Remember Super Soakers? They’re way better as an adult.
Children’s games are wasted on the young. Kids are stupid
and weak and uncoordinated, and they lack the pent-up aggression that
can only come from enduring years of 1040s and prostate exams. Yes
Riding to the beach is easy, but it might make you hate cars.
They crashed through the rainforest like dinosaurs. A distant rumble, a whoosh, and more rumble,
before the creatures were gone and I could again hear my bike tires
roll softly along the edge of t
It might hurt a little. A nasty sunburn
may ooze and peel. You may not be able to get your swollen, blistered
feet into a pair of shoes. A hangover may leave you in a sour fog until
the next day
Six million Modern Warfare 3 fans can’t be wrong…can they?
About 24 hours ago, I started playing Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 online in the middle of the Willamette Week
office. I have stopped for food, bathroom breaks and occasional
Stephan Pastis draws a funny newspaper comic. Weird, right?
Last week’s funny pages found Pearls Before Swine
auteur Stephan Pastis, who draws himself into his strip as a slouchy
chain-smoker with a goatee and a backwards ball cap, feuding with a
This Saturday and Sunday, the Oregon Convention Center
will be overrun by some 150 novelists, journalists, poets and
cartoonists for the 2011 Wordstock book fair. The big names on the
1985 - Best Pizza Thrower
Dave Hite is something of a hero
among working-class eaters. Before the bespectacled young man from
Spokane, best known as the dapper saxophone player for the Fabulous
Best Multicultural Sports League
The former British Empire can be criticized for a lot of
things—plunder, slaughter, incest—but at sporting fields around the
greater Portland area, you can also
Best Total Toolbox
You hear it on the news, or you heard it from Michael Keaton in Gung Ho:
America just doesn’t make things anymore. The cars and iPhones are all
offshored or down-bordered, while
Best Cheap Date
After the second wettest spring on
record, the sun is finally making brief public appearances in Portland.
And so Portlanders are tentatively emerging from their holes, tattoos