Pop Culture Deep Dive
What ‘Solar Power’ and ‘Beautiful World, Where Are You’ taught me about processing the mess of 2021
Pablo Larraín’s transcendent, ridiculous Princess Diana melodrama harnesses the specific power of cinema like few films attempt.
The allegations about a former Portland Thorns coach has sent ripples through the league. But what did we expect?
Which machine are you raging against, brother? Starbucks?
Rob Reiner’s classic Stephen King adaptation remains the peak of Beaver State cinema, even in 2021.
Kafka could simply never.
Today is my last day as style editor of Portland Monthly after 11 years. Let's walk down memory lane together and check out the hits.
The show's success with critics and audiences paves the way for more shows that celebrate fat bodies instead of pathologizing or pitying them.
"I’m a Latina. I’m an Oregonian. I’m an American. And I’m confused about what that all means. "
The 2001 box office bomb has become a cult classic. Its respect for the aspiring pop stars at its center might be why.
Enjoying winter … while we can.
The relationship between cannabis and mental health is complicated, but it’s helped me survive this year in ways it never has before.
Riding the Rails
Taking a ride on Amtrak’s Empire Builder … at the end of empire
For those of us who love Oregon, this is a time of grief.
Drive-ins are the name of the moviegoing game right now. But can anything replace the shoulder-to-shoulder experience of a sold out screening at the Hollywood?
I’ve documented the Portland protests for 50-plus nights. The feds’ tactics are nothing new.
Nope. But here we are anyway.
Award-winning writer and Portland native Mitchell S. Jackson reflects on the sneaky power of protest.
Mitchell S. Jackson
The bassist set aside the hits and played dazzling solos for a rapt crowd at Portland Art Museum last Saturday.
The Long View
Writer Walidah Imarisha on eight years of talking about the brutal history of race in Oregon.