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Jun 23, 2009
Rock the Clubs
For me, going out to a rock show means looking straight into the cruel, bottomless eye sockets of death. Yes, I know I’m being a melodramatic wuss.
See, I don’t go out much anymore. Covering the...
Jun 19, 2009
As I was hiking down W Burnside Street on my way to work yesterday, I had to pause for a moment at the former entrance to Dugo’s, a seedy little dive that shut its doors more than a year ago. I...
Jun 16, 2009
Just heard the news that Vancouver, Washington, resident Bob Bogle has passed away. Bogle played bass and guitar for Tacoma’s the Ventures, the best-known instrumental surf band in the world. They...
Jun 12, 2009
Well, drinking buddies, Stumble Zone Part Deux is a done deal, and I’m happy to report that there were no casualties (other than the credit limit on my Visa card). A detailed account of our...
Jun 9, 2009
Ah, the joys of communal street life in the summertime. I was just waiting for a couple of tacos at the SW Fifth and Oak food carts when this scruffy little ensemble struck up a merry drinking...
Jun 4, 2009
What am I doing this weekend? Same thing I always do: Order up a half-dozen pazones and watch old episodes of Mystery Science Theater 3000 till I slip into a cozy coma.
But that doesn’t mean you...
Jun 3, 2009
I got stinking drunk on Mike’s Hard Lemonade a few weeks ago and woke up with a hangover that can best be described as King Kong river-dancing on my brainpan. Vile potion! So it was with...
May 29, 2009
As long as we’re on the subject of happy hour, here’s a bat that gets stuck in my afro: when a restaurant or bar trumpets happy hour specials, and they turn out to be lamer than Gregory House....
May 27, 2009
OK, here’s my follow-up post about this weekend’s appearance at the Newmark Theatre by Joel Hodgson and his partners in crime from the late, great Mystery Science Theater 3000 TV show. Under...
May 19, 2009
St. Innocent Winery winemaker Mark Vlossak is handcrafting some of Oregon’s best wines.
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