Home · Articles · Features · Headout

Hercules Vs. Vampires Vs. Daisies

So many live-soundtracked 1960s movies to choose between! Well, two.

It’s an unusually rich week for old movies with new scores—the Portland craze for performing freshly composed soundtracks live over vintage cinema has reached its zenith, with two (count & ...   More
Wednesday, May 12, 2010 AARON MESH

Celebrate Your Milf

This Mother’s Day, treat your childbearing lady right.

Man-Cakes Courtesy of Stepping Stone CafeThis Sunday isn’t simply the annual ceremony wherein we honor our mothers. It is also the day we honor the mothers we are fucking, or the mothers we woul ...   More
Wednesday, May 5, 2010 AARON MESH

Out Of Our Heads

Dash Shaw’s Bodyworld is the future of graphic psychedelia.

When the guy who wrote the best graphic novel of 2009 (David Mazzucchelli, author of Asterios Polyp) calls you “the future of comics,” you’re doing something really right. And in fac ...   More
Wednesday, April 28, 2010 CASEY JARMAN

Eat This Book

Cookbook celebs invade Portland, bring food.

This weekend around 1,200 rapacious foodies are flocking to town for the International Association of Culinary Professionals conference—a lavish series of workshops, parties, tours and dinners f ...   More
Wednesday, April 21, 2010 KELLY CLARKE

Girl Talk

Lauren Weedman doesn’t want to tell you anything about her genitalia.

IMAGE: Jeff SwensenWhen you hear “one-woman show,” you might immediately think, “…and that was the day I told my vagina, ‘Hey! We’re in this together, buddy!&rsquo ...   More
Wednesday, April 14, 2010 Courtenay Hameister

Kooza Bingo

Cirque du Soleil is back. Your aunt wants to go. Here’s something to pass the time.

SEE IT: Cirque du Soleil’s Kooza at the Grand Chapiteau, Southwest Moody Avenue, by the Marquam Bridge, 800-450-1480. 8 pm Tuesdays-Thursdays, 4 and 8 pm Fridays-Saturdays, 1 and 5 pm Sundays; A ...   More
Wednesday, April 7, 2010 BEN WATERHOUSE

Peep Show

Reed College unveils a collection of bare-naked art.

Andy Warhol’s PolaroidsSpring has sprung, and that means warmer weather and less clothes. If the prospect of ogling bared flesh at the neighborhood park creeps you out, take a more highbrow appr ...   More
Wednesday, March 31, 2010 RICHARD SPEER

Professionals On Amateur Night

On St. Patrick’s Day, they went downtown so you didn’t have to.

The following photographs, taken as a public service in Old Town on St. Patrick’s Day, feature people trying to do their jobs, surrounded by assholes. Photos by Matt Wong. MARK ROSS, FOX 12 N ...   More
Wednesday, March 24, 2010 AARON MESH

Balls Big Enough To Come In A Dump Truck

Road House, live.

IMAGE: Leslie MontgomeryEverybody loves Road House, the super-trashy 1989 film in which Patrick Swayze plays a throat-rippin’ bouncer who takes on a small-town crime boss, but most of us wouldn& ...   More
Wednesday, March 17, 2010 BEN WATERHOUSE

Can’t Start A Fire Without A Spark

Thank God: It’s a Bruce Springsteen Eucharist.

IMAGE: Steve FeldmanThis weekend, for the first time in years, I’ll duck inside a church to pay my respects to the Boss. By which I mean the divinity that created “Atlantic City.” I ...   More
Wednesday, March 10, 2010 AARON MESH

Web Design for magazines