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Win “Portlandia,” Season 1 on Blu-ray/DVD combo!

Win “Portlandia,” Season 1 on Blu-ray/DVD combo!

By | November 8, 2011 at 3:51 pm | No comments

IFC's cult hit Portlandia is returning for its second season on Jan. 6. But before that, the complete first season will be available on a Blu-ray/DVD combo package; it drops Dec. 6. And we're just a tad excited about that. How excited? So excited that we're going to celebrate by...

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Watch SNL and Portlandia star Fred Armisen cover Devo’s “Beautiful World”

Watch SNL and Portlandia star Fred Armisen cover Devo’s “Beautiful World”

By | October 26, 2011 at 12:52 pm | No comments

Four days ago, Fred Armisen visited popular indie comedy and variety show Heart of Darkness, which goes down every month at Union Hall in Brooklyn, NY. We all know that Armisen, longtime Saturday Night Live cast member and star of his own IFC sketch show Portlandia, is musically...

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Watch the Sanitation Twins in Portlandia’s first promo for season two

Watch the Sanitation Twins in Portlandia’s first promo for season two

By | October 17, 2011 at 3:42 pm | No comments

Over the weekend at New York Comic Con, Portlandia star Fred Armisen shared with an audience of crazy-ass costumed geeks an exclusive clip from the upcoming second season. Meet the Sanitation Twins, and your new rainbow of recycling receptacles that will receive your discarded...

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Watch Conan O'Brien and Fred Armisen give graduation speeches!

By | June 13, 2011 at 9:34 am | No comments

Enlisting hip-as-hell comedic personalities to speak at graduations seems to be one of the most important charges a graduating class gives itself each year. To the credit of colleges across the country, the likes of Tina Fey, Jon Stewart, Bill Cosby and Amy Poehler have all...

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Bridgetown Comedy Festival: Day 2

By | April 23, 2011 at 3:53 pm | 2 comments

PORTLAND - Somehow, it’s still sunny in Portland. The Comedy Gods are smiling upon us, you guys. First stop for day two of Bridgetown was Lance Bangs Presents Come Laugh With Us at the Bagdad Theater. The line for this baby was around the block, because the show was packed...

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Bridgetown Comedy Festival: Day 1

By | April 22, 2011 at 7:23 pm | No comments

PORTLAND, OR - The first night of Portland’s 4th annual Bridgetown Comedy Festival began last night and the skies of Oregon shined down. Literally. Like, it was over 50 degrees, you guys. There was sunshine. Every hipster in attendance was excited, but they would never tell...

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Video: Portlandia's Fred Armisen gives you a terrible guitar lesson

By | March 25, 2011 at 10:15 am | No comments

Hey, Portlandia fans. Have you been able to manage your end-of-season withdrawal symptoms? Keep your chins up; the IFC series will return for a second season in January of 2012 with 10 new episodes! But now, to further assuage the emptiness you'll feel until then, let's check...

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Portlandia season finale recap: “Baseball”

By | February 28, 2011 at 4:30 pm | One comment

Medium shot: a non-threatening clean-cut dude explains that Portland has a 12% unemployment rate. Cut to: a local couple continues his train of thought. Then--cut--a random woman continues their thought. Cut. Some other dude takes it from there, then--cut!—yet another picks...

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Fred Armisen on Portlandia: “We’re not lampooning Portland; we’re celebrating it”

By | February 24, 2011 at 3:10 pm | No comments

One of the smartest, weirdest comedies on TV these days is the Fred Armisen-Carrie Brownstein collaboration Portlandia, on IFC. The show offers vignettes about life in Portland, Oregon, the progressive hipster haven home to many people we encounter on a regular basis: the...

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