E3 2017 Trailers You Missed

The annual E3 Video Game conference was this weekend, that wonderfully nerdy time of year when the biggest and best in the gaming industry come out to share what’s in the pipeline. While there are a ton of legacy titles that everyone is talking about (CoD: WW2, Far Cry 5, God of War 4, Star […]

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Mario Kart 8 Deluxe

I have been gaming for nearly 30 years. I remember when my brother lied about┬áhaving a┬áNES to his friends. When they came over to play, he said we lost our NES privileges and it was tucked away in the attic. We didn’t even have an attic.   I thought that I would be that guy […]

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Apizza Scholls

This place is, without question, one of the highest rated and most sought after pizza joints in Portland. Open only from 5 to 9:30 pm (or when they run out of dough, which apparently happens), people start lining up at 4:30 and earlier for their shot at one of these pies. Reservations for up to […]

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Ghost In The Shell (1995)

In anticipation for the release of the live action remake of Ghost In The Shell, starring Scarlett Johansson, I sat down and revisited the original 1995 anime movie (directed by Mamoru Oshii) based on the manga series (written and illustrated by Masamune Shirow). When it comes to anime I am no expert, but anybody that […]

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Pizzeria Otto

Pizzeria Otto to me felt as authentic as it gets. A small space, only open for 4 hours a day, with cooks that are vibing out to some good hip hop while making some amazing pie? Sign me up. Even though we made it early and there wasn’t much of a crowd yet (although it […]

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The Salumi

So, I just grabbed this sandwich from Oregon Deli Co. and couldn’t help but want to share it with you because it was goddam delicious. It’s a simple sandwich: hot soppressata salami with jalapeno pickled lemons, thin sliced mozzarella, shredded lettuce & aioli on a ciabatta roll. Good bread, good meat, the peppers & lemons […]

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