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W. Kamau Bell, Jello Biafra inject thought into Fun Fun Fun Fest, Fred Armisen brings Ian Rubbish

W. Kamau Bell, Jello Biafra inject thought into Fun Fun Fun Fest, Fred Armisen brings Ian Rubbish

By | November 10, 2014 at 11:43 am | No comments

AUSTIN -- If Friday’s comedians at Fun Fun Fun Fest contended with the low lows of celebrity and popular culture, Saturday’s theme might as well have been “Damn the man, save the Empire.” Politics, politics, and more politics. W. Kamau Bell’s set, for example,...

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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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Dave Hill as Stephen Colbert’s bandleader? Yes Please. Laughspin asks the facemelter about the grassroots movement to make it so

Dave Hill as Stephen Colbert’s bandleader? Yes Please. Laughspin asks the facemelter about the grassroots movement to make it so

By | June 18, 2014 at 5:11 pm | 4 comments

As David Letterman prepares to leave Late Show at the end of the year and Stephen Colbert prepares to take over Letterman’s seat at CBS, who is preparing to be Colbert’s bandleader? It's a fair question, you guys. It seems every late night host needs a band and a bandleader,...

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IFC now working with Seth Meyers, Joel McHale, Rob Huebel and many more

IFC now working with Seth Meyers, Joel McHale, Rob Huebel and many more

By | March 20, 2014 at 2:19 pm | No comments

IFC, which has evolved into a destination for "alt comedy" television over the years, has excitedly announced its lineup of shows for the 2014-2015 season, including two new shows and a semi-serious awards show. Fred Armisen, Bill Hader and Seth Meyers have teamed up for a...

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South By Southwest Comedy, day 2: Comedy Bang Bang, Fred Armisen, Sasheer Zamata

South By Southwest Comedy, day 2: Comedy Bang Bang, Fred Armisen, Sasheer Zamata

By | March 11, 2014 at 3:07 pm | No comments

AUSTIN – Okay, forewarning: there was too much legit Sunday night to be able to comprehensively share all of the laughs with you, dear readers, but I will do my damnedest to offer the highlights. Checked out three shows, all in a row, and lived to tell the tale....

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Seth Meyers names SNL alum Fred Armisen as band leader for Late Night

Seth Meyers names SNL alum Fred Armisen as band leader for Late Night

By | February 11, 2014 at 2:25 pm | No comments

Portlandia creator and star Fred Armisen has a new gig: band leader on the new Late Night with Seth Meyers. Yes, you read right. Fellow Saturday Night Live alum Armisen will "curate and lead the band, and continue to run it even when he's off shooting Portlandia," Meyers...

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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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Kristen Wiig and Fred Armisen return to SNL to help skewer Sound of Music (Video)

Kristen Wiig and Fred Armisen return to SNL to help skewer Sound of Music (Video)

By | December 8, 2013 at 9:55 am | No comments

Last night Saturday Night Live welcomed back two of its recently exited stars -- Kristen Wiig and Fred Armisen -- to help skewer Thursday's live production of The Sound of Music, starring Carrie Underwood. In case you didn't see the clip already, we won't give it away, which is...

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