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Wm. Steven Humphrey

Portland Mercury

Portland, OR, United States

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Catch Up on the Stories You Missed This Week with the Mercury Weekend Reading List!

Whooo! You're a BUSY BEE. Look, it's completely understandable that since you've been SO busy, you may have missed some of the great reporting and stories the Mercury churned out this week! So while you're lounging about this weekend, catch up on the knowledge you need by reading some of these A+++ Mercury articles! (PRO TIP: If you despise being "the last to know," then be one of the first to… → Read More

Catch Up on the Stories You Missed This Week with the Mercury Weekend Reading List!

Whooo! You're a BUSY BEE. Look, it's completely understandable that since you've been SO busy, you may have missed some of the great reporting and stories the Mercury churned out this week! So while you're lounging about this weekend, catch up on the knowledge you need by reading some of these A+++ Mercury articles! (PRO TIP: If you despise being "the last to know," then be one of the first to… → Read More

Catch Up on the Stories You Missed This Week with the Mercury Weekend Reading List!

Whooo! You're a BUSY BEE. Look, it's completely understandable that since you've been SO busy, you may have missed some of the great reporting and stories the Mercury churned out this week! So while you're lounging about this weekend, catch up on the knowledge you need by reading some of these A+++ Mercury articles! (PRO TIP: If you despise being "the last to know," then be one of the first to… → Read More

Gov. Brown Announces Statewide Outdoor Mask Requirements

In a press release issued today, Governor Kate Brown announced a statewide masking rule for those venturing outdoors in response to the continuing surge of the COVID-19 Delta variant throughout Oregon. Starting this Friday, August 27, Oregonians will be required to mask up in most outdoor settings—particularly large gatherings where physical distancing is impossible—regardless of vaccination… → Read More

Catch Up on the Stories You Missed This Week with the Mercury Weekend Reading List!

HEY THERE, BUSY BEE! Look, it's completely understandable that since you've been SO busy, you may have missed some of the great reporting and stories the Mercury churned out this week! So while you're lounging about this weekend, catch up on the knowledge you need by reading some of these A+++ Mercury articles! (PRO TIP: If you despise being "the last to know," then be one of the first to know… → Read More

You Deserve Nice Things... So Get Yourself a Sexy New Mercury T-Shirt!

The sun is out, and so are YOU. That means it's time to show off that hot bod—while supporting local journalism—by snapping up the hotsy-totsy new Mercury T-shirts! CHECK 'EM OUT! Here's one of our most popular tees EVER, and for good reason! This badass tiger ballerina was designed by the great SHERI SMITH (check out some more of her amazing designs here). By the way, this shirt is designed for… → Read More

Support Journalism and Look Like a Million Bucks with the New Mercury T-Shirts!

The sun is out, and so are YOU. That means it's time to show off that hot bod—while supporting local journalism—by snapping up the hotsy-totsy new Mercury T-shirts! CHECK 'EM OUT! Here's one of our most popular tees EVER, and for good reason! This badass tiger ballerina was designed by the great SHERI SMITH (check out some more of her amazing designs here). By the way, this shirt is designed for… → Read More

POP QUIZ PDX: Take This Week's Fun, Sassy Quiz about Portland!

Are you under the impression that you're "smart"? Do you think you're well-versed in what's happening around Portland? Well, prove it to yourself and the world by taking the POP QUIZ PDX—a new, weekly quiz chock full of sassy, fun, multiple choice questions about what happened in Portland during the past week, along with a couple of rando questions just for laughs. But first, let's check in to… → Read More

The Weather's Getting Hotter and So Are You... So Grab a New Mercury T-Shirt!

The sun is out, the weather's warming, and it's time for you to start flashing that hot bod. And now you can make that bod even more attractive—while supporting local journalism—by snapping up the new Mercury T-shirts! CHECK 'EM OUT! This shirt is perfect for your post-pandemic jaunts around town—especially if you like doing it on two wheels. This fun design was illustrated by the great James… → Read More

Just in Time for Summer, the New Mercury T-Shirts are Here!

The sun is out, the weather's warming, and it's time for you to start flashing that hot bod. And now you can make that bod even more attractive—while supporting local journalism—by snapping up the new Mercury T-shirts! CHECK 'EM OUT! This shirt is perfect for your post-pandemic jaunts around town—especially if you like doing it on two wheels. This fun design was illustrated by the great James… → Read More

Pizza Week Spotlight: Meet the Slices and Pies from the Northeast Neighborhood

Let the bells ring and the confetti fall: PIZZA WEEK IS BACK, AND IT'S HAPPENING NOW! That's right, running now through Sunday, April 25, the Portland Mercury's Pizza Week has returned and is giving pizza-loving Mercury readers the chance to get special slices from some of Portland's finest purveyors of pizza pies... for a mere two dollars each! That's right: Each slice is just TWO MEASLY… → Read More

Apropos of Nothing, Happy 4/20! Also, It's PIZZA WEEK.

HAPPY 4/20, EVERYBODY! And apropos of absolutely nothing, PIZZA WEEK IS BACK, AND IT'S HAPPENING NOW! That's right, the Portland Mercury's Pizza Week has made its long-awaited return, giving pizza-loving Mercury readers the chance to get special slices from some of Portland's finest purveyors of pizza pies... for a mere two dollars each! That's right: Each slice is just TWO MEASLY DOLLARS or, at… → Read More

Love Weed? Then Get Your Tix Quick for SPLIFF—the Film Fest by and for Stoners!

Greetings, weed lovers! If you love or support everything cannabis, then you will not want to miss the upcoming third annual SPLIFF film festival (from the makers of HUMP! and SLAY), streaming right at your gorgeous face starting Friday April 16-Saturday April 24! SPLIFF is where filmmakers, artists, animators, and stoners share original film shorts that examine and/or celebrate cannabis and its… → Read More

Hello, Stoners! Get Your Tickets NOW for the SPLIFF Film Fest—Coming at You April 16-24!

Greetings, weed lovers! If you love or support everything cannabis, then you will not want to miss the upcoming third annual SPLIFF film festival (from the makers of HUMP! and SLAY), streaming right at your gorgeous face starting Friday April 16-Saturday April 24! SPLIFF is where filmmakers, artists, animators, and stoners share original film shorts that examine and/or celebrate cannabis and its… → Read More

THIS WEEKEND! Get Naked and Join the HUMP! Film Festival's ALL-NUDE Watch Party!

HEY SMUT LOVERS! There are only TWO WEEKENDS LEFT to catch the 2021 HUMP! Film Fest, and this Saturday is extra special because we're throwing an ALL-NUDE WATCH PARTY in which you can watch the show buck-nekked along with tons of other nude HUMP lovers! For this one-time only offer, we've set up a Zoom room for you to join other HUMP fans—or you can watch the show clothed and by yourself... it's… → Read More

TONIGHT! Watch HUMP! Live with Delicious Drag Dolls Betty Wetter & Cookie Couture!

HEY SMUT LOVERS! The third big weekend of the 2021 HUMP! Film Fest kicks off tonight (Thursday, Feb 11)—and get this: You can watch tonight's edition of the homegrown porn fest in the company of fabulous and divine queens, Betty Wetter & Cookie Couture—the toast of Seattle's drag scene! As a reminder, HUMP! is the annual film festival where sexy amateur filmmakers share their lustiest… → Read More

Good Afternoon, News: Excuse Me, But What Kind of Loser Gets Impeached TWICE?

Here's your daily roundup of all the latest local and national news. (Like our coverage? Please consider making a recurring contribution to the Mercury to keep it comin'!) • Justice is served... AGAIN! Donald Trump has been impeached for an embarrassing and historic second time for the traitorous crime of "incitement of insurrection" in which he encouraged his simpleton followers to storm the… → Read More

Tonight (Nov 20)! Stay In and Get Sexy with "HUMP! Greatest Hits, Volume 2!"

As you know, HUMP! is America's sweetest li'l dirty movie festival, featuring five-minute amateur porn flicks submitted by horny enthusiasts from all over the Pacific Northwest (and the world)! And after 15 YEARS (!!) of HUMP!, you better believe we have a huge backlog of great, sexy short films... and wouldn't you like to revisit some? YES, YOU WOULD!TONIGHT (Nov 20) and through Thursday,… → Read More

Watch the Trailer for SLAY: Our New Horror Film Fest Debuting Oct 15-31!

Dear readers, Now more than ever, The Portland Mercury depends on your support to help fund our coverage. Please consider supporting local, independent, progressive media with a small monthly recurring contribution. Our staff is working morning, noon, and night to make your contributions count. Thank you and we are truly grateful for your support. → Read More

Watch Live: Gov. Brown's Wildfire Updates for Friday, September 11

For the third day in a row, Governor Kate Brown will be giving a 1 pm press conference to provide updates on the current state of Oregon wildfires and the progress being made to contain them. She's expected to be joined by various state firefighting and public health officials who will also share information on evacuations, air quality, and how the wildfires are affecting various parts of the… → Read More