Maine, Thankfully: Zoe Odlin-Platz of India Street Public Health

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This is the first installment of Maine, Thankfully, a series about folks who are making things better for their communities and for our state at large. A new profile will run every week day between now and Christmas with each profile examining a variety of approaches to doing good. You can learn more about the […]

Maine, Thankfully: A series about folks for whom we should be thankful

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Today I launch the first installment in Maine, Thankfully, a series about folks who are making things better for their communities and for our state at large. A new profile will run every week day between now and Christmas with each profile examining a variety of approaches to doing good. Profiles will examine those contributing […]

[Guest Post] Mr. Porter’s wild night: PHOTOS of Sunrunner, Covered in Bees and Mamá Ladilla

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The following post, which is about Douglas Porter—one of the most prolific musicians in the Portland scene—comes as a guest contribution by Ben McCanna. It originally ran on his blog Post Mortem Portland, a site which bills itself as a “photographic account of heavy music in Portland, Maine.” As I have long admired Porter, and […]

These are some of the search terms by which people found my blog: November, 2014 Edition

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WARNING: Coarse Language Actual search engine terms by which people found my blog over the past three months, as categorized by perceived essence: nostalgically: new year drunks can’t hardly wait 90s clothing fuck me dj tanner from full house skeptically: white people why its not cool to be white fred hampton t shirt politely: etiquette […]

Ultimate 2014 Maine Holiday Gift Guide: Over 150 Maine Gifts

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BEHOLD! The 2014 Maine gift guide! Here is a list of holiday gifts made by folks from Maine and/or have some sort of connection to the state. Be careful, as this guide is so hot it will likely melt your face right off of that pretty head of yours. Holiday gift season doesn’t have to […]

Let’s get back on the horse and fight

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Today is a difficult day for anyone who is left of very, very far right. Every frustration is entirely reasonable; I feel totally shell shocked. I think it would be wise, though, to resist the urge to point fingers, blame, and further entrench divisions today, particularly here in Maine. We need to mourn for a […]