Print Edition for the week of
Oct. 30 - Nov. 5, 2008

Vol. 9, No. 23


Portland Mercury's Voting Cheat Sheet

Hall Monitor


It's Your Move

2008 Mercury Endorsements Help You Win the Voting Game!

Fact Check

Are the Candidates' Mailers Accurate?

Renting Stinks

Fixing a Rotten Rental Is Trouble

Death's Door Key

City Surveys the Health of the Homeless

Conflicting Reports

Officer Accounts Differ in Taser Incident

In Other News


Army of One

Boots Put the Funk to It. Ain't Nothing to It.

Up & Coming

Once More With Feeling

Fair Pay to Play

Our Town Could Be Your Life

Ryland Bouchard

Life Magnetic

Metallica Fans Discover Painless Death

Cheap Thrills

Eagles of Death Metal's Raging Heart On

The Carnival Tradition

The Festive Spinto Band Way

Movies & TV

Of Bloody Belly Buttons and Scary Mascots

This Week On Television

Film Shorts

The Good and the Bad

The Truth Is Simple in Clint Eastwood's Changeling

For Real?

Chris Smith Takes up Fiction... In India

Talk Is Cheap

Kevin Smith Talks to the Mercury about Porn. And Seth Rogen's Back Hair.

Outside of Society

Dream of Life's Fitting Tribute to Patti Smith

Mumble Mumble Bang Bang

Anybody Got Some Spare Change?

What Just Happened? Who Cares?

Food and Drink

Beijing Happy Time

Hot Pot Is What You Make It

Happy Hours

Faux Alfresco Vertigo

Visual Art

Theater & Performance

The Way of the Dinosaurs

Outsourcing Evil

Horror lurks beneath The Receptionist's quotidian surface


Mercury Geographic

Ancient Restroom Hieroglyphics

Flushing Away the Myth

Beaverton: The Other Gresham

Devil Dogs of Southeast

Observations on the Small Urban Canine Mix

The Hallowe'en Sluts of Old Town

An Anthropological Study of Slutty Sluts

The Giant Rats of Milwaukie

In Search of the Elusive Nutria

Savage Love & Sex

Savage Love

Bottle Shock

I, Anonymous


I, Anonymous

Destination Fun

Friday is Halloween

I Love Television

I Love Television™

The Most Horrifying Week of the Year!