Into the Woods: Post5’s “As You Like It”

Photo by Russell J. Young
By Leela Ginelle, PQ Monthly

Shakespeare’s bulletproof reputation belies the fact that his comedies can be tough going. For one, they’re generally 45 minutes to an hour longer than those modern audiences are accustomed to. Likewise, they …

Your Halloween-Inspired Weekend Forecast is Here!

By Daniel Borgen, PQ Monthly

It’s the most wonderful time of the year–not Pride, not Christmas, not New Year’s–Halloween. We love it because Portland does it best–so scour those vintage shops, pony up for overnight delivery (your online purchases), DIY–whatever you …

Whiskey & Sympathy: January/February 2014


Hey Gula and Monika,

I hate to say this, but: my boyfriend is really poor. He’s just made a lot of bad financial planning decisions over the years, and now he’s in huge debt and terrible financial straits. I really like …

Whiskey & Sympathy: September/October 2013

Dear Gula and Sophia,

My partner and I have been living together for a while, so you could say things are pretty serious. We both identify as progressives, try to support every LGBTQ cause in whatever way we can, and volunteered …

Whiskey & Sympathy: July/August 2013

Dear Gula and Sophia,

I’m a personal of ample size who is getting back into the dating game after a long break. Problem is I sometimes have trouble discerning the difference between people who are attracted to me as a human …

Whiskey & Sympathy: June/July 2013

Dear Sophia and Gula,

I’m worried that I’m the human personification of Grumpy Cat. Whenever I date someone, I start out very into them, but inevitably within a couple weeks I find some aspect of the person to be absolutely intolerably …