Interview with an Anonymous Anarchist

Interview with an Anonymous Anarchist

Jason Arment

Jason Arment interviews an anarchist and assures anonymity to learn their most honest thoughts and beliefs. Topics include the government, capitalism, the Flint water crisis, and more.

The "Weak" in U.S. Politics: February 7th 2016

The "Weak" in U.S. Politics: February 7th 2016

Alisdair Blackman

The "Weak" in U.S. Politics: Mike Huckabee's farewell dad joke and why Kim Kardashian won the polls this week (sorry).

Amazon's Moment of Media Reinvention

Amazon's Moment of Media Reinvention

Andrew Birmingham

Investors have twisted themselves in all sorts of pretzel shapes in trying to justify Jeff Bezos’ commitment to investment ahead of profit in the world of Amazon.

Stand-Up Comedy Review: David Cross “Making America Great Again!”

Stand-Up Comedy Review: David Cross “Making America Great Again!”

Travis Laurence Naught

Travis Laurence Naught saw David Cross perform stand-up in Spokane and wrote a review. You can still catch Cross, he's on tour and might be in your city next.

The Blurst of Reddit, Starring Bean-Claude Van Damme

The Blurst of Reddit, Starring Bean-Claude Van Damme

Kate Turner

Reddit addict Kate Turner plunged the depths of procrastination and yields her selection of the strangest things Reddit has to offer.

My Mayoral Campaign: True Currency

My Mayoral Campaign: True Currency

Sean Davis

Sean Davis continues his bid to be mayor of Portland, talks about support, listening to constituents, fundraising, and currency more valuable than money.

Nostalgia: Not What It Used to Be

Nostalgia: Not What It Used to Be

Grant Spencer

We sent Grant Spencer to critique his high school poetry, only for him to discover that nostalgia isn't what it used to be.

Pushing It Out While Writing It Down: Wherever Inspiration Strikes, Always Be Ready

Pushing It Out While Writing It Down: Wherever Inspiration Strikes, Always Be Ready

Chris Margolin

Since you never know when (or where) your next big idea will strike, always be prepared. Chris Margolin's latest “Confessions of an Educator” column.

Beards: When Facial Hair Is the Difference Between Life and Death

Beards: When Facial Hair Is the Difference Between Life and Death

thebigsmoke

Pogonophobes beware! A recent study has discovered that those who sport a beard are far less likely to be felled by the superbacteria MRSA.

We’ll Be Ourselves Again: The Story of Narcissus in the Selfie Age

We’ll Be Ourselves Again: The Story of Narcissus in the Selfie Age

Jason Arment

Jason Arment ruminates on people who fall in love with their own reflection. A cautionary tale told through the mythical fable of Narcissus.

Elections

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Letter to America: Who Gives a Trillion?

Roger Pugh

Roger Pugh wants to look at America’s debt: “A leading U.S. commentator said recently, ‘The country will always be in Obama’s debt.’ He was probably right.”

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The Big Smoke Q&A with Bianca Del Rio

Bianca Del Rio

The Big Smoke speaks to the fabulous Bianca Del Rio, winner of RuPaul’s Drag Race Season Six, and we find out why everyone hates helping her move.

Residents

Interview with an Anonymous Anarchist

Jason Arment

Jason Arment interviews an anarchist and assures anonymity to learn their most honest thoughts and beliefs. Topics include the government, capitalism, the Flint water crisis, and more.

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Amazon’s Moment of Media Reinvention

Andrew Birmingham

Investors have twisted themselves in all sorts of pretzel shapes in trying to justify Jeff Bezos’ commitment to investment ahead of profit in the world of Amazon.

Society

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