Posts tagged "portlandia"

Ms. Cacie Wants To Bring Progressive, Feminist Children’s Songs To The Nation’s Youth

The wheels on the bus say, “BAN ALL MEN, BAN ALL MEN, BAN ALL MEN.”…

Megan Reynolds | July 16, 2015 - 4:30 pm

Here Is “Portlandia” On The Scourge Of The Male Feminist

I have been waiting for “Portlandia” to take on the scourge of male feminists, those seedy, self-assured, “sensitive” dudes who are very eager to show you just how much they…

Megan Reynolds | February 18, 2015 - 12:46 pm

Carrie Brownstein & Fred Armisen Are Our Platonic Friendship Role Models

“I do think that Fred has a very unwavering optimism that is infectious. He’s very kind, very generous, and I think more than anything, Fred says ‘yes’ … And…

Claire Hannum | March 14, 2014 - 11:40 am

The Women Behind “Portlandia”‘s Real Feminist Book Store Are Livetweeting The Super Bowl

Finally, a reason to watch the Super Bowl: the women behind the feminist bookstore in Portland that inspired the one on “Portlandia” will be livetweeting the game “from a…

Jessica Wakeman | January 31, 2014 - 6:30 pm

Weekend Shut-In Worksheet: See “Salinger,” Groove To Valerie June & Eat All The Pasta

Activities are wonderful, but sometimes, it’s fine to want to shut the world out for a couple of days, and make some serious time for you. Don’t be afraid of

Amelia McDonell-Parry | September 7, 2013 - 12:00 pm

Astrology 101: How To Spot Each Sign … In “Portlandia”

Whether you live in Portland or have seen a few “Portlandia” sketches, you know this city marches to the beat of its own naked bongo drummer. As two lifelong Portlanders,…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger & Katelyn Kollinzas | March 1, 2013 - 2:00 pm

“Portlandia” Is Back And More Yoga-Tastic Than Ever

Namaste, bitches! The third season of “Portlandia” is back, and they’ve released the first clip! In it, Carrie and Fred play yoga students on a major, uh, journey. The new…

Julie Gerstein | November 9, 2012 - 9:20 am

10 Things About Portland That Are Actually, Genuinely, Non-Ironically Weird

If you’ve seen “Portlandia,” you know that Portland is a weird city. If you live here, you know that people spend a lot of time, money, and energy to maintain…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | April 11, 2012 - 8:00 am

The Dream Of The 1890s Is Alive In Portland

The new season of “Portlandia” is just as funny as the first — if not more. In season one, Fred Armisen and Carrie Brownstein noted that Portland is just a

Julie Gerstein | February 7, 2012 - 3:20 pm

Venn Diagram: Portland Vs. Brooklyn

There’s been a heck of a lot of talk about Portland lately, what with the Fred Armisen/Carrie Brownstein show “Portlandia,” all about how the city stuck in the ’90s with…

Julie Gerstein | January 24, 2012 - 3:40 pm

Even Carrie Brownstein Wants to Make Out With Ryan Gosling

“Well, I mean sometimes when I watch a Ryan Gosling movie … but it’s so sad to say because the line to make out with Ryan Gosling is so long.

Julie Gerstein | January 6, 2012 - 3:40 pm

How Carrie Brownstein Chooses Which Hipsters To Mock On “Portlandia”

“I guess that [the things “Portlandia” makes fun of] are ridiculous, but at the same time they’re things that I embrace — it’s a set of behaviors and an ideology…

Jessica Wakeman | January 4, 2012 - 3:45 pm

“Portlandia” Is Back With An Early Look At An Episode From Season 2!

Super awesome news, kids! “Portlandia” returns to IFC for its second season this Friday, but if that sounds like too long to wait for your favorite hipster satire, no worries!

Amelia McDonell-Parry | January 3, 2012 - 9:40 am

Portlandia: “Come To My Zombie DJ Night, Guys!”

The new season of “Portlandia” starts up in January, but we’ve got a sneak peek, with this hilarious clip about a dystopian not-too-distant-future where everybody is a DJ. Sounds just…

Julie Gerstein | December 15, 2011 - 11:20 am

A First Look At Fred Armisen And Carrie Brownstein’s “Portlandia”

I know what I’ll be doing Friday, January 21, 2011, at 10:30 p.m. EST: watching “Portlandia,” duh. “Saturday Night Live”‘s Fred Armisen and Sleater-Kinney’s Carrie Brownstein will star…

Jessica Wakeman | December 19, 2010 - 6:00 pm