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Who cares if a really despicable Canadian is getting married?

Psychopathic murderers revel in seeing their names in the news, so why are media outlets so eager to give this...

X-Files alum David Duchovny serenades Vancouver on October 14

Tickets go on sale this Friday...
The Georgia Straight  |  06-21-2017  |  Views

Superfan: Chris Hardwick Hacks Together ‘ID10T’

It’s hard to think of another celebrity as uniquely positioned to pull together an event like this weekend’s ID10T Music...
Metro Silicon Valley  |  06-21-2017  |  Activate

The Georgia Straight proudly sponsors Bokanté

On June 27, 8 p.m., Bokanté takes the stage at the Vogue Theatre...
The Georgia Straight  |  06-21-2017  |  Views

Isthmus Live Sessions: SUSTO

SUSTO performs "Jah Werx" at an intimate Isthmus Live Session at the Isthmus offices in downtown Madison, Wisconsin on June...
Isthmus  |  06-21-2017  |  Isthmus' The Daily Page

Timbers v. Minnesota Match Preview

by Abe Asher Craig Mitchelldyer/Portland Timbers The Portland Timbers are in the midst of their first trip north to Minnesota...
The Portland Mercury  |  06-21-2017  |  Blog Town, PDX

Check Out This Year's Flagpole Athens Music Award

If you pick up a copy of this week's print Flagpole—and you really should!—you'll get a first glimpse at this...
Flagpole Magazine  |  06-21-2017  |  Homedrone

My First Time Getting Peed On: A Comic

by Levi Hastings...
The Stranger  |  06-21-2017  |  Slog

My First Time Proposing and Being Proposed To

by Sarah Galvin ILLUSTRATION BY LOUISA BERTMAN When I first visited the Double Header four years ago, I immediately noticed...
The Stranger  |  06-21-2017  |  Slog

My First Time Masturbating in My Male Body

by Buck Angel Photo by Eli Schmidt I remember the first time that I connected to my body. The body...
The Stranger  |  06-21-2017  |  Slog

My First Time: A List

by Ilvs Strauss MY FIRST TIME being told by an older woman that I reminded her of that one Australian...
The Stranger  |  06-21-2017  |  Slog

My First Time with a Dominatrix

by Marga Gomez ILLUSTRATION BY LOUISA BERTMAN My mom would spank me when I was a kid. She said it...
The Stranger  |  06-21-2017  |  Slog

The Veteran: State Senator Bob Hasegawa Wants to Take Years of Legislative Experience to the Bank

by Ana Sofia Knauf Bob Hasegawa probably vapes more than any other state senator. The Stranger EDITOR'S NOTE: This is...
The Stranger  |  06-21-2017  |  Slog

The Prosecutor: Jenny Durkan Embraces Her Place in the Establishment

by Heidi Groover Jenny Durkan: born an insider. Nate Gowdy EDITOR'S NOTE: This is the fifth of six profiles of...
The Stranger  |  06-21-2017  |  Slog

My First Time Realizing I Wasn't Queer: I'm Just a Boring Lesbian Who Dreams of Owning Mini Cows

by Katie Herzog ILLUSTRATION BY LOUISA BERTMAN I'm not much of a partyer these days. On most nights, I listen...
The Stranger  |  06-21-2017  |  Slog

Coming Up (and Coming Out) in the Restaurant Industry

by Tobias Coughlin-Bogue Julian Hagood, Harry's Fine Foods Suzi Pratt Within the restaurant industry, kitchen culture is notorious for being...
The Stranger  |  06-21-2017  |  Slog

My First Time Raising a Girl-Crazy Middle-School Baby Dyke

by Shawna Murphy Shawna and Beezus Murphy My first time is now. Even when she was a baby, she was...
The Stranger  |  06-21-2017  |  Slog

My First Time... Who Am I Kidding? Everything's My First Time. I'm a 13-Year-Old Lesbian.

by Beezus Murphy ILLUSTRATION BY LOUISA BERTMAN The first time I told my parents I was gay. I was like...
The Stranger  |  06-21-2017  |  Slog

Free Will Astrology: For the Week of June 21

by Rob Brezsny ARIES (March 21–April 19): There are places in the oceans where the sea floor cracks open and...
The Stranger  |  06-21-2017  |  Slog

Donald Byrd's Shocking (IM)PULSE Responds to the Pulse Nightclub Shootings

by Christopher Frizzelle Seattle Repertory Theatre presents (IM)PULSE Thurs-Sun, through July 2. Nate Watters Donald Byrd wants to traumatize you...
The Stranger  |  06-21-2017  |  Slog

My First Time at the Wildrose: An Oral History of One of the West Coast's Last Lesbian Bars

by Sydney Brownstone PHOTOS COURTESY OF BRYHER HERAK "The Wildrose got its start in the early 1980s, when a collective...
The Stranger  |  06-21-2017  |  Slog

One Day at a Time: Trump and the GOP’s Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Week

by Ann Romano DONALD TRUMP "What, is it 4 am already? Well, time to write an unhinged tweet." Pool /...
The Portland Mercury  |  06-21-2017  |  Blog Town, PDX

A New Bill Is Pitting Recreational Growers Against Medical Growers

by Josh Jardine MORRISON1977 / GETTY IMAGESTwo weeks ago, I wrote a column about two Oregon legislative bills: one that...
The Portland Mercury  |  06-21-2017  |  Blog Town, PDX

Top Chef Buds Mei Lin and Doug Adams Will Make You Dinner Sunday

by Andrea Damewood Courtesy Doug and Mei Portland Chef Doug Adams is between gigs: he's finished up his legendary time...
The Portland Mercury  |  06-21-2017  |  Blog Town, PDX

Sneakers

She finally finds a guy she likes. But then she learns he’s in an open relationship with another woman. What’s...
Isthmus  |  06-21-2017  |  Isthmus' The Daily Page

The Georgia Straight proudly sponsors Dancing on the Edge

In pushing the frontiers of contemporary dance, the festival will play host to over 25 choreographers and over 80 dance...
The Georgia Straight  |  06-21-2017  |  Views

There's a First Time for Everything... Especially When You're Queer

by Dan Savage ILLUSTRATIONS BY LOUISA BERTMAN "Tell me about your first time..." Three big firsts leap to mind when...
The Stranger  |  06-21-2017  |  Slog

Car to Table: Episode 4 - Joe Gaglio

Armed with a protein and $10 of mystery ingredients, David and Joe Gaglio of Gotham Bagels invade the kitchen of...
Isthmus  |  06-21-2017  |  Isthmus' The Daily Page

The Morning News: Hundreds Rally for Charleena Lyles, Ossoff Loses, Durkan and McGinn Top Mayoral Poll

by Heidi Groover A memorial outside the apartment building where police killed Charleena Lyles Sunday. Ana Sofia Knauf Calling for...
The Stranger  |  06-21-2017  |  Slog

Beach cleaning

Dane County has multiple initiatives aimed at cleaning up the lakes, but the benefits of those efforts will take years...
Isthmus  |  06-21-2017  |  Isthmus' The Daily Page

Hundreds Rally and March After Police Shooting of Charleena Lyles

by Heidi Groover Two Seattle Police officers killed Charleena Lyles, 30, on Sunday. Ana Sofia Knauf Two days after Seattle...
The Stranger  |  06-21-2017  |  Slog

Hundreds of Supporters Rally and March for Charleena Lyles

Here's what happened at the rally for Charleena Lyles, the pregnant mother of four fatally shot by two Seattle Police...
The Stranger  |  06-21-2017  |  Slog

“Unbridled” is just that

This collaboration between O’so and Vintage breaks boundaries. This is a hoppy sour that works...
Isthmus  |  06-21-2017  |  Isthmus' The Daily Page

Vancouver doesn't ban sale of animals in pet stores, unlike New Westminster and Richmond

That has animal-welfare advocates calling for a new municipal bylaw to prevent animals from puppy mills being marketed in B.C.'s...

Getting Wise to Bad Air: North Texans Take Smog Monitoring Into Own Hands

How bad is the smog problem in Wise County? Situated just west of the Dallas-Fort Worth sprawl, Wise County is...
The Texas Observer  |  06-21-2017  |  La Linea

Good Morning, News: Montavilla Steps Up for Homeless, the Attorney General's New Attorney, and Calm Down About Georgia Already

by Wm.™ Steven Humphrey GOOD MORNING, BLOGTOWN! Can I get a little closer so I can get to know you,...
The Portland Mercury  |  06-21-2017  |  Blog Town, PDX

Justin Trudeau wants to rename National Aboriginal Day

In a statement issued today, the prime minister said the government's intention is to call it National Indigenous Peoples Day...

New Column!

Brand new taglines for Fox News. Last week, Fox News decided to junk their long-running tagline “Fair and Balanced” for...
The Portland Mercury  |  06-21-2017  |  Blog Town, PDX

Growing Old with The Hero

Sad Sam Elliott. by Erik Henriksen This week’s entry into the illustrious genre of Indie Movies About Sad Old Men,...
The Portland Mercury  |  06-21-2017  |  Blog Town, PDX

From Slacktivism to Activism

Resistance events for the week of June 21-27 by Emilly Prado THURSDAY, JUNE 22 Roses for Portland Commemorate your time...
The Portland Mercury  |  06-21-2017  |  Blog Town, PDX

Roger Waters: The Mellow Misanthrope

Pink Floyd’s former lyricist has more to be angry about now than ever before. by Ned Lannamann Roger Waters has...
The Portland Mercury  |  06-21-2017  |  Blog Town, PDX

If You Build It...

As homelessness spikes, hundreds of new shelter beds are being put to use. by Dirk VanderHart WHEN YOU CREATE more...
The Portland Mercury  |  06-21-2017  |  Blog Town, PDX

Clearing Up Myths About the Stimulus Package

Obama critics advocate the same policies that created this disaster.
Shepherd Express  |  Louis Fortis and Lisa Kaiser  |  02-06-2009  |  Commentary

Ex-Philly "Hero cop" DeCoatsworth: One Man's Descent or System Failure?

Despite DeCoatsworth’s history of violence, the story is playing out in the media, locally and nationally, as a hero cop’s shocking fall from grace.
Philadelphia Weekly  |  Tara Murtha  |  05-22-2013  |  Commentary

Feathers: Hair Cool or Hair Cruel?

Much to the roosters’ dismay, this feathery trend doesn’t seem to be going anywhere.
Eugene Weekly  |  Staff  |  07-07-2011  |  Fashion