Netflix and Chiller

Getting together to watch horror movies is a time-honored Halloween tradition. For those who are undecided when it comes to what you’ll be watching...

Benevolent ghosts of Portland benefactors

Not all ghosts are created equally scary. There are a few local spirits who had great lives during their time in Portland and have...

Costumes to clown your friends

October is winding to a close and chances are you’re waiting until the last minute to throw together some half-assed Halloween costume. Whether your...

Portland State Ghost and Mystery Department

The sun has left us, the rain has found us, and the return of the pumpkin spice latte has forced us to officially map...

Bloody Delicious StumpedTown Recipes

During these uncertain times of an orange clown running for president and killer clowns running the streets, one thing is certain: Halloween is sure...

Scientific insanity in Portland proper

I, a vigorous and scientific man, disavow such mutterings of haunted superstition and mystery within these pages. Horror and terror—Ha!—signs of a fragile mind....

Crazy clowns all around

What is up with this crazy clown thing? No, really, what's the deal? We're seeing clowns on the street, clowns in the bushes, even...

Halloween’s International Roots

Ah, Halloween! That wonderful day of ghosts ruining crops, bonfires, turnips and the return of loved ones to the home! Wait... did I say turnips?...

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Arts & Culture

Dutch baby pancakes

A good friend of mine introduced me to the Dutch baby pancake with an Instagram photo of one she’d made. When I asked her...

Opinion

Everyday paparazzi culture: respecting personal privacy in a digital age

Photography has become increasingly popular since the convenience of digital photography and smartphones. However, with the ease of use and sharing of pictures comes...