Willamette Week - http://www.wweek.com/portland/articles.sec-1475-1-.html Tue, 21 Oct 14 00:00:00 -0700 en hourly 1 Blood Money - A Portland strip club hands out red-stained $2 bills, despite warnings from the feds to stop. http://www.wweek.com/portland/article-19815-blood_money_a_portland_strip_club_hands_out_red_stained_%242_bills_despite_warnings_from_the_feds_to.html The manager at the McDonald’s on Northwest Yeon Avenue glanced at the money in the customer’s hand, a $2 bill that looked as if its edges had been dipped in blood. He grew tense, shook his hea]]> Voices 2013: Fred Armisen - Why he loves living here, and why <i>Portlandia</i> plays it safe. http://www.wweek.com/portland/article-20086-voices_2013_fred_armisen_why_he_loves_living_here_and_why_portlandia_plays_it_safe.html When Fred Armisen became a Portland resident about a year ago, he chose a place to live not too different from the kind you’d expect for a New Yorker. Last spring, the actor and co-creator of th]]> Unwelcome Mat - Housing discrimination based on sexual identity or orientation is against Oregon law. Who knew? http://www.wweek.com/portland/article-19934-unwelcome_mat_housing_discrimination_based_on_sexual_identity_or_orientation_is_against_oregon_law_w.html When Mari Orr and her partner, Jennifer Vales, went looking for a new apartment last fall, Orr says, “We got a lot of odd looks.”  Vales is a transgender woman, and she still had a ma]]> Drawn to Craziness - The artist who brought millionaire fugitive John McAfee to Portland admits he’s getting a bit wigged out himself. http://www.wweek.com/portland/article-20147-drawn_to_craziness_the_artist_who_brought_millionaire_fugitive_john_mcafee_to_portland_admits_hes_ge.html The trail of John McAfee has run from Belize to Guatemala to Miami in recent months as the software millionaire fled questioning in a murder case and was deported to the U.S. Along the way, Mc]]>