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
Food & DrinkCase Study Coffee's new downtown cafe didn't open in time for our 2012 Coffee Issue, so I swung by this morning for a macchiato while waiting out a flash storm. It's only a week old, so I won't say anything critical, but here's a quick first glanc...
Food Reviews & Stories
If you can’t find a place where everybody knows your name,
at least find one where they know your coffee order. Mine’s a
macchiato—but everyone at my local knows that. They also know what I