Enjoying The (Small) Successes

Posted by Dan Mitchinson on February 15, 2014
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My lesson after coming out of three hours of conditioning and sparring today: Getting good as a boxer in practice is 95% physical and 5% mental.

An article I read said  that means you have to work hard on your conditioning and “physical game” to make it happen. However, once you step into that ring for a fight the percentages flip …

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KXL Anchor Learning To Take And Give Punches

Posted by FM News 101 KXL on February 4, 2014
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KXL Afternoon Host Dan Mitchinson has less than two months to train for his first boxing match. The idea came from the TV show ‘White Collar Brawlers.’

“They take two guys, who have never fought before, train them, then let them go at it in a boxing ring” says Mitchinson.

“I was working out at the gym, and a …

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Posted by Jake Baez on January 24, 2014

Portland is staying WEIRD this weekend with the Wizard World Comic Convention at the Portland Convention Center on Friday, Saturday and Sunday. This year features The Caped Crusader and Boy Wonder themselves, Adam West (Batman) and Burt Ward (Robin) will be on the scene posing for photos, schmoozing, signing autographs and fighting crime!


Clyde Lewis was able to sit down …

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Facebook Bans PDX Body Painter

Posted by Dan Mitchinson on January 9, 2014
Matt Huntley says Facebook removed pictures like this

Matt Huntley has been body painting out of his Northeast Portland studio for years. His work has appeared on film,  stage and television. Huntley sometimes posts pictures of his art on his facebook page, but was recently contacted by the site, asking that he remove several of the images.

“The pictures include an image of a woman painted, she’s wearing pasties, …

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Another Television Show To Film in Portland

Posted by Pat Boyle on January 8, 2014
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Portland, Oregon – NBC’s Grimm is no longer the only TV police detective show to be shot in Portland. USA Today says FOX TV has picked up an hour long crime drama called Backstrom. Rainn Wilson who starred in NBC’s hit TV comedy, The Office, plays detective Everett Backstrom, who’s described as offensive. He leads the Serious Crimes Unit  and …

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