Movie Reviews & Stories
The latest film based on the G.I. Joe action figure, G.I. Joe: Retaliation,
is not being screened for critics. Is there any chance it won’t be a
steaming pile of shit? Our culture scientists ana
In a post-Dark Knight world, it seems laughable that Tim Burton’s 1989 Batman—with
its Prince soundtrack, delightfully hammy Jack Nicholson performance
and lack of horribly disfiguring facial
The iconic geek talks about tabletop gaming and the merits of being a douchebag.
Q & A
There was a time when Wil Wheaton was best known as a Teen Beat heartthrob and worst as "that annoying kid from Star Trek."
Though he would forever be Gordie Lachance in our moss-encrusted Oregon
[PATTON POP] Kristen Mystirie Calderon, a club hostess and makeup artist from Los Angeles, does not like Tomahawk’s new single.
your music made me wet—juicy even!” she wro
The Boing Boing co-editor and novelist discusses surveillance, jailbreaks and the impact of his friend Aaron Swartz's suicide.
Arts & Books
Cory Doctorow is very worried about the future of your cellphone. As the co-editor of massively popular blog and self-described “directory of wonderful things” Boing Boing, Doctorow finds all the links you will be looking at two weeks later on Reddit.
On the day we speak, he’s written about a ...
Food & Drink
Even if you don't give a toss about the Sounders-Timbers rivalry (and we don't [Speak for yourself! -Ed.]), there's still a cheap thrill to be had every time Portland beats Seattle in another competitive arena of physical prowess: making coffee. Portland dominated at last year's Northwest Regional Barista Competition...
Arts & Books
We don't usually bother mentioning every time the Grey Lady writes an article about Portland, but this one is worthy of note:Back in August last year, we got wind that someone from the Times was in town working on an article about Portland's karaoke scene. [Edit 1/19: Dan Kois was here in March 2012.] We decided to pip them at the post (because we're mature like that) by sending...
Base Camp Brewing is basically REI in bar form: a cavernous, urban ski lodge decked out with tables made with rocks and timber from Klamath Falls, bungee cords, carabiners, camping lanterns and a huge upturned canoe on the ceiling.
Vancouver’s nightlife is not bountiful, but it is
comprehensive. Along downtown’s Main Street corridor, you’ll find an
Irish bar, a sports bar, a martini bar, a wine bar, a discoteca, a