Tag Archives: Powell's Books

What I Learned About Gumby—and My Son

Since the subtitle of Following Ezra refers to the what I learned about Gumby and otters, a lot of people have asked, “What, exactly, did you learn about Gumby?” A few have posed a more basic question: “What’s Gumby?” Let’s take the second question first: Gumby is a green clay-animated character who appeared on a [...]

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Portland, Minus the Otters

I wish I’d had Ezra with me on Thursday. While he and the rest of my family were in Los Angeles, I traveled to Portland, my hometown, to spread the word about Following Ezra. I started the day with an appearance on “AM Northwest,” the morning show on the local ABC affiliate, KATU. As I [...]

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