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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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New comedy ‘Unsupervised’ means more edgy animation for FX (Video)

New comedy ‘Unsupervised’ means more edgy animation for FX (Video)

By | January 24, 2012 at 9:05 am | One comment

This past Thursday, FX debuted their all new animated comedy Unsupervised. Helmed by writers and producers of the network’s hit show It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia, the series follows the lives of two optimistic teenage boys, Gary and Joel, trying to make it through...

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What we learned from Fred Armisen’s Q&A session on Reddit

What we learned from Fred Armisen’s Q&A session on Reddit

By | January 12, 2012 at 11:43 am | No comments

One of my favorite Internet time-wasters is Reddit’s "Ask Me Anything" feature. The format is simple: users submit questions to an individual with some remarkable or interesting characteristic. And sometimes, even celebrities get involved and offer a few moments of their time...

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Portlandia season 2 premiere recap: “Mixology”

Portlandia season 2 premiere recap: “Mixology”

By | January 10, 2012 at 12:40 pm | No comments

All hail the return of the non-hipster-bashing Fred Armisen and Carrie Brownstein, satirists of the twee and zeitgeist-y IRL and artisanal picklers, IPL who yes, can pickle that. Jewel cases, parking tickets, broken off heels: all pickleable. Let’s go have a cocktail. Skit...

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Listen to NPR’s 38-minute interview with Portlandia stars Fred Armisen and Carrie Brownstein

Listen to NPR’s 38-minute interview with Portlandia stars Fred Armisen and Carrie Brownstein

By | January 5, 2012 at 2:21 pm | No comments

Portlandia's second season debuts tomorrow on IFC at 10 pm ET! And the show's stars Fred Armisen and Carrie Brownstein sat down with Terry Gross, of NPR's Fresh Air recently. It aired this morning. And you can listen to the entire thing here. You. Are....

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Spend 24 minutes behind the scenes at ‘Portlandia’ with Fred Armisen and Carrie Brownstein

Spend 24 minutes behind the scenes at ‘Portlandia’ with Fred Armisen and Carrie Brownstein

By | December 29, 2011 at 11:07 am | No comments

Portlandia's second season on IFC is fast approaching, comedy nerds. In fact, we're just eight days away from the bizarrely funny sketch show's Jan. 6 premiere (10 pm ET)! So, to further whet your appetite for the second coming of Fred Armisen and Carrie Brownstein and co.,...

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