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Colin Meloy

Keep Canada Weird: Host Jian Ghomeshi Brings Q to Portland

Logan Lynn | Posted 06.28.2014 | Entertainment
Logan Lynn

This past week Jian Ghomeshi flew to Portland for a live taping of Q at the historic Aladdin Theater with PDX locals Carrie Brownstein, Cheryl Strayed, Portia Sabin, Camas Davis, Daniel H. Wilson, Colin Meloy and The Thermals as guests, and I was invited to attend.

Justin Timberlake Skips Big Benefit

AP | JAKE COYLE | Posted 10.20.2013 | Entertainment

NEW YORK — The Coen brothers and T Bone Burnett will celebrate the folk music of their 1960s Greenwich Village comic drama "Inside Llewyn Davis"...

On the Culture Front: Newport Folk Festival

Chris Kompanek | Posted 10.03.2011 | New York
Chris Kompanek

There's an aura around the Newport Folk Festival that intrigues me -- this is the place after all where Bob Dylan was booed off the stage for going electric -- so I decided to check it out this year.

Decemberists' Frontman To Release New Children's Book

rttnews.com | Posted 09.25.2011 | Home

Decemberists' frontman Colin Meloy will release his first children' book, Wildwood, on August 30. Wildwood was written by Meloy with illustrations don...

13 Funny Musicians You Should Be Following On Twitter

The Huffington Post | Carol Hartsell | Posted 08.06.2011 | Comedy

We realized we're always telling you which comedians to follow on Twitter, but we never give any love to the non-professional funny people who have tr...

A Turning of the Seasons: The King Is Dead by The Decemberists

Rob Kirkpatrick | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Rob Kirkpatrick

I'm not sure if this is The Decemberists' best album. But there's not a bad song in the bunch here, and it's clear The King Is Dead captures this Aughties folk-rock band hitting a groove.

Art, Russia, And Rock 'n' Roll: Five Questions for Carson Ellis

Allison K Gibson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Allison K Gibson

"I was not a very ambitious kid," says Carson Ellis as she begins what she calls the "unconventional" tale of how she came to be a professional illust...

Decemberists Singer Colin Meloy To Write Children's Series

NPR | Robin Hilton | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

HarperCollins has signed Decemberists frontman Colin Meloy to a deal to write three novels for middle-school students....

Some Thoughts on Infinite Jest During the Infinite Summer

Mike Miley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Mike Miley

If there's such a thing as the "one that got away" for books, Infinite Jest is mine. This summer, I was determined to finish it... Along with many readers at "Infinite Summer."