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Headout: An Adult Guide to Justin Bieber


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Q: What is a “Bieber”?A: The latest iteration of a peculiar American rite of generational passage that serves up one relatively palatable teen idol to grab the hearts of our adolescents withou   More
 
Wednesday, October 3, 2012 JAY HORTON

Headout: Juggling Numbers

A sabermetric approach to tossing balls in the air.


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Invented to entertain ancient Egyptians, juggling is one of the oldest sports known to man. “Juggling” is an umbrella term covering many forms of object manipulation and requiring immense de   More
 
Wednesday, September 26, 2012 JOHN LOCANTHI

Headout: Computer Class

What can you learn playing educational video games?


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Education is the measuring stick of civilization. But not everyone can sit through a lecture about Teddy Roosevelt’s later years without getting distracted by squirrels frolicking outside. Some    More
 
Wednesday, September 19, 2012 JOHN LOCANTHI

Headout: Create Disruption

Kickstarting The Arts With XOXO Festival.


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It’s easy to make fun of Kickstarter. God knows we do: A project involving vegan cookies delivered by unicycle is a running joke in the WW office. But setting cynicism aside for one page, it’s   More
 
Wednesday, September 12, 2012 RUTH BROWN

Headout: Casey Jarman Says Farewell

WW’s Music Editor is moving on.


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I was asked to speak at my high-school graduation. Not because of my grades (which were abysmal) or because of my community service (which was ordered by a judge), but because I had made fewer e   More
 
Wednesday, September 5, 2012 CASEY JARMAN

Headout: Letter to Eric

Kurt Cobain writes back to Eric Erlandson.


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 Click on letter below for larger version.WW Photo Illustration SEE IT: Eric Erlandson will speak at Powell’s City of Books, 1005 W Burnside St., on Tuesday, Sept. 4. 7:30 pm. Free. He   More
 
Wednesday, August 29, 2012 JOHN LOCANTHI

Headout: Wizard of Moms

Does Menomena’s new album pass the Oz test?


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When I heard that Menomena—apparently some big-deal Portland psychedelic rock band—was going to match up its new record, Moms, with laser Floyd...   More
 
Wednesday, August 22, 2012 RUSTY FEATHERCAP

Headout: Screw Mary Sue

Urkel, Minnie Mouse and other shades of awful erotic fanfic.


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Fan fiction, once the sole province of pathetic nerds, is now a profitable industry. The literary elite may scoff, but Fifty Shades of Grey, which began as Twilight fan fiction, has sold 40 million co   More
 
Wednesday, August 15, 2012 JOHN LOCANTHI

Headout: Quick Draw

The 48-Hour Film Project gives Portland filmmakers two days to make a movie. We gave ourselves 48 minutes to make a cartoon about it.


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In this weekend’s 48 Hour Film Project, teams will make films based on a genre picked out of a hat.
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Wednesday, August 8, 2012 WW Culture Staff

Headout: Space Bags

What would you take to Mars?


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The rover Curiosity lands on Mars this Sunday, bringing us one giant leap closer to colonizing the red planet. If airlines have told us anything, it’s to expect a not-so-distant future where w   More
 
Wednesday, August 1, 2012 KIMBERLY HURSH
 

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