2014

Don't Box Me In

April 5, 2014

AARON SPENCER: Dance and De Facto Drag Queen Writer for Willamette Week + Web Design Pro + Go-To Karaoke Song is “Under The Sea” + Once Broke a Window to Escape a Hookup | watch

JOEY SLAMON: Co-Producer of Arrested Development + Can Recite Every Opening to Each Individual Law and Order Series + Cries Every Time Someone Mentions WALL-E | watch

JOY BRYANT: Star of Recent Box Office Hit ‘About Last Night’ + Jasmine on NBC’s ‘Parenthood’ + Bronx, NY Born + Went from Rags to Riches… or The Projects to a Ski Condo + Powder Loving Snowboarding Fool + Amateur Astronomer | watch

PAUL GLAZIER: Actor + Writer + Husband + Father + Seen on Leverage & Grimm + Heard on Live Wire! + Worked as a Waiter at Montage Where He Invented the Sperm & Egg Foil Wrap For Leftovers + Strong Feelings Against Oyster Shots | watch

REBECCA GATES: Musician + Artist + Curator + Activist + Once Bicycled from Bordeaux to Amsterdam – via Germany + Has Talked with Willie Nelson about Whether One of Them Knew the Chords to Any Fleetwood Mac Songs | watch

Ch Ch Ch Changes

February 1, 2014

NORINA BECK: Teacher of Small Children + Survived a Tornado + Has 33% More Neanderthal DNA Than the Average Person + Thinks Neanderthals Might Have Been More Intelligent Than People Think | watch

LITSA DREMOUSIS: Essayist + Fairly Certain She Was a Guy in All Her Past Lives + Had a Crush on Christopher Hitchens, RIP + If Possible, She Would Subsist on Sex and Cashews + Loves Dogs, Obviously | watch

GLORIA HARRISON: This American Life, The Weeklings Contributor + Auditioned for The Price Is Right, Jeopardy!, and The Weakest Link + Lived in a Funeral Home Until High School with Her Mortician Stepfather | watch

MITCHELL S. JACKSON: Author + Sentencesmith + Wannabe Slangologist + Proud Founder of the Anti-Selfie Coalition + Still-Believes-He-Can-Dunk Former Hooper + Black Boot Collector | watch

LINDY WEST: Staff Writer at Jezebel.com + Recently Won the Women’s Social Media Award, presented to her by Jane Fonda + Longtime Film Reviewer, Her Scathing/Hilarious Sex and the City 2 & Love Actually Reviews Went Bonkers Viral | watch

2013

Great Expectations

December 9, 2013

JEFFERSON SMITH: Started Bus Project | watch

JESSICA LEE WILLIAMSON: Writer/Producer | watch

GREG NIBLER: Host of Funemployment Radio | watch

TIM GANEY: Architect | watch

Recipe For Disaster

November 22, 2013

ALIA AL-HUMAIDHI & THOM YOUNG (telling a story in tandem!): ALIA Analyzes Bigger Disasters than Most Scientists Would Care to Imagine + Raised in both Kuwait & New Hampshire + Is a True Pyromaniac at Heart. THOM Spent Over a Month of His Life Underwater + Sailed Across the Pacific Ocean Twice + Has Been Within Inches of the Jaws of a Hungry Wild Bear | watch

BUCK BALL: Southern Gentleman + Standup & Sketch Performer + Former Mental Patient + Was a Large Baby + Mark Twain Aficionado | watch

JULIE SABATIER: Creator/Host of Public Radio Show & Podcast Destination DIY + Producer for OPB’s Think Out Loud + Avid Canner & Gardener + Lackluster Knitter | watch

LAUREN WEEDMAN: Writer/Performer of the Portland Center Stage Smash Hit ‘People’s Republic of Portland’ + Actor, Writer for HBO’s ‘Hung’ + The Daily Show Correspondent | watch

MATT SHEEHY: Frontman for the band Lost Lander + Forester + Amateur Astronomer + Armchair Psychologist + As a Teenager Told Bob Saget His Jokes on ‘America’s Funniest Home Videos’ Were Stupid, Later Apologized via Fan Mail | watch

RYAN GREGORY & ERIK MEHARRY (telling a story in tandem!): BOTH Audience Members of AM Northwest Every Friday Morning ERIK Investigator + Lived in a Funeral Home + Photographer + Musician RYAN EMT + Professional Wrestling Enthusiast + Candy Crush Addict | watch

Losing My Religion

September 28, 2013

BRIAN FINKELSTEIN: Emmy Nominated Writer for the Ellen DeGeneres Show + Volunteered at Suicide Hotline for 4 Years + Has Seen the Indigo Girls in Concert Over 50 Times | watch

NICOLE HARDY: Author of the memoir, Confessions of a Latter-Day Virgin + Former Wrigley Field Peanut Vendor + Swam with The Original Members of Rockapella | watch

ALLISON FROST: Senior Producer and Occasional Host of Think Out Loud + Deviled Egg Connoisseur + Consistent Loser of Monster Bingo to Four-And-A-Half-Year | watch

BRI PRUETT: Receptionist/Barista/Karaoke Jockey + Owns a Custom Hula Hoop + Subscribes to Bon Appétit + Has Used Over 70 Flavor Descriptors When Writing About Pizza | watch

ALICIA J. ROSE: Photographer + Filmmaker + Retired Accordionista Miss Murgatroid + Lifetime Rock Band/Cat Whisperer | watch

COREY ROSEN: Visual Effects Artist + Has Woken Up Nude in Public Places While Sleepwalking + Collected More Than 400 Snow Globes | watch

After Dark

September 27, 2013

BRIAN FINKELSTEIN: Emmy Nominated Writer for the Ellen DeGeneres Show + Volunteered at Suicide Hotline for 4 Years + Has Seen the Indigo Girls in Concert Over 50 Times | watch

CHELSEA CAIN: Best-Selling Thriller Writer + Parallel Parker Extraordinaire + Secret Taxidermy Enthusiast + Claim to Fame: At Ten Years Old, Touched Liza Minelli’s Elbow | watch

COURTENAY HAMEISTER: Former Host & Current Head Writer of Live Wire! Radio + Screenwriter + Knows All The Words to the Musical A Chorus Line + Once Rode in an Elevator With Dan Rather | watch

JENNIFER JASPER: Manages a Greek Restaurant + Curates and Performs in Family Affair Storytelling in Seattle + Has been to every Old Spaghetti Factory in USA + Does Not Eat Spaghetti | watch

JOHN RODERICK: Lead Singer/Guitarist in the Band THE LONG WINTERS + Worked as a Sluice Box Mucker for a Gold Mine + Voted Seattle’s 3rd Sexiest Man in 2003 | watch

RENEE JENKINSON: Travels the World Teaching Wilderness Medicine + Worked as a Stand-In Hula Dancer on Wheel of Fortune + Placed 15th in the Nation in Debate | watch

Anxieties and Phobias

June 21, 2013

CURT HOPKINS: Journalist Who’s Written For the BBC, Salon & Christian Science Monitor + Lived in a Cave in Spain + Electrocuted in a Guatemalan Shower + Appeared in the Movie “The Comedians of Comedy” | watch

DANI TURNER: Makeup Artist + Knows Every Line in The Rocky Horror Picture Show by Heart + First Kiss was at Disney’s Haunted Mansion + Took Clowning in High School + Knocked Front Teeth Out, Twice | watch

DAVID ALEXANDER: Screenwriter + Most Proud of Having Three Daughters & Five Grandchildren + Sheds Tears Watching Animal Rights Commercials + Able to Cross One Eye at a Time + Kicked Off His Own Movie Set | watch

JORDI BARNES & LAURA FAYE SMITH: JORDI Grew Up on the Beaches of Sydney, Australia + Owns Over 1000 Record Albums + Reprimanded 3 Times for Skating Too Fast at Oaks Park; LAURA Audio Book Narrator + Obsessed With Shows About Hoarding + Entertained US Troops Overseas + Freakishly Accurate & Specific Memory + Taken a Joyride on a Black Hawk Helicopter | watch

JUSTIN HOCKING: Director of the IPRC + Known by Friends as The Rooster + Did a Lot of Skateboarding During Graduate School + Wrote a Book About His Weird Obsession With Moby Dick | watch

MARY PURDY: Integrative Clinical Nutritionist + Once Swallowed a Quarter When Doing Sambuca Shots + Went to Camp with Gwyneth Paltrow + Arrested in Panama City for Riding on the Back of Bud Light Truck | watch

ROBERT KATSUNO: Financial Advisor + Loves Cuban ‘Son’ Music + Married to a Wildly Charismatic Carioca from Rio de Janeiro + Awarded a Prep School Basketball Scholarship + Pharmaceutical Virgin | watch

But Wait... It Gets Worse (w/5 Truths and a Lie)

April 5, 2013

DERRICK BROWN: President of Write Bloody Publishing + Paratrouper for the 82nd Airborne + Was a Magician at Knotts Berry Farm + Loves Shooting Bows & Arrows at Beer Cans | watch

JESSICA LEE WILLIAMSON: Personal Assistant + Tried to Beat the World Record in Pogo Sticking + Failed the 9th and 11tth Grade + Accidentally ate a Citronella Candle Thinking it Was Candy | watch

LEATHER STORRS: Chef at Noble Rot + Featured in a Wanted Poster + Punched in the Head by Jazz Band Instructor + Rafted and Reefered with Travel Guide Rick Steves | watch

MATT BROWN: Co-Owner Bunk Bar & Trigger + Raised in Rural Farm Country North Carolina, Pop. 2800 + Had 5 Car Wrecks in High School Due to a “Bridges are a Nightmare” Panic Attack Problem (No Injuries) + 3 Surgeries in Foreign Lands to Correct Twisted Balls | watch

SHANNON BALCOM: Administrative Assistant + Voted 2003 Tigard High School Class Clown + Scared of Low Flying Birds + Won 1st Place in Chubby Cheeks Contest + Career Bridesmaid | watch

ZACHARY SCHOMBURG: Oregon Book Award Winner + Accidentally Spent an Entire Day on an Italian Tour Bus in Russia + Has Never Bought a Pack of Gum + Tried to Train Turtle to Jump From a Ledge | watch

Breaking the Rules

January 24, 2013

BRIAN FINKELSTEIN: Emmy Nominated Writer for the Ellen Degeneres Show + Volunteered at Suicide Hotline for 4 Years + Was a Skincare ‘Expert’ at Kiehl’s in NY for 6 Years + Has Seen the Indigo Girls in Concert Over 50 Times | watch

JOY BRYANT: Jasmine on NBC’s Parenthood + Bronx, NY Born + Went from Rags to Riches… or The Projects to a Ski Condo + Powder Loving Snowboarding Fool + Amateur Astronomer | watch

LAUREN GOCHE: Commercial Fisherman by Trade + Accidentally Set Self on Fire 3 Times + Known to Wear Huge Moses Beard on First Date + Can Skin & Clean a Squirrel in Under 5 Mins. | watch

PETER ZUCKERMAN: Dropped Out of Kindergarten Because He Couldn’t Talk + Massaged Rat Bladders to Pay for Summer School + Escaped Taliban in Northern Pakistan + Hangs Out in Africa’s High-Security Prisons | watch

TED DOUGLASS: One Third of the Daria, Mitch, & Ted Show on 105.1 The Buzz + 1/52 of the 3rd Floor Sketch Comedy Troupe + One Time Grazed the Back of Rob Reiner’s Head with His Elbow on a Dare at Spago in LA | watch

VIN SHAMBRY: Door Guy at #1 Hipster Bar in PDX, Dig a Pony + Obsessed With Ping Pong + Born and Raised in PDX + Been Married to His Best Friend for 7 Months + Realized the Dream of Being Pictured on the Pamphlet for His College | watch

2012

Catch Me If You Can

November 14, 2012

EIREAN BRADLEY: Worked in Every Hipster Coffee Shop West of the Mississippi over the Past 15 Years + Plays Drums in Tiananmen Bear + Runs the PDX Poetry Slam, Miraculously Doesn’t Hate Poems | watch

JENNIFER JASPER: Manages a Greek Restaurant + Has been to every Old Spaghetti Factory in USA + Does Not Eat Spaghetti | watch

JOHN GRADY: Past Member of the Blue Man Group + Solo Show Fear Factor: Canine Edition was a 2011 LA Weekly Top Theatrical Production + Stories Have Aired on The Moth Radio Hour + Makes His Own Granola | watch

RENEE JENKINSON: Travels the World Teaching Wilderness Medicine to Wild People + Worked as a Stand-In Hula Dancer on Wheel of Fortune + Placed 15th in the Nation in Debate | watch

RON ROLEY: Manages Events & Meetings Globally for NIKE+ Is Relaxed by Chopping Food + Distributed More Than 4 Tons of Sport Clothing & Equipment in Countries Like Romania, Cuba, and Kazakhstan | watch

WM. STEVEN HUMPHREY: Editor in Chief of the Portland Mercury + Author of the Non-award Winning Nationally Syndicated Column I Love Television™ + Actor in The Lost Boys: Live + Placed second in 165 lb. division of the Reno Arm Wrestling Championship of 1995 | watch

The Graphic Details

October 6, 2012

This was a mini show that took place at the IPRC Text Ball Benefit

CARSON ELLIS: Children’s Book/Album Cover Illustratrix + Collaborated with Her Husband Colin Meloy on the Illustrated Children’s Book Wildwood Chronicles + Former Hotdog Vendor | watch

MATT BORS:  2012 Pulitzer Prize Finalist for Political Cartoons + Syndicated Political Cartoonist + Creator of the Avenging Uterus Animation | watch

NICOLE J. GEORGES:  Author /Illustrator of Calling Dr. Laura: A Graphic Memoir (2013) + Pet Portrait Artist | watch

Hashtag Nerd

September 22, 2012

BRUCE OBERG: Co-Founder of Sucker Punch, makers of the Infamous and Sly Cooper PlayStation Games + Can Solve the Last Bit of the Rubik’s Cube Behind His Back + Owner of Numerous Pinball Machines | watch

CHELSEA CAIN: Best Selling Thriller Writer + Parallel Parker Extraordinaire + Secret Taxidermy Enthusiast + Claim to Fame: At Ten Years Old, Touched Liza Minelli’s Elbow | watch

GABE CARLETON-BARNES: Fixes Computers Professionally + Captain of High School Chess Team, Champion Mathlete + Played Magic the Gathering on 3 Continents + Allergic to Sunlight | watch

KIALA KAZEBEE: Co-hosts a Web Series on the Geek & Sundry Channel with Felicia Day + Writes for Nerdist.com, io9.com + Would Someday Like to Write a Book about Teen Space Dragons… with Kissing | watch

LINDY WEST: Staff Writer at Jezebel.com, Written for GQ and Cracked.com + Longtime Film Reviewer, Her Scathing/Hilarious Sex and the City 2 Review Went Bonkers Viral + Has Spent Some Quality Time Viewing Degrassi: The Next Generation | watch

MATT FRACTION: Eisner Award-winning Comic Book Writer + Wrote the Iron Man 2 Video Game That Tied into the Film Sequel + Has a Dented Skull + Can Do a Mean ICE T Impression | watch

Milestones

August 25, 2012

This was a mini show that took place to celebrate the Mission Theater’s 100th Birthday

JEFF HARDISON: Currently Building ‘Meridian’, a Mobile-App Startup + Kentucky Born and Raised + Post-College, Supported Himself Winning Foosball Tournaments for Cash Prizes | watch

KYLE HUMPHREY: Physician Assistant at Health Type Place that Shall Remain Unnamed + Has Performed Brain and Spine Surgery + Song and Dance Man | watch

At A Crossroads

May 24, 2012

BRIAN TIBBETTS: Accidental Salesman + Never Been Beat at Scrabble + Unintentionally Drove the Getaway Car for an Armed Robbery at 16 | watch

CARLOS KOTKIN: Author of PLEASE GOD LET IT BE HERPES (Penguin, March 2012) + Winner of Multiple MOTH StorySLAMs + Swam with Sharks in Bora Bora | watch

CHERYL STRAYED: Gives Advice as DEAR SUGAR + NY Times Best-Selling Author of the memoir WILD  + At 14 she performed in a waterski show on a Minnesota lake called Minnewawa with a guy named Quaalude | watch

JOHN RODERICK: Lead Singer/Guitarist in the Band THE LONG WINTERS + Worked as a Sluice Box Mucker for a Gold Mine + Voted Seattle’s 3rd Sexiest Man in 2003 | watch

LAURA GIBSON: Folk singer & songwriter, her latest record, LA GRANDE + Can recite the abbreviations for the first 36 elements in the periodic table | watch

NATHALIE WEINSTEIN: Editor of PDX PIPELINE + Back Fence PDX House Manager + Lover of All Things Kitty Cat | watch

Just Can't Get Over It

March 30, 2012

ADAM ARNOLD: Local Fashion Designer Icon + Collects Marmalade + Is an INFJ + Owns all of the Original ‘Hawaii Five-O’ | watch

BETH LISICK: Lead in the Award-Winning Feature Film: ‘Everything Strange and New’ + NY Times Best-Selling Author + ‘Yokohama Threeway’ (Michelle Tea’s City Lights imprint) | watch

DAYVID FIGLER: Became One of the Youngest Lawyers in Nevada History (at 23 yrs. old) + Commentator on ‘The Nancy Grace Show’ | watch

JEFF HARDISON: Currently Building ‘Meridian’, a Mobile-App Startup + Kentucky Born and Raised + Post-College, Supported Himself Winning Foosball Tournaments for Cash Prizes | watch

LAUREN WEEDMAN: ‘The Daily Show’ Correspondent + Actor, Writer for HBO’s ‘Hung’ + Creator of Critically Acclaimed One Woman Shows ‘Bust’ & ‘No, You Shut Up’ | watch

MATT SMITH: World Class Benefit Auctioneer + Longtime Newspaper Boy + Creator of Critically Acclaimed One Man Shows ‘All My Children’ & ‘My Last Year with the Nuns’

Be Careful What You Wish For

March 29, 2012

AMBER JO: Radical Social Worker + Undefeated Leg Wrestler in 4 States + Former Gambler + Featured Mortified Performer | watch

ARTHUR BRADFORD: Director ‘Six Days to Air: The Making of South Park’ + ‘Benny’s Brigade’ (McSweeney’s) + Co-Director for Camp Jabberwocky + Writer, Director, Producer of MTV’s ‘How’s Your News?’ | watch

BETH LISICK: Lead in the Award-Winning Feature Film: ‘Everything Strange and New’ + NY Times Best-Selling Author + ‘Yokohama Threeway’ (Michelle Tea’s City Lights imprint) | watch

BRIDGET PILLOUD: Pet Psychic + Intuitive Counselor + Athlete Wannabe | watch

ERIC SCHEUR: Freelance Animator + Karaoke Junkie + Collector of 1980’s Pocket Games + Ira Glass Wannabe | watch

LAUREN WEEDMAN: ‘The Daily Show’ Correspondent + Actor, Writer for HBO’s ‘Hung’ + Creator of Critically Acclaimed One Woman Shows ‘Bust’ & ‘No, You Shut Up’ | watch

I Didn't Think This Through

January 23, 2012

CARLI DAVIDSON: Animal Obsessed Photographer + Pork Addict + NRA member | watch

DAVID SILVERMAN: World Class Benefit Auctioneer + Ate 18 Donuts and Still Lost the Eating Contest | watch

DOUG ASKELSON: Construction Estimator + Professional Pain in the Ass | watch

GREGG ABBOTT: Whiffies Pie Owner + Huge Ukulele Nerd Who Once Ate 75 Scoops of Ice Cream in 3 Days for Research | watch

LAURIE NOTARO: New York Times Best-Selling Author + Bigfoot Enthusiast | watch

MARY VAN NOTE: Weird Standup Comedienne + Specializes in Drawing Stick Figures | watch

2011

That's A Mouthful

November 17, 2011

AMBER JO: Radical Social Worker + Undefeated Leg Wrestler in 4 States | watch

DARIA ELIUK: KRSK “the Buzz” (105.1 FM) + Once a Summer Camp Counselor | watch

DERRICK BROWN: Former Paratrooper + Write Bloody Publishing | watch

FIONA MCCANN: Born in Dublin + Lived in Japan, Argentina, and Cape Cod | watch

SHELLEY MCLENDON & WENDI MCLENDON-COVEY (telling a story in tandem!): Roadhouse: The Play! + Once an Awesome McMenamins Waitress; Bridesmaids + Reno 911 + Hillshire Farms Sausage Spokesperson | watch

Mistakes Were Made

September 21, 2011

EGAN DANEHY: Host/Producer of Mortified PDX + Changer of Diapers | watch

MATT SMITH: World Class Auctioneer + The Postman in Sleepless in Seattle | watch

MEG WORDEN: Former Federal Prisoner + Current Nutrition Coach and Yoga Teacher | watch

PRISCILLA G. ROBINSON: Former Forensic Military Photographer/Photojournalist + Current Fragrance Salesperson

SARAH GRACE MCCANDLESS: Author of The Girl I Wanted to Be + Cupcake Eater | watch

SAURABH TAK: Born and Raised in India + Current New Yorker + Moth StorySLAM Winner | watch

Camp

July 21, 2011

BOB MCCOY: Forest Park Park Ranger + Lapsed Quaker | watch

BRUCE OBERG: Co-Founder of Sucker Punch, makers of the INFAMOUS + SLY COOPER Playstation games watch

DALE CHUMBLEY: Realtor + 5th Generation Vancouverite

JIMMY RADOSTA: Mortified Favorite + Super fan of Bob Barker and Andy Rooney | watch

KERRY COHEN: Psychotherapist + Author of Loose Girl | watch

LUCINDA JANE HOLSCHER: 12-Year-Old Drummer from Rock ‘N’ Roll Camp for Girls | watch

Hot As Shit or Misfit?

May 26, 2011

A WOLFE: Snap Judgement + Sketch Comedy Duo: Just Desperation | watch

ERIC SCHEUR: Animator for TV Commercials | watch

LAUREN WEEDMAN: HBO’s Hung + The Daily Show | watch

MOE BOWSTERN: Fisherwoman + Former anarcho-activist | watch

ROD ENGLERT: Blood Spatter Expert + Author of Blood Secrets | watch

ZACHARY SCHOMBURG: Scary, No Scary + Octopus Books | watch

Broke: Bones, Wallets & Hearts

March 24, 2011

ANDREW DICKSON: Filmmaker + Wieden Kennedy

COURTENAY HAMEISTER: Host of Live Wire! radio + Screenwriter

JENNIFER LAUCK: Author of Blackbird + Found

JOAN HILLER: Stellar Painter + Riot Act Media

KYLE HUMPHREY: Song and Dance Man + Poopsmith

TRES SHANNON: Voodoo Doughnuts + Karaoke From Hell

Our Bodies, Ourselves

January 24, 2011

ARTHUR BRADFORD: Dogwalker: Stories + MTV’s How’s Your News | watch

CHASE REEVES: Father Apprentice | watch

LAUREN WEEDMAN: HBO’s Hung + The Daily Show | watch

MARLENE TURNER: Trinidadian Baby Nurse | watch

MATTHEW BALDWIN: Peace Corps Volunteer + Defective Yeti | watch

TAYLOR CASS STEVENSON: Green Burial Assistant

2010

Off the Hook

November 17, 2010

BEN Z SAMPLES: Professional Eavesdropper

CHRIS THOMPSON: Personal Assistant for a Famous Romance Novelist

KATRINA SCOTTO DI CARLO: Co-Creator of Supportland

MOLLY NORTON: Friend of Bob Barker

RICHARD LEFEVBRE: Hot Rod Builder + Filmmaker

Family Plots

September 22, 2010

ADAM ARNOLD: Fashion Designer | watch

ALEXIS REHRMANN: Web Editor Portland Monthly | watch

CAMI KAOS: Strange Love Live Host

JOHANNA STEIN: Writer, Comedienne

PAULS TOUTONGHI: Pushcart Prize Winner | watch

PETER AMES CARLIN: Biographer of Rock Stars

He Said / She Said

July 29, 2010

GINA GLOVER & SEAN GUNN: Box Dancer at the Standard Hotel & Kirk from the Gilmore Girls

GREG GASPERIN & DIANE GASPERIN: Cat Enthusiast & Sex Researcher

NICOLE J. GEORGES & K. DAVIDSON & STS: Graphic Novelist, Pet Portrait Artist & Famous Singer/Songwriter & Lesbian Professional

At Your Service

May 19, 2010

COLE GAMBLE: Burt Reynolds’s Personal Assistant | watch

DOUG LYON: Medical Director of Mercy Corps

JILLIAN LAUREN: Harem Girl

SEAN MCGRATH: Dalton from Road House: The Play | watch

STEVE ALMOND: Author of Rock n Roll will Save Your Life

SUNNY PARKER: Corrections Officer

Lucky Bastards

March 24, 2010

ARTHUR BRADFORD: MTV Producer and Director, How’s Your News

DAVE WILLIAMS: Portland Actor | watch

HEATHER DAWN PARK: Riverboat Casino Dealer

LAURA FAYE SMITH: Voice over Actor, Star of The Receptionist

MATT PELLEGRIN: Lifelong Wheel of Fortune Fan | watch

MEAGAN KATE: Love in the Dump Chute Co-host, Intern Extraordinaire

SARAH MIRK: Cyclist, Portland Mercury News Reporter

2009

Get Me Outta Here

November 19, 2009

EMILY RICHMOND: Las Vegas Journalist + Nice (enough) Jewish girl | watch

FATBOY ROBERTS: Recovering Radio Personality

FOGATRON: Vocal Synthesizer and Beat Box Mastermind | watch

KAROL COLLYMORE: Political Blogger

RILEY MICHAEL PARKER: Visual Artist and Talk Show Host | watch

RORY MILLER: Thug Wrangler + Former Corrections Officer

SCOTT KRAVITZ: Annie Award Winning Animator | watch

Temporarily Insane

September 23, 2009

AARON WALKER: Reluctant Systems Engineer | watch

BRIDGET PILLOUD: Intuitive Counselor

ELI HIRSCH: 14-year-old Musician + Actor + Producer | watch

ERIC REID: Director of Soap St. Theater | watch

MATT SMITH: World-Class Auctioneer

NATHANIEL BOGGESS: DJ Teenage and Author | watch

STACY BOLT: Deadbeat Blogger | watch

Caught Red Handed

June 17, 2009

ERIC SCHNIEWIND: Geologist | watch

JAMI CURL: Owner + Saint Cupcake | watch

JEFF HARDISON: Preacher’s Grandson | watch

NICOLE GEORGES: Comic Artist, Advice Columnist | watch

PEMA TEETER: Playwright

RAEL DORNFEST: Twitter UX engineer

VIVA LAS VEGAS: Stripper + Author

Fish Out Of Water

April 22, 2009

ANDREW MONKO: Entertainment Specialist

DAVE WEICH: Powell’s Marketing Director | watch

DAYVID FIGLER: NPR Essayist | watch

MIC CRENSHAW: Writer + Journalist and Success Coach | watch

NATE ANGELL: Open-Source Evangelist | watch

SHELLEY MCLENDON: Performer with The Liberators | watch

TARA DUBLIN: DJ for 94.7 | watch

The Moment After

February 18, 2009

ANIS MOJGANI: Slam Poet Who Has Appeared on HBO and NPR

BRAD FORTIER: Education Director at The Brody Theater

EZRA CARAEFF: The Music Editor + Portland Mercury

HEATHER STRANG: Writer + Journalist and Success Coach

JEFF BAKER: From The Oregonian

JORDI BARNES: Writer, Performer With The 3rd Floor

VANESSA VESELKA: Musician and Writer

2008

Rock The Bells

December 10, 2008

ADAM SHEARER: Weinland Band Member

ALEX JAMES: Dolorean Band Member

DANNY SEIM: Menomena Band Member

GIDEON FREUDMANN: Musician, Member of Portland Cello Project

JOAN HILLER: Riot Act Media

LISA MARSICEK: Miz Kitty + Flat Mountain Girls Band Member

NICK JAINA: Musician

Just Can't Get Enough

October 22, 2008

BETH LISICK: Writer + Porchlight Storytelling series Founder

DAVE JARECKI: Writer + Breakerboy Communications Founder

DAVID BRAGDON: Metro President

SADIE MEDLEY: Freelance Designer + Aspiring Voice Over Artist

SARAH GILBERT: Writer + Blogger + Cafe Mama

SLIM MOON: Founder of Record Label Kill Rock Stars

TINA NEWTON: Owner + Blue Moon Fiber Arts

True Colors

August 13, 2008

ADAM ARNOLD: Fashion Designer | watch

ADRIENNE FLAGG: Actress + Creative Director for Interstate Firehouse Cultural Center | watch

FRANCES MILLER: Freelance Writer + Radical Feminist | watch

FRANK D’ANDREA: Short Story Writer + English Instructor | watch

MATT DAVIS: News Editor for the Portland Mercury

MATT EDLEN: Musician

REUBEN NISENFELD: Poet | watch

Summer Love

June 19, 2008

ALISON HALLETT: Arts Editor, Portland Mercury | watch

BECKY POOLE: Sketch comedian | watch

BRIAN BELEFANT: Commerical TV Director + Screenwriter | watch

CATHLEEN MULLINS: Former Scientologist | watch

ERIC REID: Actor + Landscaper | watch

JORDI BARNES: Member of The 3rd Floor + Olivia Newton John fan | watch

KIALA: Freelance Writer + Blogger | watch