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ModCloth pop-up shop makes final stop in Pittsburgh

Polka-dot lovers unite! Have you heard?…...
Pittsburgh City Paper  |  09-21-2016  |  Blogh

Report: Mexico’s Border Crackdown Sends Migrants into Dangerous Territory

Deportations along Mexico’s southern border more than doubled between 2013 and 2015, forcing migrants into remote areas where many are...
The Texas Observer  |  09-21-2016  |  La Linea

Three Thoughts on Memphis Tiger Football

• The Tigers are 2-0, having run roughshod over an FCS team and the hapless Kansas Jayhawks. When have we...

People Hate

by Anonymous I'm sick of people. Call it misanthropy or misophonia. Call it what you will. There's too many people...
The Portland Mercury  |  09-21-2016  |  Blog Town, PDX

Poll: N.C. Trump Voters Like Former KKK Imperial Wizard David Duke More Than Hillary Clinton, Definitely Not Deplorable

Uh, OK. So. Public Policy Polling released its monthly North Carolina poll today and, for the most part, found some...
INDY Week  |  09-21-2016  |  Triangulator

Bad Ass Bartender

by Anonymous If you're a bartender that thinks you're better than your patrons, I won't drink there. Ever. If you're...
The Portland Mercury  |  09-21-2016  |  Blog Town, PDX

View-Obsessed West Seattle Homeowners Who Illegally Cut Trees Sued for $1.6M

by Ana Sofia Knauf Homeowners felled about 150 trees along a steep slope in West Seattle back in January. Ezume...
The Stranger  |  09-21-2016  |  Slog

Public Schools Superintendent Candidate Erin Jones Tries to Have it Both Ways on Race, Too

by Ansel Herz Goaded by a right-wing troll, Erin Jones accused us of engaging in racial "tokenism." Let's look at...
The Stranger  |  09-21-2016  |  Slog

Princely tribute

Catherine Capellaro talks to Brandon Beebe, the local phenom behind Purple Veins, the Prince tribute playing the Majestic Theatre on...
Isthmus  |  09-21-2016  |  Isthmus' The Daily Page

Good Morning, News: Another Black Man Shot by Cops, Ammon Bundy's Bankroll, and Bye-Bye Brangelina

by Wm.™ Steven Humphrey GOOD MORNING, BLOGTOWN! Hear voices I don’t want to understand, my car keys are jingling in...
The Portland Mercury  |  09-21-2016  |  Blog Town, PDX

Where Are You?

by Anonymous We were best friends in high school. I moved away for a few months for college but when...
The Portland Mercury  |  09-21-2016  |  Blog Town, PDX

Burden of Proof? Naw…

by Anonymous The Republicans have smeared the Clintons so much over the past 20+ years that's it's actually having an...
The Portland Mercury  |  09-21-2016  |  Blog Town, PDX

City of Vancouver estimates it will cost more than $1 million to lift contractors' employees to a living wage

Today, council will vote on an implementation plan to ensure that janitorial, security, and graffiti-removal workers receive sufficient compensation to...

Guest Editorial: Why You Should Sign Initiative 873 to Change the State Law on Police Killings

by Adam Smith The writer, who represents Seattle's 9th Congressional District in the US House of Representatives, says we need...
The Stranger  |  09-21-2016  |  Slog

Malt malt baby

Sweet Baby Stout from the Lone Girl Brewing Company in Waunakee is one of its first hits. Maris Otter malt...
Isthmus  |  09-21-2016  |  Isthmus' The Daily Page

The Morning Roundup: Another Black Man Killed by Police in North Carolina

It's Wednesday. Your daily news:  1.…...
INDY Week  |  09-21-2016  |  Triangulator

Fever Dreaming with Cass McCombs

Cass McCombs’ newest record Mangy Love is real magic. by William Kennedy “THIS IDEA that I’m not into doing interviews,...
The Portland Mercury  |  09-21-2016  |  Blog Town, PDX

One Day at a Time

Is Hillary Clinton DEAD? Is Hillary Clinton a LIZARD PERSON? by Ann Romano MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 12 Is Hillary Clinton DYING?...
The Portland Mercury  |  09-21-2016  |  Blog Town, PDX

Letters to the Editor

“Learn about how Portland became Portland!” PORTLAND 101 RE: Mercury Editor-in-Chief Wm. Steven Humphrey’s introduction to “The Newcomers’ Guide to...
The Portland Mercury  |  09-21-2016  |  Blog Town, PDX

Rue La La

Satisfying small plates In Buckman. by Andrea Damewood FOR MORE THAN four years, New York Times food critic Pete Wells...
The Portland Mercury  |  09-21-2016  |  Blog Town, PDX

Laura Albert’s Long Con

This review was not written by JT LeRoy. by Megan Burbank IT’S BEEN CALLED the greatest literary hoax of all...
The Portland Mercury  |  09-21-2016  |  Blog Town, PDX

Things To Do Film

This Week: My Blind Brother, hippies in space, and yet another Beauty and the Beast. by Mercury Staff Author: The...
The Portland Mercury  |  09-21-2016  |  Blog Town, PDX

I, Anonymous

"It was the first time in my life I was attracted to a bus driver." IT WAS the first time...
The Portland Mercury  |  09-21-2016  |  Blog Town, PDX

Everything as Fuck: Supernatural, Part 2

Part two of Ian’s Santana Supernatural series. by Ian Karmel The following is the second in a four-part series examining...
The Portland Mercury  |  09-21-2016  |  Blog Town, PDX

Through the “Eviction Mill”

As the housing crisis worsens, landlords have a friend in the county court. by Thacher Schmid WHEN ELENORE WILLIAMS' family...
The Portland Mercury  |  09-21-2016  |  Blog Town, PDX

Conquering Sommelier Anxiety Disorder with Brent Braun

Conquering sommelier anxiety disorder with Brent Braun. by MJ Skegg Sommelier anxiety is a common condition, judging by the pages of...
The Portland Mercury  |  09-21-2016  |  Blog Town, PDX

Get Back in My Eyeholes, Tears!

Jerry Lewis shines in the manipulative Max Rose. by Wm. Steven Humphrey WHILE EVERYONE REMEMBERS Jerry Lewis’s hilarious youth with...
The Portland Mercury  |  09-21-2016  |  Blog Town, PDX

Hall Monitor—The True Price of Hales’ Police Deal

City Council supports spending $6.8 million for cops, but it’ll cost you more. by Dirk VanderHart AFTER MONTHS of push...
The Portland Mercury  |  09-21-2016  |  Blog Town, PDX

New Column!

Problems? Perhaps an undecided voter can help! by Robbie Nuttall, Undecided Voter This morning I tried to fix my toaster,...
The Portland Mercury  |  09-21-2016  |  Blog Town, PDX

How murals celebrating Ann Arbor’s African Americans create dialogue

Two attractive multistory murals went up in downtown Ann Arbor in 2015, when real estate groups sponsored projects as cheerful...
Metro Times  |  09-21-2016  |  Blogs

Welcome to College... Don't Fuck It Up (Unless You Want To)

The Stranger's Back to School Advice by Eli Sanders Hello, new students! You have so much to look forward to:...
The Stranger  |  09-21-2016  |  Slog

UPDATE: Bookies co-owner issues apology for 'candid comments' on Terence Crutcher shooting

Bookies Bar & Grille co-owner Mark Jerant has issued an apology for comments he made about the shooting death of...
Metro Times  |  09-21-2016  |  Blogs

You Hate California, But...

by Anonymous ...we know we both hate shirty drivers. Yes. There was a small non-injury fender bender. Let's slow down...
The Portland Mercury  |  09-20-2016  |  Blog Town, PDX

Make Voting Great Again: Prop. 64 and Oakland's Pot Cash Grab, Stadium Subsidies and More

Plus: Renter Protections in Advance of Measure JJ Oakland To Own Pot Clubs?: A vote on marijuana legalization looms on...
East Bay Express  |  09-20-2016  |  Ear Bud

Escape to Yesteryear At Layer Studios

Earlier this summer, multidisciplinary art collective Macro Waves brought us SPF 30, an immersive installation and event inspired by those...
East Bay Express  |  09-20-2016  |  Ear Bud

Oakland Rapper Stunny Plots the Glacier Army Takeover

Fresh out of high school, he's making lo-fi rap for a generation raised on based culture and anime. Up-and-coming Oakland...
East Bay Express  |  09-20-2016  |  Ear Bud

The Dressmaker Is Sharp as a Needle

Kate Winslet gets into trouble down under, again. The Dressmaker is the sort of comfy, arguably amiable, tragicomic character study...
East Bay Express  |  09-20-2016  |  Ear Bud

City Told Developers to Fix Infamous West Oakland Artist Warehouse. Instead, They Demolished It.

Former residents doubtful they'll ever move back in, as promised. For years, the warehouse at 1919 Market Street in West...
East Bay Express  |  09-20-2016  |  Ear Bud

Dan Savage: Horny High-School Teacher Needs Help Getting Laid

From how to fuck as a high school teacher to how to turn gay at 64-years-old. I'm a 27-year-old straight...
East Bay Express  |  09-20-2016  |  Ear Bud

This Year's Eat Real Festival Features an Anti-Sausage Party

Female butchers take center stage. When Eat Real Festival hits Jack London Square this weekend, its annual whole-hog butchery demonstration...
East Bay Express  |  09-20-2016  |  Ear Bud

The Vanishing Underground: Oakland's Housing Crisis Is Also Displacing its Arts and Music Counterculture

Young creatives who flocked to industrial warehouses are now the latest victims of East Bay gentrification. Young partygoers piled into...
East Bay Express  |  09-20-2016  |  Ear Bud

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Clout City  Chicago Reader Chicago, IL
Culture Surfing  Creative Loafing (Atlanta) Atlanta, GA
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The Pen Responds

In the aftermath of the Charlie Hebdo attack, we asked local cartoonists if they'd like to respond by taking their pen to paper.
North Coast Journal  |  Thadeus Greenson  |  01-20-2015  |  Civil Liberties

Portraits of Atlanta immigrants

9 men and women share their voices, their stories.
Creative Loafing (Atlanta)  |  Joeff Davis and Thomas Wheatley  |  07-03-2014  |  Immigration

'Revenge Porn' Larger Problem Than Proposed Laws Can Solve

"If people understood how much damage this can do to someone's life, I think we'd be able to get much stronger protections."
Pittsburgh City Paper  |  Charlie Deitch  |  02-14-2014  |  The War on Women