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What a Bitch: Feminist Mag in a Financial Crunch



I first read about it here. And, frankly, I didn' t believe it.

And no, I am not talking about the big problems at the O.

I am talking about <...   More
 
Monday, September 15, 2008 by Byron Beck

Scrap Heap: Iron Artist Takes Prize for Most Unusual Event of the Weekend


Sometimes it's OK to take a bribe. Especially if it involves alcohol, chocolate and T-shirts emblazoned with the chest of a bare naked man.

Those were just a few of the "bribes" offered to the judges at the annual School & Community Reuse Action Project (SCRAP) Iron Art...   More
 
Monday, September 15, 2008 by Byron Beck

Fashion Spoiler Alert: Don't Read this Project Runway post if you don't want to know who "wins"



Looks like Portland's own lil' Leanimal, aka Leann Marshall, made it all the way to NY Fashion Week's Bryant Park. Or did she?

According to   More
 
Friday, September 12, 2008 by Byron Beck

Straight Out of Brooklyn: Cool Fashion Brand Coming to Portland



It's true. Everybody that lives in Brooklyn, eventually end up in Portland.

Including really cool clothing stores.

WW just found out that Brooklyn Industries is taki...   More
 
Friday, September 12, 2008 by Byron Beck

Sister Act: Unity Project Director Steps Down



"Six short months ago, Brother to Brother was excited to announce the selection of Alisa A. Simmons as our new Executive Director after having successfully served as the interim director of the organization for the prior six months. Today, I must announce that Ms. Simmons has ch...   More
 
Thursday, September 11, 2008 by Byron Beck

Gus-Chuck: Oregonian Blooper Reel!



Guess the editors at the O are too busy worrying about this to check out their Web-based flub-ups.

Why else would they run a story about    More
 
Wednesday, September 10, 2008 by Byron Beck

Nobody Works Anymore: Things that Make Us Throw Up in Our Mouths a Little



Sometimes all I want in the morning is an antacid tablet.

And the Internet? It ain't helping.

SUPERSIZED Mc-OCD: I'm actually more worried about what kind of product the Big ...   More
 
Wednesday, September 10, 2008 by Byron Beck

Heir Waves

Making fun of Martha Stewart? It’s a good thing.


Queer Window
“I hate Michael Phelps because he’s ugly,” says Alexis Stewart. “I’d hate him more if he were handsome.” The last frontier of the airwaves—satellite radio&mda ...   More
 
Wednesday, September 10, 2008 Byron Beck

Oregonian Buyout Update: Source says S. Renee Mitchell is Leaving the Paper



WW has just heard word that longtime Oregonian Metro section columnist S. Renee Mitchell has taken the paper's generous buyout and will be leaving the Oregonian...   More
 
Tuesday, September 9, 2008 by Byron Beck

Street Walkers: The ever-so-fashionable slacks-no-shirt look.



Anybody else notice a new trend in mens fashion?

It's the "slacks-no-shirt" look and its been popping all over Portland the last couple of months.

It's the polar opposite of shirt-cocking and requir...   More
 
Monday, September 8, 2008 by Byron Beck
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