Snow Day, Post-Election Portland Digital Inventory: November 8th, 2012

An inventory of quasi-noteworthy Portland-focused Internet mentions from the past handful of days.

Top 7 lines from Greater Portland Missed Connections:

  • I was wearing a black and green polo bought a 4 inch memory foam topper that you had me lift out of the cart for you to scan. LINK
  • You turned :) :) into :( :( LINK
  • It’s the weirdest, most intense one-sided chemistry I’ve ever had the misfortune of bumbling my way through. LINK
  • Please include the color of the socks you were wearing, to avoid any confusion. LINK
  • YOU WERE SEXY AND WORE A WIG I FOUND MYSELF SEXUALLY ATTRACTED TO YOU AND WISH I COULD TURN BACK TIME SO THAT I COULD HAVE SAID SOMETHING TO YOU BUT I GUESS IF I COULD TURN BACK TIME I WOULD ALSO KILL HITLER OR SOMETHING BUT ALSO TALK TO YOU. LINK
  • I hope we find ourselves running away tonight. Run with me stallion. Let me jump on your back and ride you down. Down boy. Down. LINK
  • Y wud i want ne1 else? LINK

Top 5 Instagram photos tagged #PortlandMaine:


Best video of a Portland recording artist doing his thing:

Our friends at Hilly Town write: “Local powerpop superstar Kurt Baker joined the growing list of Maine musicians to hit up Serious Business in NYC to film a studio session for BreakThruRadio. Watch it here!

Best Tweet from [Glee's] Chris Colfer’s parents:

Best Tumblr review of last week’s Fun. show:

“I went to go and see Fun. on Thursday in Portland Maine And boy was it an experience. Halfway through the concert Nate some very moving things about Yes on 1 and Equality Maine, and besides which their performance was just incredible.”

Blast-from-the-past YouTube video of the week:

Vampire Lezbos play The Skinny in 2000.

Top 5 Instagram photos tagged #WestbrookMaine that also happen to be self-shots of Instagram user JDankSkillz:

INSTAGRAM PHOTO CREDITS: cmckna, rachelkbrennan, shellsrocks, alumniblues14, whisperbeardlauramser [of Forefront Fashion] and jbiswell

Alex Steed

About Alex Steed

Alex Steed has written about and engaged in politics since he was an insufferable teenager. He has run for the Statehouse and produced a successful web series. He now runs a content firm called Knack Factory with two guys who are a lot more talented than himself.