The Opposite of Portlandia

The God MobileIf you fantasize about moving to a Portlandia utopia, a quick trek over Memorial Day Weekend to the Oaks Amusement Park will quickly bring you back to reality.  Here one will find the Multnomah County Fair, an annual event shows the town depicted on IFC hardly represents the totality of the Portland experience.

Becky Garrison is a satirist/storyteller whose most recent book is Roger Williams’s Little Book of Virtues (Wipf & Stock, March 2020). Also, she edited Love, Always: Partners of Trans People on Intimacy, Challenge and Resilience (Transgress Press, 2015). Her six books include 2006’s Red and Blue God, Black and Blue Church (PW, starred review).