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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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What have we learned recently from The Simpsons creator Matt Groening?

What have we learned recently from The Simpsons creator Matt Groening?

By | April 16, 2012 at 10:52 am | No comments

Hey, remember last week when The Simpsons creator Matt Groening mentioned Portland in that cool Smithsonian magazine interview and everyone lost their minds, claiming that he revealed the true location of the show's Springfield? Yeah, well gather your minds. That's not really...

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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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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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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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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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