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Dear So-Called Portland Equity Champions

by Anonymous You have the least equitable city government in the United States of Trump America. No other city this...
The Portland Mercury  |  03-23-2017  |  Blog Town, PDX

Stop it!

by Anonymous You: "scuse me sir"!?Me: "yes"?You: "can I show you something"? (Motions for me to come over)Me: (not coming...
The Portland Mercury  |  03-23-2017  |  Blog Town, PDX

What We've Learned Today About the Attack in London

by Ana Sofia Knauf The Guardian front page, Friday 24 March 2017: Killed by a homegrown terrorist pic.twitter.com/ADO6XRquZs— The Guardian...
The Stranger  |  03-23-2017  |  Slog

Cheap & Easy Things To Do This Weekend

Georgetown Bites, A Prince and Michael Jackson Dance Party, Fringe Festival, And More Events For March 23-26 by Stranger Things...
The Stranger  |  03-23-2017  |  Slog

Last-Minute Plans: 98 Free, Cheap & Easy Things To Do This Weekend: March 24-26, 2017

Events that won't cost more than $10 for March 23-26, 2017. by Stranger Things To Do Staff Just because you...
The Stranger  |  03-23-2017  |  Slog

GOP Senators Vote to Repeal Rules Protecting Your Private Internet Browsing History

by Ana Sofia Knauf Well, fuck. ORHAN CAM/SHUTTERSTOCK As if all the news about Trumpcare wasn't terrifying enough, United States...
The Stranger  |  03-23-2017  |  Slog

Thom Tillis, Textbook Definition of a Schmuck, Says Goldman Sachs Is a Champion of the "Little Guy"

In an impressive rant at a Senate hearing this afternoon, Thom Tillis somehow managed to cite Ayn Rand and go...
INDY Week  |  03-23-2017  |  Triangulator

State Supreme Court Justice Says Immigration Enforcement Is Scaring People Away from Washington Courts

by Sydney Brownstone Washington State Supreme Court to Trump administration: Back. Off. cosmonaut/Getty Images On Monday, a Trump administration report...
The Stranger  |  03-23-2017  |  Slog

Check Out This Dumb Shit the Oregon Republican Party Said About Portland and Immigrants

by Doug Brown The Oregon Republican Party wants to remind you that they're dumb assholes. Yesterday, Portland City Council reaffirmed...
The Portland Mercury  |  03-23-2017  |  Blog Town, PDX

Remembering Bill Paxton in Near Dark, one of his finest performances

On Friday and Saturday at midnight the Music Box is showing Near Dark, Kathryn Bigelow's first solo directorial effort, on...
Chicago Reader  |  03-23-2017  |  On Film

A+ Schools launch Vote School Board First campaign

In a quality-of-life survey conducted last year, strong public schools were identified as the No. 1 priority for residents living...
Pittsburgh City Paper  |  03-23-2017  |  Blogh

Today’s Is HB 2’s First Birthday. Don’t Let It Have a Second.

The process by which HB 2 was birthed, debated, voted on, passed, and signed into law exactly one year ago...
INDY Week  |  03-23-2017  |  Triangulator

Surprise! Vote on Terrible ACA Replacement Delayed Because No One Likes it

by Megan Burbank This is the future liberals want. GETTY / FATCAMERA So much for the "president's" "promise" to get...
The Portland Mercury  |  03-23-2017  |  Blog Town, PDX

Lookit! New Pics from Showtime's Twin Peaks

by Wm.™ Steven Humphrey Guys! The next incarnation of Twin Peaks drops on Showtime this coming MAY 21—and to wet...
The Portland Mercury  |  03-23-2017  |  Blog Town, PDX

LGBT Group Backs GOP Lawmaker’s Proposal to Remove Clerks’ Names from Marriage Licenses

Equality Texas and Republican legislators don't often agree, but Senate Bill 911 appears to be a rare instance of consensus...
The Texas Observer  |  03-23-2017  |  La Linea

What Local Art and Science Organizations Have to Gain from the Access for All Initiative

by Amber Cortes Children in the Seattle Symphony's Link Up program. Brandon Patoc No one knows how to stretch a...
The Stranger  |  03-23-2017  |  Slog

The 30 Best Movies Playing in Seattle This Weekend: March 23-26, 2017

by Stranger Things To Do Staff About T2 Trainspotting, Sean Nelson writes that "if the story is ever-so-slightly predictable, it's...
The Stranger  |  03-23-2017  |  Slog

The 30 Best Movies Playing in Seattle This Weekend: March 23-26, 2017

The Stranger's film critics' picks for March 23-26, 2017. by Stranger Things To Do Staff This weekend at the movies,...
The Stranger  |  03-23-2017  |  Slog

Open Mike Eagle’s Razor-Wire Wit

by Robert Ham Open Mike Eagle warms the stage for WHY? at the Crocodile this Sun, March 26. At this...
The Stranger  |  03-23-2017  |  Slog

Savage Love Letter of the Day: Reader Advice Round-up

by Dan Savage Nice week we're having. FBI investigations, terrorism, teachers sleeping with their students. Looking on the bright side.....
The Stranger  |  03-23-2017  |  Slog

There's a Mumps Outbreak at UW (Stay Home If You're Sick, People)

by Ana Sofia Knauf Keep your germs at home! UW Libraries It's spring! The world is blooming! There's sun again...
The Stranger  |  03-23-2017  |  Slog

Making sense of Putin's ‘ghastly trick’

As I read the latest assortment of stories about Donald Trump and the Russians Thursday, a couple of lines from...
Chicago Reader  |  03-23-2017  |  On Film

Stream Queen: Lucha Underground Punishes Its Wrestlers (And My Heart)

by Chase Burns Prince Puma (left) and Dragos (right) are babes. They’ll also jump off a second-story balcony to kick...
The Stranger  |  03-23-2017  |  Slog

Trumpcare Vote Will Be Delayed

by Heidi Groover lol Mark Wilson / getty The Associated Press, NPR, MSNBC, Politico, and others are reporting that Republicans...
The Stranger  |  03-23-2017  |  Slog

Nashville Changes Fred Douglass Park to Frederick Douglass Park. Finally.

When it comes to honoring African-American heroes, Memphis has had its own awkward moments as witnessed by text on the...

Good News: Durham Is Getting More Bicycle-Friendly

The city of Durham added 2.8 miles of bike lanes last year, according to the Durham Bicycle and Pedestrian Advisory...
INDY Week  |  03-23-2017  |  Triangulator

Get your Greek on this Sunday at the Greek Independence Day parade

Greektown will be a-buzzing with pride this weekend for the 16th annual Greek Independence Day parade. The parade is on...
Metro Times  |  03-23-2017  |  Blogs

Debunking the Seattle Times’s Dishonest Op-Ed Against Funding Arts, Science, and Culture Education

by Rich Smith Hey King County, would you pay $30 a year so that 285,000 kids can have an arts,...
The Stranger  |  03-23-2017  |  Slog

Stephen Colbert dragged Kid Rock through the coals during hilarious segment

In case you've been trying to block any Kid Rock-related news from your eyes (we don't blame you, honestly) he...
Metro Times  |  03-23-2017  |  Blogs

Alexander to TVA: Don't Buy Wind Power

Tennessee Sen. Lamar Alexander urged Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) board members on Wednesday not to buy electricity from a proposed...

I Don't Owe No Stinking Arts Tax

by Anonymous Just received the "Arts Income Tax Return" for 2016. We moved from Portland two years ago. I notified...
The Portland Mercury  |  03-23-2017  |  Blog Town, PDX

ATX Television Festival Adds FX's Snowfall

Fest adds more premieres, plus network president panel...

Podcast: House Hearings on Russia's Election Meddling

Like the rest of the country, Congress has gone crazy. “The idea that Russia could come in and interfere with...
Flagpole Magazine  |  03-23-2017  |  In the Loop

Democracy in Crisis: Congress Is Losing Its Sh*t Over Russia

Like the rest of the country, Congress has gone crazy. “The idea that Russia could come in and interfere with...
INDY Week  |  03-23-2017  |  Triangulator

Black New Yorker Minding His Own Business Gets Stabbed to Death By a White Guy

by Charles Mudede James Harris Jackson, a 28-year-old white male, entered a police substation in Times Square and allegedly told...
The Stranger  |  03-23-2017  |  Slog

You're Just a Cashier

by Anonymous I'm gonna COMMUNICATE this. As a cashier, I'm nobody to most and 50% of people prove it to...
The Portland Mercury  |  03-23-2017  |  Blog Town, PDX

Asking Vs. Doing

by Anonymous There is a difference. Especially for the person on the receiving end. For example, someone wants to fart,...
The Portland Mercury  |  03-23-2017  |  Blog Town, PDX

After Outbursts and Insults, Nick Fish Won't Let his Employees Attend City Council Meetings

by Dirk VanderHart Demonstrators at Wednesday's City Council meeting. This was in the morning, before things devolved in the afternoon...
The Portland Mercury  |  03-23-2017  |  Blog Town, PDX

Allison Crutchfield's Solo Debut Plays Like a Dark and Weary Travelogue

by Nathan Tucker ALLISON CRUTCHFIELD AND THE FIZZ Fruit smoothies for all! Jesse Riggins Allison Crutchfield’s debut solo LP Tourist...
The Portland Mercury  |  03-23-2017  |  Blog Town, PDX

Hattiloo Announces Season 12: August Wilson, Lynn Nottage, Soul Train...

Hattiloo's twelfth season opens with a Pulitzer Prize winner and climaxes with a musical version of A Raisin in the...

Teen Found Dead at Durham County Jail, May Have Committed Suicide, Sheriff’s Office Says

A seventeen-year-old found dead in a Durham County jail cell this morning apparently committed suicide, according to the Sheriff’s Office...
INDY Week  |  03-23-2017  |  Triangulator

Dems Are Going To Filibuster Gorsuch But We're All Going to Die Anyway Because of the AHCA

by Tricia Romano No to Gorsuch Getty Images New York Senator Chuck Schumer announced that the Democrats will (sort of)...
The Portland Mercury  |  03-23-2017  |  Blog Town, PDX

In the Yearning for Zion Case, Fear & Prejudice is Trumping Rule of Law

Texas' argument all along has essentially been that because YFZ's residents have not been forthcoming about their familial relationships and identities, this case is really, really hard, and the court needs to overlook some of the judicial safeguards that protect conventional and weird families alike who aren't doing anything illegal.
San Antonio Current  |  Elaine Wolff  |  05-28-2008  |  Crime & Justice

R.I.P. Roxanne Morgan, the greatest copy editor ever

Roxanne Morgan is gone, and nobody knows what to do.
NUVO  |  Pete Scott  |  12-05-2012  |  Media

I Had Sex at a Swingers Club and Liked It

An inside look at Atlanta sex swingers clubs.
Creative Loafing (Atlanta)  |  Melysa Martinez  |  10-18-2012  |  Sex