Saundra Sorenson is a journalist and comedy writer who was once called "Portland's Kathleen Turner" when she had a cold. She spent the past two years at Cracked as writer and editor for the Personal Experience team, proving that internet comedy and the fourth estate are not mutually exclusive. Before that, she was an old-school newspaper reporter who liked to haunt local comedy open mic nights. Also haunts: free museum days throughout L.A. County; wetland preserves with her talkative, barrel-chested dog Willey (they don't always solve supernatural mysteries along the way, but that's not to say never); and your dreams, but only to help you decipher them.
Cathartic: This Article Will Make You Cry No Matter What
We all know a nice efficient weep is emotionally and physiologically cleansing, because if something has become a Japanese cottage industry worthy of BBC coverage, it’s as good as peer-reviewed scientific fact. While awaiting a response to every single request for comment submitted to the aforementioned “handsome weeping boys,” we realized our one of our […]
Two Days in Southeast Portland: A Bunny Ears Travel Guide
Insider tip: Portland’s hottest neighborhood sits at the foot of a volcano. Known for its supply-and-demand-defying concentration of pour-over coffee shops (not to mention an over-saturated body ink scene!), the South Tabor community affords visitors decent eats and some seriously earthy nightlife options. One day is too short a time to embrace it, but two […]