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Muppet Sex

The whole point of Muppet Burlesque is to get you thinking about it.

Everyone loves the Muppets. Then there are some people who love the Muppets. You see what I’m trying to say, son? When a Muppet and a Muppeteer love each other very much, they do a—a special   More
Wednesday, January 21, 2015 JAMES HELMSWORTH

Dogs are the New Pigs

(Truffle pigs are the new bacon)

Ah, the genteel art of truffle hunting. Since Roman times, an enterprising truffle hunter must merely strap himself to a rutting sow of three or four hundred pounds, and then keep worried pace a   More
Wednesday, January 14, 2015 MATTHEW KORFHAGE

The Great PBR Debate

Who got Portland hooked on the Blue Stuff?

Everyone knows Portland bleeds Pabst Blue Ribbon. But who injected it into our bloodstream?  There are two true contenders. Lutz Tavern, in Woodstock, is commonly thought to have introduc   More
Wednesday, January 7, 2015 MATTHEW SINGER

Burn This Page

An effigy of what sucked in 2014. Print it out and burn it.

ILLUSTRATION: Jeff Drew• Darren Wilson • Bandwagon Portland Seahawks fans • Your useless college diploma • Bill Cosby • Street fee • Bill Simmons and golf putter • Kim Jong-un •   More
Wednesday, December 31, 2014 WW Staff

Party by Foot

Forget taxis, Ubers, MAXs, DDs and DUIs. Why not party where you live this New Year’s Eve?

Click on the image below for a (much) larger version of the map!1. St. Johns: Reggae dance music [YEAH MON] Marijuana will be legal in Portland next year, and this just might be the perfect way t   More
Wednesday, December 24, 2014 WW Culture Staff

Sweater Season

How to take your ironic love of Christmas to the next level.

First, You Need a Sweater Duh. Red Light Clothing Exchange (3590 SE Hawthorne Blvd., 963-8888, redlightclothingexchange.com) claims to have 1,000 of them, maybe including that one your elementary   More
Wednesday, December 17, 2014 WW Culture Staff

Wild, Mapped

Spotting landmarks from Cheryl Strayed's hike of the Oregon section of the Pacific Crest Trail.

The movie Wild, starring Reese Witherspoon and based on a memoir by Portland author Cheryl Strayed, hits theaters Friday. Wild follows Strayed for 1,100 miles along the 2,663-mile Pacific Crest    More
Wednesday, December 10, 2014 JAMES HELMSWORTH

Cheer Up, Drunky

Pro tips for surviving 77 beers and massive crowds at the annual Holiday Ale Fest at Pioneer Courthouse Square.

Arrive early, but not too early: Portland's Holiday Ale Festival always gets packed—17,000-plus attendees will drop in over five days—which means you want to get there before sought-after    More
Wednesday, December 3, 2014 MARTIN CIZMAR

Thanksgiving In Portland Means Running. Time To Pick The Right Race.

Tofurky Trot Tofurky’s run raises money for local vegan organizations. The 5K run goes through Mount Tabor Park with vegan food at the finish line. Mount Tabor Park, picnic area A, on the n   More
Wednesday, November 26, 2014 WW Culture Staff

The Naked Truth

A stripper assesses the accuracy of Showgirls.

If you expect real life to be like the movies, life is full of disappointments. Coed college dorms have fewer late-night sexy pillow fights and a lot more late-night geology homework by light of   More
Wednesday, November 19, 2014 JAMES HELMSWORTH

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