Que Sera Cera: Movie Star (and Arrested Development icon) Michael Cera Spotted at Northwest Crepe House


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Although he's quickly becoming dead to his biggest fan at WW (due to his refusal so far to appear in the film version of Arrested Development ), Michael Cera , a.k.a. "George-Michael Bluth" was spotted last Friday night at Northwest Portland's most happening creperie, Le Happy. No reason was given on why the star of the much-missed cult TV show—as well as Superbad, Juno , and ...   More
 
Monday, October 6, 2008 Byron Beck

The Oregon Connection: That Obsession DVD and Its Strange Bedfellows


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We're often accused of straining for a quirky local angle on a national story. But sometimes it's hard to resist, especially when all it takes is 10 minutes on Google. For example... Remember that DVD, Obsession: Radical Islam's War Against the West, that was inserted into Sunday copies of The Oregonian, sparking protests, subscription cancellations and a wan defense from publisher Fred Stickel? ...   More
 
Wednesday, October 29, 2008 AARON MESH

VIDEO: Watch Candidates Gone Wild Right Here


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Did you miss last week's Candidates Gone Wild fun? Were you there, and just want to relive the night without the beer goggles? Well, now that you've read our endorsements, grab the kettle corn and settle in, because—thanks to Portland Community Media —we've got all the footage right here. Want to watch Candidates Gone Wild on TV instead? Here are PCM's air times: Tuesday 10/21/2008, ...   More
 
Tuesday, October 21, 2008 Ian Gillingham

Nobody Works Anymore: Awkward!


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So apparently last week was the Republicans' "Let's make awkward appearances on the Elite Media's comedy shows and try to smile as they rip on us" week. It was about as cringe inducing as it sounds. First, Presidential candidate John "Mayday! Mayday!" McCain showed up for a chat with Dave Letterman. Here's a link . It's bit long, so make sure you've got about 25 minutes ...   More
 
Monday, October 20, 2008 Matt Graham

Sam Adams as Katz...er...a Cat? Candidates Gone Wild This Monday!


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And you thought the last Candidates Gone Wild was out of control. Just take a sneak peek at the video below and you'll quickly realize we've probably gone waaaaaaaay too far this time. The most rocking and raucous political event of the season, Candidates Gone Wild , takes place 8 pm Monday, Oct. 13 at the Roseland Theater . Here is just a snippet of what you will see at the event. And ...   More
 
Friday, October 10, 2008 Byron Beck

Candidates Go Wild Next Monday—Get Your Tix Now


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Reminder: Get your tickets now for this (and every) election season's hottest local event, Candidates Gone Wild ! Presented by WW and the Bus Project, it goes down at 8 pm Monday, Oct. 13, at the Roseland (doors at 7 pm). Tickets are a measly $5, available right here at WW headquarters (2220 NW Quimby St.), as well as at Roseland the night of the event. The vivacious magnetic attractor Storm Large ...   More
 
Wednesday, October 8, 2008 Ian Gillingham

You Stay Classy, Phil Busse: Portland Editor Stealing McCain Yard Signs in Minnesota


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You can take the sleazy dude out of the Left Coast, but you can't take the Left Coast out of the sleazy dude. Phil Busse, the erstwhile Mercury editor, mayoral candidate, clairvoyant restaurant reviewer, prison boxing habitué and hilariously overpaid political campaign manager, has taken leave of Portland for a visiting professorship at St. Olaf College in Minnesota—a job that apparently ...   More
 
Monday, November 3, 2008 AARON MESH

Post-Election Blues Got You Down? Go to Georgia.


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Given that Portland fell in love with the President Elect (aaahh...) long before much of the rest of the country, turning out in vast numbers to sing his praises way back in May, it comes as no surprise that the army of local Obamaniacs find themselves succumbing to a terrible post-election malaise: [youtube c3_95F5e-Ac] Never fear, Barackfans! Our fearless leader has a new task for you: Go to ...   More
 
Tuesday, November 11, 2008 BEN WATERHOUSE

Revealed: Obama's New World Order


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Wednesday, November 12, 2008 JAMES PITKIN

Louis CK talks America off the ledge—then kicks it in the balls.


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As the writer-director of the cult, er, “classic” Pootie Tang, Louis CK isn't an artist you'd normally go to for profundity. But at the Newmark Theater last Saturday, the comic did—in his own, c-word and shit-joke laden way—present a rather poignant message about the state of the country. And for a guy who usually bristles to the point of a Tourette's-style breakdown over ...   More
 
Monday, November 17, 2008 MATTHEW SINGER

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