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

Vol. 13, No. 17
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

In Which We Hit It and Quit It

Film Shorts

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

Should We Call It? Let's Call It.

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

Bad Blood Reading Tonight

Monkeys: Now With 50% More Cocaine

One of Oregon's Solid Republicans is Resigning

Tonight in Music

It's Happening Tonight!

Non-Feast Event Options for the Weekend

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

Make Erik Henriksen Watch and Review Vampire Dog

Jammy!: Bringing Back the Boombox

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

Put A Bird IN IT

Google Blocks Anti-Islam Video in Libya and Egypt

Tonight in Music

Apple iPhone Announcement Postview!

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

Go See Gob Squad's Kitchen

Good Morning News

Design Week Portland Registration Open Today

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

Weinland's New Album, Halloween Costumes, and You

Why Mitt Romney is Scared of TV

Good Morning, News!

Poor Monica Lewinsky Wants to Tell You a Story

WEREWORF!

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

The I, Anonymous Blog Quote o' the Day!

"Crafted in Portland"

Romney, Losing Independents, Listlessly Picks at His Food

Top Shelf Sale!

Win Tickets to the Portland Cello Project Doing OK Computer

Occupy Portland Goes to Trial

SL Letter of the Day: Speaking of Spanking

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

Viewing Party: Rose City Rollers at Playoffs

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

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

SL Letter of the Day: DTMFA-a-Thon

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

Colbert on the 47%

Stuff Moms Do On Facebook

Casino Critics Form Fake Pro-Gambling PAC

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

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

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

Good Morning News!

A Story in Three Parts

The Triumphant Return of The PDX Collective Sale

"Forget Romney"

What Phrases Should We Ban at the Mayoral Inquisition?

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

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

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

Kansas City-style Crispy-Tipped Ribs at Meet BBQ

Walking Dead Trailer: Fight the Dead!

Blogtown's Poster of the Week

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

The Star Wars Anime You Didn't Know You Wanted

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

Levi Johnston Continues to Breed

SL Letter of the Day: Good Gay Guys

The I, Anonymous Blog Quote o' the Day!

TBA Mid-Fest Check In

New Parks and Recreation Teaser! WHOOP NOW!

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

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

Good Morning, News!

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

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

Tonight in Music

EQUINOX

Local Cookbook Authors at Powell's This Friday

Here Is What You Need to Know About XOXO Fest

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

Tonight in Music

Walmart's Cloud of Inexorable Doom

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

Mr. Wizard: Reaver of Souls

Tonight in Music

Here is a Pretty Hilarious Story from a Bus Driver

Final Thoughts on TBA:12

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

Military Robot Dogs: Prepare to Evacuate Your Bowels

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

Non-Profit Pub Offers Sneak-Peek and Snacks

Quotes Relevant to Keith Hennessy's Turbulence

Today's GOP

Tonight at Disjecta: GLEAN

Feds Rule Portland Cops Use Excessive Force on Mentally Ill

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

Doctor Who Recap: Cowboys! And Aliens!

Win Tickets to the Raveonettes

SL Letter of the Day: More Than a Mouthful

Baby Hates News Reporter—And With Fairly Good Reason

Wild About Game 2012: Photo Highlights

Good Morning, News!

This Is What Bi-Phobia Looks Like

The I, Anonymous Blog Quote o' the Day!

It's Happening Tonight!

Big-Ass Sandwiches Says Goodbye to Downtown

Extra Credit Points For... LESBIAN SEX!

Ticket Giveaway: Game Designer Jane McGonigal at Concordia

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

Bane's Still Doing Great

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

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

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

Paul Ryan Calls Mitt Romney "Obviously Inarticulate"

Saved by the Applause Sign! [Applause.]

Sold Out

Demimonde

One Day at a Time

The Week in Review

New Column!

I, Anonymous Blog

Dear Cab Driver

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

Nice Tits

I'm Sorry I Hit Your Cat

You Could Have Killed Me, Dude!

Canine Casualty

Taken for a Ride

Consider the Alternative

Road Rage

Fuck you, White Fang.

Weekend Plans

C is for Conniver

My Free Box Isn't Your Dog Poop Box

Clown Bike Blues

Dating 'Nam.

Oh yeah... Occupy

My Brain is Doing the Jitterbug

Lose the 'Tude

Savage Love & Sex

Savage Love

A Trip to the Toy Store

I Love Television

I Love Television™

Survive... and Thrive!