Raymond Kaskey Gets Some Beer Money From Laurelwood's Portlandia Pils

Sculptor Was Paid for Image on Local Brewery's Label.

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Food & Drink
The Statue of Liberty is everywhere in New York. Portland's own iconic statue, not so much.That's because the man who made Portlandia (the statue) copyrighted the image of the work, partly paid for with your tax dollars. That shrewd move now gets sculptor Raymond Kaskey a little beer money, thanks to Laurelwood Brewing.Last year, the company released a Portlandia Pils bearing the image of the ...   More
 
Tuesday, May 14, 2013 by Martin Cizmar

Willamette Week's Office on Portlandia: An Annotated Guide to Our Junk

Hey, our stuff is on the teevee!

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Movies & Television
This week Portlandia aired a sketch set at the Portland Tribune, which was actually filmed inside  Willamette Week's office in Northwest Portland.So what’s all that crap scattered around? Don't worry, we know you're dying to know. We're stoked that our stuff is on national television, even if most of us were deemed unfit for camera. WW explains with this annotated catalog of every ...   More
 
Monday, January 28, 2013 by Martin Cizmar

Voices 2013: Fred Armisen

Why he loves living here, and why Portlandia plays it safe.


Featured Stories
When Fred Armisen became a Portland resident about a year ago, he chose a place to live not too different from the kind you’d expect for a New Yorker. Last spring, the actor and co-creator of th   More
 
Wednesday, January 2, 2013 MARY EMILY O'HARA

Portlandia Stars Travel to Springfield

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Movies & Television
This weekend, Homer Simpson will eat his first Voodoo Doughnut. And the deliveryman? Fred Armisen.Perhaps it was only a matter of time—after all, The Simpsons’ creator, Matt Groening, is a Portland native. Sunday’s episode, “The Day the Earth Stood Cool,” features the voices of Portlandia’s Armisen and Carrie Brownstein, as well as comedian Patton Oswalt. According to Spinoff Online, Armisen ...   More
 
Friday, December 7, 2012 REBECCA JACOBSON

Scoop: Typhoon Wants an Intern

Gossip happily accepting its party’s nomination.


Scoop
BAND AID: Typhoon wants you...to help sell its stuff! The increasingly popular Portland indie-pop ensemble is searching for an “intern.” The job description sounds like what would have been call   More
 
Wednesday, September 5, 2012 WW Culture Staff

Put a Statuette On It (sigh): Portlandia Earns Two Emmy Nominations

And hey, Grimm got one, too!

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Movies & Television
Who cares about the Emmys? Am I right, Portland? We don't even own televisions here! We're all much too busy with intellectual pursuits like reading our neighbor's unpublished autobiographical graphic novel and participating in physical activities such as unicycle jousting to devote time to things as frivolous as sitcoms, serial dramas, reality programs and whatever the hell Hemingway and Gellhorn ...   More
 
Thursday, July 19, 2012 MATTHEW SINGER

A is for Adams

From ax-wielding to zemblanity, the things Portland’s controversial mayor has done right.


Cover Story
Give Mayor Sam Adams some credit.  We are. Finally. Perhaps no media organization has been tougher on Adams during his term as Portland’s mayor than WW—and for good reason. Weeks afte   More
 
Wednesday, July 18, 2012 COREY PEIN

Someone At The Wall Street Journal Has Been Reading The New York Times

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News
Overheard last night at a prohibition-themed Southeast Portland bar: "Ugh, like, I don't even know anyone who reads the Wall Street Journal."This is why: "Portland: The New Utopia."Rarely has the sentiment been stated so bluntly. This latest over-the-top travel piece ran in the WSJ's "concierge" column. "You don't have to be a microbrew-obsessed, flannel-clad cyclist to enjoy" Portland, the sub-headline ...   More
 
Monday, July 9, 2012 by Corey Pein

Scoop: LaMarcus Aldridge Does Portlandia

Gossip hotter than a Trinidad Moruga Scorpion.


Scoop
ALL-STARRING ROLE: Before his appearance Sunday at the NBA All-Star Game in Orlando, Trail Blazers forward LaMarcus Aldridge is set for an appearance on Portlandia.    More
 
Wednesday, February 22, 2012 WW Culture Staff

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