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Fuck Politeness

My Favorite Murder Reclaims True Crime for Women

At Last, A Feminist Manifesto for Brocialists

Or, I Read Jessa Crispin’s New Book and I Have Regrets

Black Sun Is About Worth & Beauty

The New Play Is for Our Black Sons and Daughters

Sorry to Disrupt the Peace’s Hero Dysphoria

A Korean Adoptee Tries to Make (and Do) Good in Patty Cottrell’s Fearless, Tragicomic debut

Morgan Parker Writes About Beyoncé and the World Beyoncé Lives in

There Are More Beautiful Things Than Beyoncé is About More Than the Poetics of Pop Culture

Geek Out and Get Woke with These Essential Podcasts

From Whiskey Sour Feelings Hour to Pod Save America, Here’s What’s Keeping Us Sane

Laura E. Hall, Escape Artist

Get Trapped With Portland’s Leading Escape Room Designer

The Shirley Jackson Project is Like a Collection of Ghost Stories

Portland Comic Artists Share Their Passion for Shirley Jackson, Queen of Gloom

Spring Forward

The Sun is Returning. Put Down Your Dystopian Literature and Get Out There with Our Guide to Arts and Culture

Move Over, Maru. Make Way, Lil Bub!

It’s Oregon Cats’ Time to Shine at a New Cat Video Festival

Inside Stream PDX’s Mobile Recording Studio

How an Airstream Trailer on NE MLK is Making Podcasting More Accessible

To the Shire!

Appreciating John Yeon, Portland’s Unsung Hero of Architecture

Rethinking the Canon

Portland Writer/Artist Dao Strom Discusses a New Local Effort to Showcase Authors of Color

In The Black, Intisar Abioto Documents Connection, Community, and Place

The Black Portlanders Photographer Traces Black Roots in Portland and Beyond

David Duchovny Through the Ages

An Authoritative Timeline of David Duchovny Through the Ages

Universal Harvester’s Movie Madness

Checking Out John Darnielle’s New Novel

Black People Being Funny

The NW Black Comedy Festival Launches This Week

Taking a Journey Here Tonight...With Renaissance Man David Duchovny

He Acts! He Directs! He Writes! He... Sings?

Profile Theatre’s New Season Is Already Great

Elliot, a Soldier’s Fugue Captures the Tenor of a Country at War with Itself

Sarah Manguso’s Book of Dread

300 Arguments You’ll Either Love or Hate

If You’ve Ever Worked Retail, Third Rail Has Your Number

The Flick Captures a Shifting Film Industry from Small-Town New England

Laurie Frankel’s Fabulous Child

In This Is How It Always Is, the Northwest Author Combines Domestic Drama and Trans Kid Fairy Tale

Shocked, I Am Shocked!

New Order Bassist Peter Hook Reveals Rock Band Did Lots of Drugs and Sex

You’re in a Cult, Call Your Dad!

Carnivora’s Jump Scares and Abject Sorrow

Nariko Ott Heads East

The Perpetually Mustachioed Comedian Stops in on His Way Out

New Year, New Work at Fertile Ground

Check the Temperature of Portland Theater with the Annual Festival

Murakami’s Book of Conversations with Conductor Seiji Ozawa Disappoints

Absolutely on Music Isn’t Likely to Satisfy Fans of Either Person

Scrappy and Self-Aware

Anna Kendrick’s Scrappy Little Nobody Keeps it Real

Doug Loves Movies: Now More Than Ever

We Need Doug Benson’s Stoner Comedy and Pop Culture Chatter

At Portland Center Stage, On the Road to Nowhere

The Oregon Trail Is Not as Fun as The Oregon Trail

Aaron Gilbreath on Loving the Questions

The Local Essayist Considers Everything We Don’t Know

In Defense of David Sedaris

Don’t Step to Me That He Isn’t Deep.

Chelsea Cain Leaves Twitter Following Sexist Harassment

The Local Author’s Experience Speaks to a Larger Problem of Online Abuse

Casey Jarman Stares Down Death

Death: An Oral History Prepares You for the Inevitable

Rolling Blackouts is an Ambitious Muddle

Sarah Glidden Explores Conflicts in the Middle East and Ethics in Comics Journalism

Jinkx Monsoon, Homecoming Queen

The Legendary Local Drag Queen is Back in The Vaudevillians

Hir: Love, War, and Vomit

Challenging Gender Norms in Defunkt Theatre’s Gut-Wrenching Family Drama

Assistance Portrays the Sad Desk Life a Little Too Well

When Your Protagonists Are Named Nick and Nora, You Know Things Are Dire

Put Your Pinkies Up at Adelina Books

Portland’s Newest Bookstore is a Safe Space for Art and Film Snobs

Shawn Levy Recounts the Sweet Life

Dolce Vita Confidential: A Look into Postwar Italy’s Blossoming Film Industry

Is it Possible to Really See Andy Warhol?

Maybe Not. But the Baby Angels and Cartoon Cats Make PAM’s Show Worth Your While.

Cured at Last

Founding Member of the Cure Lol Tolhurst Opens Up About His Personal Disintegration in a New Memoir

Claire Rudy Foster’s Literature of Addiction

The Title of I’ve Never Done This Before is a Lie.

Nell Zink’s Nicotine is a Gentle Indictment of Fake Shamans and Empty Idealism

I Only Wish I Didn’t Have to Bring Jonathan Franzen Into It

Our Picks for the All Jane Comedy Fest

From Maria Bamford to Irene Tu, Here’s What Not to Miss

Stellar Jokes (and Gentleman Callers)

Get Ready for Bri Pruett’s One-Woman Show

My Private Property Hangs the World with “Fresh Paint” Signs

Mary Ruefle Blends Poetry, Prose, and Colors in Her Exquisite New Book

Here is Dame Darcy, Your Comics Queen

The World is Catching Up with Her—Just in Time for The Meat Cake Bible

The Gun Show Won’t Be a Hit with Everyone

But It Starts a Crucial Conversation About America
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