Category Archives: 2012 Nov Dec

What NOW?!! Toon for November-December

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The KPOJ Debacle- Death comes to Progressive Talk in Portland

Well!  The Friday after the election turned out to be quite a day for us at the shop.  Obama had been in office two whole days when we got the news that KPOJ was dead.  The following week was total … Continue reading

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Tom’s Tidbits- Fighting back on the loss of KPOJ

Greetings! This is our first newsletter since the KPOJ crash, so it’s my first chance to say anything about it.   I used to plug into KPOJ in the morning and let it run through the day; it was the only … Continue reading

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Shop Talk- Keeping up with the Dwyer Holiday Season

There’s a lot going on around the shop for the Holidays, so let’s dive in… Where were you on November 21st, 1987?  We know where we were- opening the doors of 530 SE Tenino St. for our grand opening party.  … Continue reading

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Icelandic Revolution- Iceland’s Crowd-sourced Constitution

“Inside Job”, the story of the 2008 global financial meltdown and its aftermath, opens with the story of Iceland.  Before the crisis it was a small but stable country with a quiet and secure financial sector, but the crisis hit … Continue reading

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Drew’s Kitchen- Prime Rib Roast

One of the hallmarks of a Drew’s Kitchen Dish is its simplicity.  Every food has its own unique flavor, but that special taste can be easily covered by complex sauces or exotic spices.  This month’s recipe is very simple, and … Continue reading

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Health Notes- 12 health myths you probably believe

Being healthy means having accurate information.  Many times it’s hard to separate truth from fiction on the complex issues of health, medicine, diet, and exercise, and we’re not going to pretend that we can clear everything up in an article.  … Continue reading

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Election Night Bash Wrap-up- The good guys won, but what else happened?

One of life’s truly horrible experiences is when someone you know dies unexpectedly.  There’s a surreal feeling whenever you think of them… “I was just talking to him last week”, or “She seemed so healthy”.  We’re experiencing that now when … Continue reading

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Book Spotlight- Progressive Media Two-Fer

On the heels of the KPOJ demise, we decided to double up on this month’s spotlight.  Here are two books that will tell you a little about Progressive Media, how it works, and why we need to keep it strong … Continue reading

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Sellwood Bridge Update- Shoo Fly don’t bother me. Until January.

Work on the bridge will be fairly slow through the holidays to accommodate the shopping traffic and holiday travelers.  They’ll make up for it in January with the first full closure of the bridge for the Shoo Fly.  What’s the … Continue reading

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