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Good Morning, News: Oregon's Record-Breaking COVID Cases, Good News for Renters, and TikTok Teens to the Rescue!

by Wm. Steven Humphrey We need your help. The economic fallout of the coronavirus crisis is threatening our ability to...
The Portland Mercury  |  07-10-2020  |  Blog Town, PDX

Slog AM: Mayor Jenny Durkan Says We Either Have the Police or No Police, COVID-19 Deaths Rising in Washington, David Shields Not Happy With David Sedaris

by Charles Mudede "So, you want to do business Washington State, COVID-19?" ArtistGNDphotography/gettyimages.comAs For Washington State?Seattle Times: "Over the past...
The Stranger  |  07-10-2020  |  Slog

A Message to the City from Aaron Bagley

The artist and his son give a drawing lesson. by The Stranger Aaron Bagley, on the left, is a painter...
The Stranger  |  07-10-2020  |  Slog

Slog PM: Trump's Hogwash, Seahawk's Refunds, SPD's Defunding

by Chase Burns Do you miss crowds? Getty imagesMore dadspeak from Gov. Inslee: Trump keeps bullying governors to reopen schools...
The Stranger  |  07-09-2020  |  Slog

Portland's Renter Relocation Policy Upheld by Oregon Appeals Court

by Alex Zielinski Commissioner Chloe Eudaly speaking at a 2017 rally for tenant protections. Dirk VanderhartThe Oregon Court of Appeals...
The Portland Mercury  |  07-09-2020  |  Blog Town, PDX

Currently Hanging: Johannes Vermeer's "Woman Holding a Balance" in Augmented Reality

by Jasmyne Keimig Vermeer virtually. JKI have not seen Johannes Vermeer's "Woman Holding a Balance" (1663) since I was 17...
The Stranger  |  07-09-2020  |  Slog

The Best Things to Do in Portland This Weekend: July 10-12

by Mercury EverOut Staff Another weekend is upon us as we rapidly approach the midpoint of July (how does 2020...
The Portland Mercury  |  07-09-2020  |  Blog Town, PDX

Good Afternoon, News: Oregon Breaks COVID Record, Supremes v. Donald Trump, and Police "Forced" to Use Tear Gas

by Wm. Steven Humphrey Portland Police say gassing an entire crowd for the actions of a few is "unavoidable." Alex...
The Portland Mercury  |  07-09-2020  |  Blog Town, PDX

Dispensary Deals for Dab Day 2020

Where to Go for On-Sale Concentrates, Cartridges, and More on July 10 by Stranger EverOut Staff Urban legend has it...
The Stranger  |  07-09-2020  |  Slog

Dispensary Deals for Dab Day 2020 in Seattle

Where to Go for On-Sale Concentrates, Cartridges, and More on July 10 by Stranger EverOut Staff Urban legend has it...
The Stranger  |  07-09-2020  |  Slog

The Best Movies to Stream this Weekend in Seattle: July 9-12, 2020

The Seattle Black Film Festival, Kelly Reichardt's First Cow, and More Movies to Watch at Home by Elaina Friedman Whatever...
The Stranger  |  07-09-2020  |  Slog

Joshua Freed "Only" Owns 25 Guns

Mainstream conservative politics in Washington is wild. by Rich Smith "I only have 25 guns, which is a starter-kit according...
The Stranger  |  07-09-2020  |  Slog

So Anyway, Here’s Why Furries Are Going Nuts About “Socialist Teeth” Right Now

Anteefa strikes again. by Matt Baume Chompy chompy. Courtesy of @aqueerwolf on Twitter.If you need any further evidence that Furry...
The Stranger  |  07-09-2020  |  Slog

Shaina Shepherd Is Performing Live at Nectar This Weekend

And she has a new single that drops on July 17 from Freakout Records. by Christopher Frizzelle And she has...
The Stranger  |  07-09-2020  |  Slog

Savage Love: Cucking Dykes

by Dan Savage Joe NewtonI’m a lesbian in a long-term relationship. After much conversation with my partner we’ve decided to...
The Portland Mercury  |  07-09-2020  |  Blog Town, PDX

For Portland Police, Indiscriminate Use of Tear Gas During Protests Is Unavoidable

by Alex Zielinski MATHIEU LEWIS-ROLLANDThis article was originally published on our sister publication The Portland Mercury's blog Blogtown. Follow them...
The Stranger  |  07-09-2020  |  Slog

What Dawit Kelete's Case Tells Us About American Culture

Commenters have formed three positions in response to the deadly crash. by Charles Mudede First responders on I-5 at approximately...
The Stranger  |  07-09-2020  |  Slog

Quarantunes: Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat Is the End of Musical Theater (For a Month)

Any cream will do. by Matt Baume The Dynasty reboot isn't going the way Alexis planned. Joseph and the Amazing...
The Stranger  |  07-09-2020  |  Slog

I Took My Ass to Get COVID-19 Tested

"Are you ready? This is going to be so much fun." by Nathalie Graham I felt like I was waiting...
The Stranger  |  07-09-2020  |  Slog

Good Morning, News: Police Union Cries Foul, Victory for Nonbinary Folks, and Supremes Okay a Peek at Trump's Tax Returns

by Wm. Steven Humphrey We need your help. The economic fallout of the coronavirus crisis is threatening our ability to...
The Portland Mercury  |  07-09-2020  |  Blog Town, PDX

Slog AM: 1.3 Million File for Unemployment, Supreme Court Rules on Trump Tax Returns, First Week in July Coldest Since 2002

by Jasmyne Keimig Show us the Manhattan DA's office those tax returns, baybee! Chip Somodevilla/Getty1.314 million people filed for unemployment...
The Stranger  |  07-09-2020  |  Slog

A Message to the City from Kathy Hsieh

"Who says you can't have Cheetos for breakfast?" by The Stranger Kathy Hsieh is a theater artist. Courtesy of Kathy...
The Stranger  |  07-09-2020  |  Slog

Feeling Flat

by Anonymous Sometimes I see nails and screws on the road, and I just look at them, hoping they'll end...
The Portland Mercury  |  07-09-2020  |  Blog Town, PDX

For Portland Police, Indiscriminate Use of Tear Gas During Protests Is Unavoidable

by Alex Zielinski Mathieu Lewis-RollandNight after night, Portlanders participating in demonstrations against law enforcement have been met with stinging clouds...
The Portland Mercury  |  07-09-2020  |  Blog Town, PDX

You’re not and you’re fucking crazy

by Anonymous You don’t always get what you give back. It only takes a few people, snakes in the grass,...
The Portland Mercury  |  07-08-2020  |  Blog Town, PDX

Slog PM: Scream Inside Your Heart

by Chase Burns Two executives at the Fuji-Q Highland amusement park in Japan wanted to show everyone that they can...
The Stranger  |  07-08-2020  |  Slog

MoPOP to Bring Motherhumping Graboids to a Screen Near You Next Friday

It's the laugh-along/scream-along experience we need right now. by Matt Baume Tremors: a vital linking node in the Six Degrees...
The Stranger  |  07-08-2020  |  Slog

The EARN-IT Act Is Coming to Wreck the Internet

Here comes Congress with a disastrous idea. by Matt Baume Just what we need: Facebook having even more power. COM...
The Stranger  |  07-08-2020  |  Slog

New Appeals Court Ruling Sets Precedent for Nonbinary Oregonians’ Legal Designations

by Blair Stenvick The Oregon Appeals Court affirmed that Jones David Hollister, center, should be allowed to change their legal...
The Portland Mercury  |  07-08-2020  |  Blog Town, PDX

The Silent Reading Party Is Tonight!

With *special guest* Gary Shteyngart!! by Christopher Frizzelle A famous author is joining us! DELIORMANLI/GETTY IMAGESIt's Wednesday, which means the...
The Stranger  |  07-08-2020  |  Slog

One Year After Titi Gulley’s Death, Her Family Is Left With the Same Questions

by Blair Stenvick Titi Gulley, left, with her mother, Kenya Robinson. PHOTO COURTESY OF KENYA ROBINSONThis article was originally published...
The Stranger  |  07-08-2020  |  Slog

The Thing About "Good Cops"

by Jasmyne Keimig Jess Stein"No Such Thing as a Good Cop"Does anyone know which manga this from? JK This articulated...
The Stranger  |  07-08-2020  |  Slog

Good Morning, News: An Update On Titi Gulley's Case, Supreme Court Restricts Birth Control Access, and Some COVID-19 Updates

by Blair Stenvick We need your help. The economic fallout of the coronavirus crisis is threatening our ability to keep...
The Portland Mercury  |  07-08-2020  |  Blog Town, PDX

Slog AM: Harvard Sues Trump, Best's Troubling Tweet, Oldest Conjoined Twins Die

by Nathalie Graham SPD Chief Carmen Best quickly deleted a tweet she made Tuesday night. Too bad it's public record...
The Stranger  |  07-08-2020  |  Slog

A Message to the City from Crispin Spaeth

The choreographer shares some Integrative Alexander Technique. by The Stranger Crispin Spaeth is a choreographer and teacher. Courtesy of Crispin...
The Stranger  |  07-08-2020  |  Slog

Slog PM: USA Abandons WHO, Coins Abandon Us, Jay Is Disappointed in His Cousin

by Chase Burns God has left us. So have coins. Getty ImagesDown under in Melbourne: Nearly five million people have...
The Stranger  |  07-07-2020  |  Slog

Savage Love: Cucking Dykes

by Dan Savage JOE NEWTONI’m a lesbian in a long-term relationship. After much conversation with my partner we’ve decided to...
The Stranger  |  07-07-2020  |  Slog

(Not) Currently Hanging: CHOP

by Jasmyne Keimig No "Welcome to CHOP" sign or list of demands to be found now on 10th and Pine...
The Stranger  |  07-07-2020  |  Slog

Deep Thoughts on driving fast.

by Anonymous Work is 9 miles as the crow flies. 18 miles by car, mostly highway. I've driven like I...
The Portland Mercury  |  07-07-2020  |  Blog Town, PDX

Rep. Derek Kilmer Misleadingly Claims to "Fight for Universal Health Care" in Latest Ad

Sounds nice, but the health care plan he supports would leave millions uninsured and underinsured. by Rich Smith If "universal...
The Stranger  |  07-07-2020  |  Slog

One Year After Titi Gulley’s Death, Her Family Is Left With the Same Questions

by Blair Stenvick Titi Gulley, left, with her mother, Kenya Robinson. Photo courtesy of Kenya Robinson. Editor’s note: This article...
The Portland Mercury  |  07-07-2020  |  Blog Town, PDX

CHOP's "Black Lives Matter" Mural Gets an Unwanted Layer of Sealant

"I personally apologize if I offended anybody, if they felt like I disrespected them as artists," said the rogue sealer...
The Stranger  |  07-07-2020  |  Slog

Blog Directory

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Setlist  The Stranger Seattle, WA
Stick A Fork In It  OC Weekly Costa Mesa, CA
Eat Arkansas  Arkansas Times Little Rock, AR
EW! A Blog  Eugene Weekly Eugene, OR
Eat  Charleston City Paper Charleston, SC
All Shook Down  SF Weekly San Francisco, CA
The YES! Weekly blog!  YES! Weekly Greensboro, NC
Hairballs  Houston Press Houston, TX
Blurt  Seven Days Burlington, VT
Short Order  Miami New Times Miami, FL
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Eat Pussy Like a Porn Star

After performing in nearly 1,500 scenes with over 1,400 women and having won three AVN Awards I am more-than-qualified to speak on this matter.
Baltimore City Paper  |  Kurt Lockwood  |  05-29-2013  |  Sex

A Fight Brews Over Secure Wrap's County Contract at Miami International Airport

Secure Wrap's contract with MIA is up and things are getting interesting again. Secure Wrap has a squad of high-powered lobbyists to protect it from competitors who want in on the action. The company needs all the help it can get.
Miami New Times  |  Francisco Alvarado  |  03-23-2009  |  Business & Labor

Philosophy Salon Sets Up in Calgary Homeless Shelter

A philosophy salon in a Calgary homeless shelter is battling the stereotype that the homeless are uneducated.
Fast Forward Weekly  |  Jocelyn Edwards  |  03-19-2009  |  Housing & Development