Print Edition for the week of
Oct. 25 - 31, 2012

Vol. 13, No. 23
Can You Guess Our Halloween Costume?


The Happy Rangers

Despite PBA Fears, City Succeeds with Gentler Touch in Parks

Sexual Politics

The Pigheaded Perversion Files

Political Savagery

Groups Use Courts to Force Buses to Run Controversial Ads

Hall Monitor

Trust Issues Haunt Charlie Hales

In Other News


Another Dollar Rainy Day

Weinland Walks the Dinosaur

Raw Foods

Dan Deacon Goes Organic

Method of Transport

Cars & Trains' Stories of the Past

Predatory Glow

Converge's Accelerated Pulse

Up & Coming

This Week's Music Previews

Movies & TV

Lost in Translation

Adapting the Unadaptable Cloud Atlas

No One's Winning

The House I Live In and America's Racist Drug War

Trumped Up

In Which Donald Trump Is a Dick.

More Turf Than Surf

Chasing Mavericks: Not Enough Surfing!

Film Shorts

In Which We Hit It and Quit It

Geek Out

Vengeance Optional

Food and Drink

Rookie Moves

Alberta Substation's Rocky First Quarter


Dirt Candy

Inventive Dishes and No-Nonsense Instructions—Comics Style

Theater & Performance

Cirque du Bloody

BodyVox's Holiday Alter Ego: BloodyVox


Hilariously Low-Fi Vampire Hijinks in The Lost Boys—Live!

Holiday Theater

The Miracle Theatre Gets Morbid for the Day of the Dead

Feminist vs. Feminist

CoHo Tackles Seeing and Being in Body Awareness

Fall of the Band

Action/Adventure's New Show Is "Theater for TV People"

I, Anonymous

Who Let the Dogs Out?


Hurricane Sandy: Too Soon

The Walking Dead Chitty-Chat Club!

Blogtown's Poster of the Week

Roller Derby Recap: Rosebuds Champs, GNR vs. Seattle's Throttle Rockets

The Water Bob: When You Need a Bathtub Full of Drinking Water (Or Vodka)

Eluvium's Matthew Cooper Unveils Martin Eden

Potty-Mouthed President Obama Expertly Dissects Ayn Rand's Novels

I Do For Us Too

Terribleness (Mostly) Averted as Cops Arrest Man Accused of Waving AK-47 at Construction Workers

It's Hard to Let a Good Endorsement Die...

The Alternate Reality Exorcist

Oregonian Poll: Hales, Fritz Lead City Races; Brown, Avakian Lead in State

Is This the Worst Version of "America the Beautiful" Ever?

Double Dip Your Menomena Pleasure

Jimmy Fallon + Seth Meyers - Audience = Still Fun!

It's Happening Tonight!

Ai Weiwei's Banned "Gangnam Style" Video

Tonight at Powell's: The Oatmeal's Matthew Inman

Good Morning, News!

Everybody Chill Out. The World Isn't Only Douchebags.

Reports: Riot Cops, Pepper Spray at Home Eviction in Southeast

What Do You Think About Modifying the Electoral College?

Everybody Reads 2013: Sherman Alexie

Needs More Waterproofing

Undocumented Immigrant Youths Walk from Portland to Salem for Drivers' License Reform

Mapping the Mayoral Money Race

Republicans Have a Lot of Words to Say About Lena Dunham

A Grown Man Yelling at Dust and Air: My Night With Zak From Ghost Adventures

Good Morning, News!

Announcing the HUMP! 2012 Lineup

Tonight in Music

Goodbye, Joel Burrows of the Minders and the Thermals

“In The Flower Months”: The Return of Emily Katz

Show Me the Freaky: Carnival of Horrors

A Big Storm Requires Big Government

Washington Vote for Same-Sex Marriage Will Be a Squeaker

Onstage this Weekend!

The 2012 PDX Pop-Up Shops

Monday's Great Match Sounds Good

Tonight in Music

Get Delinquent with the No Tomorrow Boys' New Video

Good Morning, News!

Win Tickets to Matt & Kim

Today's Cruel Lie from NBC: Community "Returns" in February

Bright Green Bike Lanes Now on SW Stark and Oak

The I, Anonymous Blog Quote o' the Day!

The Ocean Floor's Crafty, Adorable New Video

Prediction: I Will Enjoy Hansel & Gretel: Witch Hunters, Even if it Is Terrible

Our Turn

Overheard in the HUMP! Jury Room

Parks and Rec's Nick Offerman... AS AXE COP?!?

Tonight in Music

Trailer for Evil Dead: Arbor Day Will Never Be the Same

This Is the Best Halloween Song

Here's Mitt Romney Mocking Climate Change at the RNC

Cast Your Ballot By Bike Tomorrow With Portland's Congressman

Good Morning News!

Tonight in Music

Feds, Portland Police Announce Final Package of Reforms

The American Horror Story Chitty-Chat Club!

Political Grand Jury Resisters Still Sitting in Prison

The Sky Is Falling (Over Hollywood)

Why the Oregon "Women's Voters Guide" is Totally Bunk

Governor Romney Refused to Prepare for Floods, Then Told Flood Victims They're on Their Own

Wayne White and Beauty is Embarrassing

What It's Like on the Ground in Swing States

Mitt Romney Can't Hear Your Questions About FEMA Because He's Sticking His Fingers In His Ears and Going "Nyah-Nyah-Nyah-Nyah-Nyah"

Deal Over Cops' Use of Force Already Stirring Advocates' Concerns

Good Morning, News!

Conan Will Be Back, Also Will Be Old

You Should Read President Obama's Interview with the Des Moines Register

Watch Mitt Romney Ignore Eleven Separate FEMA Questions

It's Happening Tonight!

Winter at Powell's: Cookbooks, Vaginas

The Complete Guide To The iPad Mini, Nexus 10, and Surface Announcements

Millions in Scare Ads Hasn't Bought Any More Love for Measure 79

Some Cloud Atlas Reading

Good Morning News!

PDXCW Recap and Endorsement

SL Letter of the Day: Ouch

Cersei Lannister Wants You to Know That Reading Is Fundamental

Prepare Yourselves for Miami Connection

HeadTrip: Tripper Dungan at Redux

Disney Buys Lucasfilm and Plans to Make Star Wars: Episode VII. How Will This Affect Local Publisher Dark Horse Comics?

George Saunders Is a National Treasure

It's Happening Tonight!

It's Happening Tonight!

Tonight in Music

This Week's Mercury Music Section

Spanking Kids: Apparently This is STILL a Thing

Mean Jeans "Possessed 2 Party (With U)"

Blake Mackey Has Died

Triumph the Insult Comic Dog at the Final Debate!

Power Rangers vs. Pumpkin Rapper... ON WHOM DO YOU WAGER?!?

Hot Victory's Intergalactic New Video

And And And's New New New Song Song Song

Come to the Mercury Election Night Party! Next Tuesday!

SL Letter of the Day: 60-Year-Old Virgin

Win Tickets to HUMP 2012!

GOP Rape Advisory Chart

Flooded Lower East Side of Manhattan and Blackout in Three... Two... One.

End Hits Newshound: Nosy News Roundup!

Seantos Showdown

Our New Dog-Cop Duo: Snoopy and Officer Stoner

Joss Whedon Endorses Mitt Romney

Water Bill Prompts Eviction Notice for Woman Protesting Foreclosure

Sold Out

One Day at a Time

The Week in Review

New Column!

Savage Love & Sex

Savage Love

Porn Warn

I Love Television

I Love Television™

Happy SQUEEEE-loween