Print Edition for the week of
Dec. 4 - 10, 2008

Vol. 9, No. 28
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Hands Off

Rent-a-Cop Breaks Policy, Finger

Hall Monitor

Do You or Don't You?

Old Versus New

Planners Squabble over Old Town's New Future

In the Shadows

Socks, Showers, and God

In Other News

The Mercury's Online Charity Auction


Cosmic Frontier Rock

Blitzen Trapper Goes Naked, Wears Furr

Write it All Down

The Movie Music of Chris Robley

Energy Above All

The Happy-Go-Lucky Boys of White Fang

Got the Grapes

Champagne Champagne's Uncorked Pop

Up & Coming

Our Town Could be Your Life

White Hinterland

Once More WIth Feeling

The Thermals

Movies & TV


The Auteur Brings Home its Money Shots

Death to YouTube

Long Live the Found Footage Festival

It's Like The Hills, Circa 1961!

But Duller and Way, Way Sadder

War and Pieces of Bodies

Ha! Get It? (Whatever. Here's a Punisher Review.)

Weighty Concerns

Getting Bogged Down with Ballast


The Girl with No Clothes On

Film Shorts

This Week On Television

Food and Drink

Father Booze

The Life and Times of Steve McCarthy

Visual Art

Reed at Reed

David Reed returns to his roots with a 14-work retrospective at Reed College, where he completed a painting thesis in 1968.


Think Like a Republican

Thom Hartmann explains how the left wing can exploit the techniques of the right.

Spell Check Not Included

Harmon Leon's error-riddled report from the underbelly of America.

Theater & Performance

Saving Christmas

I, Anonymous

Sold Out

One Day at a Time

New Column!

Savage Love & Sex

Savage Love

Share and Share Alike

I Love Television

I Love Television™

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