Print Edition for the week of
Aug. 7 - 13, 2008

Vol. 9, No. 11 Ray Potes


Selling Scientology

A Former Scientologist Marketing Guru Turns Against the Church

Hall Monitor


Troubled Water

Environmental Activists Target the Columbia River Crossing with Civil Disobedience

In Other News


Portland Public Schools Cans Janitors over Union Objections

Trash Talk

It's Tenants vs. Landlord as Evictions Proceed at Public Housing Complex


Stringed Along

Old Favorites and New Directions from the PCP

In Dolly We Trust

Living in Dolly Parton's America

Closer to the Source

Tiny Vipers Lays Bare

Bayou Death March

The Myth of King Louie

Once More with Feeling


Our Town Could Be Your Life

Eliot Rose


Movies & TV

Being a Teenager Still Sucks

Going Back to High School with American Teen

This Week On Television

Geek Out

Who Put Star Wars in My Soulcalibur?!

War Is Hell

And Tom Cruise Is Fat and Hairy

Hormones Gone Wild

Traveling Pants 2: Tacky Pants and Women's Troubles

French People Are Crazy

Want Proof? Watch Man on Wire

A Documentary of Lies

Guy Maddin's Mash Note to His Hometown

Film Shorts

Same Old Merde

The Grocer's Son: A Coming-of-Age Story—In French!

Food and Drink

Malaysian Melting Pot

Travel Southeast Asia without Leaving Your Seat at Kinta

Food News


A Better Angel

Babylon Rolling

Theater & Performance

Cannibal! The Musical

Best of the Best Sketch Fest

I, Anonymous

Sold Out

Explode la Mode

One Day at a Time


Savage Love

Fluids and Solids

I Love Television

I Love Television™

The Gold Standard