Battle of the Buffys

How does a Buffy parody play stack up against the 1992 movie?


Arts & Books
There’s a special circle in the Hells of Hollywood where even films like Live Free or Die Hard or My Super Ex-Girlfriend dare not enter. It’s a place occupied by films so despicable, so offensive to our collective intelligence, that their very existence has to be a joke. You know the ones: Batman and Robin. Battle Field Earth. Santa Claus Conquers the Martians. And when a film becomes so bad that ...   More
Monday, March 10, 2014 ANDREW STEINBEISER

The Funny Glut

So everyone’s a comedian now?

Culture Features
A priest, a rabbi and an atheist walk into a bar. They put their names on the list and hope to get called up for three minutes onstage. They’re aspiring standups—like everyone else in Portland   More
Wednesday, April 17, 2013 BRANDON WIDDER

Funhouse Lounge: Tomfoolery Awaits

Bar Reviews
A room full of clown paintings—from thoughtful oils to black velvets and a Christ-like Ronald McDonald—would be enough to give anyone nightmares. But the “clown room” at Funhouse Lounge (2   More
Wednesday, March 14, 2012 PENELOPE BASS


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