William L. Sullivan is an essential member of the Oregon
literati, author of the most successful series of hiking guides in a
state that loves to hike. Ask your friend with a bandanna-wearing yell
80-year-old Dennis Creamer is finally finding a place in the LGBTQ community.
Movie Reviews & Stories
For decades, Dennis Creamer lived in the closet. A retired
Air Force serviceman in north Florida, he was married to a woman he met
while serving in Germany, worked as a fish and wildlife biologist
Comedian Mark Kikel, who once drank a bottle of mustard on The Tonight Show, is getting razzed tonight.
Do you know the Mustard Man? If you count yourself a member of the Portland comedy community, you probably do. For the last 30 years, Mark Kikel has hosted open mics and booked shows for Portland comedians, even at times when the going was slow and comics couldn’t find places to practice and perform their craft. “It sounds like I’m waxing philosophical,” says Portland comic Kristine ...
Kitchen gear from local companies, including high-end cast iron and American-made china.
Luau Wraps sandwich bag
Created by two Portland moms who wanted to take reusable
cotton lunch bags to the next level, Luau Wraps are a simple, cheap and
effective way to haul a sammie to work. More
Three things you should know about out-of-print books.
This week, Portland authors Cheryl Strayed, Lidia
Yuknavitch and Ursula K. Le Guin, plus Bitch Media Editor Kjerstin
Johnson, will gather at the Powell’s in Beaverton to discuss their
The founder of Triangle Productions discusses his new play about Oregon-born Native American jazz musician Jim Pepper.
Jim Pepper was a Native American saxophonist who grew up in Oregon, producing music that fused jazz, pop and traditional Native music. Some of his songs found mainstream success—1969’s “Witchi Tai To” is the only song in the history of the Billboard charts to feature a Native chant—but Pepper died from cancer in 1992 at the age of 40.Don Horn, who founded More
Maple and Vine is a disturbingly realistic portrayal of what might happen if you could abandon your iPhone, daily latte and personal vibrator and retreat to a gated community where everyone lives as if it’s 1955. That’s just what happens in Jordan Harrison’s 2011 play, presented by CoHo in an uneven but provocative produc...
YouTube legend Randall made a career for himself post-Honey Badger fame. Now he plays guidance counselor for other memes.
Comedy and Variety
In early 2011, a mysterious man, identifying himself only as “Randall,” posted a video to YouTube. A dubbed-over National Geographic segment on honey badgers, The Crazy Nastyass Honey Badger