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Donald Trump's Grandfather Was Kicked Out of Germany for Draft-Dodging

Looks like when it comes to the Trumps, Germany was "not sending their best." by Eli Sanders The village of...
The Portland Mercury  |  11-27-2018  |  Blog Town, PDX

Sit Down and Shut Up

by Anonymous Just because you are disabled and play that card EVERY time you get called out for being a...
The Portland Mercury  |  11-27-2018  |  Blog Town, PDX

Inbox Jukebox Track of the Day: The Marvin Gaye-in-Space Ballad "King of the Hill" by Thundercat, BBNG, and Flying Lotus

Thundercat teams with BADBADNOTGOOD and Flying Lotus to create a gorgeous Marvin Gaye-in-space song that deserves to chart. by Dave...
The Stranger  |  11-27-2018  |  Slog

How Are Charter Schools Performing? Report Says, Pretty Meh

This report shows that if charter schools are actually going to live up to their promise—and not just divert funds...
The Stranger  |  11-27-2018  |  Slog

Climate Change Experts Predict Dire Future for Northwest

Climate change won't wait for us to be ready. We're already seeing it. by Katie Herzog The future is now...
The Portland Mercury  |  11-27-2018  |  Blog Town, PDX

Midterm Votes for Democrats Broke a Record Set in the Nixon Era

Yes, there was a blue wave. by Eli Sanders Data suggests we're seeing a bigger backlash against an unpopular president...
The Stranger  |  11-27-2018  |  Slog

The Everyday Dangers of Being Black in Seattle

by Charles Mudede Black Everyday Woes Charles MudedeNot too long ago, I was informed by a concerned white friend that...
The Stranger  |  11-27-2018  |  Slog

The 14th Annual HUMP! Film Festival Awards!

by Dan Savage The 14th Annual HUMP! Film Festival premiered in Seattle, Portland, Olympia, and—for the first time ever—in San...
The Portland Mercury  |  11-27-2018  |  Blog Town, PDX

The 14th Annual HUMP! Film Festival Awards!

by Dan Savage The 14th Annual HUMP! Film Festival premiered in Seattle, Portland, Olympia, and—for the first time ever—in San...
The Stranger  |  11-27-2018  |  Slog

Climate Change Experts Predict Dire Future for Northwest

Climate change won't wait for us to be ready. We're already seeing it. by Katie Herzog The future is now...
The Stranger  |  11-27-2018  |  Slog

99 Tropes Offers a Glimpse of the Television Industry's Underbelly

And it is a serviceable glimpse! by Rich Smith Behold! The glamour of the writers' room. Keegan Wreden Working in...
The Stranger  |  11-27-2018  |  Slog

Take a Tour of Historic Five Points Homes Sunday

The threatened demolition of 398 Milledge Circle—one of the stops on the tour—led to the creation of two new historic...
Flagpole Magazine  |  11-27-2018  |  Culture Briefs

Donald Trump's Grandfather Was Kicked Out of Germany for Draft-Dodging

Looks like when it comes to the Trumps, Germany was "not sending their best." by Eli Sanders The village of...
The Stranger  |  11-27-2018  |  Slog

NW Neighbors Appeal City's Planned Affordable Housing Project Because It's Ugly

by Blair Stenvick GRIM GRAM / GETTY IMAGESThe Portland City Council will hear an appeal to an approved affordable housing...
The Portland Mercury  |  11-27-2018  |  Blog Town, PDX

We Have Gone Entirely Too Long Without The Witches Scaring the Shit Out of Our Children

by Erik Henriksen I was scared of everything as a kid (Harry from Harry and the Hendersons? Check! Ghost Librarian...
The Portland Mercury  |  11-27-2018  |  Blog Town, PDX

Creed II Review: Sylvester Stallone Almost Ruins a Good Thing

It feels like Stallone's vision and influence broke Creed II's ribs from the jump. by Bobby Roberts There’s a very...
The Stranger  |  11-27-2018  |  Slog

South Korea Made Medical Cannabis Legal

Unexpected! by Josh Jardine Portland Mercury Some unexpected news out of East Asia yesterday: South Korea passed legislation that will...
The Stranger  |  11-27-2018  |  Slog

South Korea Made Medical Cannabis Legal

by Josh Jardine Mercury StaffSome unexpected news out of East Asia yesterday: South Korea passed legislation that will allow its...
The Portland Mercury  |  11-27-2018  |  Blog Town, PDX

Sally Bagshaw Won't Seek Reelection to Seattle City Council

Sally Bagshaw isn't running for reelection in next year's City Council elections. by Lester Black How about giving us a...
The Stranger  |  11-27-2018  |  Slog

AD: Heart of the Holidays

by Stranger Things To Do Partner Downtown Seattle is the Heart of the Holidays: iconic carousel, carriage rides , craft...
The Stranger  |  11-27-2018  |  Slog

THC-Infused Weed ‘Beer’ Is for Sale in Washington

Beer infused with THC is now on sale in Washington. by Lester Black It tastes like beer, gets you buzzed...
The Stranger  |  11-27-2018  |  Slog

New Savage Lovecast: With Stormy Daniels!

Episode #631 — November 27, 2018 by The Stranger Well looky who blew into town! Stormy Daniels came on over...
The Stranger  |  11-27-2018  |  Slog

Good Morning, News: Local Climate Change Impact, Portland Tenants Unite, And They Did Surgery On A Grape!

by Blair Stenvick Stay up to date on Portland news and politics. Looking for fun? Here are the best Things...
The Portland Mercury  |  11-27-2018  |  Blog Town, PDX

Slog AM: Jenny Durkan’s First Year in Office Comes to an End, Paul Manafort Can’t Keep His Story Straight

by Michael Bell I wish we could leave Yelp reviews for Durkan's mayorship. ULYSSES CURRYSuperhero Attorney General Bob Ferguson strikes...
The Stranger  |  11-27-2018  |  Slog

Dear Beto and Julián, Please Don’t Run for President

Are you planning to run for president on the Democratic ticket in 2020? If not, why not? Everyone else is...
The Texas Observer  |  11-27-2018  |  La Linea

Score One For Science!

by Anonymous I remember growing up in the 70's and 80's and you'd often hear about a scourge that inflicted...
The Portland Mercury  |  11-27-2018  |  Blog Town, PDX

Who Writes History? The Fight to Commemorate a Massacre by the Texas Rangers

In 1918, a state-sanctioned vigilante force killed 15 unarmed Mexicans in Porvenir. When their descendants applied for a historical marker...
The Texas Observer  |  11-27-2018  |  La Linea

How Can You Not Know You"re Wearing Sour Clothes?

by Anonymous Wow, skunk? no. Something's burning in the furnace? No. Old glass of milk? Yess!!,, No, no. it's your...
The Portland Mercury  |  11-27-2018  |  Blog Town, PDX

Things to Do Tuesday!

7 Things to Do for Nov 27 by Mercury Things to Do Staff X, Elettrodomestico Few punk bands have influenced...
The Portland Mercury  |  11-26-2018  |  Blog Town, PDX

Slog PM: Seattle to Settle $75,000 Lawsuit Against Ed Murray, Trump Still Doesn't Believe in Climate Change

It's windy, battery buses are the future, some pertinent tax return info by Nathalie Graham Seattle is ponying up the...
The Stranger  |  11-26-2018  |  Slog

ICYMI: Kanopy Is a Film Lover's Paradise and It Just Added (Almost) All of A24's Collection

Have I told you about my Lord and Savior, Kanopy? by Chase Burns This is you and your friends watching...
The Stranger  |  11-26-2018  |  Slog

Tenants Protest Landlord Neglect at Massive Southeast Apartment Complex

by Alex Zielinski Commissioner Chloe Eudaly speaking at the Wimbledon press conference Meg NannaMalarie Koch joined the tenant protest at...
The Portland Mercury  |  11-26-2018  |  Blog Town, PDX

A Note to Teen Girls (and Myself): It's Okay to Love the CW's Supernatural

It's not often that you find a cast that cares as much as this one does. by Nathalie Graham The...
The Stranger  |  11-26-2018  |  Slog

Hey, fire pit burning idiots....

by Anonymous Hey, fire pit burning idiots: Have you heard of the "air quality index"? Have you heard of all...
The Portland Mercury  |  11-26-2018  |  Blog Town, PDX

Automated Robot Overlord Cannabis Trimming Machines Are Here. Bow Down.

by Josh Jardine NASTASIC / GETTY IMAGES Last week I attended the annual Marijuana Business Conference in Las Vegas, which...
The Stranger  |  11-26-2018  |  Slog

Gay Man Getting Handjobs From Lady "Massage Women" Wondering What Is Up With Him

Savage Love Letter of the Day by Dan Savage I have an odd fetish/fantasy thing that I haven't found online...
The Stranger  |  11-26-2018  |  Slog

Creed II Review: Sylvester Stallone Almost Ruins a Good Thing

by Bobby Roberts There’s a very revealing line of dialogue Sylvester Stallone wrote for himself in Creed II. It comes...
The Portland Mercury  |  11-26-2018  |  Blog Town, PDX

The Really Bad News Is Not the GM Layoffs, But Its Plan to Increase the Production of SUVs and Trucks

by Charles Mudede "The Death of Socrates" (1787), by Jacques-Louis DavidAt this point, we must stop playing games and admit,...
The Stranger  |  11-26-2018  |  Slog

Two Doofuses Pulled Off One of Mexico's Greatest Art Heists

It's the subject of Alonso Ruizpalacios's hypnotically beautiful new film, Museo. by Chase Burns Inside the National Museum of Anthropology...
The Stranger  |  11-26-2018  |  Slog

Russian Asylum Seeker Detained in Tacoma Dies

An Russian asylum seeker died at a Tacoma hospital on Saturday. by Lester Black Undocumented immigrant activist Maru Mora-Villalpando speaking...
The Stranger  |  11-26-2018  |  Slog

UPDATE: Portland Police Warn of a Man on Hawthorne Poking People with a Thin, Metal Object

by Wm. Steven Humphrey The Hawthorne Poker? Courtesy PPBUPDATE: The suspect who has allegedly been poking pedestrians with a thin,...
The Portland Mercury  |  11-26-2018  |  Blog Town, PDX

Perverse Techno DJ Goetic Mirror Reveals His Top 5 Classical Pieces

Masterly techno DJ Goetic Mirror reveals his top 5 tracks; spoiler alert: They're all classical joints. by Dave Segal Goetic...
The Stranger  |  11-26-2018  |  Slog

Cary Ann Hearst Puts Her Stamp On It

Cary Ann Hearst is among the half-dozen partners who run the local collective Shrimp Records. She's been busy this month packaging her new album, Lions and Lambs.
Charleston City Paper  |  Stratton Lawrence  |  01-14-2011  |  Profiles & Interviews

For the Athlete

Although we sometimes get a bad rap, Mississippi is actually full of athletes—all who (I know from experience) love new gear.
Jackson Free Press  |  Meredith W. Sullivan  |  11-30-2012  |  Shopping

Gifts for foodies and cocktail hounds

An online shopping guide for those who live to eat.
Orlando Weekly  |  Jessica Bryce Young  |  11-14-2012  |  Shopping