOW!

Levi Johnston Continues to Breed

"Technically, fictional mutants have more rights than real gay people."

The Star Wars Anime You Didn't Know You Wanted

Blogtown's Poster of the Week

What Phrases Should We Ban at the Mayoral Inquisition?

"Forget Romney"

Today in My Email: Oh, Nothing Much Except for BEYONCE?!?

What Did I Purchase Off Ebay? This is a Case for ENCYCLOPEDIA BLOGTOWN!

Despite Getting Cup-Checked, Timbers Hold Out Hope For Reaching Cascadia's Summit

Stuff Moms Do On Facebook

More Squeal-Worthy Info on Joss Whedon's S.H.I.E.L.D

Would You Pay $5 to Watch Jon Stewart and Bill O'Reilly Eviscerate Each Other?

Top Shelf Sale!

"Crafted in Portland"

The I, Anonymous Blog Quote o' the Day!

Colbert on the 47%

Randy Leonard Agrees: Let's Legalize Pot—But Insists He Doesn't Smoke It

Viewing Party: Rose City Rollers at Playoffs

Design Week Portland Registration Open Today

Apple iPhone Announcement Postview!

Google Blocks Anti-Islam Video in Libya and Egypt

In Response to Reports That the Romney Campaign Is Incompetent, the Romney Campaign Announces a Major Shift in Strategy

WEREWORF!

Weinland's New Album, Halloween Costumes, and You

Mitt Romney Thinks America's "Middle Income" Is $200,000 to $250,000

Sold Out

Demimonde

One Day at a Time

The Week in Review

New Column!

I, Anonymous Blog

Dear Cab Driver

Nice Tits

Lose the 'Tude

Oh yeah... Occupy

My Free Box Isn't Your Dog Poop Box

Weekend Plans

Consider the Alternative

Fuck you, White Fang.

Taken for a Ride

You Could Have Killed Me, Dude!

re:Hey Mama Cass,Vol 13, No 17(Letter of the week)

My Brain is Doing the Jitterbug

Dating 'Nam.

Clown Bike Blues

C is for Conniver

Road Rage

Canine Casualty

I'm Sorry I Hit Your Cat

Savage Love

A Trip to the Toy Store

I Love Television

I Love Television™

Survive... and Thrive!