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The Best Movies & Shows to Watch This Weekend

Top Picks for April 1-7, from Oscar-Nominated Shorts to Concrete Cowboy by EverOut Staff...
The Stranger  |  04-01-2021  |  Slog

Savage Love: Fuck Around and Find Out

by Dan Savage Joe NewtonI've been with my boyfriend for 2.5 years and we have a great relationship—or so I...
The Portland Mercury  |  04-01-2021  |  Blog Town, PDX

Know One in Particular

by Anonymous How fucking dense are you? We see all your fucking Ivy League degrees. We see all the picturesque...
The Portland Mercury  |  04-01-2021  |  Blog Town, PDX

Supreme Court Rules the Recall Against Kshama Sawant Can Move Forward

The court ruled that three of the four charges against Sawant were legally and factually sound. by Nathalie Graham Not...
The Stranger  |  04-01-2021  |  Slog

Five Things to Watch for in Top Chef’s New Portland Season, Premiering Tonight

by Blair Stenvick Top Chef's first Portland elimination challenge was cooked and served at the Oregon Museum of Science and...
The Portland Mercury  |  04-01-2021  |  Blog Town, PDX

Key Washington Senate Committee to Vote Tomorrow on Whether to Fight Wildfires or Just Sorta Accept Them

WA State public lands commissioner Hilary Franz calls for all to support her wildfire bill so we don't have more...
The Stranger  |  04-01-2021  |  Slog

Good Morning, News: The US Has Vaccine Privilege, Good News for Oregon Housing Crisis, and Teletubby Bitcoin

by Blair Stenvick Yulia Reznikov / Getty images Good morning, Portland! Here's our latest to-go cocktail recommendation from Hale Pele,...
The Portland Mercury  |  04-01-2021  |  Blog Town, PDX

Slog AM: Four Killed in California Shooting, Jayapal Endorses González for Mayor, the Cherry Blossoms Are A-Blossomin'

by Jasmyne Keimig Jayapal 4 González. John BoalHappy April Fools' Day: Don't let anyone take you for a fool! Rep...
The Stranger  |  04-01-2021  |  Slog

Can't You See?

by Anonymous Are you blind? More politely sight impaired? Didn't think so. Does your neck not work and are you...
The Portland Mercury  |  04-01-2021  |  Blog Town, PDX

Slog PM: The Moon Saved Capitalism, Amazon Wants to Move Workers Back Into Offices, WA Speeds up Vaccine Eligibility Because It Is Running a Losing Race Against COVID

by Charles Mudede Amazon towers are singing that song: "[Since you been gone,] nothing but ache to fill my emptiness,...
The Stranger  |  03-31-2021  |  Slog

Good Afternoon, News: Biden's Infrastructure Plan, Slight Portland COVID-19 Uptick, and a Dispatch from Mars

by Blair Stenvick MARS ROCK Here's your daily roundup of all the latest local and national news. (Like our coverage?...
The Portland Mercury  |  03-31-2021  |  Blog Town, PDX

Vaccine Eligibility Will Extend to All Washington Adults on April 15, Inslee Says

If you're under 16, you'll have to hold your horses. by Rich Smith Inslee pitches the move as a way...
The Stranger  |  03-31-2021  |  Slog

This Week's Comics: A Shadow Comes to Life, Monsters Fall in Love, and Pretty Flowers

by Matt Baume The correct thing to do in the fall is to watch The Addams Family in October, then...
The Stranger  |  03-31-2021  |  Slog

Book Review: Love Is A Revolution

by Jenni Moore Love Is a Revolution Bloomsbury PressThis book review was originally published on our sister site, The Portland...
The Stranger  |  03-31-2021  |  Slog

These Local Restaurants are Featured on the New Season of ‘Top Chef: Portland’

by EverOut Staff Top Chef: Portland, the Bravo cooking competition series' 18th season, kicks off on Thursday. BravoOn April 1,...
The Portland Mercury  |  03-31-2021  |  Blog Town, PDX

Your Guide to COVID-Safe Events in Portland This April 2021

by EverOut Staff A quick southbound road trip to the Wooden Shoe Tulip Festival, open all month long, yields fields...
The Portland Mercury  |  03-31-2021  |  Blog Town, PDX

Trans day of visibility

by Anonymous Visibility is a necessary risk. By being seen, we expose our community to the fact that we exist...
The Portland Mercury  |  03-31-2021  |  Blog Town, PDX

Takeout Club: Picnic at Parkside with All Your Friends and Vegetarians

by Suzette Smith Fried bologna sandwich from Parkside Suzette SmithWe're looking at a beautiful week of extremely Portland weather—60 degrees,...
The Portland Mercury  |  03-31-2021  |  Blog Town, PDX

Washington’s Clean Fuels Bill Is Hanging in the Balance Right Now

This is the moment of truth for a bill that would transform Washington’s air. by Matt Baume Won't someone think...
The Stranger  |  03-31-2021  |  Slog

Seattle Sticker Patrol: Craving CBD

by Jasmyne Keimig Jess Stein"CBD: Cock & Ball Dorture"Yes. JKSomeone needs to give this person what they want! "Yeah I...
The Stranger  |  03-31-2021  |  Slog

Book Review: Love Is A Revolution

by Jenni Moore Love Is a Revolution Bloomsbury PressWhen trying to impress someone you like, one should never lie or...
The Portland Mercury  |  03-31-2021  |  Blog Town, PDX

Cocktail To-Go Club: Tote a Taste of Tiki Home From Hale Pele

by Janey Wong Ready to drink cocktails and cocktail mixes are both available at Hale Pele...why not get both?! Janey...
The Portland Mercury  |  03-31-2021  |  Blog Town, PDX

Wanna Be in a Soderbergh Movie?

Now's your chance. by Jasmyne Keimig Don't ask me to explain, but he gives off Big Belltown Energy to me...
The Stranger  |  03-31-2021  |  Slog

Good Morning, News: Proud Boy/Cops Team-Up, Capitol Police Sue Trump, and Creepy Matt Gaetz Out-Creeps Himself

by Wm. Steven Humphrey We need your help. The economic fallout of the coronavirus crisis is threatening our ability to...
The Portland Mercury  |  03-31-2021  |  Blog Town, PDX

Slog AM: Gonzaga Heads to the Final Four, A 60-Degree Day, Biden's $2 Trillion Jobs Plan

by Nathalie Graham Biden means business in this infrastructure bill. PHOTO BY CHIP SOMODEVILLA/GETTY IMAGESPfizer protects the teens: Pfizer said...
The Stranger  |  03-31-2021  |  Slog

Bass Pro Figures Flat

The rosy Bass Pro sales projections are downplayed by the dealmakers, even as the outdoor giant opens a new Broken Arrow store. A consultant says, "They sometimes cannibalize their own stores."
Oklahoma Gazette  |  Ben Fenwick  |  12-15-2005  |  Business & Labor

Earthquake in Haiti: Made in USA

As grim accounts of the earthquake in Haiti came in, the accounts in U.S.-controlled state media all carried the same descriptive sentence: "Haiti is the poorest country in the Western hemisphere..." Gee, I wonder how that happened?
Maui Time  |  Ted Rall  |  01-14-2010  |  Disasters

Charlie Kaufman Talks About His Polarizing 'Synecdoche'

In person, Kaufman is the last person in the world one could consider polarizing -- frail, neurotic, honest, sweet, tortured and in need of a hug, yes, absolutely.
Dallas Observer  |  Robert Wilonsky  |  11-03-2008  |  Profiles & Interviews