Face facts, readers: You wanted to read about lurid
four-star hotel sex and awkward death, Bart Simpson and Doctor Who—not
to mention a winningly surly football coach and an election-year smear
Movies & Television
The three movie editors of 2012 already weighed in with their top three films of their respective tenures. But because we can't resist closing out the year with another trio of lists, here are the top 10 films of 2012, according to three WW movie writers.AP Kryza:10. The Avengers/Skyfall (tie)9. Lawless 8. Django Unchained 7. Robot & Frank 6. Argo 5. The ...
Flight Behavior, by Barbara Kingsolver. This
novel is such a good read, funny, generous, unpredictable, that it took
me a while to realize how stunningly intelligent and brave it is. It
The Portland art scene lost some
important venues in 2012. After mounting some of the strongest shows in
recent memory, Victory Gallery closed its doors due to economic
necessities. One of the P
Forget about a Top 10 list. Here are three Top Threes.
Movie Reviews & Stories
2012 has been a busy year on the WW
film beat. In April, after five years at the helm, Aaron Mesh moved to
the news desk. Matthew Singer replaced him until October, when he became
music editor a
WW writers remember their favorite dishes from 2012.
Food Reviews & Stories
The Woodsman Tavern’s roasted trout in crazy water
is crazy—like a fox. Chef Jason Barwikowski has created a trifecta of
salty, savory and acidic that makes me want each bite more than the one
We didn’t just sit around listening to records all year. Some of us actually left the house.
Best Show Almost No One Saw: Matthew Shipp Trio It
was quite a surprise to find Jimmy Mak’s not even one-third full for a
rare Portland appearance by powerhouse pianist Matthew Shipp and his
Admit it: You love lists. C’mon, you know you’re reading
every single “Best of 2012” piece, either nodding with the satisfaction
of having your own opinions validated or boiling with anger