Sports

What Would Major League Baseball Mean for Portland?

The dreams go back decades. What if they actually came true?

09/18/2018 By Jason Cohen Illustrations by Michael Byers

Film

Gus Van Sant’s New Film Resurrects Legendary Portland Cartoonist John Callahan

Starring Joaquin Phoenix and Jonah Hill, Don’t Worry, He Won’t Get Far on Foot chronicles the life of the provocative quadriplegic artist.

06/19/2018 By Jason Cohen

The Oregon Woman: Changing the Game

How Brenda Tracy Combats Rape Culture in College Sports

After enduring a violent sexual assault 20 years ago, the Portlander now travels the country, speaking to athletes and advocating for change.

04/24/2018 By Jason Cohen

Media

Meet the New Executive Director of Street Roots

Kaia Sand looks to the future of Portland's nonprofit street weekly.

02/27/2018 By Jason Cohen

Tall Boy

Meet the Portland Guy Who Invented PBR’s Hipster Cred

Matt Slessler is "national brand ambassador" for Pabst Blue Ribbon. How'd he score the sweet gig?

07/10/2017 By Jason Cohen

Sports

The Pickles—Portland's Adorable Amateur Baseball Team—Have a Hotshot New Owner

Seahawks punter Jon Ryan is kind of a big dill.

06/12/2017 By Jason Cohen

Oregon Film

How Mississippi Records Inspired This Year’s Grand Jury Prize Winner at Sundance

The director of I Don’t Feel at Home in This World Anymore talks Sundance, filming in Oregon, and having Janet Weiss as your location scout.

02/23/2017 By Jason Cohen

Gridiron Report

Portland State May Finally Have a Great Football Team

With a brilliant new coach, a wild style of play, and long odds, the Vikings set sail on a new era. But does anyone, like, care?

08/15/2016 By Jason Cohen

MUSIC

How Blitzen Trapper Builds Powerhouse Indie Rock Live Sets

Frontman Eric Earley shares the method behind his live shows.

10/19/2015 By Jason Cohen

NOTHIN' BUT NEXT

The Game Changer

As Division I Basketball's only openly gay coach, Portland State women's hoops coach Sherri Murrell is breaking records on and off the court.

10/08/2010 By Jason Cohen

The Mudroom

Bye Bye Beavers

Portland's lost its Beavers again—find out what to do to keep up with our baseball home team while they're away.

08/16/2010 By Jason Cohen

Mudroom

Made in Portland

The so-called "Nike of China" Li Ning moves into the Nike of America's hometown with its first stateside store.

12/10/2009 By Jason Cohen

Film

Skin Flick

The Auteur is a faux biopic of the legendary highbrow adult-film director Arturo Domingo. The Portland director’s follow-up to his 2005 cult-hit comedy, Film Geek, opens here in December.

05/19/2009 By Jason Cohen

Basketball

Calling the Shots

So he replaced the "Jail Blazers" with a squad of do-gooders, including superstar Greg Oden. Now that Oden is benched, will Portlanders stay in Pritchard's court?

05/19/2009 By Jason Cohen

5 Minutes With...

Galaxy Grrrl

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

05/19/2009 By Jason Cohen

Fishing

Bounty Hunters

Tired of your 9-to-5 gig? The Columbia River is teeming with cash—if you catch the right fish.

05/19/2009 By Jason Cohen

Article

A New Voice

Esquire writer Chuck Klosterman’s transition from youth-culture maven to novelist hasn’t snobbified his drinking habits. “I could really use a Mountain Dew,” he says before a reading of his debut novel, Downtown Owl, at Powell’s City of Books.

05/19/2009 By Jason Cohen

Pet Cross

Nine Lives (and Counting)

The most generous donors at one animal clinic are a couple of cool cats.

05/19/2009 By Jason Cohen

Eat Here Now

God Save the Chef!

Everyone who dines at Gino’s Restaurant in Sellwood gets the royal treatment. That’s because 40-year-old Wesley Berger, the chef at the traditional Italian eatery, is the great-great-great-grandson of Queen Victoria (who was the United Kingdom’s longest-s

05/19/2009 By Jason Cohen