MAKE IT REINDEER!!! Tits the Season…as Portland’s Finest North Pole Dancers are Coming Together Again DEC 13 at Dante’s to Present the 8th Annual TATAS for TOYS – A Benefit for Doernbecher Children’s Hospital! Join the 12 Baes of Xmas + Hosts Aaron Ross & Toxic for an Epic Night of Dancers A Dancing, Sexy Variety, […]

Tricks, Treats & Talent! WHO’S the ROSS? “Halloween Special!” was terrifyingly terrific thanks to the treat of having two MADtv stars Debra Wilson & Jill-Michele Melean who paired up for a hilarious interview. Not only was the audience regaled with stories from the legendary sketch comedy show & impressive impressions, but in the spirit of the haunted […]

THERE’S NO PLACE LIKE HOME… Portland’s King of Late-Night returned to the Rose City & his old stomping grounds at Dante’s on JUNE 28 for a “HOMECOMING SPECIAL” of WHO’S the ROSS? that had audiences cheering “SIS BOOM BOSS! ROSS! ROSS! ROSS!”  Sensational Specials Guests such as Portland Diamond Project’s Managing Director Mike Barrett, Purrsonal Finance Expert Lillian Karabaic, Indie-Folk Star Maiah Wynne, and The Cupcake […]

Ross Puts the LA in LAte-Night Talk Show… Backed by a high-caliber house-band, litany of Hollywood guests, and surrounded by a welcoming audience, WHO’S the ROSS? didn’t skip a beat during its inaugural “Ross Angeles” episode at Molly Malone’s!! With Father’s Day around the corner “Portland’s Father of Late-Night” used his first show in LA to […]

Go for the Gold in these Giggle Games!  Champions rise to the occasion, so it’s no surprise that team “WHO’S the ROSS?” dug down deep during their“Winter Olympics Special” raising the bar for this talk show filmed live in a bar! The celebratory drinks were flowing long before victory was achieved, as Chino Lee of PDX ICE […]

Not Just Another Show… Friday, February 16, 2018 marked the final episode of “WHO’S the ROSS?” – Portland’s weekly late-night talk show. After ruling Tuesday nights at Dante’s for the past 4 years (8 of the last 10 overall) the “Comedy Buffet” Aaron Ross presided over for more than 700 episodes, received a proper send […]

PARTY LIKE YOU JUST DID 700 SHOWS… 2017 was a milestone (and one-of-a-kind) year for Portland’s weekly late-night talk show, as WHO’S the ROSS? celebrated its 700th performance, endured a foot of snow mid-show, found its greatest muse in the local hip-hop scene, showcased a pair of talented septuagenarians (one which our host is related to), […]

“AL GORE MEMORIAL HIGH SCHOOL” – the one-man comedy show by Aaron Ross, presented a series of live characters, all inhabiting a very progressive faux-high school. Between characters, these five videos were shown to allow for costume changes, but also to keep the show briskly moving forward (and to knock the character total up to […]

  WHO’S the ROSS? 700th Show perfectly reflected the kind of comedy program PDX’s weekly late-night talk show has evolved into over the past nine years… Always focused on engaging our live audience, WTR’s humor has aged like a fine wine…meaning it’s more refined, but still guaranteed to get you drunk! The program increasingly spotlights […]

700 SHOWS!!!!!!!! People ask, “How’d you do it?!” I say, “I’m addicted to it AND we haven’t been fired!” (which is a half truth, we haven’t been fired recently) Along the way, we’ve seen the show grow; taking several forms, evolving & improving year by year. 9 years, as a matter of fact! So this […]

WHO’S the ROSS? last show before their longest PDX hiatus in 5 years, featured the return of one of our favorite guests + a lovely first timer, who flipped the table on our host before the show… The evening started as we spoke to news/weather reporter Marja Martinez of KPTV FOX12, who had filmed her […]

Hundreds of wonderful musical guests have joined us on WHO’S the ROSS? over the past nine years, but in the last couple months we’ve been lucky enough to have some of the NW’s most elite performers on the program, backed by our brilliant house-band! From dancing with soul legend Ural Thomas, to singing a tribute for Mom with Leo London of […]