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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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Carrie Brownstein confirms Portlandia will be back for season 3

Carrie Brownstein confirms Portlandia will be back for season 3

By | March 13, 2012 at 4:29 pm | 2 comments

In an interview today with Australian radio show The Doctor hosted by Lindsay McDougall on the Triple J radio station, Carrie Brownstein confirmed that IFC has picked up Portlandia for a third season. As she's currently on tour with her band Wild Flag, filming has not yet begun,...

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Portlandia’s ’80 Plates’ sketch is now a Cat Cora show on Bravo, sort of

Portlandia’s ’80 Plates’ sketch is now a Cat Cora show on Bravo, sort of

By | March 7, 2012 at 12:17 pm | 2 comments

You may remember Portlandia's current season premiere, which featured the sketch "Around the World in 80 Plates," wherein comedian Kumail Nanjiani played a persistent waiter at an obnoxiously eccentric casual eatery. If don't remember or haven't seen it, you must check it out...

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Barely there Lindsay Lohan flops in an otherwise standard Saturday Night Live

Barely there Lindsay Lohan flops in an otherwise standard Saturday Night Live

By | March 4, 2012 at 2:07 pm | 2 comments

Last night's Saturday Night Live was one of the most anticipated of the current season, seeing as constantly embattled actress Lindsay Lohan was returning as its host for her fourth time and after a six-year absence. So, how did she do? Well, she looks relatively healthy and...

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Get your read on: Portlandia is going to be a book!

Get your read on: Portlandia is going to be a book!

By | February 10, 2012 at 11:53 am | One comment

America’s favorite ultra-hipster homage to Portland, Portlandia, has inspired some of the best, weirdest lines in recent memory, from “Shell art is OVER!” to “Put a bird on it!” And I’d be lying if I said I didn’t annoy my friends by asking, “Did you read? Did...

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