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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 […]

In “new news media,” honesty remains important


At Maine Startup & Create Week, I spoke on a panel about new news media. (Specifically, the panel was called “New News Media: Staying relevant in the evolving face of news media.” Panelists included Lauren Landry (Digital Content Specialist for Northeastern University and a contributor to Boston Magazine), Frank Gruber (Tech.Co), and myself. We discussed […]

Who Watches the Watchmen? Hugo’s, The Honey Paw and Eventide v. Blogger John Golden


NOTE: I am commenting on the actions of the ownership of Hugo’s, The Honey Paw, and Eventide Oyster Co. As I mention a few times below, my company has worked with the restaurants in the past, and I consider them friends. When I was publicly complaining about the weeklies as they were acting terribly and […]

Geno’s Rock Club follows “Safe Space protocol” and that is awesome.


Geno’s Rock Club, the legendary punk venue in Portland, follows “Safe Space protocol.” They announced this on their Facebook page earlier this month, and said announcement is awesome: Attn: performers. Geno’s is a venue that follows Safe Space protocol. What does that mean? That means:Scream fuck into the mic as loud as you want, bloody […]