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The Sovereign State of Liberty (a.k.a. Eastern Washington) Is a Joke That Already Isn't Funny Anymore

by Sean Nelson You can have Yakima... when you pry it from my COLD, DEAD FINGERS! The rise of Trump...
The Stranger  |  12-09-2016  |  Slog

Good Morning, News: Surprise! You've Been Imprisoned in Ice! Also, Pensions

by Dirk VanderHart Good morning, friends. Once again, the Mercury's august leadership elected to hold our holiday party on a...
The Portland Mercury  |  12-09-2016  |  Blog Town, PDX

Moshow's Newest Slow Jam Spreads Love for Cats (and Oregon Humane Society)

by Wm.™ Steven Humphrey We've shouted out Moshow—Portland's most prolific and talented cat rapper—before, because he is just SO AWESOME...
The Portland Mercury  |  12-09-2016  |  Blog Town, PDX

Police Reports Illustrated: Cool Kicks Lead To Cheap Punch

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The Stranger  |  12-09-2016  |  Slog

We Got High and Went to Cirque du Soleil's Avatar Ballet

by Erik Henriksen It seemed like a good idea at the time: Get high, fumble our way to some seats...
The Portland Mercury  |  12-09-2016  |  Blog Town, PDX

The Morning News: Snow Day! And the State Sues Monsanto

by Sydney Brownstone It's already turning to slush. SB It Snowed Last Night! A whole one or two inches. Today...
The Stranger  |  12-09-2016  |  Slog

PJ Harvey at WaMu Theater May 5, 2017—Tickets On Sale at 10am

by Sean Nelson Finally, some good news for a change. (Please don't request "Yakety Sax") At last, one actual thing...
The Stranger  |  12-09-2016  |  Slog

Things to Do This Weekend!

Things to do for December 9-11 by Mercury Staff Up until this point, if you were careful, you could probably...
The Portland Mercury  |  12-09-2016  |  Blog Town, PDX

Frank Productions, Inc. announces new CEO

Joel Plant, a city of Madison alcohol policy coordinator and staffer under Madison Mayor Dave Cieslewicz, will run Frank Productions,...
Isthmus  |  12-09-2016  |  Isthmus' The Daily Page

River Records' Jerry Gibson Killed in Store

By now many Flyer readers have learned that someone entered River Records at 822 S. Highland late Thursday afternoon and...

Jessica Hernandez and the Deltas debut new single 'Hot Damn'

After months of making us beg and hope for new music, Jessica Hernandez and the Deltas are back with a...
Metro Times  |  12-09-2016  |  Blogs

Two Roommates Who Don't Pay Rent

by Anonymous I rescued two kittens last June and have regretted it ever since. At first, their cuteness was enough...
The Portland Mercury  |  12-09-2016  |  Blog Town, PDX

“Could have been prevented”

Dustin Dilks, the pedestrian killed on the Beltline last month, was in an Uber shortly before being struck by a...
Isthmus  |  12-09-2016  |  Isthmus' The Daily Page

Grizzlies 88, Trail Blazers 86: Haiku Game Notes

Last night’s game was hard to watch right up until the moment that it wasn’t. The Grizzlies trailed Portland 68-79...

Exclusive: Rebel Kind debuts killer song off new LP

Rebel Kind, one of our favorite bands, have graciously let us debut the song "Everything You Said Was Just A...
Metro Times  |  12-09-2016  |  Blogs

The Morning Roundup: Godspeed, John Glenn

Happy Friday, everyone. It’s cold out there, so pour yourself a cup of Joe and join us for your morning...
INDY Week  |  12-09-2016  |  Triangulator

Rubbed Too Many Off

by Anonymous Snow day. Stayed home and ate too much and jacked off far more times than I could count...
The Portland Mercury  |  12-09-2016  |  Blog Town, PDX

And Now for the Annual Seattleites Can't Drive in Snow Film Festival

by Jennifer Campbell Like Russian dash cam videos, clips of drivers sliding around on icy roads are a genre of...
The Stranger  |  12-09-2016  |  Slog

I Want UK Friends But Not In A Weird Way

by Anonymous I know some Americans are weirdly into Brit culture, they hang up Union Jacks everywhere and devour Doctor...
The Portland Mercury  |  12-09-2016  |  Blog Town, PDX

Primus, Tune-Yards, Hieroglyphics, and More to Play 'Oakland United' Fire Benefit at Fox Theater

Tickets go on sale tomorrow, Friday, December 9, for Oakland United, a special benefit concert for Ghost Ship fire victims,...
East Bay Express  |  12-08-2016  |  Ear Bud

Just So We're Clear, Ohio, Banning Abortion at Six Weeks is Effectively Banning Abortion Completely

by Megan Burbank Unless you have a uterus! fotoguy22 / istock This week, Ohio's state legislature made a conservative wet...
The Stranger  |  12-08-2016  |  Slog

The 19 Best Movies Playing in Seattle This Weekend: December 8-11, 2016

Our Film Critics' Picks, From The Muppet Christmas Carol to Office Christmas Party by Stranger Things To Do Staff This...
The Stranger  |  12-08-2016  |  Slog

Snow Is Coming—Is Your Sled Ready?

by Wm.™ Steven Humphrey These kids are having the time of their lives in the snow. You know why? Because...
The Stranger  |  12-08-2016  |  Slog

Coal Terminal Developer Suing City of Oakland, Seeking to Overturn Ban on Fossil Fuel Exports

Oakland real estate developer Phil Tagami filed a lawsuit against the City of Oakland yesterday in federal court arguing that...
East Bay Express  |  12-08-2016  |  Ear Bud

Free acoustic holiday showcase at Rust Belt on Sunday also has wine tasting

Kate Hinote (from Kate Hinote and the Disasters) reached out to us at the start of the week to let...
Metro Times  |  12-08-2016  |  Blogs

Just So We're Clear, Ohio, Banning Abortion at Six Weeks is Effectively Banning Abortion Completely

by Megan Burbank Unless you have a uterus! fotoguy22 / istock This week, Ohio's state legislature made a conservative wet...
The Portland Mercury  |  12-08-2016  |  Blog Town, PDX

Savage Love: Husbandry

by Dan Savage JOE NEWTON I'm a 37-year-old gay man who just got out of an abusive relationship. We were...
The Stranger  |  12-08-2016  |  Slog

Trial set for Martin Esquivel-Hernandez; advocates call for Pittsburgh to become a sanctuary city

On Dec. 8, for the first time in seven months, Martin Esquivel-Hernandez was able to see his wife, Alma Brigido,...
Pittsburgh City Paper  |  12-08-2016  |  Blogh

UW Budget Cuts Throw Local News Nonprofit into an "Existential Crisis”

by Ana Sofia Knauf Seattle Globalist staffers Christina Twu (2nd from left) and Venice Buhain (4th from left) were on...
The Stranger  |  12-08-2016  |  Slog

You've Got Craft: Amara Blue Designs stamps stories onto jewellery

Get to know one of the many makers appearing at this year's Got Craft? holiday market...
The Georgia Straight  |  12-08-2016  |  Views

63 things to do in Metro Vancouver on Friday, December 9

Keep busy with these events...
The Georgia Straight  |  12-08-2016  |  Views

Prog-Rock Icon Greg Lake of King Crimson and Emerson, Lake & Palmer Has Died

by Dave Segal Greg Lake possessed perhaps the defnitive prog-rock vocal style: grandiloquent, affecting, and veddy British. Greg Lake has...
The Stranger  |  12-08-2016  |  Slog

State Funds St. Jude Expansion, Growing Pinch District and Children Hospital's Mission

The state of Tennessee will invest $12 million to improve the public infrastructure surrounding St. Jude, growing the Children Hospital's mission...

VIDEO: Jack White releases never-before-seen version of 'The Rose with the Broken Neck" and it's amazing

A never-before-seen black-and-white video recently surfaced, showing a nearly unrecognizable Jack White performing an acoustic version of "The Rose with...
Metro Times  |  12-08-2016  |  Blogs

The 28 Best Concerts in Seattle This Week: December 12-18, 2016

by Stranger Things To Do Staff It's colder outside right now than whatever the glacial version of hell is, but...
The Stranger  |  12-08-2016  |  Slog

UPDATE: AFA coach's tweets spur demand for investigation

UPDATE: A New York lawfirm representing Military Religious Freedom Foundation says it's already been contacted by a Defense Department Inspector...
Colorado Springs Independent  |  12-08-2016  |  Indy Blog

Introducing the taco truck pizza, speakeasy grilled cheese, and other intriguing bar bites

When your average bar food just won't do, a number of watering holes are offering up some creative alternatives. First...
Metro Times  |  12-08-2016  |  Blogs

Things to Do Tonight!

by Mercury Staff Young Thug Young Thug dropped Jeffery in August, a fantastic preview to his forthcoming and oddly named...
The Portland Mercury  |  12-08-2016  |  Blog Town, PDX

OUTMemphis Set to Host Open House for Area LGBTQ Seniors

This Sunday, December 11, OUTMemphis is hosting an open house for LGBTQ seniors from 11:00a.m. until 1:00p.m. OUTMemphis' senior committee...

Get Buck with Tommy Wright III: A Playlist

Here is a collection of some of the best Tommy Wright III songs YouTube has to offer as you prepare...

Carpool Karaoke with Madonna Seems Great Until She Makes Fun of Your Outfit

by Jennifer Campbell Singing along to Madonna in your car is pure joy. Singing along to Madonna in your car...
The Stranger  |  12-08-2016  |  Slog

Anti-Muslim, anti-gay flyers with Trump references found near Montreal's McGill University

Montreal is the latest Canadian city to find discriminatory flyers posted on its streets...

Sanity Claus

Separating holiday-music gifts from seasonal disorders.
Westword  |  Michael Roberts  |  12-17-2007  |  Reviews

Turn On the Basement Lights

Rock writer and Dylan freak Sid Griffin attempts to crack one of music's great mysteries.
Cleveland Scene  |  Justin F. Farrar  |  10-26-2007  |  Author Profiles & Interviews

Chefs Step It Up for GEAA's Second Annual Feral Hog Roast

Word on the street is that cochinita pibil is on the menu for this year's Second Annual Feral Hog Roast, in which San Antonio’s finest chefs and restaurants compete to serve up the tastiest wild pig.
San Antonio Current  |  Nicole Chavez  |  10-24-2007  |  Food+Drink