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

Vol. 13, No. 23
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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?


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

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

Eluvium's Matthew Cooper Unveils Martin Eden

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

The American Horror Story Chitty-Chat Club!

Feds, Portland Police Announce Final Package of Reforms

Tonight in Music

This Week's Mercury Music Section

Tonight in Music

It's Happening Tonight!

Onstage this Weekend!

Washington Vote for Same-Sex Marriage Will Be a Squeaker

A Big Storm Requires Big Government

Wayne White and Beauty is Embarrassing

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

Double Dip Your Menomena Pleasure

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

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

What It's Like on the Ground in Swing States

Good Morning, News!

Get Delinquent with the No Tomorrow Boys' New Video

And And And's New New New Song Song Song

Hot Victory's Intergalactic New Video

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

Come to the Mercury Election Night Party! Next Tuesday!

Win Tickets to Matt & Kim

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

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

Conan Will Be Back, Also Will Be Old

It's Happening Tonight!

Watch Mitt Romney Ignore Eleven Separate FEMA Questions

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

Good Morning, News!

The Ocean Floor's Crafty, Adorable New Video

Overheard in the HUMP! Jury Room

Our Turn

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

Seantos Showdown

End Hits Newshound: Nosy News Roundup!

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

Mapping the Mayoral Money Race

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

Needs More Waterproofing

SL Letter of the Day: Ouch

PDXCW Recap and Endorsement

Good Morning News!

The Walking Dead Chitty-Chat Club!

Hurricane Sandy: Too Soon

Good Morning News!

Cast Your Ballot By Bike Tomorrow With Portland's Congressman

Here's Mitt Romney Mocking Climate Change at the RNC

Blogtown's Poster of the Week

George Saunders Is a National Treasure

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

Show Me the Freaky: Carnival of Horrors

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

Goodbye, Joel Burrows of the Minders and the Thermals

Tonight in Music

It's Happening Tonight!

Political Grand Jury Resisters Still Sitting in Prison

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

I Do For Us Too

The Alternate Reality Exorcist

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

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

The Sky Is Falling (Over Hollywood)

Spanking Kids: Apparently This is STILL a Thing

Triumph the Insult Comic Dog at the Final Debate!

Blake Mackey Has Died

Mean Jeans "Possessed 2 Party (With U)"

Tonight in Music

Monday's Great Match Sounds Good

The 2012 PDX Pop-Up Shops

Good Morning, News!

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

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"

Ai Weiwei's Banned "Gangnam Style" Video

It's Happening Tonight!

Jimmy Fallon + Seth Meyers - Audience = Still Fun!

The I, Anonymous Blog Quote o' the Day!

Bright Green Bike Lanes Now on SW Stark and Oak

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

GOP Rape Advisory Chart

Win Tickets to HUMP 2012!

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

What Do You Think About Modifying the Electoral College?

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

Some Cloud Atlas Reading

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

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

Winter at Powell's: Cookbooks, Vaginas

Everybody Reads 2013: Sherman Alexie

Our New Dog-Cop Duo: Snoopy and Officer Stoner

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

Tonight in Music

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

This Is the Best Halloween Song

Water Bill Prompts Eviction Notice for Woman Protesting Foreclosure

Joss Whedon Endorses Mitt Romney

Cersei Lannister Wants You to Know That Reading Is Fundamental

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

Republicans Have a Lot of Words to Say About Lena Dunham

Announcing the HUMP! 2012 Lineup

Good Morning, News!

HeadTrip: Tripper Dungan at Redux

Prepare Yourselves for Miami Connection

Sold Out

One Day at a Time

The Week in Review

New Column!

Savage Love

Porn Warn

I Love Television

I Love Television™

Happy SQUEEEE-loween