Alternate Reality

Pacific Northwesteros: If Game of Thrones Were Set in Portland

Who would play Jaime Lannister? You get one guess.

06/12/2017 By Marty Patail

Television

Wanna Be in a New HBO Show with Tim Robbins and Holly Hunter?

Here, Now is being shot in Portland, and the casting director needs extras, stat!

04/19/2017 By Eden Dawn

Steals & Deals

Grimm Is Selling All of Its Weird Props and Monster Costumes

The production team behind the now-canceled TV show will hawk six years' worth of props in one massive sale.

03/06/2017 By Eden Dawn

Read 'Em and Eat

Make Your Own 'Damn Fine Cherry Pie' with Twin Peaks Cookbook

New trailer and cookbook will have you craving doughnuts, pie, and fish in a percolator.

12/19/2016 By Margaret Seiler

Music

Aminé Slams Trump's Victory on Jimmy Fallon

The Portland rapper denounced the president-elect during his guest appearance on The Tonight Show.

11/16/2016 By Fiona McCann

FASHION NEWS

Project Runway Snags Another Portlander

Portland's Sarah Donofrio will make her Runway debut September 15.

08/30/2016 By Eden Dawn

TELEVISION

The Bachelor Winner Lauren B. on How the Show Empowers Both Men and Women

We asked the Portland native the important questions. And also how she looked so sparkly.

05/17/2016 By Katherine Berman

TV

The Twin Peaks Cast List Is Out and Eddie Vedder Is on It

This is, excuse me, a damn fine list of actors.

04/25/2016 By Margaret Seiler

CULTURE CALL SHEET

Pop Culture: What We’re Really Into Right Now

From Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt to Young Thug’s most recent mix tape, Portland Monthly staffers reveal their current pop culture obsessions.

04/19/2016 By Portland Monthly Staff

LONG STORY SHORT

Film Editor Kelly Lyon Dishes on Crafting Saturday Night Live Parodies

The Portlander describes what it’s like to help create some of SNL’s most viral clips, from the family Thanksgiving saved by Adele to Kristen Wiig’s perfume-ad spoof.

04/15/2016 By Eden Dawn

THE LONG PLAY

PODCAST: Film Editor Kelly Lyon Dishes on Crafting Saturday Night Live Parodies

On this episode of The Long Play, the Portlander describes what it’s like to craft some of SNL’s most viral clips, from the family Thanksgiving saved by Adele to Kristen Wiig’s perfume-ad spoof.

04/04/2016 By Eden Dawn With Sika Stanton

THE ESSENTIALS

Singer-Songwriter Laura Gibson to Essayist Sally Tisdale: April’s Pop Culture Hot List

The concert, web series, and book you can’t miss this month.

03/25/2016 By Fiona McCann

WEB SERIES

How Do You Make a Hit Web Series? The Creators of One Portland Show Have Some Answers

The Benefits of Gusbandry is generating national buzz. Creator Alicia J. Rose tells us how it all came about.

02/05/2016 By Jack Rushall

TELEVISION

How One Portlander Went from Jefferson High to Hollywood

After roles on True Blood and Rectify, Johnny Ray Gill returns to the small screen in a new series about the Underground Railroad.

01/25/2016 By Fiona McCann

SEASON PREVIEW

How Portland's Grimm Took Over Friday-Night Television

The city's resident horror show returns to our screens for its fifth season on October 30 on NBC. We take a look at how it became TV's alpha beast.

09/21/2015 By Les Chappell

CULTURE CALL SHEET

The Latest in Portland Arts News—Unknown Mortal Orchestra on Seth Meyers

Plus NW Dance Project’s Ching Ching Wong’s major national award, and last call for POWFest submissions.

08/13/2015 By Fiona McCann

FILM

Portland Comedy Series 'The Benefits of Gusbandry' Headed to a Small Screen Near You

A new comedy web series about the friendship between a straight woman and her gay friend is in the Portland pipeline—and it's looking for backers!

06/29/2015 By Fiona McCann

TELEVISION

The Bad Girls Club Is Casting in Portland

Yes, we talked to the casting director. Pro tip: don't bring a vibrator.

06/11/2015 By Marty Patail

JUST BECAUSE

Take a Twin Peaks Road Trip for the Show's 25th Anniversary

Venture to the land of Lynch along the Snoqualmie River, just east of Seattle.

05/22/2015 By Margaret Seiler

NORTHWEST TRAVEL

The Hotel from Twin Peaks Is Offering a Package for Superfans

Salish Lodge & Spa channels its television doppelgänger, the Great Northern Hotel, with overnight packages, maps of filming locations, and Twin Peaks souvenirs.

04/15/2015 By Margaret Seiler