Carrie Brownstein and Fred Armisen have gone on some
memorable dates. They’ve investigated the life history of a free-range
chicken they were about to consume, fled zombie hordes of moonlighting
We’re going to talk about Girls. It’s not like we
want to. But Lena Dunham, creator and star of the HBO series, will be in
town Sunday to promote her new book, Not That Kind of Girl (Random Ho
Why the Portlandia statue failed to become an icon.
The Statue of Liberty is a defining symbol of the United
States. Her likeness appears on everything from quarters to tacky
bobbleheads. She’s had a cameo role in countless films.
Portland's new wave of businessmen are ready to take on the challenge of "keeping Portland weird."That was the message at a Friday TechFestNW panel featuring Charlie Brown of Context Partners and Sam Blackman of Elemental Technologies. “Portland is offering us an incredibly unique opportunity to take the torch from the Knights and the Wiedens and maintain Portland as our competitive advantage,” ...
DVD & TV
Only the most devious real-estate agent would classify the
tract of land occupied by Cartlandia as “prime Portland.” Splayed
across a parking lot on Southeast 82nd Avenue, just a few hundred f
The forthcoming season of the IFC show will feature appearances by Kirsten Dunst, Paul Allen and Dan Savage.
Movies & Television
To the delight of seemingly everyone but Portlanders themselves, the twee machine that is Portlandia just keeps churning, and today the show announced the cameos for its fourth season.As reported by Spin, the next season of the IFC show will feature cameos from Maya Rudolph, Kirsten Dunst, Savage Love columnist Dan Savage and 48th richest person in the world Paul Allen, among others. We’ll also ...
Art is work. We celebrate
the geniuses with virtuoso brilliance and seemingly effortless
creativity, but that’s not the way it is for most professionals. Sure,
Portland has plenty of dilettant
FIGHTING OVER FRED: Portlandia
has long been a polarizing phenomenon within the city it skewers, but
some Portlanders’ distaste for the hit sketch-comedy show runs deeper
than others’. One d
Maybe the FBI is now operating in the WTF business: The agency asked Portlandia if it could use a sketch spoofing recycling culture for training.Co-star Carrie Brownstein told The Hollywood Reporter that an instructor from the FBI academy in Quantico, Va., asked producers to use the "Sanitation Twins" sketch in its advanced-intelligence classes, which focus on terrorism, espionage, IP theft and other ...