UPDATED WITH VIDEO & PHOTOS: Live Blogging Candidates Gone Wild

Tuesday update: We have some good video clips for you! One of the highlights of last night's Candidates Gone Wild came early in the program, when City Commissioner Randy Leonard interrupted the proceedings to show a video documenting his shocking claim that Mayor-elect Sam Adams is not gay. Here's the setup: [youtube dAO0WFcIECo] Here's the video (bootleg footage from the audience by Byron Beck): [youtube ...   More
Tuesday, October 14, 2008 Ian Gillingham

VIDEO: Watch Candidates Gone Wild Right Here

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

It's the Arts: Run-Off Candidates on the Finer Things

Amanda Fritz sold her soul for rock 'n' roll. Still haven't filled out your ballot? You're probably waiting to hear how the the local run-off candidates feel about funding for the arts, aren't you? Perhaps not, but you're getting it anyway. At the beginning of October, the Regional Arts and Culture Council, the body responsible for public support of the arts in the Metro area, published the candidates' ...   More
Wednesday, October 29, 2008 BEN WATERHOUSE

Candidates Gone Wild Takes Over The Aladdin Theater on April 26!

Witness acts of political mischief hosted by Storm Large! See candidates do battle! Included on that list of worthies are Metro president wannabes Rex Burkholder, Tom Hughes and Bob Stacey and candidates for Multnomah County Board of Commissioners. Drink beer, listen to live performances, be entertained by surprise guests! You'll laugh, you'll cry, you'll pee your pants! The event takes ...   More
Wednesday, March 31, 2010 Christie Wright

Two Civic Reminders: Voter Registration Deadline Tomorrow and Candidates Gone Wild Tonight

Civic reminder #1: Oregon Secretary of State Kate Brown is good enough to remind us this morning that Tuesday, April 27 is the voter registration deadline. If you haven't registered to vote yet in the May 18 primary, you can do so by going to oregonvotes.org until 11:59 pm Tuesday. And if you want to go the "snail mail" route, you can mail in your voter registration cards and forms — and ...   More
Monday, April 26, 2010 HANK STERN

A Fine Evening at the Aladdin: Candidates Gone Wild

Who knew Multnomah County commission candidate Tom Markgraf once unpacked John Kerry's underwear? Or that his fellow commissioner wannabe, Paul van Orden, once opened for Fugazi? You do, if you attended Candidates Gone Wild last night at the Aladdin Theater. It was the ninth incarnation of the unique political infotainment extravaganza put on by WW, Live Wire and the Bus Project. Once again, ...   More
Tuesday, April 27, 2010 JAMES PITKIN

John Lim: The Video

One of the most popular segments from last week's Candidates Gone Wild was a taped interview with each of five gubernatorial candidates in the Republican and Democratic primaries. If you didn't get a chance to see those hilarious videos with Republicans Allen Alley, John Lim and Bill Sizemore as well as Democrats Bill Bradbury and John Kitzhaber, don't despair. We're going to show one each afternoon ...   More
Monday, May 3, 2010 HANK STERN

Bill Bradbury: The Video

Here's the second installment of the taped interviews with Oregon gubernatorial candidates that ran during Candidates Gone Wild last week. Today, we present Democratic gubernatorial hopeful Bill Bradbury: [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uJKVcBy507k[/youtube] Check back throughout the week for videos of Democrat John Kitzhaber as well as Republicans Bill Sizemore and Allen Alley. ...   More
Thursday, May 6, 2010 HANK STERN


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