The Oregonian Admits Troll-y Letter Was

Paper has not yet admitted traffic-driving post was totally fake.


Earlier today The Oregonian's commentary team set the internet aflame with a letter by one Andre Marcel of Bend calling Portland a "frightening" and "nasty" place. Marcel allegedly brought his family to the city to enjoy the Rose Parade, only to find that it had "degenerated into filth" and become a place where "sidewalks are, in reality, human toilets." "Having grown up in ...   More
Monday, June 8, 2015 LIZZY ACKER

Portland Fall Arts Guide 2012: Words to the Wolves

What happens when a best-selling author joins an amateur writers’ group?

I have read Harry Potter erotica. Sometimes, life is like that. One moment, you’re getting ready to read what you think will be a fun short story about a magic girl and boy, and in the next, Gin   More
Wednesday, September 12, 2012 LAURIE NOTARO

Headout: Screw Mary Sue

Urkel, Minnie Mouse and other shades of awful erotic fanfic.

Fan fiction, once the sole province of pathetic nerds, is now a profitable industry. The literary elite may scoff, but Fifty Shades of Grey, which began as Twilight fan fiction, has sold 40 million co   More
Wednesday, August 15, 2012 JOHN LOCANTHI

WW Trades Twilight: Eclipse Sneak Preview Screening for Fan Fiction

Don't say we never did anything for Portland's sizable vamp-crazed teen and mom demographic. WW is giving away a pair of tickets for a special red-carpet sneak-preview screening of the latest installment of America's most swoony undead love triangle, The Twilight Saga: Eclipse, on Tuesday, June 29. Who gets the tix? That's be the Portlander who writes the most compelling Edward, Bella and Abs ...   More
Tuesday, June 22, 2010 KELLY CLARKE


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