Someone At The Wall Street Journal Has Been Reading The New York Times

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Overheard last night at a prohibition-themed Southeast Portland bar: "Ugh, like, I don't even know anyone who reads the Wall Street Journal."This is why: "Portland: The New Utopia."Rarely has the sentiment been stated so bluntly. This latest over-the-top travel piece ran in the WSJ's "concierge" column. "You don't have to be a microbrew-obsessed, flannel-clad cyclist to enjoy" Portland, the sub-headline ...   More
Monday, July 9, 2012 by Corey Pein

Scoop: LaMarcus Aldridge Does Portlandia

Gossip hotter than a Trinidad Moruga Scorpion.

ALL-STARRING ROLE: Before his appearance Sunday at the NBA All-Star Game in Orlando, Trail Blazers forward LaMarcus Aldridge is set for an appearance on Portlandia.    More
Wednesday, February 22, 2012 WW Culture Staff

Scoop: The Dream of the '90s is Alive in Brooklyn

Gossip should have no friends.

HELLA COOL: TrackersPDX, which runs camps on skills like wilderness survival and wildlife tracking, is collaborating with Dark Horse Comics...   More
Wednesday, January 25, 2012 WW Culture Staff

Scoop: The Bitter Custody Battle Over Roger the Rabbit

Gossip that’s got its snow chains on.

WHO KIDNAPPED ROGER RABBIT?: More than a week after 18 rabbits were stolen from a Portland Meat Collective instructor’s backyard, negotiations continue...   More
Wednesday, January 18, 2012 WW Culture Staff

Hotseat: Mikey Kampmann

Portland drops at the South Pole.

Q & A
In late October, Mikey Kampmann left Southeast Portland’s Clinton Street neighborhood for a summer vacation of sorts. Kampmann, a 25-year-old comic and occasional Portlandia cast member, is sp   More
Wednesday, January 18, 2012 PATRICIA SAUTHOFF

Three Movies You Should See Before Portlandia


Movies & Television
No, Portlandia is not actually a movie, and yes, we actually liked it fine, thanks. (We especially like how Carrie Brownstein got every single East Coast media outlet to run practically the same profile, even though they must have known they would be repeating a narrative she meticulously established and controlled, down to repeating exact quotes about her platonic life partnership with Fred Armisen. ...   More
Friday, January 6, 2012 AARON MESH

Self-Seriously Funny

Portlandia brings back pickling and other hobbies.

Movie Reviews & Stories
The second episode of the second season of Portlandia revolves around a duo, played by Carrie Brownstein and Fred Armisen, engaged in the winter sport favored by most Portland couples   More
Wednesday, January 4, 2012 AARON MESH

Portlandia Live Reviewed

Fred Armisen and Carrie Brownstein take the stage as Portland's ambassadors to itself


Arts & Books
Image courtesy of IFC's Portlandia BlogThe premise is, I suppose, simple: Take Portland on a tour, not merely in the pages of magazines and dailies, but actually as a place. Who says one city can’t visit another? But then of course, it is not so much Portland that is touring in live form to Seattle and New York and Boston (and also at the tour’s kickoff at the Hollywood Theater this past Tuesday, ...   More
Wednesday, December 28, 2011 MATTHEW KORFHAGE


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