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Maine, Thankfully: Lisa Bunker, Program Manager at WMPG

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For this installment of Maine, Thankfully, I talked with Lisa Bunker, who has been Program Director at WMPG for 12 years. For those unfamiliar with this institution, the college and community radio station has been in operation for just over 40 years. It is operated by a USM students and volunteers from the greater Portland […]

20 Portland Things For Which I am Thankful

Here are 20 Portland-y things I am thankful for. The Portland Public Library, YES Books, Longfellow Books, The Green Hand, Strange Maine, Casablanca Comics, and Coast City Comics for keeping us literate David Meiklejohn, Barry Dodd, Videoport (obviously) and the DIY film and video scene The wonderful, friendly, and beautiful staff folks at Local 188, […]

Dear Mom: If I should die… An inadvertent love-letter to a mid-00s Portland.

I just came across the following email excerpt, which I had forgotten about entirely since the last time I stumbled upon it back in 2010. In the summer of 2005, my good friend Nathaniel Whittemore and I traveled through the Balkans and into the Palestinian Territories. There was only one occasion in which I felt […]