Print Edition for the week of
Dec. 11 - 17, 2008

Vol. 9, No. 29
Previous Auction Winner; Nick the Creature David Roln: Photography, Blair A: Design

News

Shop Local... Please.

The Recession—and Landlords—Are Cutting into Small Businesses

Twelve Lanes, Ahoy!

Columbia River Crossing Goes Big

Blog This

DA Orders Blogger to Give up Commenter's Info

Doggone Mystery

Courthouse Hot Dog Stand a Security Threat?

Dumpstering for Christ

The Holy Diver Digs for a Living—and Meaning—in Portland's Trash

THANKS TO EVERYONE WHO DONATED TO THE MERCURYONLINE CHARITY AUCTION!

In Other News

Hall Monitor

Just Get Through It

Music

The Story So Far

The Rise of Blind Pilot

Art as Life

The Immersion of Arrington de Dionyso

Two Great Tastes

Seeds and Companion Trees

Welcome to Barren Praise

Trap Them Corners Your Earholes

Once More With Feeling

Strangers Die Every Day

Our Town Could Be Your Life

Local Music News

Up & Coming

Once More With Feeling

Top Five Albums of 2008

Our Town Could Be Your Life

Top Six Local Albums of 2008

Up & Coming

Movies & TV

Final Answer

The Highs and Lows of Slumdog Millionaire

Film Shorts

I Say Klaatu, You Say Keanu

The Day the Earth Stood Still's a Keanu-Pocalypse

Fairy Tale

Azur & Asmar Restore Fantasy to Animation

Juliet and Juliet

I Can't Think Straight's Tired Soap Operatics

This Week On Television

Geek Out

Let's Kill Some Zombies!

Film Shorts

What Would Bruce Campbell Do?

In My Name Is Bruce, He'd Probably Run

Happy Holidays!

Dark Streets to Nowhere

CG Jennifer Love Hewitt and CG Chris Kattan?!

Art for Advertising's Sake

Food and Drink

Going to Extremes

Eating Outside the Box with the Oregon Culinary Institute

Visual Art

Updating the Sublime

Adam Sorensen's new show juxtaposes Romantic landscapes with a modern vision of nature

Books

Basketball and Spirit Animals

FreeDarko's Macrophenomenal Pro Basketball Almanac will do nothing less than change the face of sports journalism as we know it

Raiding the Hogwarts Library

J.K. Rowling heads back into the world of Harry Potter for a slight but fun diversion

Theater & Performance

Bah, Humbug.

I, Anonymous

Art News

Sold Out

From Rags to Riches

One Day at a Time

Savage Love

Follow Your Nose

I Love Television

I Love Television™

Christmas Witches