Christie Porter

Christie Porter is the managing editor of Salt Lake Magazine. She has worked as a journalist for nearly a decade, writing about everything under the sun, but she really loves writing about nerdy things and the weird stuff. She recently published her first comic book short this year.
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Is The Utah Film Industry Getting A Second Act?

During the last legislative fight over tax incentives for Utah film productions, Kevin Costner tipped the scales by promising to shoot his forthcoming movie Horizon: An American Saga in the Beehive State...

An Interview with Under the Banner of Heaven creator Dustin Lance Black

While much of the media’s preoccupation with Mormon Fundamentalism centers on the FLDS, Under The Banner Of Heaven (adapted from the Jon Krakauer book of the same name) focuses on a small...

From Manifesto to Murder: A Complete Timeline of the FLDS Church

What do we really know about Mormon Fundamentalists? Consider this complete FLDS church timeline as an initiation.

An Introduction to Fundamentalist Faith

Achurch that grew from the violent frontiers of the Old West now fills the halls of modern and modest meetinghouses, but members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints are...

FanX Cosplay 2022 And Other Con Highlights

Another FanX is in the books, having delivered an extremely high turnout and some fun moments for fans—from celebrity photo-ops and Q&As, panels, art and so, so much merch. In particular, we...

FanX Is Coming: How It Compares To Other Big Comic Conventions

Salt Lake City’s FanX is back this week, taking over the Salt Palace Convention Center. It’s Utah’s biggest pop culture convention and, by attendance, one of the biggest in the country. No...

Utah Beer Fest Takes Up LGBTQ+ Cause This Weekend

Utah Beer Fest is back! For beer lovers, The Gateway is the place to be this weekend for the 12th Annual Utah Beer Festival. As with previous years, Utah Beer Fest will...

‘Chewed Gum’ Doc Confronts Utah’s Culture Of Abuse, Assault

Director of ‘Chewed Gum’ intertwines personal story of assault in documentary

Christie Porter

Christie Porter is the managing editor of Salt Lake Magazine. She has worked as a journalist for nearly a decade, writing about everything under the sun, but she really loves writing about nerdy things and the weird stuff. She recently published her first comic book short this year.