Footnotes

LISTEN: The Portland Book of Dates, with Eden Dawn

Author and PoMo style editor talks about her new book, how COVID impacted its release, and how small businesses are still struggling.

5:00am By Gabriel Granillo

Pop Culture

Which Portlander Should Play Samantha in the Upcoming Sex and the City Reboot?

And which local designers should costume them?

01/13/2021 By Eden Dawn and Conner Reed

Pomo Picks

Pop Culture Worth Your Time: Jeopardy!, The Cold Millions, and More

The content in our queues, from Trebek's twilight Jeopardy! eps to an epic Spokane-focused novel.

01/08/2021 By Portland Monthly Staff

Pomo Picks

The Pop Culture That Helped Us Through the Year

From murder mysteries to fingerpicked tunes, these cultural nuggets helped make 2020 just a little more bearable.

12/24/2020 By Portland Monthly Staff

Footnotes

LISTEN: What The Plague Can Teach Us About the Pandemic

We talk with OSU professor Courtney Campbell about Albert Camus's 1947 novel, philosophy, and human nature.

12/18/2020 By Gabriel Granillo

Year in Review

PoMo’s Top 10 Arts & Culture Stories of 2020

In a year that sent the arts scrambling, our readers clung to joy: a hometown opera success story, a sterling album from a Portland rap giant, the meaty tale...

12/17/2020 By Conner Reed

Feature

Middle-Grade Graphic Novels Are Storming the Best-Seller Lists

Portland creators are getting in on the boom.

12/13/2020 By Julia Silverman

Pomo Picks

Pop Culture Worth Your Time: European Soccer, Big Mouth, and More

The content in our queues, from queer midcentury romances to puberty cartoons

12/10/2020 By Portland Monthly Staff

Year in Review

The Best Oregon-Made Culture of 2020

From street art to stage sweat, these were the year’s most essential pieces.

12/05/2020 By Conner Reed and Fiona McCann

Pomo Picks

Pop Culture Worth Your Time: The Crown, Kamasi Washington, and More

From Gillian Anderson's Maggie Thatcher to a wildly queer-coded '50s western, here's a glimpse at our queues this week.

11/19/2020 By Portland Monthly Staff

Pomo Picks

What to Read, Watch, and Listen to This Week: Nov 12

The content in our queues, from Eater to Edith Bouvier

11/12/2020 By Portland Monthly Staff

Interview

Vanessa Veselka Writes the Reality of Poverty in America

The Portland writer talks ambition, trauma, and her new book.

11/08/2020 By Fiona McCann

Books

Our Picks for the 2020 Portland Book Festival

The typically one-day, in-person festival will sprawl across two digital weeks this year. Here's what you can't miss.

11/05/2020 By Fiona McCann and Conner Reed

CIVIC LIFE

Multnomah County's Vaunted Library System Is Redefining Itself for the Pandemic Era

The changes have not come without pushback.

10/28/2020 By Fiona McCann

Pomo Picks

What to Read, Watch, and Listen to This Week: Oct 15

The content in our queues, from Hocus Pocus to Barry Lyndon

10/15/2020 By Portland Monthly Staff

Book Review

Karen Russell’s Sleep Donation Is a Potent, Prescient Pandemic Tale

The mythological nature of plague unspools from the author's novella, released in a new edition September 29.

10/12/2020 By Fiona McCann

Pomo Picks

What to Read, Watch, and Listen to This Week: Oct 8

The content in our queues, from Pedro Infante to presidential body doubles

10/08/2020 By Portland Monthly Staff

Sponsored Content

Discover Oregon’s Natural Wonders

A spectacular new photography book from Photo Cascadia celebrates the expansive beauty of Oregon.

10/07/2020

Pomo Picks

What to Read, Watch, and Listen to This Week: Oct 1

The content in our queues, from octopus affairs to Hill House hauntings.

10/01/2020 By Portland Monthly Staff

Q&A

Author John Birdsall on James Beard's Gay Identity and Oregon Roots

The Man Who Ate Too Much: The Life of James Beard offers a compassionate, honest, and meticulously researched take on how Beard became one of the most...

09/30/2020 By Katherine Chew Hamilton