Willamette Week - http://www.wweek.com/portland/articles.sec-838-1-.html Thu, 23 Oct 14 00:00:00 -0700 en hourly 1 Futurehaus - A local company is building a house you can heat with a blow-dryer. http://www.wweek.com/portland/article-10601-futurehaus_a_local_company_is_building_a_house_you_can_heat_with_a_blow_dryer.html Lean, Mean Meat-Free Machine - Portlander Robert Cheeke is the face of vegan bodybuilding. http://www.wweek.com/portland/article-9265-lean_mean_meat_free_machine_portlander_robert_cheeke_is_the_face_of_vegan_bodybuilding.html The Bike Farmer - Kollibri Sonnenblume digs up his neighbors' yards. And they thank him for it. http://www.wweek.com/portland/article-8448-the_bike_farmer_kollibri_sonnenblume_digs_up_his_neighbors_yards_and_they_thank_him_for_it.html Michael Schaub - The managing editor of lit website Bookslut free associates and smack-talks Kindle. http://www.wweek.com/portland/article-11676-michael_schaub_the_managing_editor_of_lit_website_bookslut_free_associates_and_smack_talks_kindle.html Katie Crouch, "Girls in Trucks" - From plantation to Penn Station. http://www.wweek.com/portland/article-8826-katie_crouch_girls_in_trucks_from_plantation_to_penn_station.html <i>Turandot</i> (Portland Opera) - Three riddles, one big bummer. http://www.wweek.com/portland/article-16917-turandot_%28portland_opera%29_three_riddles_one_big_bummer.html The first thing to know about Turandot is that it is emphatically not about China. Though ostensibly the opera is set there, Puccini’s fictional Middle Kingdom bears so little resemblance to the ]]> Wells Tower <i>Everything Ravaged, Everything Burned</i> - Stories to pillage by. http://www.wweek.com/portland/article-11602-wells_tower_everything_ravaged_everything_burned_stories_to_pillage_by.html Water - Protecting our precious bodily fluids with pure hokum. http://www.wweek.com/portland/article-8739-water_protecting_our_precious_bodily_fluids_with_pure_hokum.html Nic and David Sheff - When It Comes To Meth, Father's Not Like Son. http://www.wweek.com/portland/article-8747-nic_and_david_sheff_when_it_comes_to_meth_fathers_not_like_son.html <i>Pagliacci/Carmina Burana </i>(Portland Opera) - Murderous clowns never sounded so good. http://www.wweek.com/portland/article-12506-pagliacci_carmina_burana_%28portland_opera%29_murderous_clowns_never_sounded_so_good.html Michael Dowd - This reverend claims to have solved the debate between creation and evolution. Somebody give the man a fish. http://www.wweek.com/portland/article-8812-michael_dowd_this_reverend_claims_to_have_solved_the_debate_between_creation_and_evolution_somebody_.html Gin Phillips <i>The Well and The Mine</i> - Coming of age with a side of cracklin' cornbread. http://www.wweek.com/portland/article-8505-gin_phillips_the_well_and_the_mine_coming_of_age_with_a_side_of_cracklin_cornbread.html Stimulus Package - Hard purchases for hard times. http://www.wweek.com/portland/article-9123-stimulus_package_hard_purchases_for_hard_times.html Manil Suri, <i>The Age of Shiva</i> - An under-the-radar heartbreaker, from India, with love. http://www.wweek.com/portland/article-8476-manil_suri_the_age_of_shiva_an_under_the_radar_heartbreaker_from_india_with_love.html David Wroblewski, <i>The Story of Edgar Sawtelle</i> - It's like Hamlet, but with puppies. http://www.wweek.com/portland/article-9248-david_wroblewski_the_story_of_edgar_sawtelle_its_like_hamlet_but_with_puppies.html <b><i>The Delivery Man</i></b> by Joe McGinniss Jr. - Hooker carpool never had it this good. http://www.wweek.com/portland/article-8383-the_delivery_man_by_joe_mcginniss_jr_hooker_carpool_never_had_it_this_good.html Ali Sethi <i>The Wish Maker</i> - Well wished: This Pakistani debut is a hit. http://www.wweek.com/portland/article-10676-ali_sethi_the_wish_maker_well_wished_this_pakistani_debut_is_a_hit.html <i>Portland Queer</i> - A new anthology keeps Portland predictable. http://www.wweek.com/portland/article-10757-portland_queer_a_new_anthology_keeps_portland_predictable.html Stephen Baker. The Numerati - Smile, you're on PC. http://www.wweek.com/portland/article-9566-stephen_baker_the_numerati_smile_youre_on_pc.html Albert Herring (Portland Opera) - Spitzeresque tale: Chastity is the best policy. http://www.wweek.com/portland/article-8720-albert_herring_%28portland_opera%29_spitzeresque_tale_chastity_is_the_best_policy.html Q&A with Katie Crouch - Mama always said, life is like a box of Chiclets. http://www.wweek.com/portland/article-8827-qa_with_katie_crouch_mama_always_said_life_is_like_a_box_of_chiclets.html Andre Dubus III, <i>The Garden Of Last Days</i> - A stripper, a big tipper and two towers. http://www.wweek.com/portland/article-9196-andre_dubus_iii_the_garden_of_last_days_a_stripper_a_big_tipper_and_two_towers.html Chi Whiz - Urban acupuncturist Adam Kuby salves Portland with massive needles. http://www.wweek.com/portland/article-8713-chi_whiz_urban_acupuncturist_adam_kuby_salves_portland_with_massive_needles.html Keith Gessen, <i>All The Sad Young Literary Men</i> - If at first you don't succeed, get a graduate degree. http://www.wweek.com/portland/article-8959-keith_gessen_all_the_sad_young_literary_men_if_at_first_you_dont_succeed_get_a_graduate_degree.html Hopworks - http://www.wweek.com/portland/article-8813-hopworks_.html Book Buzz 2.0 - Want to sell a book? Make a movie. http://www.wweek.com/portland/article-9549-book_buzz_20_want_to_sell_a_book_make_a_movie.html The Rolling Yard - http://www.wweek.com/portland/article-8890-the_rolling_yard_.html <i>Cosí fan Tutte</i> (Portland Opera) - Mustache makes the heart grow fonder. http://www.wweek.com/portland/article-11629-cosiacute_fan_tutte_%28portland_opera%29_mustache_makes_the_heart_grow_fonder.html Robyn Scott, Twenty Chickens For A Saddle - A gluten-free memoir about growing up in Botswana. http://www.wweek.com/portland/article-8851-robyn_scott_twenty_chickens_for_a_saddle_a_gluten_free_memoir_about_growing_up_in_botswana.html Aleksandar Hemon <i>Love And Obstacles</i> - <i>Obstacles</i> win, hands down. http://www.wweek.com/portland/article-10592-aleksandar_hemon_love_and_obstacles_obstacles_win_hands_down.html