Browsing Tag Portlandia

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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Portlandia recap: “Blunderbuss”

By | February 21, 2011 at 2:55 pm | 3 comments

Portlandia, the deft and very funny sketch comedy brainchild of SNL-er Fred Armisen and former Sleater-Kinney member, Carrie Brownstein, smells like a combination of a dusty bookshop and a strong organic espresso. It wears combat boots, bathes only when necessary, and eats...

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