Dangerous things happen when bloggers get book deals. Yes,
there are remarkably talented writers out there offering socially
relevant content in blog form. But the blogosphere is a different sort
What do you do when you're trying to eat Portland's best ice cream every day for a month, but one ice cream everyone says is delicious poses a big conflict of interest? Send a freelancer and put in a giant blond disclosure.
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Highlighted by the legendary
Elmo-on-helium vocal range of frontman Frankie Valli, the Four Seasons
became one of the most popular music groups of all time, selling 175
million records worldwide
As seen from the air, it might have looked like a Christian rock concert—all stained glass backdrops and swaying arms. I was dying to see Florence + the Machine and was curious how the music would translate in a live performance. Adopting the pseudo-spiritual/religious vibe of her most recent album, Ceremonials, singer Florence Welch and the members of the Machine impressively recreated the atmo...
For melodramatic adolescents, every little thing that goes
wrong feels like the end of the world. For Julia, the tween protagonist
of The Age of Miracles, this actually is the case.
The debut no
Abraham Lincoln was the first president to spare a
turkey’s life at Thanksgiving. Not everyone followed suit. In 1947,
Harry Truman was gifted a turkey by the National Turkey Federation,
Under the watchful eyes of Abraham Lincoln in two slightly creepy paintings on the walls of Free House (1325 NE Fremont St., 946-8161),
a dozen or so drinkers maintain a vibe of laid-back camaraderi
James Bernard Frost’s new zine-style novel, A Very Minor Prophet,
couldn’t be any more Portland if it were topped with bacon and served
at a food cart by a man wearing an ironic T-shirt. This
You’ve been to the upscale grocery stores and the tiny
ethnic markets, you purchased the Thomas Keller cookbooks and the
obscure gadgets and you even ordered that adorable apron from