Fresh Meat: Johnny Marr

The Former Smiths Guitarist (And Former Portland Resident) Won’t Grow a Beard but Might Like to Build a Clone Commune

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Editor’s note: Welcome to Fresh Meat, in which Portland comic Amy Miller interviews newcomers or latecomers to Portland about their hopes and dreams and the foodstuffs from their native lands that Portland fails to prepare properly. This week Miller talks with guitarist Johnny Marr, who is originally from Manchester, England. I struggled with the right approach to a ...   More
 
Tuesday, December 9, 2014 AMY MILLER

Fresh Meat: Yelp Retiree Brandon Bickford

The second employee and chief software engineer at Yelp.... emeritus

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Fresh meat
Editor’s note: Welcome to Fresh Meat, in which Portland comic Amy Miller interviews newcomers about their hopes and dreams and the foodstuffs from their native lands that Portland fails to prepare properly. This week Miller talks with Yelp Employee # 2 Brandon Bickford, who is originally from Redding, Calif.  It’s happening. This crazy internet thing has been so successful ...   More
 
Friday, October 24, 2014 AMY MILLER

Fresh Meat: Curtis Cook

The Ohio-raised comedian, writer and co-host of Black By Popular Demand 2.


Comedy and Variety
Editor’s note: Welcome to Fresh Meat, in which Portland comic Amy Miller interviews newcomers about their hopes and dreams and the foodstuffs from their native lands that Portland fails to prepa   More
 
Wednesday, September 17, 2014 AMY MILLER

TBA Diaries: Portland Stand-Up Comedy Photo Album: Live!

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Arts & Books
There’s plenty of humor at PICA's Time-Based Art Festival. A roomful of adults dressed in pastel-colored bedsheets prompts giggles. Cynthia Hopkins, who just closed a two-night run of her one-woman show, A Living Documentary, struck notes of whip-smart hilarity with her motivational-speaker schtick. Tonight, Mammalian Diving Reflex opens All the Sex I’ve Ever Had, in which 60- and 70-somethings ...   More
 
Wednesday, September 17, 2014 REBECCA JACOBSON

The Funniest 5

Meet Portland’s best standup comics, as chosen by their peers.


Cover Story
Portland comedy shows often feel like house parties. Half the people know each other, and everyone else is bonding over $2 tall boys while griping about OkCupid skeezeballs and roommates who flo   More
 
Wednesday, November 20, 2013 WW Staff

Scene Setter

Newcomer Amy Miller explains Portland’s comedy booms and busts.


Culture Features
Cat photos. Cat photos. Girls in yoga pants. Cat photos. Tupac shrine. Pizza. Purple weed. Arrested Development GIFs. Wait, what’s this on my Tumblr feed? Oh, it’s Beaverton-bred standup comic Ian   More
 
Wednesday, October 2, 2013 MARTIN CIZMAR

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