All posts by Chris Shorr

Chris Shorr

About Chris Shorr

Chris is a lifelong Portlander who works with mentally ill and marginalized adults at Amistad Inc.. He has worked on a lobster boat, at several high-end Portland restaurants, and at a local meat packing plant. He also ran for Portland City Council in 2013, wrote a weekly column in the now defunct Portland Daily Sun, and currently writes a weekly column in The Portland Phoenix.

Portland men featured in Miller Lite commercial on ESPN

From left to right, Sam Guimond, Nick Luce, and Sam McAdam on ESPN.

In a marketing push by Miller Lite, one of the world’s largest brewers of pilsner, the company has called for photo submissions from regular people drinking their beer. The idea is simple, post a photo on Twitter with the hashtag “ItsMillerTime,” and become eligible for prizes like Miller Lite gear and concert tickets, but three men […]

Arnold Schwarzenegger says ‘Hasta la vista’ to homophobes

From the official Facebook page of Arnold Schwarzenegger

In keeping with the online trend which has followed the U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling that the U.S. Constitution provides the right to marry for same-sex couples, the profile picture on the official Facebook page of Arnold Schwarzenegger was changed on Friday in celebration of the historic decision. Since the SCOTUS ruling, millions upon millions of people […]

Baby groundhogs wrestling caught on tape


On Sunday a South Portland man caught two baby groundhogs wrestling in his driveway on camera. When he saw the two animals playing, Matt Stroder grabbed his phone and videotaped them from just a few feet away as others gathered around to watch. Groundhog Rivals Groundhog Rivals Posted by Matt Stroder on Sunday, June 7, […]