Joseph Rose, The Oregonian

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Portland, OR, United States

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Past articles by Joseph:

Visiting Woody Guthrie's small Portland apartment 75 years later

Desperate for work, Guthrie moved into a tiny Portland apartment 75 years ago this month with his wife, Mary, their three children and a well-used guitar with "THIS MACHINE KILLS FASCISTS" scribbled on the front. → Read More

Are you mispronouncing these 30 Oregon words? (Probably)

The Oregonian/OregonLive decided it was high time to help with an official pronunciation guide to 30 of the most mangled names on the state map. → Read More

Oregon 10th state to find photo for each name on Vietnam memorial

From Andrew J. Abramson of Lake Oswego to Gordon L. Zimmerle of Seaside, the photos were gathered as part of the Wall of Faces campaign to put a photo with every name on the memorial. → Read More

Does Oregon have the nation's best drive-in movie theater?

USA Today has ranked two of Oregon's four remaining drive-in movie theaters among the nation's best and wants readers to decide the champion. → Read More

Alien Day's most chest-bustingly funny Internet memes

Tuesday was another made up geek holiday to celebrate the rise of a pop culture phenomenon. Sort of like Valentine's Day with special edition posters, toys and Facehugger ski masks. → Read More

No, that wasn't Bono walking around Portland last weekend

Sorry, if that was U2's Bono, Justin Bieber is moving to Sandy and Clint Eastwood is hosting a barbecue in Beaverton this weekend. → Read More

Happy birthday to 'The Simpsons' (our favorite episodes)

To celebrate, here's a look at our 10 favorite episodes and some of the show's interesting links to Portland. → Read More

Should Northwest residents be worried about this week's back-to-back earthquakes?

Japan and Ecuador are, after all, located on both sides of the Pacific Ocean. Are the ocean's tectonic plates shifting? Are the recent earthquakes connected? Good lord! Could we be next? → Read More

Ghost photobombs guest at hotel that inspired 'The Shining'

Check out what his camera captured at the Stanley Hotel in Colorado: An apparition in period clothing standing on the stairwell. → Read More

Oregon Marine Ty Hart to be buried at family home on Sunday

The remains of Oregonian Ty Hart, one of 12 Marines killed when two helicopters collided during a nighttime training exercise off the Hawaiian island of Ohau in January, are scheduled to arrive in Portland on Saturday night. → Read More

Check out vintage Trail Blazers playoff photos (1977-2015)

To commemorate the Blazers' rich playoff history, The Oregonian/OregonLive jump into its photo archives to remember the team's past runs for NBA glory. → Read More

Should movie theaters allow texting? AMC considering it (Poll)

One of America's largest movie chains might soon allow texting in theaters while movies are showing. → Read More

Hey, why doesn't Portland have a food truck for dogs like Seattle?

A downtown Seattle food cart catering to humankind's best friend is called – groan – the Seattle Barkery. → Read More

Here are 60 Oregon retro prom photos (now show us yours)

Send in your prom photos. The wider the collars and the higher the hair, the better. → Read More

North Portland's giant Paul Bunyan statue in dire need of new paint, repairs

Moss, carbon, dirt, crumbling plaster and peeling paint have made Portland's original hipster more of an eyesore than an icon. → Read More

Watch: Stephen Colbert's hilarious reaction to the 'Rogue One' trailer

As usual, Colbert puts his tongue in his cheek to re-calibrate the "Star Wars" hype on "The Late Show," → Read More

The best prom songs of the past 50 years (video)

Check out our list of the must-play prom songs from each of the past 50 years. → Read More

Watch: Why the 'Rogue One' trailer gives 'Star Wars' fans hope

Another strong heroine for the franchise. Stormtroopers – the original class – all over the place. A couple serious-looking Imperial evil-doers. Rebel soldiers in their shiny, bulbous white helmets. → Read More

Mariners great Ken Griffey Jr. to throw first pitch at season opener

The Year of the Kid at Safeco Field will start from the first pitch of the Seattle Mariners' home opener on Friday night. → Read More

Portland Timbers unveil sweet 360 panorama of Providence Park

Sorry, Timbers fanatics, but you can't be at Providence Park all the time. Or maybe you can. → Read More