We’re going to talk about Girls. It’s not like we
want to. But Lena Dunham, creator and star of the HBO series, will be in
town Sunday to promote her new book, Not That Kind of Girl (Random Ho
The Baffler editor says Portlanders should pack their bags.
Back in the ’90s, Thomas Frank’s Baffler magazine
was a cleansing hatebath lampooning both capitalist doublespeak and
squishy liberalism, the rare publication to be both smart and funny amid
Erika T. Wurth is Apache, Chickasaw and
Cherokee, but she did not grow up on a reservation. She was raised in a
culturally mixed Denver suburb, where she witnessed both the stereotypes
How The Oregonian’s longtime political cartoonist discovered Portlandia.
To appreciate Portlandia, you have to leave Portland. Take that from Jack Ohman.
For 30 years, Ohman was The Oregonian’s
editorial cartoonist and one of the city’s foremost satirists. But he
Tomboy: A Graphic Memoir opens with the cries of a
2-year-old. They belong to a young Liz Prince, who fears nothing more in
her little life than the frilly, pink cloth that hangs from her
We all already know Google could own our asses. But any
mention of this is usually greeted with the apathy of a depressed kidnap
victim who couldn’t imagine why anybody would want him. Portland
A former Portland musician and writer on the state of jazz right now.
Is jazz dead? With nightclub closures and record sales
plummeting, it sometimes seems the genre is at least on life support.
But if you ask jazz and pop critic Rick Mitchell, the music is looking