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Portlandia season 5 sneak peek: Goths love funerals (Video)

Portlandia season 5 sneak peek: Goths love funerals (Video)

By | October 30, 2014 at 2:11 pm | No comments

Just in time for Halloween, IFC has released a sneak peek for Portlandia’s fifth season, set to premiere in Janauary 2015. It’s here that we find Fred Armisen and Carrie Brownstein as an over-the-top Goth couple reveling in planning their respective funerals. They want...

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Feminist Portlandia bookstore will close down in real life without financial support

Feminist Portlandia bookstore will close down in real life without financial support

By | October 6, 2014 at 12:37 pm | One comment

The Women & Women First bookstore featured on Portlandia is still in business. But the real-life feminist bookstore – called In Other Words – in which those sketches starring Fred Armisen and Carrie Brownstein are filmed may be closing up shop if its owners don’t get a...

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IFC announces long list of Portlandia guest stars for season four

IFC announces long list of Portlandia guest stars for season four

By | December 10, 2013 at 11:49 am | No comments

Like the three prior seasons, Portlandia’s fourth season promises no dearth of stellar special guests when it returns to IFC on Thursday, Feb. 27 at 10 pm ET. Fred Armisen and Carrie Brownstein will be joined by brand new faces like Saturday Night Live’s Vanessa Bayer,...

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IFC renews Fred Armisen and Carrie Brownstein’s ‘Portlandia’ for two more seasons

IFC renews Fred Armisen and Carrie Brownstein’s ‘Portlandia’ for two more seasons

By | June 12, 2013 at 11:23 am | No comments

With his exit from Saturday Night Live last month, Fred Armisen has more time to tend to Portlandia, his stellar sketch show on IFC. And thankfully, he’s taking advantage of the situation. He and co-star Carrie Brownstein will be returning for its fifth and sixth seasons, the...

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‘Winter in Portlandia’ will feature Jim Gaffigan, Bobby Moynihan and more! (Video preview)

‘Winter in Portlandia’ will feature Jim Gaffigan, Bobby Moynihan and more! (Video preview)

By | December 11, 2012 at 12:02 pm | No comments

Before the proper third season of Portlandia premieres Jan. 4 at 10 pm on IFC with two back-to-back episodes, we'll be treated to a special, never-before-seen episode called "Winter in Portlandia!" It goes down this Friday at 10:30 pm ET and will feature guest stars Jim Gaffigan...

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Portlandia guest stars will include Patton Oswalt, Jim Gaffigan, Roseanne and many more!

Portlandia guest stars will include Patton Oswalt, Jim Gaffigan, Roseanne and many more!

By | November 27, 2012 at 1:07 pm | No comments

As I said on the latest episode of the Laughspin Podcast, writers, producers and directors are, more and more, utilizing the it-takes-a-village approach to creating quality comedy television. In other words, there’s seems to be an increasingly inflated number of guest stars,...

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Watch Fred Armisen and Carrie Brownstein in a first look at season three of Portlandia (Video)

Watch Fred Armisen and Carrie Brownstein in a first look at season three of Portlandia (Video)

By | November 8, 2012 at 3:50 pm | No comments

We'll have to wait until Jan. 4 to bask in the glory of Portlandia's absurd sketch comedy, but today we get our first look at season three! In the clip below, we find our heroes Fred Armisen and Carrie Brownstein playing yoga devotees enjoying a peaceful session, wherein they're...

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Portlandia sets a date for ‘The Brunch Special’

Portlandia sets a date for ‘The Brunch Special’

By | July 2, 2012 at 2:16 pm | No comments

We've got a long wait until Portlandia returns for season three in January, but in the meantime we can look forward to the hour-long Brunch Special, airing Friday, July 20 at 11 pm ET. The special consists of a director's cut of “Brunch Village,” the season two finale, as...

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What’s Fred Armisen doing with the very serious videos you’re sending him?

What’s Fred Armisen doing with the very serious videos you’re sending him?

By | May 30, 2012 at 1:12 pm | No comments

Portlandia and Saturday Night Live's Fred Armisen needs your help with a project. First thing you're going to need to do is wipe the smile off of your face and be serious for 30 seconds. Fred calls for user-submitted videos for his Be Serious For 30 Seconds project, and lays...

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