New Music: Chubbed Up

The Bigfellas Chubbed Up Bigfellas Productions (DIY) 2009 Reviewed by Kent Manthie From the absurd to the sublime is not that thick of a line. With that in mind, consider the new album from San Diego‚Äôs own Bigfellas, a quartet of dudes: Shay, Tim, Shaun and Charlie. With Chubbed Up, their latest full-length CD, the fellas show off a varied […]

PDX busking

[First Person] Not An Englishman In New York, An Australian In Portland. By Kent Parkstreet. About seventeen years ago I was at a sound check at The Punter’s Club, a groovy inner city music pub in Melbourne, Australia. To get away from the noise I slipped next door to the public bar. It was unusually quiet. I looked up to […]

Palm Reading By Remote

[Cyber Psychic] PALM and TAROT READING BY DAME DARCY, KNOW YOUR FUTURE NOW $20 for palm readings or tarot readings By Dame Darcy [Our favorite pagan takes the ancient art into the computer age. ~Editor] For palm readings, please scan and send the palm, fist with pink side down, and back of your predominant hand. Email it to and […]

Book Review: Caitlin Rother’s Naked Addiction

[New Books] Caitlin Rother Review Excerpt Leisure Books, New York 2007 Reviewed by Kent Manthie … After filtering all that reporting into a very readable and compelling book, Ms Rother next turned herself to writing a novel. In this case a novel called Naked Addiction, which was a real page-turner. Naked Addiction is a tale of murder, drugs, obsession and […]