2013’s Dumbest Crime Story—And More!

Micro-stories about Portland's karaoke scene, sugar babies, and more.

February 20, 2013


History’s most depressing souvenir knickknack arrives: the newly released Portland skyline rain globe. 





After the New York Times Magazine’s proclamation that Portland is “some kind of karaoke paradise,” shuffleboard, foosball, and video poker await their big moment.





Student loans face stiff competition from the “dating” website SeekingArrangment, which matches wealthy men with tuition-seeking female  “sugar babies”—and claims heavy use at the University of Oregon. 





It happened in the early hours of New Year’s morning, but the outer Northeast beer pong stabbing will be hard to top as 2013’s dumbest crime story.





Speaking of the east side, why does Portlandia insist on mispunctuating our quadrants (i.e., “South-East”) in its screen titles?






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