Weird Wednesdays

🍩 The Simpsons and Stumptown: A love story

Today we’re diving into the overwhelming number of coincidences and references “The Simpsons” make to Stumptown throughout the show.

/ September 22, 2021

🐦 The swooping history of the Chapman Swifts

Every fall in Northwest Portland, a spiraling swirl of Vaux’s Swifts surrounds the chimney stack of the Chapman Elementary School during their migration.

/ September 15, 2021

✈️ Weird Wednesday: Fly me to the woods

For today’s Weird Wednesday we’re covering Bruce Campbell (no, not that Bruce Campbell) on his retired jetliner that he converted into a modern home.

/ August 25, 2021

😆 It’s a weird, long story with Megan Gazzo

We sat down with local comedian, goofball, and podcaster Megan Gazzo about her story-telling standup series Long Story Short.

/ August 18, 2021

🎺 Remembering “Workin’” Kirk Reeves

Today, we’re remembering one of Portland’s music legends and strongest advocates for making commuters smile going over the Hawthorne Bridge: Kirk Reeves.

/ August 11, 2021

🐚 Shell yeah! We’re talking about the Portlandia Mermaid Parade

Una and her fellow mermaids will take your breath away at the Portlandia Mermaid Parade this weekend (which will be socially distanced). (📸: Courtesy of Una the Mermaid) It’s Wednesday! And you know what that means — it’s time for all of us to get a little weirder (but reasonably so).  Each week, we celebrate […]

/ July 28, 2021

🕳️ Dig into the history of the Woodstock Mystery Hole

Today we’re talking about the Woodstock Mystery Hole, its history, and the glorious importance of absurdity and fun. So grab your miner’s headlamp.

/ July 21, 2021

😜 Throw your voice into the weird with Winifred McDonald & Skeeter

We interviewed local artist, ventriloquist, and all around badass Winnie McDonald and her friend from Party Animals, Skeeter, and their show this weekend.

/ July 14, 2021

🤗 This Portlander wants you to embrace your inner weirdo

We interviewed Eric Putman, about his background and his “Be Weird” art project inspiring folks to connect with their inner weirdness.

/ June 30, 2021

🎤 Moshow is calling all “Cat People”

Moshow and his cats Black $avage, Sushi, Lil Parmesan, Mega Mam, and DJ Ravioli have a new show on Netflix coming out this July. (📸: Courtesy of Nico Seabright) It’s Wednesday, Portland. And you know that means it’s time to get weird. Every week, we celebrate elements of Portland’s wonderful weirdness in collaboration with Weird […]

/ June 23, 2021