Where’s Angus?

An annotated guide to the cover of Green Day’s Dookie.

Featured Stories
Green Day’s Dookie turned 20 this month. With more than 20 million copies sold, it’s the best-selling punk-rock album of all time. It’s also probably the best-selling record illustrated en   More
Wednesday, February 19, 2014 MARTIN CIZMAR

Oral History: Green Day’s “Longview”

How a small Washington town inspired the song that brought Green Day to the world.

Music Stories
On Feb. 1, Green Day’s monumental pop-punk landmark Dookie turned 20 and, subsequently, so did the single that introduced the band to the world. That was “Longview,” a song about TV, boredom   More
Wednesday, February 5, 2014 MARTIN CIZMAR

Live Review: Broadway Across America, American Idiot

american idiot

Arts & Books
Some of the punk rock ethos is safety-pinned to sincere concerns about our rotting society. The rest is a blue-faced hissy fit about the tyranny of a midnight curfew. It's usually pretty easy to see which is which.American Idiot, the Green Day album released at the height of the Bush-Kerry election battle, has always seemed to me a relatively mature attempt at political commentary from a trio of wealthy ...   More
Thursday, November 14, 2013 MARTIN CIZMAR

Letter To My 13-Year-Old Self

RE: Green Day

Music Stories
Dear 13-Year-Old Marty, How’s it going? I’m Martin—which will become your name at 17—and I’m here to talk to you about Green Day, the band you’re going to see on Sept. 10, 1994, three   More
Wednesday, November 6, 2013 MARTIN CIZMAR

Scoop: The Day the Music was Muted

A whole pan of pumpkin-flavored gossip.

ENJOY THE SILENCE: You know what Portland needs? A silent disco. Because...um...well...it just does, OK! For the uninitiated, a silent disco is a dance party in which everyone is wearing headphones    More
Wednesday, October 31, 2012 WW Culture Staff


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