Print Edition for the week of
May. 1 - 7, 2008

Vol. 8, No. 49
Marc Searcy


Trial Effort

Portland to Get Pilot Mental Health Court

In Other News

Hall Monitor

Opposites Detract

Teed Off

NE Neighbors Battle Golf Course Rezoning

The Status Quo Can Suck It!

Our 2008 Primary Election Picks

God Loves Fags

Oregon's Anti-Gay Initiative Effort on Verge of Failure?

In the Shadows

Minor Details

Bait and Switch

Voters Are Lining up to Register as Democrats—But Will They Stick

Sweep This

Homeless Set up Protest Camp at City Hall


Once More With Feeling


Our Town Could Be Your Life

Local Music News


Berlin Wall of Sound

Ellen Allien Embodies the Sound of Her City

Primal Scream

The Feral Music of Dark Meat

Don't Call it a Movement

Minus the Bear Has Been Here for Years

Sing for Me

Bodies of Water Lift the Noise

Movies & TV


Iron and Whine

My Only Iron Man Complaint? He's Not Drunk Enough!

Geek Out

A One-Way Ticket to Liberty City

This Week on Television

Lost Lives

Two Girls, One Life Before Her Eyes

Werner Herzog Hates Penguins

Just Kidding—He Loves Penguins!

Made of Honor

A Succinct Review for the Discerning Cinephile

Election Day

A Succinct Review for the Discerning Cinephile

Portland Documentary and eXperimental Film Fest

A Succinct Review for the Discerning Cinephile

A Tori Spelling Interview, Sort Of

Also, Kiss the Bride Is a Terrible Movie

Food and Drink

Happy Hours

Divot Dilemma

Down the Flavor Hole at Jáce Gáce

Visual Art

Roger Ballen



by Willy Vlautin

All the Sad Young Literary Men

Keith Gessen

Theater & Performance

Nobody Here But Us Chickens

Employee of the Week

Lulu Sharpe

Lulu's Chocolates

I, Anonymous

Sold Out

Coveting the West End

One Day at a Time

The Week in Review

Savage Love

Company Ink


City Poised to Sue Sho Dozono

Officials Plan to Take Mayoral Candidate to Court Over Unpaid Back Rent

I Love Television


Man in the Iron Man Mask