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Headout: Pumpkinomics

Your handy conversion chart between Starbucks’ Pumpkin Spice Lattes and other fall activities.

It seems like autumn has become little more than an extended marketing campaign for pumpkin-flavored things. As a pumpkinhead—that is, someone who will freebase anything vaguely pumpkin-flav   More
Wednesday, October 16, 2013 MARTIN CIZMAR

Headout: The Case of the Purloined Necklace

A reward awaits the first person who solves this mystery before the Sherlock Holmes exhibit opens at OMSI.

Hours too late, amid houses of disturbingly accurate repute, I searched for the Great Critic. Or, at least, I searched for where the Great Critic always was, at a bar near the bridge,  prec   More
Wednesday, October 9, 2013 JAY HORTON

Headout: Wordstock Panel Picker

Which 2013 Wordstock panels should you attend?

Click on image for a larger version!ILLUSTRATION: Heather BlackGO: The Wordstock Festival writers’ panels are at the Oregon Convention Center, 777 NE Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., wordstockfesti   More
Wednesday, October 2, 2013 MATTHEW KORFHAGE

Headout: The Price is Right, Live From The Numbers

Playing The Price is Right at the Price is Right drive-thru smoke shop.

Portland, come on dooooowwwwwn! The Price is Right Live, a stage production based on the 40-year-old TV game show, comes to Portland this week. In its honor, we played The Price is Right at the lege   More
Wednesday, September 25, 2013 MARTIN CIZMAR

Headout: Tailgate the Week

How to make everything like football.

Larry the Cable Guy What’s Happening Inside: A crowd of people you’ve never seen, talked to or otherwise interacted with, laughing uproariously at jokes about farts, gays, gay farts and proba   More
Wednesday, September 18, 2013 MATTHEW SINGER

Headout: Elbow Drop

A fearsome Honey Badger’s tips for boozy arm rasslin’

Arm wrestling is the new roller derby. Or such is the idea behind “Honey Badgers & Cobras,” a female arm-wrestling battle royale at the Warrior Room kettlebell studio in Milwaukie on Sat   More
Wednesday, September 11, 2013 HALEY MARTIN

Headout: Navigating MFNW

A guide to getting around during Portland’s biggest music festival.

 Click on image below for larger version:ILLUSTRATION: Xel & KatGO: MusicfestNW continues through Sunday, Sept. 8. See musicfestnw.com for schedule and information on how to purchase a wristb   More
Wednesday, September 4, 2013 WW Staff

Headout: The Thin White Duke Vs. The Thin White Girl

Determining the future mojo of the Moda center.

In 1995, the Rose Garden celebrated its opening with an inaugural concert by David Bowie, with Nine Inch Nails opening. Over the next 18 years, the arena enjoyed many more high-profile concerts,   More
Wednesday, August 28, 2013 MATTHEW SINGER

Headout: Snooperstyle

What’s next for everyone’s favorite Dogg/Lion?

The artist once known as Snoop Doggy Dogg is enjoying a period of reinvention. This year, after visiting Jamaica, he put out a reggae album under the moniker Snoop Lion. He also released a mixtape   More
Wednesday, August 21, 2013 JOE DONOVAN

Headout: Redheaded Strangers

Who’s simply red, and who’s been dyin’ the drapes?

According to South Park, gingers have no souls. So the superstitious might want to stay away from Pioneer Courthouse Square on Aug. 17. The Redhead Event is an attempt by aptly named Portland so   More
Wednesday, August 14, 2013 RICHARD GRUNERT

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