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Pr0n 4 Freakz: A New Quarterly Skin-Flick Film Series with a Queer Focus

by Joule Zelman Saira Barbaric and Isha Ali in Revelations of the Beast Courtesy of ScumTrust ProductionsSmut: We love it...
The Stranger  |  12-05-2018  |  Slog

Struggling Rural Hospitals Say They’re Being Preyed Upon by Blue Cross Blue Shield

It’s hard to keep a hospital running in Iraan, a dusty community of 1,229 people in the middle of the...
The Texas Observer  |  12-05-2018  |  La Linea

After OLCC Inspections, 41 Oregon Cannabis Growers Face Losing Their License

by Josh Jardine NASTASIC / GETTY IMAGESOperation Good Harvest—AKA "I Like To Watch"—has concluded, a first-time undertaking which sent OLCC...
The Portland Mercury  |  12-05-2018  |  Blog Town, PDX

The Secret Art of the Urban Family in Shoplifters

by Charles Mudede Shoplifters screens this Friday at SIFF 2018 FUJI TELEVISION NETWORK/GAGA CORPORATION/AOI PRO. INC.One of the deepest differences...
The Stranger  |  12-05-2018  |  Slog

Kinski Celebrate 20 Years of Spacious, Hard-Driving Rock

by Dave Segal Kinski plays at Sunset Tavern and Clock-Out Lounge this weekend. STEVEN DEWALL As Kinski mark their 20th...
The Stranger  |  12-05-2018  |  Slog

Ode to Dan Dan Noodles

by Rich Smith Seven Stars Pepper makes my favorite hand-shaved noodles. JESSICA STEINDan dan noodles are traditionally considered a street...
The Stranger  |  12-05-2018  |  Slog

Editor's Note

by The Stranger Johnny Sampson Mayor Jenny Durkan just finished her 365th day in office, but The Stranger did not...
The Stranger  |  12-05-2018  |  Slog

Is Bellevue the Next Williamsburg?

by Lester Black Is Bellevue the next Williamsburg? Wait, wait, wait—hear me out. It's true that right now Bellevue feels...
The Stranger  |  12-05-2018  |  Slog

Instagram Shuts Down a Popular Cannabis Account—Repeatedly

by Katie Herzog An image Cannabess made for Instagram, before her account was shut down. CANNABESSBess Byers, as usual, has...
The Stranger  |  12-05-2018  |  Slog

Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Trolls

by Rich Smith An illustration by John Bauer (1882–1918) depicting ghoulish trolls and a kid.When I ask Professor Lotta Gavel...
The Stranger  |  12-05-2018  |  Slog

Margie Livingston Dragged Her New Paintings Facedown Through Downtown Bellevue

by Jasmyne Keimig One of Livingston’s paintings and the harness she used to drag it around. COURTESY OF GREG KUCERA...
The Stranger  |  12-05-2018  |  Slog

Justin Vernon Is a Midwestern Hero

by Chase Burns Come Through is a gorgeous, dizzying fusion of talents that you can see tonight and tomorrow night...
The Stranger  |  12-05-2018  |  Slog

It's Day 5 of 25 Days of Giveaways—Enter Now!

by Stranger Things To Do Staff Each day this month until Christmas, we're giving away new and exciting prizes from...
The Stranger  |  12-05-2018  |  Slog

Good Morning, News: Flynn Gives "Substantial" Help to Mueller, GOP Corruption Runs Deep in Wisconsin and North Carolina

by Wm. Steven Humphrey Stay up to date on Portland news and politics. Looking for fun? Here are the best...
The Portland Mercury  |  12-05-2018  |  Blog Town, PDX

Slog AM: Mayor Jenny Durkan Grants Contract to 'Longtime Associate,' Listen to This Wu-Tang Tiny Desk Concert

by Michael Bell Keep your associates close and your longtime associates closer. ULYSSES CURRYPolitics as usual: Mayor Jenny Durkan has...
The Stranger  |  12-05-2018  |  Slog

USPS RIP

by Anonymous Oh cool, we're shutting down the fucking post office today because Bush the First died. What the actual...
The Portland Mercury  |  12-05-2018  |  Blog Town, PDX

Catherine

Based on a real-life story told at the recent Seattle/King County free health clinic at KeyArena. by A. Camber...
The Stranger  |  12-05-2018  |  Slog

Aging Out

Based on a real-life story told at the recent Seattle/King County free health clinic at KeyArena. by Kelly Froh...
The Stranger  |  12-05-2018  |  Slog

Catching Up

Based on a real-life story told at the recent Seattle/King County free health clinic at KeyArena. by Meredith Li-Vollmer...
The Stranger  |  12-05-2018  |  Slog

You're Cute, but You're Stinky

by Anonymous Wow! Is that terrible odor from a skunk? No. Is something burning in the furnace? No. Is there...
The Stranger  |  12-05-2018  |  Slog

Time for Myself

Based on a real-life story told at the recent Seattle/King County free health clinic at KeyArena. by Rachel Scheer...
The Stranger  |  12-05-2018  |  Slog

Crossword Solution: Going Places

The solutions to the crossword puzzle in the Dec 5, 2018 issue of The Stranger by Brendan Emmett Quigley [...
The Stranger  |  12-05-2018  |  Slog

Puppy Love

Based on a real-life story told at the recent Seattle/King County free health clinic at KeyArena. by Roberta Gregory...
The Stranger  |  12-05-2018  |  Slog

Dave

Based on a real-life story told at the recent Seattle/King County free health clinic at KeyArena. by Tatiana Gill...
The Stranger  |  12-05-2018  |  Slog

Athens' John Barrow Loses Bid to Become Georgia Secretary of State

Republican Brad Raffensperger defeated Barrow in a runoff Tuesday. Democrat John Barrow lost his bid to become Georgia's secretary of...
Flagpole Magazine  |  12-04-2018  |  In the Loop

Slog PM: No Prison Time for Michael Flynn, the Academy Needs Someone to Host the Oscars Kevin Hart to Host 2019 Oscars

Lawsuit filed against Trump, EPA rolling back more policies, snowball freedom in Colorado by Nathalie Graham It's coming up roses...
The Stranger  |  12-04-2018  |  Slog

Democrats and Republicans in Olympia Failed Candace Faber

Faber is now calling for "a deeper investigation into all the ways this system fails survivors." by Rich Smith Today...
The Stranger  |  12-04-2018  |  Slog

Things to Do Wednesday!

7 Things to Do for Dec 5 by Mercury Things to Do Staff Elle King, Flora Cash Elle King hails...
The Portland Mercury  |  12-04-2018  |  Blog Town, PDX

Free Will Astrology: December 5–11

by Rob Brezsny ARIES (March 21–April 19): When I write a horoscope for you, I focus on one or two...
The Stranger  |  12-04-2018  |  Slog

Savage Love: Cringe and Purge

by Dan Savage Joe NewtonI'm a 59-year-old man in good health. For basically my whole adult life, I've had this...
The Stranger  |  12-04-2018  |  Slog

Two Enemies Became Friends and Twitter Exploded in Anger

Eve Peyser came out as friends with Bari Weiss and soon found herself canceled. by Katie Herzog Enraged stock image...
The Stranger  |  12-04-2018  |  Slog

The Planned Replica of Trump's Wall by WSU College Republicans Shows That the Stupidity of the Idea Is the Idea

by Charles Mudede Benny Winslow/gettyimages.comWashington State University College Republicans want to build "an 8-foot mockup of a border wall on...
The Stranger  |  12-04-2018  |  Slog

139 Stranger (Than Usual) Things To Do in Seattle This Week: Dec 4-9, 2018

Unusual, offbeat, quirky events you might not otherwise know about. by Stranger Things To Do Staff Our arts critics have...
The Stranger  |  12-04-2018  |  Slog

America Likes to Look at Its Dead Presidents

by Ned Lannamann Dogs: making the grim specter of death bearable. Drew Angerer / Getty ImagesFormer president George H.W. Bush's...
The Stranger  |  12-04-2018  |  Slog

A Slew of Portland Comedians Are Coming Home for the Holidays

by Jenni Moore Caitlin Weierhauser hosting the I, Anonymous Show. Caroline SmithCaitlin Weierhauser and Amy MillerMerrily named Uncle Cait and...
The Portland Mercury  |  12-04-2018  |  Blog Town, PDX

PSU Student Found Near Amtrak Tracks Says He Wasn't Attempting Suicide

by Alex Zielinski Aaron Salazar GoFundMeOriginally reported by The Stranger's sister paper down south, The Portland Mercury. In May, 22-year-old...
The Stranger  |  12-04-2018  |  Slog

I Would Write You A Song

by Anonymous I wish I was in a band so I could write you a song about our daily interactions,...
The Portland Mercury  |  12-04-2018  |  Blog Town, PDX

Dave Reichert Cements Legacy as Coward Who Hides from His Own Constituents

Though we're all still cutting Reichert a check, he's cutting us off from communication. by Rich Smith Dave is being...
The Stranger  |  12-04-2018  |  Slog

Soulectro and Stop Biting DJ WD4D Reveals His Top 5 Feel-Good Tracks

Resident Soulectro and Stop Biting DJ WD4D reveals his top 5 feel-good tracks. Catch him opening for Egyptian Lover at...
The Stranger  |  12-04-2018  |  Slog

It's Official: Single-Family Zoning Is Making Our City More White

A new report from the city shows in stark detail how the city's exclusionary single-family zoning is reinforcing segregation and...
The Stranger  |  12-04-2018  |  Slog

New Savage Lovecast: Why Aren't Young People Doing It?

Episode #632 — December 4, 2018 by The Stranger Why oh why are the teens having so little sex? Kate...
The Stranger  |  12-04-2018  |  Slog

Portland Considers Reinvesting in Major Corporations—a Year After Swearing Them Off

by Blair Stenvick COSMONAUT / GETTY IMAGESApple, Google, Johnson & Johnson, and nine other corporate behemoths might soon be able...
The Portland Mercury  |  12-04-2018  |  Blog Town, PDX

What It Means to Myth New Orleans

One of the Crescent City's biggest challenges is overcoming inaccurate reports and stereotypes that formed in the immediate wake of Katrina.
IND Media  |  Katy Reckdahl  |  08-23-2006  |  Disasters

Silly Putty Doesn't Work Anymore

A change in the process of printing comics takes some fun out of the funny pages.
Folio Weekly  |  owen holmes  |  08-01-2006  |  Media

Emo Expert in Hipster Playground

Greenwald's pastiche of emo tropes, dime-store Freud and corny similes adds up to the equivalent of an overly earnest late-night blog post.
The Village Voice  |  Akiva Gottlieb  |  01-18-2006  |  Fiction