Willamette Week - http://www.wweek.com/portland/articles.sec-21-1-.html Sat, 30 Aug 14 00:00:00 -0500 en hourly 1 COME HELL AND HAIKU - The Mountain Goats' John Darnielle explains himself, 17 syllables at a time. http://www.wweek.com/portland/article-4501-come_hell_and_haiku_the_mountain_goats_john_darnielle_explains_himself_17_syllables_at_a_time.html The Superior Format - Adventures in the cassette ghetto. http://www.wweek.com/portland/article-5180-the_superior_format_adventures_in_the_cassette_ghetto.html LIT PICKING - A New Unsung Hero: Mark Jude Poirier quietly squeezes his way into Portland's literary http://www.wweek.com/portland/article-26-lit_picking_a_new_unsung_hero_mark_jude_poirier___________quietly_squeezes_his_way_into_portlands___.html Authentic American Despair - Sam Lipsyte's latest novel deserves a larger readership. http://www.wweek.com/portland/article-4052-authentic_american_despair_sam_lipsytes_latest_novel_deserves_a_larger_readership.html THE JOGGERS - Solid Gold - http://www.wweek.com/portland/article-2627-the_joggers_solid_gold_.html State Secrets Revealed - Mates of State let <i>WW</i> in on their disturbingly wholesome behavior. http://www.wweek.com/portland/article-2511-state_secrets_revealed_mates_of_state_let_ww_in_on_their_disturbingly_wholesome_behavior.html McSweeney's #17 - Lit mag-as-pile of mail masks its standout works of fiction. http://www.wweek.com/portland/article-5055-mcsweeneys_17_lit_mag_as_pile_of_mail_masks_its_standout_works_of_fiction.html Testy at Best - Beulah's frontman talks about the band's right to be glum, the unpopularity of its music and fans who won't pay for anything. http://www.wweek.com/portland/article-2603-testy_at_best_beulahs_frontman_talks_about_the_bands_right_to_be_glum_the_unpopularity_of_its_music_.html Maine Events - Lewis Robinson's new collection of short stories puts Maine on the current literary map. http://www.wweek.com/portland/article-1680-maine_events_lewis_robinsons_new_collection_of_short_stories_puts_maine_on_the_current_literary_map.html