Archive for March, 2011

Drink and Draw- Like a Lady!

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Drink & Draw Like a Lady returns to Portland for a second year Friday, April 15 at the Hollywood Things From Another World (TFAW) at 4133 NE Sandy Blvd., Portland, OR from 8:00 p.m. to midnight. This is a very special women-only event! All ladies–whether they create comics, love comics, or just want to learn …

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Emo Phillips @ Helium!!

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Emo Phillips @ Helium!!

Oh wow! The king of lovable spazz Emo Phillips has returned to Portland for the first time since 1984!! He’ll be headlining at Helium Comedy Club tonight and tomorrow. Gangly and lively as ever in his glamorous orange robe, Emo is knee-slappingly hilarious and full of goofy surprises. Local comic Gabe Dinger opens, and the …

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DTR Recommends: The Golden Dogs

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Fresh out of SXSW, The Golden Dogs comes to the Wonder Ballroom tomorrow, Tuesday, March 22nd. Currently, my best comparison is a combination of Edward Sharpe and Menomena (leaning toward Menomena). You can listen to and download “Long As You Like” and “Darkroom” on My Old Kentucky Blog. The Golden Dogs plans to release Coat …

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Motivational Speaker Freakshow™

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Motivational Speaker Freakshow™

The complied tweetrants of John Landolfe (@johnlandolfe) on the Get Motivated! speaking tour in Portland today. Steve Forbes to motivate people to fetishize money & self loathe. Laura Bush to motivate people to smile through a bad marriage. Rudy Giuliani, former Tales from the Crypt host, will say “9/11” forty times; drop the mic; leave. …

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Otis Heat

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Otis Heat plays one of those neighborhood-destroying, greedy house shows in their new music video for “Everybody Loves Me the Same Way.” Their EP, Pre LP EP, can be downloaded, free, from their website. Catch their Portland show this Friday at Slim’s with Damn Dirty Apes. Slim’s 8635 N. Lombard St. 9pm Free! Related Posts:Wheels …

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Project Mayor Man Is Won!

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Project Mayor Man Is Won!

The Alter Egos Society held a design contest to clad mayor Sam Adams in a superhero costume. Behold! The Samdroid, by Manny McIvor. He’s powered by solar energy and coffee. Get photos with the costumed mayor on April 16th from 3-4pm at the Stumptown Comics Fest. Related Posts:SamDroid PhotosCostumes at Stumptown Comics Fest (Part 2)Mayor-Man …

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The Oatmeal!

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The Oatmeal!

The creator of The Oatmeal, a website that brought you the rascally Tumbeasts and entertaining, useless information about the Likability of Angry Birds, Cat Vs. Internet, and What It Means When You Say Literally, is visiting Powell’s Bookstore tonight. Matthew Inman will be reading and signing The Oatmeal book beginning at 7:30pm. Powell’s Bookstore 1005 …

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