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Old Dirty Bastard

Frank Peters managed Portland’s original outlaw gang, the Mavericks. A new film documents how they mingled baseball with booze and burning brooms.

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Those who believe there are no second, third, fourth or fifth acts to American lives probably don’t know Frank Peters, who plays a supporting role in a film to be released July 11 on Netflix.    More
Wednesday, July 9, 2014 MARK CHRISTENSEN

Jim Gavin, Middle Men

Major, you better have a look at this…

Midway through this ticking time bomb of a short-story collection about the attempted middle class, a young screenwriter receives advice from a pal of his rich, lubricated uncle: “Get in good    More
Wednesday, June 19, 2013 MARK CHRISTENSEN

The Lost Poet

Remembering Marty Christensen


"Marty looked as if he was seeing things that most of us would never see. And doing things we would never do. And thinking things I will never think. And saying things that we would never be able to say... I have to read them or hear them... to find out what they are."—Gus Van Sant from his introduction to My Flashlight Was Attacked By Bats.

"Marty’s flamboyant, uninhibited, sometimes ...   More
Tuesday, January 24, 2012 by MARK CHRISTENSEN
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