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Scoop: James Franco Fanfic, Tanuki Returns and Portlandia LIVE

Gossip gobbling down tofurducken

FUNDING JAMES FRANCO: We’re big fans of “crowd-funding” website Kickstarter, which allows people to follow through on brilliant and/or stupid project ideas through cash pledges from generous ’   More
Wednesday, November 23, 2011 WW Cultural Staff

Scoop: Carts, Comics, Coffee and... Camel Salami?

Whose gossip? Our gossip!

CYBER COMICS: Portland comic publisher Top Shelf Productions dove into the digital world head-first on Monday, Nov. 14, releasing two iPhone/iPad apps.   More
Wednesday, November 16, 2011 WW Culture Staff

Scoop: Activist Musicians, Coffee Corrections and Even More Grimm

Gossip that prefers to celebrate Armistice Day.

SO GOOD: Grimm continues its run as NBC’s highest-rated new series and the network is taking a novel tack in promoting the Portland-filmed
Wednesday, November 9, 2011 WW Culture Staff

Scoop: Grimm Tidings, Cart Exodus and PreOccupation

Gossip that’s not about Kris and/or Kim.

MONSTER SMASH: Even though it was up against Game 7 of the World Series, Portland-filmed spooky series Grimm...   More
Wednesday, November 2, 2011 WW Culture Staff

Scoop: Burgerville Radio, a Bunch of Bunk and New Brew Pubs

Gossip that’s totally sick of Lady Gaga costumes.

’WRIGHT STUFF: Portland Playhouse, the 4-year-old theater company recently evicted from its Northeast Portland home by the city...   More
Wednesday, October 26, 2011 WW Culture Staff

Scoop: Sufjan Screens, Future Drinking and a Hello

Gossip that’s still sleeping in the park.

SUFJAN SHOW: Sufjan Stevens is doing a neat little mini-tour in conjunction with screenings of the documentary Beyond This Place...   More
Wednesday, October 19, 2011 WW Culture Staff

Scoop: Openings, Closings and Gates (not that one) on the Future of Music

RIP Jobs, Welsh, Shuttlesworth, Davis, Qwikster.

THE NEXT LITTLE BIG BURGER? Old Spaghetti Factory President Chris Dussin has finally given up hope of reviving Lucier...   More
Wednesday, October 12, 2011 WW Culture Staff

Scoop: A Bissel Movie and an Amelia Memorial

I can has gossip.

NOPE, CHUCK TESTA: On Saturday, Oct. 1, people who are important on the Internet met in real life in Portland for ROFLCon Summit (a spinoff of the larger ROFLCon event that takes place in Massachusett   More
Wednesday, October 5, 2011 WW Culture Staff

Scoop: Your Own Private Liquor Cart

Start campaigning and stop camplaining

COCKTAILS. FROM A CART: Forget beer carts, Portland now has a cocktail cart. To promote the second annual Portland Cocktail Week (Oct. 20-23), the Oregon Bartenders Guild is operating a cocktail cart   More
Wednesday, September 28, 2011 WW Culture Staff

Scoop: Currying Favor and Tender Loving Expectations

Gossip that’s on a magical mystery tour.

LIKE A THAI-GER: Thai restaurant tycoon Andy Ricker (Pok Pok, Ping, Whiskey Soda Lounge) has announced he will be opening a third eatery on Southeast Division Street.   More
Wednesday, September 21, 2011 WW Culture Staff

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