Print Edition for the week of
Dec. 18 - 24, 2008

Vol. 9, No. 30 Zach Johnsen


Camping it Up

City's Anti-Camping Ordinance Faces Class-Action Lawsuit

In the Shadows

Building Confidence

Hall Monitor

Shake it Up

Smoke 'Em While You've Got 'Em

Everything You Need to Know About the Forthcoming Smoking Ban

In Other News

Thanks For Making The Mercury Online Charity a Rousing Success!

Spare Some Change?

Homeless Shelter Workers Threaten Wage Strike

Building a Bridge

Meet the Columbia River Crossing Coalition

Not-So-Public Humiliation

Cop Union Files Grievance over "Humiliating" Discipline

Fighting the Fighter Jets

Northeast Neighbors Irked at F-15 Flyovers


The Year in Lists

2008. Five Records at a Time.

Deep Confessions

The New Trust Goes Gloom on New Disc

A Forest of Personality

Helping Hands for All Smiles

Movies & TV

Bad Ideas

Seven Pounds of Altruism, Flying off the Rails

Looks Can't Kill

You Can Say No

But it Won't Matter: You Will See Yes Man.

Time Travel 101

A Lot Like Life

This Week On Television

Food and Drink

Innovation at Hand

Creativity You Can Hold (Mostly) at Meat Cheese Bread

Food News

Good-Bye Lucier, For Now

Warm Up!

Old Gods, New Tricks

Visual Art


Paper Dolls

Theater & Performance

A Critic's Lament

Holiday Humor

I, Anonymous

Sold Out

One Day at a Time

Savage Love

Sex with the Ex

I Love Television


What You Can Do for Me