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What my gut says

What my gut says

It’s true, I’ve got a gut. It’s not a huge gut, but still I must admit it is indeed a gut. Unlike a washboard gut, it’s more of a “washtub” gut, as my wife jokes. My gut has instincts like our President’s gut, but I would never make life or death decisions based on those […]

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SEE BEHIND THE CURTAIN – LES OVERHEAD EMAIL SIGNUP

SEE BEHIND THE CURTAIN – LES OVERHEAD EMAIL SIGNUP

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Bus 75:  Hidden Portland

Bus 75: Hidden Portland

There’s a line to get in. It’s not long but it’s lively. Everyone is excited for the doors to open. It’s like this every Sunday evening at six o’clock when NWA Blue Collar Wrestling takes the stage at the Eagle’s Lodge on North Lombard. Bus 75 goes right by, within shouting distance. It’s performance art […]

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Grandpa Lazlo played for the Copywriters

Grandpa Lazlo played for the Copywriters

Found this old photo of my grandfather, Lazlo Overhead, who played college football for the Nebraska Copywriters, before they became the Cornhuskers. Copywriting and football run in the family. Okay, I’m lying. Lazlo played for the Carlile Copywriters, not Nebraska. And before being called the Cornhuskers, Nebraska’s team was known as the Bugeaters (no lie). […]

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“Driving Strangers:   Diary of an Uber Driver”

“Driving Strangers: Diary of an Uber Driver”

Strangely enough, I’ve recently collaborated on a book with good friend and weirdly talented Portland artist, Karen Wippich. It’s titled “Driving Strangers: Diary of an Uber Driver.” The book combines Karen’s oddly intriguing portraits with my brief, pithy musings about people I’ve ferried around Portland as an Uber driver. It features 25 art portraits, 75 […]

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You simply must read this

You simply must read this

HEY, LOOK THIS WAY! READ THIS AMAZING BLOG POST! You will be astounded at what happens next! Did you hear the shocking news? Are you missing the boat on this? Good God, HURRY! (Pause. Heavy, exasperated sigh.) I am really, really, really tired of emails and headlines that bark like yip dogs for attention. They […]

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