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Razor Sharp

Olympic fencer Mariel Zagunis drops her guard to talk about gold medals, swords, and surviving the opening ceremonies.

  • 08/17/2012
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Self-Help Santa

Keith Hackett is a local Santa Claus who's qualified to give advice all year round.

  • 08/15/2012
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On the Rebound

Trail Blazers center Greg Oden dishes on karaoke, Star Wars, and fanatic fans. And (oh, yeah) basketball.

  • 08/15/2012
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Hybrid High

Out of Portland’s nine comprehensive high schools, only eight are likely to survive Portland Public Schools’ proposed redesign. Here, we’ve married a few of our favorite hoary mascots with a dose of modern-day swagger to create our own Dr. Moreau–style ch

  • 01/19/2010
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Stick Figure

Portland Lumber Jax defenseman *Brodie Merrill* talks tough about lacrosse, jet lag, and being mocked by Canadian teenagers.

  • 05/19/2009
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She’s (Still) the Boss

Former three-term mayor Vera Katz talks up President-elect Obama, her new job, and why Sam Adams should always take her calls.

  • 05/19/2009
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Mother’s Helper

Award-winning doula Christy Hall talks about jailhouse births, modern feminism, and the postpartum watercooler.

  • 05/19/2009

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Galaxy Grrrl

TV sci-fi heroine Katee Sackhoff talks about playing tough characters—with and without long hair.

  • 05/19/2009
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Professor Pain

Torture expert Darius Rejali talks about what sleeping bags have to do with national security.

  • 05/19/2009
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Generation B

Portland NAACP president Charlene McGee talks about Barack, BlackBerries and how perceptions color the world.

  • 05/19/2009
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Radio Free Oregon

OPB host Emily Harris discusses the new-media universe and the difference between crossing the Tigris and the Willamette.

  • 05/19/2009
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Star Power

Western Display Fireworks’ pyro-in-chief Bob Gobet gets fired up about shows for billionaires and the art of making people swoon.

  • 05/19/2009
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Party Animal

Libertarian presidential hopeful Michael Jingozian explains why he’s qualified to be America’s chief executive officer.

  • 05/19/2009
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Mighty Mom

American Gladiators inductee Monica Carlson talks about the fantasy—and the reality—of pummeling burly women.

  • 05/19/2009
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Remedial Eating

Oregon's farm-to-school program manager convinces schools to buy the best local ingredients—while staying within the school system's very real budget.

  • 05/19/2009
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Jick Magnet

Rocker and literate lyricist Stephen Malkmus talks about yogic singing, fatherhood, and his impending death.

  • 05/19/2009
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Claims Adjuster

Tenacious crusader Brenda Eichelberger talks about her battle with cancer, insurance companies, and the importance of hope.

  • 05/19/2009
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Master of the Universe

Official Star Wars artist Steve Anderson talks fanboy celebrity, lightsabers, and the secretive life of working for George Lucas.

  • 05/19/2009
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