Radio/Podcast

Kyle Yount loves Godzilla. Not just the king, either… he takes pride in being able to enjoy all of Japan’s giant monster films. Is he an expert? Not by a long shot, but that’s kind of the point with this podcast – he wants an excuse to learn more about Godzilla, his friends, his foes and the men and women who have created this fantastic genre!

In the past, Kyle has channeled his love of Godzilla into running websiges such as Henshin! Online (website) and The Shrine of Gamera. In 2004, he put on the 50 Years Of Godzilla Film Festival in Portland, Oregon at the Hollywoood Theatre...

Rachel Edidin spent seven years as an editor at a major comics publisher until leaving in 2013 to pursue a freelance career. As a pop-culture journalist, she sometimes gets paid actual, legal tender to explain the X-Men, which you can tell your parents next time they ask how knowing that Cyclops’s eyes shoot concussive force beams will help you find a job.

Over the 15 years that Krista Tippett has hosted her beloved radio program on NPR, first under the title Speaking of Faith and then as On Being, the heart of her work has been to shine a light on the most extraordinary people at work on the big issues and questions of the day, people whose missions kindle in us a sense of wonder. In Becoming Wise (Penguin Press), Tippett distills the insights she has gleaned from these luminous characters about the meaning of life in its many dimensions into a coherent narrative journey, over time and from mind to mind, exploring what it means to be human...

Demo Game Jam

Make a game project with friends and community members over the course of a week! Summer Slow Jams is a collection of game jam events happening once a month this summer, providing structure and networking opportunities for creatives in Portland.

The Demo Game Jam will have the general theme of "make a game project you can showcase." PIGSquad defines "game project" as anything related to games – a game itself, an album, a piece of art, an app, an animation about games, etc. There will be a secondary creative theme delivered on the Saturday the 20th meetup to give you the direct...

Admission: 

$8.00 online advance, $10.00 suggested at the door

Science on Tap is a science lecture series where you can sit back, enjoy a pint, and laugh while you learn. Listen to experts talk about the science in your neighborhood and around the world. You don’t have to be a science geek to have fun—all you need is a thirst for knowledge!

 

Freshwaters are some of the most imperiled ecosystems on the planet.  Human activities, such as those linked to climate change, invasive species, and pollution, have greatly accelerated the degradation of these critical ecosystems.

 

Angela...

Stuff You Should Know

Stuff You Should Know is the award-winning podcast hosted by Chuck Bryant and Josh Clark and produced by the venerable website HowStuffWorks. Twice weekly since 2008, Stuff You Should Know has released a mind-addling array of episodes, cracking open the mechanics, history and cultural and scientific impact of topics like: Ouija boards, asteroid mining, termites, the use of MDMA to treat mental illness, the game of horseshoes, gender reassignment surgery, what would happen if the Earth stopped spinning, Barbie® dolls, peak oil, the effects of going without sleep, bioluminescence,...

Admission: 

$35 - $43
Kevin Smith

A writer, comedian, podcaster, and film director, Kevin Smith has written and directed numerous films, including "Clerks," "Chasing Amy," "Dogma," "Jay & Silent Bob Strike Back," "Red State" & "Tusk;" Creator of AMC's "Comic Book Men;" authored Silent Bob Speaks," "Shootin' The Sh*t with Kevin Smith," "My Boring-Ass Life" and most recently "Tough Sh*t: Life Advice from a Fat, Lazy Slob Who Did Good." He can be heard daily at Smodcast.com, a vast network of podcasts. 

An Evening with Kevin Smith is a chance to get up close and personal...

Welcome to Night Vale

Featuring Cecil Baldwin as Cecil Palmer, a brand new script never before heard by human ears, live music by disparition, and surprise guest stars. Live weather by Mary Epworth.

 

WELCOME TO NIGHT VALE is a twice-monthly podcast in the style of community updates for the small desert town of Night Vale, featuring local weather, news, announcements from the Sheriff's Secret Police, mysterious lights in the night sky, dark hooded figures with unknowable powers, and cultural events.

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