Mobile Upload of the Month
Submarines: I like the movie better
-Casey Klekas The few pictures I have of that dreadful boat have Facebook captions like, “ten seconds before five of the most uncomfortable minutes of my life. Don’t go in old soviet submarines if you value space, hygiene, safety or … Continue reading
Do Not Fail The Snail Mail
-Marissa Tomko “Okay, I’ll send you a letter!” said no one ever. But really, be honest. When is the last time someone mailed you a personal letter? I bet you remember because you either a) noticed how thoughtful it was, … Continue reading
Tunneling for Truth
Relying heavily on a cane adorned with a silver dragon’s head, a hunched over Michael Jones leads a group of tourists through Portland’s “Chinatown” district. Jones, a historian, has spent his life trying to uncover the hidden past of Portland’s … Continue reading
BAM! ZAP! POW!
Mason Welsh speaks in archetypes. “This guy is kinda my Luke Skywalker character,” he says as he lays out a series of sketches on the floor of his home in Springfield, Oregon. In one frame, a character points a gun … Continue reading
Different Race; Same Love
When Brittany and Joey Horner got engaged four years ago, their friends and families were concerned. Joey was 20, about to move from Oregon to Montana and still searching for his place in the world. At 18, Brittany was about … Continue reading
Of Time and Toys
Produced by Ella Gummer Music, time, taxes, and death. These are the four absolutes in life, according to J. D. Olson, and they are all represented in his mystical land of antiques. Olson founded The Creative Clock and the Conger … Continue reading
As the band begins to play, a man with a red beret and a white, trimmed beard takes the stage. He grins to the audience before launching into his performance. His cigar and whiskey voice recites spoken word poetry as … Continue reading
Coffee, sweet nectar for the weary!
-Casey Klekas My morning ritual consists of drinking two glasses of water and three pots of coffee. That’s not true; sometimes I forget to drink any water. Regardless, I’ve picked up the nasty habit of buying a new coffee appliance … Continue reading