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Headout: Multnomah Village People

A disco squad of Portland archetypes.


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ILLUSTRATION: Devon DevereauxBike Mechanic Interests: Lubrication, pulling the crank off the bottom bracket, chain tugs, down tubes, quick releases, couplers, saddles, thumb shifters, racks, nipp   More
 
Wednesday, November 27, 2013 MATTHEW KORFHAGE

Squatch Watch


Drank
Tom Sims built Sasquatch Brewing on Craigslist. He picked up a used lagering tank from the Vermont von Trapps, the family that inspired The Sound of Music. His mash tun is an old dairy tank he p   More
 
Wednesday, November 27, 2013 MATTHEW KORFHAGE

The Best of McSweeney’s

Eggers’ omelette.


Books
My first encounter with McSweeney’s Quarterly Concern was at Reading Frenzy bookstore in the summer of 1999. The literary journal looked like nothing else. The cover of Issue 3 was filigreed w   More
 
Wednesday, November 20, 2013 MATTHEW KORFHAGE

Il Futuro

Flush of youth.


Movie Reviews & Stories
“The future is in small, exclusive places,” Bianca tells her brother. “The future,” he replies, “is only in artificial intelligence, computers, neural networks.” To the characters in I   More
 
Wednesday, November 13, 2013 MATTHEW KORFHAGE

Kill Your Darlings

Less a howl than a moan.


Movie Reviews & Stories
Sometimes in film, actors so fully inhabit the roles of historical figures that they don’t just capture the essence of the human being, they become even more vivid and convincing than footage of   More
 
Wednesday, November 13, 2013 MATTHEW KORFHAGE

Headout: Cracking the Code

Night Train Express


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Oregonian wine writer Katherine Cole has a new book out that demystifies the often confusing information on wine bottles from Italy, France and Portugal. We enjoyed her Complete Wine Selector but    More
 
Wednesday, November 13, 2013 MATTHEW KORFHAGE

Duende


Food Cart Reviews
In flamenco, duende is the thing that makes you cry, or dance, or play at all—sort of the gypsy version of what James Brown meant when he said “soul.” It’s this spirit that inspired An   More
 
Wednesday, November 13, 2013 MATTHEW KORFHAGE

Top of the Papua

The polymathic Jared Diamond on what we can learn from tribal customs.


Books
Jared Diamond doesn’t think small. At various points a physiologist, ornithologist, ecologist, historian and geographer, Diamond gained renown in 1997 with his book Guns, Germs and Steel, fo   More
 
Wednesday, November 6, 2013 MATTHEW KORFHAGE

Buzz Boom Bust

…And boom? Inside Portland startup Carbon Audio’s roller-coaster year. Can it finally put the world on blast?


Cover Story
The wine cost $12,000 a bottle. It was a ’71 Chateau Petrus, maybe a ’73—Jason Martin can’t remember. But he does know it was Las Vegas in January 2012 at the Consumer Electronics Show,    More
 
Wednesday, October 30, 2013 MATTHEW KORFHAGE

Urban Winery Tour

Our guide to getting mashed in your own neighborhood.


Food Reviews & Stories
Everything you need to know about your local wineries, including hours, directions and drink picks.1. Boedecker Cellars  2621 NW 30th Ave., 224-5778, boedeckercellars.com.  It’s not ca   More
 
Wednesday, October 23, 2013 MARTIN CIZMAR, REBECCA JACOBSON, MATTHEW KORFHAGE, ENID SPITZ
 

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