The Timbers Owner's Hilarious Twitter Feud—and More!
Micro-stories about soccer, Edgar Allan Poe, and Portland restaurants invading Oklahoma
The highlight (so far) of Timbers owner Merritt Paulson’s Twitter feud with retired soccer star Eric Wynalda: “...I have had one stalker ex-girlfriend but Eric is crazier than her. #nutjob”
Nike graphic designer Darrin Crescenzi hath given the world’s nerds a great gift: he designed hundreds of sharp heraldic shields for the noble houses that figure in the fantasy epic Game of Thrones .
Woody Broadnax, the Pacific Green Party’s candidate for Democrat Earl Blumenauer’s congressional seat, is teaching voters (and anyone else)
a rump-shaking dance he calls “The Wobble.”
Local author Paul Collins says the “short biography” of Edgar Allan Poe he just signed a deal to write will portray Poe less as a macabre drunkard and more as “one of America’s first truly professional writers.”
The latest in our food scene’s plot to take over the world: a new café will introduce “the breakfast culture of Portland” (?) to Norman, Oklahoma (??).