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Your Ultimate 2015 Maine Holiday Gift Guide (over 200 gifts!)


BEHOLD! The 2015 Maine gift guide! Using the items and shops represented here, you can find a gift for every single person / style type / price restriction represented by your friends, families and colleagues. Basically: Shop using this list exclusively as a means of supporting local craftspeople and businesses. Shop using this list because Maine […]

Molly Steinmetz, Facebook and Instagram friend portrait artist, on her show


A Very Large Collection of Very Small Portraits, a gallery show by Molly Steinmetz, opens at Pinecone + Chickadee tonight (it’s First Friday!) and will hang there throughout the month. Steinmetz, a Portland-based illustrator, drew portraits of over 300 of her Facebook and Instagram friends. The endeavor began as an extension of the #100daysproject (Steinmetz calling […]

Here is one story that makes me “blush”


I was invited to tell a story at the wonderful Lewiston-based storytelling event The Corner. The theme of the event was “Blush,” and so I told a rendition of the following story, which I’ve told here in a previous entry. Enjoy. Here is how the story originally appeared (with a structural edits here and there) […]

25 Vintage Maine Video Clips


Featuring but not limited to:- LL Cool J at Colby in 1985 ACT UP acting up Reenactment of a fatal clown heart attack Reenactment of boy getting tongue stuck in a canteen Mustachioed Karate students Late 80s teen bodybuilding competition Fingers in the Oakhurst cream cheese Tim Sample being awesome Introspective Rob Caldwell … and […]

UPDATE: New Bangor Mall opening photos feat. Hulk, Captain America and Spider-Man

Last week I posted some photos of the October 1978 Bangor Mall opening that had originally been posted on Plaid Stallions. Featured were two amazing shots of Captain America and Hulk. Matt Lewis, who is originally submitted those photos, got in touch and let me know that he had more from that day (which include […]

Funtown Splashtown Meltdown


Warning: As I am writing about Funtown/Splashtown, there is definitely some sassy [NSFW] language in here. I could see that she had a tattoo between her shoulder blades that I’m fairly positive was intended to conceptualize world peace, and that was the immediately evident irony. There, on her back was a baseball-sized, deep blue and […]