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“When I'm not cycling, well, I'm always on the move, so I'd say I'm in my Prius. Hah hah. Sometimes I like to pull up next to gas-guzzling SUVs and just burn ru...

Linn Benton Backwash

By Johnny Beaver Indiana Jones was spotted at the Peacock quaffing Mazama Wit and making smug, half-smiled gestures toward anyone that would look. According to...

City Council Bans Prius and Bikes

Corvallis City Council has taken a stand against the “statement car” of a generation. The Toyota Prius is facing a full street ban, effective immediately. Coun...

Gluten-Free Can Kill You

You may have thought that gluten is unhealthy because you read it on a website somewhere, but new research says not so fast. Here are the findings: if you haven...

Open Carry = Open Season on Californians

Corvallis City Council has officially reopened the discussion on open carry laws, but the latest announcement shows that city officials are taking an entirely n...

The Poets Are Coming

Featuring regional poetry, published literary authors, and slam-style performance from around the Northwest, Festival Poetics runs Thursday, April 2 to Sunday, ...

The Slinky Panther

The question has floated around for many years: why doesn’t Corvallis, a college town with thousands of frat boys lurking around, have a strip club? The nearest...

Skynet Is Here to Enslave Us

One can’t help but feel a modicum of disappointment at the recent proclamation by OSU computer science professor Thomas Dietterich that we shouldn’t fear a Term...

Adult Shop to Open Corvallis Superstore

If you're like me and have literally nothing better to do, you've been making daily drives through the Walmart parking lot to get a glimpse of what may or may n...

As the State Turns

Ex-Governor Kitzhaber Turned Sex Machine Disgraced John Kitzhaber... or totally sweet, pelvic-thrusting John Kitzhaber. Hint: it's the latter. In a surprise mo...

OSU Announces Plan to Leave Corvallis

OSU Announces Plan to Leave Corvallis Oregon State University President Ed Ray announced Monday that the Corvallis campus would be shuttered at the end of the ...

The Biggest Beaver Fan Around Tells All

20 Questions with Benny  I sat down with Oregon State University’s longtime mascot and biggest sports booster. The location for our chat was Benny’s personal d...

The Expendables 4 Review

It finally happened. I was pretty sure it never would, but now at last we have an Expendables films series entry that is worth your time and money. Of course I’...

Hard Truths: Lies Are For Fools

Rehabbing Cocaine This may sound weird, but does anyone know where I can score some blow? I don’t have stats to back it up, but I think what we’re sorely missi...

8 Days A Week

Thursday, 26 ELProject, Bombs Away Café, 2527 NW Monroe Ave. 9 p.m. Free Mango Django provides some of Corvallis’ most oft leaned-on live jazz music. They’re ...

The Empire Strikes Back

The American Society of Composers, Authors, and Publishers, or ASCAP (or ASSHAT) is a lovely organization that collects royalties from various sources in relati...