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Headout: St. Patrick, The Somber

Why not celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with a flask at the cemetery?


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St. Patrick’s Day isn’t much of a holiday on the West Coast. Portland’s river, and the vast majority of its beer, will not turn green. Portland State students will actually attend classes af   More
 
Wednesday, March 12, 2014 MARTIN CIZMAR

Headout: Vegan Taxidermy

The only thing more Portlandy than regular meat-based taxidermy.


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IMAGE: Ron UlicnyGO: Mounted, a taxidermy-themed group show, opens Friday, March 7, at Good: A Gallery, 4325 N Mississippi Ave., goodpdx.com.   More
 
Wednesday, March 5, 2014 WW Staff

Headout: Stunts for Sober Steve-O

The former Jackass star goes straight... to the edge!


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You’ve seen him snort wasabi, light fireworks from his ass and bathe in human excrement. Now, Steve-O is attempting his wildest stunt of all: sobriety! America’s favorite Jackass is off the we   More
 
Wednesday, February 26, 2014 MATTHEW SINGER

Headout: Happy Birthday, Blaze!


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Dear Blaze, Happy birthday! Gosh, you have to be, what, 12 years old now? Time sure does fly when you’re having fun, running around the Moda Center, shooting Silly String at unsuspecting fans,    More
 
Wednesday, February 19, 2014 MICHAEL MANNHEIMER

Headout: Radical Theory

How a physicist looks at Burnside Skatepark.


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Skateboarding, physics tells us, is a constant fight against gravity. Features like curves and ramps in a skatepark are laid out to increase velocity and create a continuous ride. Skateboarders    More
 
Wednesday, February 12, 2014 LYLA ROWEN

Headout: Talkin’ Swap

Mayhaw Hoons, organizer of Friday’s VHS Swap, appraises our video collection.


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Dragonheart: A New Beginning What the hell is Dragonheart: A New Beginning? This looks like a sequel to a movie that no one liked in the first place. Based on that alone, I would buy it. But for    More
 
Wednesday, February 5, 2014 WW Staff

Headout: One-Weekend Wunder


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Before every town had a museum, people assembled their precious belongings into collections called wunderkammers. One of the most famous was owned by an early practitioner of plastic surgery, Dr.    More
 
Wednesday, January 29, 2014 LYLA ROWEN

Headout: Fight Fiction

The imaginary Portland Wizard World battle royal.


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Geeks are fighters, not lovers—half the time, anyway. If they aren’t dreaming up erotic encounters between fictional characters, they’re fantasizing about those same characters engaged in ha   More
 
Wednesday, January 22, 2014 MATTHEW SINGER

Headout: The Great Carpet-Matching Game

Can you identify Portland’s most iconic rugs?


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Portland is losing a legend: The Portland International Airport plans to tear out its carpet. That much-beloved teal upholstery, with its distinctive violet, cobalt and red cross marks, has    More
 
Wednesday, January 15, 2014 REBECCA JACOBSON

#Headout: #Trollfood

Comedian Kyle Kinane humiliated himself trolling Pace Salsa. He now tries again.


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It began as an innocent test. When standup comic Kyle Kinane noticed that his tweets rebuking Pace Picante Salsa’s misogynistic advertising had been favorited by the company’s very own Twitt   More
 
Wednesday, January 8, 2014 REBECCA JACOBSON
 

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