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Feeling Mercurial

As a freelance writer, I’m basically grateful for any publisher and editor willing to suffer my pitches, edit my work, and spend the ink or kilobytes to publish it. 133 more words

Fred Eckhardt

Leave the Hookers Alone!

(I had this published in the Portland Mercury in 2008)

To all the staunch assholes out there who have decided that the Hookers need to be booted from Craigslist: What the hell did the hookers ever do to you? 189 more words

Life...or Something Kinda Like It.

Let's Do it with Bri Pruett: V-day Edition!

LOOK, WE’RE ALL some sort of hipster. Whether your “hipster” is vinyl, French press coffee, or writing Yelp reviews for urban goat farms, I get it, YOU’RE COOL! 761 more words

Sex Survey Results 2014!

Originally published, November 5th, 2014 in the Portland Mercury

WOW‚ PORTLAND, so many of you took this year’s Mercury Sex Survey! THANK YOU! I wonder how many of you completed it pants-less? 2,409 more words

Lupine On the Portland Mercury Cover

I am am beyond ecstatic to see one of my “Pop Native” photographs on The Portland Mercury’s front cover for September 3rd-September 9th. See the online issue here: http://www.portlandmercury.com/portland/IssueArchives?issue=13448823

Can I retire now?

The art of KAZU


I was lucky enough to talk to Portland-by-way-of-Japan artist Kevin Evans. Looking at his body of work, I believe that you’ll be hearing a lot about this young artist in years to come. 522 more words


Longtime Portland Mercury theater critic and Arts Editor Alison Hallett moves on

One of Portland’s sharpest theater critics has reached her final act. The Portland Mercury announced yesterday that longtime writer and Arts Editor Alison Hallett will be leaving at the end of August to take a new job at marketing firm… 72 more words