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5 things to do: An Evening with Sibling Rivalry Press

Tuesday, July 26, 2016 The Fall of Troy, '68, Illustrations at The Masquerade…...
Creative Loafing (Atlanta)  |  07-26-2016  |  Fresh Loaf

Savage Love Episode 509

A woman is in a new relationship with a wonderful man! But! His ex keeps coming around leaving love notes,...
The Stranger  |  07-26-2016  |  Savage Love Podcast

The First Night of the DNC: Crying Bernie Fans and Michelle Obama is Queen

Michelle Obama's amazing DNC speech; Bernie Sanders fans crying; Elizabeth Warren taking names and kicking ass. And it's just the...
The Stranger  |  07-26-2016  |  Slog

I, Anonymous

I, Anonymous: Jogging Lady, You're Lucky You Only Threatened to Mace My English Bulldog by Anonymous My wife, the dogs,...
The Stranger  |  07-26-2016  |  Slog

Bernie Sanders: "Hillary Clinton must become the next president of the United States!"

by Dan Savage It was a great speech. I donated more money to Bernie's campaign than I have ever donated...
The Stranger  |  07-25-2016  |  Slog

You Booed Michelle? Yeah, We're Not Friends

by Jen Graves If she can do it, I can do it. That is all. [ Comment on this story...
The Stranger  |  07-25-2016  |  Slog

Sarah Silverman Has a Message for the #BernieOrBust Crowd

by Dan Savage Silverman was an early and passionate Sanders supporter — but she's not an idiot. Silverman endorsed Clinton...
The Stranger  |  07-25-2016  |  Slog

At Least Fifteen People Killed, Dozens Injured in Knifing Rampage in Japan

by Ana Sofia Knauf UPDATE: At least 15 killed, 45 injured after knife attack at facility for the disabled in...
The Stranger  |  07-25-2016  |  Slog

Savage Love Letter of the Day: What Would You Do About My Awful Mum?

by Dan Savage I have a troubled relationship with my mum but I try to make it work most of...
The Stranger  |  07-25-2016  |  Slog

Why are Democrats not Throwing Debbie Wasserman Schultz to the Wolves?

by Matt Baume Don't make voters angry. You wouldn't like them when they're angry. Joseph Sohm / Shutterstock.com Okay, everyone,...
The Portland Mercury  |  07-25-2016  |  Blog Town, PDX

Texas Relents on Birth Certificates for Children of Undocumented Immigrants

In a settlement, Texas has been forced to clarify which forms of ID it'll accept from undocumented parents who say...
The Texas Observer  |  07-25-2016  |  La Linea

Jury Awards Millions in Damages to Cops Who Say Police Chief Retaliated Against Them

by Ansel Herz The verdict is a black mark on police chief Kathleen O'Toole's record. SPD Seattlepi.com reports: Seattle Police...
The Stranger  |  07-25-2016  |  Slog

Learning to Love Senga Nengudi's Pantyhose Sculptures

by Jen Graves Senga Nengudi's sculptures here are “activated,” by Joseph “jo” Blake and Haruko Crow Nishimura. Henry Art GalleryI...
The Stranger  |  07-25-2016  |  Slog

Third Man to play first vinyl record in outer space next week

Third Man Records is nothing if not ambitious. Next week, on July 30, in celebration of the Nashville-and-Detroit-based label's seventh...
Metro Times  |  07-25-2016  |  Blogs

Southeast Portland to Get Their Own "Kink and Coffee Shop"

by Wm.™ Steven Humphrey houseoffyre.com For those of you kinky, sex-positive people who also enjoy a delicious cup of coffee,...
The Portland Mercury  |  07-25-2016  |  Blog Town, PDX

Sara Porkalob's The Dragon Lady Is Worth Your Time, But the DNC Conspiracy Theory Layercake Is the Best Theater Happening Right Now

by Rich Smith Sara Porkalob's theatrical engagement with an empty chair is about 30 times more impressive than Clint Eastwood's...
The Stranger  |  07-25-2016  |  Slog

Nate Silver Predicts If the Election Were Held Today, Donald Trump Would Win 57 Percent to 42 Percent

by Christopher Frizzelle TRUMP now leads in 538's now-cast, our estimate of what would happen in an election today. https://t.co/djsqNajFrh...
The Portland Mercury  |  07-25-2016  |  Blog Town, PDX

You are Crazy Crow People!

by Anonymous To the lady who posted this in our neighborhood online forum: "Two of my young crows from this...
The Portland Mercury  |  07-25-2016  |  Blog Town, PDX

Borchers' Season Ends With Achilles Injury

by Abe Asher From the moment Nat Borchers collapsed to the turf at Providence Park on Saturday, it seemed more...
The Portland Mercury  |  07-25-2016  |  Blog Town, PDX

Pylon unearthed

On Dec. 1, 1983, Pylon played its final show — for the first time.…...
Creative Loafing (Atlanta)  |  07-25-2016  |  Crib Notes

Relevant Roasters To Become French Truck Coffee

Geoffrey Meeker of the New Orleans-based French Truck Coffee has entered into a partnership with Jimmy Lewis of Relevant Roasters. ...

Juggalos to march on Washington

Coming fresh off the hype from their own music festival (the Gathering of the Juggalos, of course) Insane Clown Posse...
Metro Times  |  07-25-2016  |  Blogs

Highlights from Capitol Hill Block Party 2016

by Dave Segal CHBP 2016: The audience is (g)listening. CocoFoto Here are some highlights from the 2016 Capitol Hill Block...
The Stranger  |  07-25-2016  |  Slog

Motherhood in Bad Moms as Hollow as Motherhood in "M.I.L.F.$"

Motherhood in Bad Moms as Hollow as Motherhood in "M.I.L.F.$" by Angela Garbes With Bad Moms, Jon Lucas and Scott...
The Stranger  |  07-25-2016  |  Slog

Meet 2016 Stranger Genius Award Nominee Wave Books!

by Rich Smith Kelly OThe one on the left is Joshua Beckman, the editor in chief of Wave Books who...
The Stranger  |  07-25-2016  |  Slog

Bike Share Demos Happening This Week

A nonprofit group planning to launch a bike-share program in Memphis will host bike demo stations in Midtown, South Memphis,...

Make America great again... For who?

With the upcoming Presidential election and growing polarization around candidate Donald Trump, Detroit-based artist Michael Reyes has some questions about...
Metro Times  |  07-25-2016  |  Blogs

10 things we heard, saw, ate, and drank at Mo Pop 2016

Ahh, Mo Pop. This otherwise magical summer music festival seems to be continuously plagued by insane weather.…...
Metro Times  |  07-25-2016  |  Blogs

East Bay Rapper T. Carriér Feels Your FOMO on "Still"

You know when there's a really fun-sounding party on a week night, and you decide to go against your better...
East Bay Express  |  07-25-2016  |  Ear Bud

Contrary to Bullseye Glass's Claims, a New State Report Suggests the Company’s Been Releasing Harmful Chromium

by Daniel Forbes Michelle Mitchell THE BAD NEWS, according to the Oregon Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ): melt the relatively...
The Portland Mercury  |  07-25-2016  |  Blog Town, PDX

Alameda District Attorney: Oakland Cop Involved in Sex-Crime Scandal Probably Didn't Kill Wife

Alameda County District Attorney Nancy O'Malley concluded last week that an Oakland police officer's suicide in 2015, and his wife's...
East Bay Express  |  07-25-2016  |  Ear Bud

Why are Democrats not Throwing Debbie Wasserman Schultz to the Wolves?

by Matt Baume Don't make voters angry. You wouldn't like them when they're angry. Joseph Sohm / Shutterstock.com Okay, everyone,...
The Stranger  |  07-25-2016  |  Slog

Calm Down. Tim Kaine May Be Boring, But He's Pro-Choice.

by Megan Burbank Tim Kaine is Catholic, but he has a well-documented history of privileging the law over his religion...
The Portland Mercury  |  07-25-2016  |  Blog Town, PDX

The 35 Best Things To Do In Seattle This Week

Beer & Film, Beer & Yoga, Beer & Kenyan Goat, And More Critics' Picks For July 25-31 by Stranger Things...
The Stranger  |  07-25-2016  |  Slog

Nate Silver Predicts If the Election Were Held Today, Donald Trump Would Win

by Christopher Frizzelle TRUMP now leads in 538's now-cast, our estimate of what would happen in an election today. https://t.co/djsqNajFrh...
The Stranger  |  07-25-2016  |  Slog

Is the Durham GOP’s New Headquarters Violating Zoning Laws?

About six weeks ago, Trace Ramsey noticed new neighbors moving their belongings into 215 North Briggs Avenue, the long-vacant house...
INDY Week  |  07-25-2016  |  Triangulator

The Walking Dead Season 7 Trailer (Now with a Tiger!)

by Wm.™ Steven Humphrey Courtesy AMC This somewhat stomach churning trailer for the upcoming 7th season of The Walking Dead...
The Portland Mercury  |  07-25-2016  |  Blog Town, PDX

Fake 'Organic' Pot Gardening Products Yanked From Oregon Stores

America’s reckoning with its significantly tainted cannabis supply continues this month as officials in the new legalization state of Oregon...
East Bay Express  |  07-25-2016  |  Ear Bud

Powering Down

The owner of Texas’ biggest fleet of coal-fired power plants is trying to wiggle out of paying its property taxes...
The Texas Observer  |  07-25-2016  |  La Linea

Revolution Now Eating Its Own: Bernie Supporters Boo Bernie Sanders

by Dan Savage They cheered for Sanders when he said, "We have got to defeat Donald Trump!", and then a...
The Stranger  |  07-25-2016  |  Slog

It's Patio Season! (Hell Yeah!) Here are Some of Portland's Best.

by MJ Skegg Departure IT'S SCIENTIFICALLY PROVEN that sun and alcohol are natural partners—a fact that Portland's drinking establishments are...
The Portland Mercury  |  07-25-2016  |  Blog Town, PDX

Seattle Times Repeats the Myth that Skyrocketing Rents in Seattle Caused Supply and Demand

by Charles Mudede This is the art of the real estate market in Seattle. Charles MudedeAccording to information gathered by...
The Stranger  |  07-25-2016  |  Slog

Stumping on Fear and Arrogance

San Pedro Stands up to Fear Mongering
Random Lengths News  |  James Preston Allen and Publisher  |  09-21-2015  |  Commentary

Seoul Survivor: Busted for Dope in South Korea

Teaching English as a second language in South Korea was a good gig for this recent college graduate and world traveler until he smoked hashish with the wrong people and found himself cought up in that country's draconian drug enforcement.
Isthmus  |  Jason Storbakken  |  01-28-2005  |  Crime & Justice

Why I Gave Up Booze in Favor of Weed

It helps with my anxiety, it doesn't give me hangovers, and are you aware of what it does to sex?
The Stranger  |  Sarah Galvin  |  04-13-2015  |  Drugs