The It List: The Top 10 Things in Portland and the World
it list - casey jarman
Each week our culture scientists rank their 10 favorite things in the universe. The resulting list is infallible. The list is perfect. If you don't agree with the list, you are wrong.
Some items may stay atop the list for weeks, others may only make a
brief appearance. Some items are Portland-centric, but only because
Portland is at the center of the universe. Please do not write to us,
asking for the metrics behind the list. We will not provide source
material. We will not be swayed. Bow down to the list. Love the list, as
the list loves all things. Let the list move through you. (And, you
know, if you have suggestions for the list, stick them in the comments
section below.) 1. That Chrysler ad Is it good news or bad news that David Gordon Green made a really great
car commercial? Anyway, we're happy for our rich friends at
Wieden+Kennedy, and we know America will turn around as soon as they buy
us a Chrysler.
were really any good at being a boyfriend/girlfriend, you'd buy two
plane tickets to somewhere with a White Castle and make some
3. Hilariously blatantly racist campaign ads Pete Hoekstra approved this message.... Wha? Really? Congrats to Debbie Stabenow on her impending reelection. Woof. It's especially sad on the heels of the aforementioned Clint Eastwood Super Bowl ad that made us want to move to Michigan, too.
4. Lewis & Clark student Remy Neymarc's yogurt ad The best spot of the Super Bowl was made by a 22-year-old computer science major. Who says a liberal arts education is worthless?