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Hotter Than Any Other July On Record

by Charles Mudede NASA reports that "water levels on Mozambique’s Lago de Cahora Bassa betrayed signs of stress in late...
The Stranger  |  08-17-2016  |  Slog

Savage Love Letter of the Day: Sexy Business Tips

by Dan Savage I hope you are well. I'm at 27-year-old straight woman, looking to open a sex-positive shop in...
The Stranger  |  08-17-2016  |  Slog

A Brazilian Judge Orders Seizure of Ryan Lochte's Passport; Is Not Having It With His Robbery Story

by Jennifer Campbell A Brazilian judge has ordered that swimmer Ryan Lochte and his teammate James Feigen relinquish their passports...
The Stranger  |  08-17-2016  |  Slog

Welp, it's official: this November you can vote on regional transportation

On Tuesday clerks of Macomb, Oakland, Washtenaw and Wayne counties accepted the controversial proposal to fund the Regional Transit Authority...
Metro Times  |  08-17-2016  |  Blogs

NPR Is Getting Rid of Comments on NPR.org (Because That Is the Way It Should Be)

by Sean Nelson Winter is coming, trolls. The ombudsman/public editor of NPR, Elizabeth Jensen, writes that as of next Tuesday,...
The Stranger  |  08-17-2016  |  Slog

Confused About the Proposed Corporate Tax Hike Everyone's Talking About? Check Out This Report.

by Dirk VanderHart Measure 97 is confusing. But the monster tax measure that'll be on your November ballot, which the...
The Portland Mercury  |  08-17-2016  |  Blog Town, PDX

Hey Parents! Check Out the New Issue of True Parent!

by Wm.™ Steven Humphrey HEY PARENTS!Get psyched, because the new issue of True Parent—the magazine for diverse, working class parents...
The Portland Mercury  |  08-17-2016  |  Blog Town, PDX

Four-pound doughnut coming to Ford Field menu

As the Detroit Lions gear up for the upcoming season, we've got our sights set on hitting up Ford Field's...
Metro Times  |  08-17-2016  |  Blogs

Guest Editorial: What Reuven Carlyle Got Wrong in His Critique of ST3

by Rich Stolz The author, OneAmerica Executive Director Rich Stolz, says State Senator Reuven Carlyle's argument against ST3 creates a...
The Stranger  |  08-17-2016  |  Slog

NCGOP Executive Director Dallas Woodhouse Had a Banner Day Yesterday

It's an open secret that North Carolina Republicans really don't like it when Democrats vote, which is why four federal...
INDY Week  |  08-17-2016  |  Triangulator

Casino Shenanigans and More News From the Raging Dumpster Fire of the Trump Campaign

by Christopher Frizzelle The news that this POS casino in New Jersey got a humungous tax relief after Chris Christie...
The Stranger  |  08-17-2016  |  Slog

Felicia Fullwood, chronicler of our cityscape

If you're lucky, you’ve caught one of Felicia Fullwood’s cityscape photographs being shared on social media. The young photographer has quickly made a...
Metro Times  |  08-17-2016  |  Blogs

Durham Judge Moves Custody Hearing Out of County, Appeals Court Returns Case to Durham

Custody hearings can be complicated enough to begin with—but one case in Durham County is especially co mplicated because the...
INDY Week  |  08-17-2016  |  Triangulator

MOCAD screening 'Mixstress X' as part of their Plastic Dreams film series

MOCAD’s Plastic Dreams film series is pretty rad. It’s all about vinyl enthusiasts and the lengths they’ll go to for...
Metro Times  |  08-17-2016  |  Blogs

Japanese folk tales take center stage at Pittsburgh's City of Asylum on Saturday

Visiting storyteller Kuniko Yamamoto will take families on a journey to Japan this Saturday at City of Asylum’s Alphabet City tent...
Pittsburgh City Paper  |  08-17-2016  |  Blogh

Fantastic Market Transforms

Blumhouse and more at Fantastic Fest industry sidebar...

No. Do Not Do It. Do Not Put This in Your Mouth. No Matter What.

by Christopher Frizzelle I did what you told me to do, Sloggers. I bought it and I tried it. I...
The Stranger  |  08-17-2016  |  Slog

Associated Press zooms in on Detroit's soccer scene

A story released by the Associated Press today takes a look at soccer culture in Detroit, amid word that leading...
Metro Times  |  08-17-2016  |  Blogs

Residents respond to Downtown Eastside walking tour with their own "yuppie tour" of gentrifying businesses

Many Downtown Eastside residents were unhappy to learn that a tour operator was profiting off their community and in response,...

The Whopperito: It's just like a Whopper but different

We're never one to turn down a good food challenge. Whether it's foraged ants and reindeer moss that come out of a...
Metro Times  |  08-17-2016  |  Blogs

Listen Up! Aug. 17

Every Wednesday, we make a Spotify playlist containing tracks from artists mentioned in the current music section. Grab a paper...
Pittsburgh City Paper  |  08-17-2016  |  FFW>>

Diana Ross purchased a full-page ad for daughter Tracee because she's the best

We all love to shower our children with praise, especially when they do something awesome like win a spelling bee,...
Metro Times  |  08-17-2016  |  Blogs

CHAOS at WMC!

This misleading and badly spelled teaser for WMC's Elvis Week/BLM protest coverage makes me think management at Channel-5 might benefit...

The old Cass Corridor on display in Ferndale

We're no stranger to the excellent work of photographer Bruce Harkness. He has spent the better part of 40 years...
Metro Times  |  08-17-2016  |  Blogs

Is Netflix's The Get Down Any Good?

by Ned Lannamann Netflix's late-summer dominance of TV culture continues after the huge success of their Stranger Things, when last...
The Stranger  |  08-17-2016  |  Slog

All I ever wanted

There’s a bi woman who likes forbidden-ness and an elderly top. Go on…...
Isthmus  |  08-17-2016  |  Isthmus' The Daily Page

Being Alice Cooper

Detroit legend’s six degrees of separation from all rock...

Green Party Presidential Nominee Jill Stein Probably Won't Be on the Ballot in Georgia

Photo Credit: Joshua L. Jones/file Jill Stein speaks at UGA in June. Sorry, Berners: Looks like it’s Hillary or bust...
Flagpole Magazine  |  08-17-2016  |  In the Loop

Another Great (and Great Big) Exhibition Coming to Seattle Art Museum in 2017

by Jen Graves Yayoi Kusama's Souls of Millions of Light Years, coming to Seattle next summer. Courtesy of the Hirshhorn...
The Stranger  |  08-17-2016  |  Slog

Bible removed from desk at Peterson AFB

In the latest issue of the Independent, we report that a controversy over religion in the military has surfaced at Peterson...
Colorado Springs Independent  |  08-17-2016  |  Indy Blog

Curtis Cook Takes His Sharp, Smart Comedy to LA

by Megan Burbank “Nothing really makes me nervous here anymore," says Curtis Cook of why he's moving to Los Angeles...
The Portland Mercury  |  08-17-2016  |  Blog Town, PDX

At Third Rail Rep, Annapurna is a Frustratingly Incomplete Look at Codependency

by Rachel Sandstrom Owen Carey The opening night energy was palpable and light at the first performance of Third Rail...
The Portland Mercury  |  08-17-2016  |  Blog Town, PDX

Study Group Magazine Applies a Critical Lens to Comics

by Suzette Smith The latest issue has a Dungeons & Dragons adventure theme and tons of stand-alone fantasy art. LEVON...
The Portland Mercury  |  08-17-2016  |  Blog Town, PDX

Erik Reece’s Utopia Drive: What Utopian Societies Can Teach Us About Reality

by Rich Smith You can join any of the surprisingly numerous utopian experiments in the US. All you have to...
The Portland Mercury  |  08-17-2016  |  Blog Town, PDX

Turtlenecked's Pure Plush Bone Cage Is Clean and Chaotic

by Mac Pogue TURTLENECKED Current overdue fines: $77.60. Morgan O'Sullivan HARRISON SMITH sits with his thin arms and legs folded...
The Portland Mercury  |  08-17-2016  |  Blog Town, PDX

Record Review: Coco Columbia, When the Birds Begin to Walk

by Robert Ham JULIA SHERMAN, ERIN CARSTENS, JOHN PALMER WHENEVER JAZZ ARTISTS attempt to meld their sound with other genres,...
The Portland Mercury  |  08-17-2016  |  Blog Town, PDX

Last Minute Tips for Donald Trump's Election Campaign (Guaranteed to Work!)

by Wm.™ Steven Humphrey As of this writing, Republican nominee Donald Trump is trailing rival Hillary Clinton by double digits...
The Portland Mercury  |  08-17-2016  |  Blog Town, PDX

Sam Coomes' First Solo Record Goes Black and White

by Ryan J. Prado SAM COOMES Music for the creepy basement of your mind. John Clark “I NEVER have been...
The Portland Mercury  |  08-17-2016  |  Blog Town, PDX

Kubo and the Two Strings Is as Good as It Looks

by Courtney Ferguson THERE WAS a bit of a lull after Laika’s 2009 feature debut Coraline, but the local animation...
The Portland Mercury  |  08-17-2016  |  Blog Town, PDX

Hubris, Cocaine, and the Bad Boys of War Dogs

by Ben Coleman LIKE BLACK LICORICE or the PT Cruiser, Jonah Hill is divisive. I have friends who can’t get...
The Portland Mercury  |  08-17-2016  |  Blog Town, PDX

Record Review: Federale, All the Colours of the Dark

by Ciara Dolan RYAN OVERHAUSER & JAY SHAW FEDERALE ISN’T SHY about their influences—it’s pretty obvious that the Portland band...
The Portland Mercury  |  08-17-2016  |  Blog Town, PDX

The General Still Delights, 90 Years Later

by Robert Ham THIS YEAR, two Oregon-born landmarks of cinema are sharing a 90th birthday. It was in 1926 that...
The Portland Mercury  |  08-17-2016  |  Blog Town, PDX

Who Killed Brad Will?

And why have Mexican and U.S. authorities allowed the murderers of an American journalist to go free?
Association of Alternative Newsmedia  |  John Ross  |  08-08-2007  |  International

Back to the 'Futurama'

Four years after Fox left it for dead, Matt Groening and David X. Cohen's Futurama has a new life.
NUVO  |  Marc D. Allan  |  11-16-2007  |  TV

Inside Jokes

Amy Schumer talks The Little Mermaid, locker room balls and fry sauce.
Salt Lake City Weekly  |  Enrique Limon  |  04-19-2016  |  Comedy