Print Edition for the week of
Mar. 27 - Apr. 2, 2013

Vol. 13, No. 45
Minh Tran


The Death of Merle Hatch

Transcripts Fill in the Story of Police Shooting Outside Hospital

Wait, Never Mind

Portland's Dramatic Handling of a Southeast Apartment Project

In the Crosshairs

Bankers Target Credit Unions over Public Funds

Hall Monitor

A Myth-Busting City Audit

In Other News


Percussion Passion

1939 Ensemble's Drums, Noise, and Vibes

Different Drum

Michael Nesmith: Renaissance Man

Easy Come and Easy Go, Whatever

Christopher Owens and Life After Girls

A Flower in the Sidewalk

Merchandise's Grand and Naked Melancholy

Sound System Statesman

DVS1 and the State of EDM

Ten Years After

Remembering the Exploding Hearts’ Guitar Romantic

Up & Coming

This Week's Music Previews

Movies & TV

Like the Rock?

Then I Have Bad News: They Did Not Screen G.I. Joe 2 for Critics

Witching Hours

War Witch: Guns, Drugs, and Jean-Claude Van Damme

High Low

Drawing Dead: A Tale of Two Gamblers

Film Shorts

In Which We Hit It and Quit It

Food and Drink

One Size Feeds All

Rose City Perfects the Cart Pod

Visual Art

Everyday Art

PICA Artists Give Voice to the Inanimate

Paper Dolls and Duck Dicks

Meet Cartoonist Jeannette Langmead



Scott Nadelson and JT LeRoy

Theater & Performance

A Proud Art

Portland Taiko Forges New Traditions


The Portland Mercury Bob Seger Issue

Foreword by Sam Elliott

The Joyous, Lonely Soul of Bob Seger

The "Bob Seger" Interview

In Which the Mercury Interviews Someone Who May or May Not Be Bob Seger

Bob Seger: A Cinematic Retrospective

Where Would Movies and TV Be Without Bob Seger? NOWHERE, THAT'S WHERE!

Workin' on Mysteries without Any Clues

Bob Seger's "Night Moves" Is the Greatest Karaoke Song of All Time, and None of Us Are Worthy to Sing It

I, Anonymous

Don't Do It

Sold Out

Communion Turns One

One Day at a Time

The Week in Review

New Column!

Savage Love & Sex

Savage Love

Virgin Bro


Portland as Fuck


I Love Television

I Love Television™