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It’s All About... Are You Freakin’ Kidding Me?

We love a good practical joke, but our nation’s current situation is getting out of control. It’s like the country is collectively living that damn Groundhog Day movie, only instead of the ...   More
Wednesday, April 1, 2009 Laura Shinn

Eat Mobile 2009

Food Reviews & Stories
Soup from a can sucks. Luckily, PDX’s got local “souper” heroes Jed Lazar and Shauna Lambert from Soup Cycle, who deliver soup to your door weekly via bicycle. It’s almost as good as having your mom there. Unfortunately, they won’t hug you or rub your back...but you can   More
Wednesday, April 1, 2009 Laura Shinn

It’s All About... Hey, lady! What’s in that big-ass bag

Purse, handbag, tote…whatever you call it these days, lugging around a bag o’ crap is part of a female’s DNA. Even though it’s a health hazard. You heard me: Big bags jam-pack ...   More
Wednesday, March 18, 2009 Laura Shinn

Boutiques Unleashed: Painfully Cute and Totally Bitchin'

Friday night, March 13, was Dove Lewis' fourth annual Boutiques Unleashed, a pets-n-human fashion show. As in, Portland personalities walk the runway with their pets, showing off doggie style (and...   More
Tuesday, March 17, 2009 by Laura Shinn

It’s All About... A Person’s Place For Things

If you visit Noun (3300 SE Belmont St., 235-0078), the little quirky-chic design and decor shop in Southeast Portland, you’ll think three things: (1) DANG, this place is cute; (2) DANG, let&rsqu ...   More
Wednesday, March 11, 2009 Laura Shinn

It’s All About... Drugstore Cowgirls

Ever heard of the diamond sparkle spa set from Body Systems? You know, the $78 lotion and body scrub that supposedly contains 13.25 carats of real ground diamonds? Probably not, because it’s fuc ...   More
Wednesday, February 25, 2009 Laura Shinn

It’s All About... Sloppy, Happy, Totally Dork-Tacular Love

You thought we’d pooh-pooh the whole Valentine’s thing, didn’t you? Maybe do an entire “Love is for Losers” column just dedicated to Morrissey, black roses and explicit i ...   More
Wednesday, February 11, 2009 Laura Shinn

It’s All About... Frank James Goes To The Bins

PHOTOS BY HEATHER ZINGERWe’d like to publicly thank Jebus for Frank James. No, not the less-famous outlaw and brother of Jesse, but Frank James the PDX store. Opened last fall, the boutique for ...   More
Wednesday, February 4, 2009 Laura Shinn

It’s All About...Cold Comfort

Yeah, last week was sunny, but damn if the cold didn’t bite us right in the ass. Know what else bit us? A rhinovirus. That’s right: We have the nastiest lung-buttery malaise this side of t ...   More
Wednesday, January 21, 2009 Laura Shinn

It’s All About...Resolutions

Happy 2009, fellow freaks! Woot! You and me and people across the world are taking a huge proverbial bubble bath, scrubbing out dirty and disgusting habits to emerge cleaner, healthier and holier than ...   More
Wednesday, January 7, 2009 Laura Shinn
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