It makes sense that the guy who played a Real Nerd Guy on Portlandia is into cosplay. But he isn't the only one. Apparently, people love dressing up as nerd icons out there.
The Grand Theft Auto series has taken us to destination cities like London, New York, Miami, and Los Angeles. There has not, however, been a GTA game set in Portland, Oregon. That is probably for the best.
For its cover of this week's edition (on newsstands today) the Portland Mercury commissioned this painting, an homage to Edward Hopper's Nighthawks with Donkey Kong creator Shigeru Miyamoto and three characters he introduced to America 30 years ago this week.
Portland is a serious bicycling community. But not so serious that it can't have some fun with its bike lanes. Some wag painted a whole bunch of Mario Kart items along a stretch of North Williams Avenue in the city.