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Best Wearable Skateboards With its strong skateboard community and creative populace, it shouldn’t surprise anyone to learn that the pre-eminent maker of recycled skateboarding jewelry in the    More
Wednesday, July 15, 2015 WW Culture Staff

Oregon, Looking for Love on the Bus

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Forget the singles bar: Oregonians apparently do their date shopping on the bus.Psychology Today posted a slide show of the 100 most recent Craigslist missed connections in each state, and found that Oregon and Washington are the only two states where people make goo-goo eyes on the (hopefully not gum-covered) seats of public buses.The survey also found that the vast majority of missed connections ...   More
Tuesday, February 26, 2013 by Andrea Damewood

Craigslist Human-Poop Coffee Guy Speaks

And he sounds oddly sincere about pre-pooping your coffee for you.


Food & Drink
Portland blanketed the Internet memescape yet again for its gourmet-absurdist foodie-ism, this time in the form of a Craigslist post (now offline, but screenshotted here) from a person claiming that they would be making their own kopi luwak coffee—otherwise known as cat-poop coffee—by eating and defecating the coffee personally.Kopi luwak, in case you didn't know, is considered the most expensive ...   More
Thursday, December 13, 2012 by MATTHEW KORFHAGE

Editor Needed: Under 70 Need Not Apply


Marc Paulsen is looking for an editor. One catch: You have to be 70 or older. And work for free.Paulsen, a Clackamas resident, posted an ad to Craigslist earlier this month titled: “Editor needed...over 70 yrs. old (NOT an EMPLOYEE).” In it, he says that he is a 79-year-old “geezer” who needs help editing autobiographical stories ranging from 2,500 to 7,000 words. The person he’s looking ...   More
Monday, November 26, 2012 ANDREA DAMEWOOD

'Craigslist Rapist' Catches A Break At State Supreme Court

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Ronald Marcus Leistiko of Tigard became known as "the Craigslist rapist" during his widely covered 2008 serial rape trial in Washington County Circuit Court. A jury convicted Leistiko that year of 15 criminal counts including strangulation, kidnapping, assault, stalking, harassment and and furnishing alcohol to a minor.His convictions also included two counts of first-degree rape, although he was acquitted ...   More
Friday, July 20, 2012 by Corey Pein


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