Scottish songstress KT Tunstall talks about her new album, the rigors of the road, skinny dipping, mini golf, puppies and dinosaurs. Contains audio.
A Review of a performance by Neo-soul band Fitz and the Tantrums at the Oregon Zoo Amphitheater on 8/19/16.
A look at the universal theme found in works by Raymond Carver, Billy Collins and Alice Walker.
A brief look at the themes and ideas behind Raymond Carver's story. Cathedral
A look at and analysis of Jamaica Kincaid's short story, "Girl"
A look at the Alfred Hitchcock thriller, Shadow of a Doubt, told shown through drawings and text. The primary focus is on Uncle Charlie, the villain of the film.
An analysis of the poem, the Filling Station, by American poet laureate, Elizabeth Bishop.
The author writes a letter to his six year old self, explaining the origins of his emetophobia
The white van speaker scam... don't be a victim!
a technical analysis of the classic Hitchcock film, North by Northwest.
a short biography of musician Freddie Mercury, vocalist of Queen, including his childhood, rise to fame, and early death.
a review of one of the first books to expose the tragedy of conflict diamonds.
Poetry tips. Using endstopepd and enjambed lines, using found poems to practice.
Joe Paterno and Penn State are guilty of sexual abuse, even though they were not the one's committing the physical act. Jerry Sandusky, former defensive coordinator for the Penn State Nittany Lions Football team has...
A short sketch on the god Chronos, the personification of time.
a brief analysis and commentary on the film "The Birds" from an artistic perspective
you should plan a visit to the Painted Desert in Arizona for your next summer travel experience
a short biography/encounter of/with counter culture icon Larry Norman and the death of Princess Diana of Wales.
the destination is not half as fun as the journey
A list and analysis of many online survey and paid email sites that have been researched and found to be legitimate sources of extra income.
an analysis of the novel "Frankstein" using other myths and legends and quotes from the novel itself
Catal Hoyuk was an ancient city in modern day Turkey. It resembled an ancient apartment or condominium complex. this piece seeks to answer some questions about the city. A quick yet informative read.
train stations are neat=o/ Here's a bio of Portland, Oregon's Union Station
an analysis of the dying all ages music scene in Portland with some proposed theories.
James Jones' final book, and third in his world war 2 trilogy stinks.