What I Do

I produce public history/arts education events.

The Portland That Was

Mel Blanc Project

Harry Smith PDX,

(Here’s Paul Wolfe’s photoblog of Harry Smith PDX)

Mid Century Oregon Genius

Oregon Film History Invitational

I write about Oregon film history.

Notes On James Blue

It’s The Ignominy, Stupid: Portland, Portlandia, and Robert Johnston’s Radical Middle Class

Handy Guide to Growing Independent Film Outside LA and New York: What Portland Did Right

How Oregon Cartoon Institute Began: An Illustrated Guide

Portland Film Family Tree

I write about regional identity.

Bookology: A Cascadia Crash Course

Happy Birthday, Salmon Boy

Oregon Post Illahee: Bi-Culturality In Our DNA

I write about women in film.

Carrie Brownstein’s Cinematic Sisterhood: Vanessa Renwick, Miranda July & Marne Lucas

Sofia Coppola, Oscar Princess

Marilyn Monroe’s Oregon Connection (and Stuffing Recipe)

Sometimes, I climb a soapbox.

Oregon Must Cherish Its Art And Artists by Keeping The Ken Kesey Papers In The State

Oregon Film History Initiative Celebrates 20 Fabulous Years:  A Trip Ahead In A Time Machine