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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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Will Ferrell makes a memorable, triumphant return to Saturday Night Live (13 videos)

Will Ferrell makes a memorable, triumphant return to Saturday Night Live (13 videos)

By | May 14, 2012 at 11:03 am | 2 comments

The highly-anticipated return of Will Ferrell to Saturday Night Live went down this past weekend, and it didn't disappoint. From delivering the world's most awkward Mother's Day speech to running for the mayor of Funkytown to playing a husband with the world's most obnoxious...

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Read the scrapped Barack Obama sketch from SNL about Osama bin Laden

Read the scrapped Barack Obama sketch from SNL about Osama bin Laden

By | May 7, 2012 at 2:17 pm | No comments

Saturday Night Live had a great showing this past weekend. As it turns out, though, one sketch that was planned to run got scrapped. In the sketch, President Obama, portrayed as per usual by Fred Armisen, addresses the anniversary of Osama bin Laden's death, and reminds America...

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Laughspin’s 12 favorite comedian graduation speeches, featuring Colbert, Fey, Poehler and more!

Laughspin’s 12 favorite comedian graduation speeches, featuring Colbert, Fey, Poehler and more!

By | May 7, 2012 at 11:15 am | 2 comments

It's graduation season and you know what that means! Someone somewhere is sitting through a three hour procession of watching 200 people wearing oversized gowns stand in line to shake somebody's hand. Hooray! But seriously, congratulations to all you recent grads. You make us...

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IFC confirms Portlandia’s third season and promises two specials

IFC confirms Portlandia’s third season and promises two specials

By | March 20, 2012 at 10:46 pm | No comments

We kind of already knew Portlandia was coming back to IFC for a third season, since Carrie Brownstein let it slip during an interview on an Australian radio station last week. But tonight, it became official in New York, as the network confirmed the news at their upfront...

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Real life couple Jason Sudeikis and Olivia Wilde join Fred Armisen in comedy flick

Real life couple Jason Sudeikis and Olivia Wilde join Fred Armisen in comedy flick

By | March 14, 2012 at 4:26 pm | No comments

Real life couple Olivia Wilde and Saturday Night Live funny man Jason Sudeikis have signed on to costar in a new relationship comedy entitled Relanxious, directed by writer Christopher Storer. Joined by Brie Larson and fellow SNL cast member and co-star of Portlandia Fred...

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