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Scoop: Let’s Swarm Mike Reese’s Band’s Next Show.

CROWD CONTROL: Portland rapper Illmaculate stormed out of his own headlining show March 1 at the Blue Monk in Southeast Portland in protest over police presence at the gig. Officers, including membe   More
Wednesday, March 5, 2014 WW Culture Staff

Scoop: Two Stars? How Is That Good?!

LET THEM EAT CAKE: Sweet Cakes by Melissa, the Gresham bakery that in February 2013 famously refused to make a wedding cake for a lesbian couple, recently wrote on the bakery’s Facebook page t   More
Wednesday, February 26, 2014 WW Culture Staff

Scoop: Free Pussy Riot.

ROWDY THE MOVIE: “Rowdy” Roddy Piper, the legendary WWF wrestler who moved to Hillsboro three decades ago to escape angry Hulk Hogan fans, is the subject of a documentary due this year. Behi   More
Wednesday, February 19, 2014 WW Culture Staff

Scoop: Melt Faster.

GOON SQUAD: The NBA calls it an All-Star “break,” but Damian Lillard must not have received the memo. This weekend in New Orleans, the Blazers’ reigning Rookie of the Year and upcoming Slam Maga   More
Wednesday, February 12, 2014 WW Culture Staff

Scoop: Cyber-Bullying Is Serious, You Guys.

THIS SCENE IS DEAD: Dean’s Scene, a popular speakeasy on Northeast Fremont Street, closed Feb. 1 after a visit from Oregon Liquor Control Commission officials. Dean Pottle’s home brewery had   More
Wednesday, February 5, 2014 WW Culture Staff

Scoop: Lidia Yuknavitch's Movie, Jerry Seinfeld's Meal

HEADS UP: Dora: A Headcase by Portland author Lidia Yuknavitch has been optioned for a movie. Katherine Brooks, who’s worked on a few feature films and a slew of MTV reality shows—including The Re   More
Wednesday, January 29, 2014 WW Culture Staff

Scoop: Gossip Hated Grantland Before It Killed.

KISS UP: More than 10 years after Will Vinton was fired from his own animation company by Phil Knight (that studio would go on to become Laika), the Academy Award-winning animator is back with a B   More
Wednesday, January 22, 2014 WW Culture Staff

Scoop: Gossip In a Wool Shirt and Heavy Boots.

THE RAIN DOWN IN AFRICA: A Portland-based blogger is planning to direct the first-ever Tuareg-language feature film in West Africa. Christopher Kirkley, the “guerrilla ethnomusicologist” behin   More
Wednesday, January 15, 2014 WW Culture Staff

Scoop: Gossip Happily Outside The Polar Vortex.

THE END IS NAY: The Bitter End Pub, the onetime Timbers Army hangout on West Burnside Street that closed for the second time at the end of 2012, has languished in remodeling limbo ever since, desp   More
Wednesday, January 8, 2014 WW Culture Staff

Scoop: Staff Mistakes and Regrets From 2013.

MARTIN CIZMAR regrets everything about a story on poisonous berries this summer, which needed more clarity to even be funny. He will never assign another story about wild edibles that doesn’t    More
Tuesday, December 31, 2013 WW Staff

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