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Watch Kristen Bell & Fred Armisen Spoof 'Birdman'

The Huffington Post | Bill Bradley | Posted 02.21.2015 | Entertainment

Hosts Kristen Bell and Fred Armisen kicked off IFC's broadcast of the 30th Independent Spirit Awards by spoofing some of the Best Feature nominees. Ad...

Jonathan Cohn

Top 10 'SNL' Political Sketches Of All Time

HuffingtonPost.com | Jonathan Cohn | Posted 02.13.2015 | Politics

“Saturday Night Live” celebrates its 40th anniversary on NBC Sunday night. Forty seasons would be a remarkable run for any television show. But, a...

J.K. Simmons Channels 'Whiplash,' Yells At 'SNL' Cast In Drum-Off

The Huffington Post | Erin Whitney | Posted 02.01.2015 | Entertainment

Oscar nominee J.K. Simmons has played a variety of characters, from the Farmers Insurance guy to the voice of the yellow M&M (Shocked? Us too). But it...

Wait, Fred Armisen And Conan Think Bill Hader Looks Like Mr. Burns?

The Huffington Post | Katla McGlynn | Posted 01.13.2015 | Comedy

Ouch. Fred Armisen and Carrie Brownstein appeared on "Conan" Monday night to promote the new season of "Portlandia," but the most memorable part of...

The 'Portlandia' Feminist Bookstore Started With An Epic '90s Dance-Off

The Huffington Post | Erin Whitney | Posted 01.05.2015 | Entertainment

Ever wonder what Toni and Candace from "Portlandia" were like before The Feminist Bookstore? Did they stay at home reading or giving lectures on women...

Garth And Kat Visit 'SNL' For Hanukkah

The Huffington Post | Lily Karlin | Posted 12.21.2014 | Comedy

"Saturday Night Live" celebrated Hanukkah right this weekend with a special visit from musical duo Garth and Kat. Kristen Wiig and Fred Armisen return...

An Open Letter to Kate Pierson, From a Trans Woman and Fan, About Your New 'Trans Anthem' Attempt

Jamie Cooper Holland | Posted 02.04.2015 | Gay Voices
Jamie Cooper Holland

I don't speak for all trans people; I appreciate the sentiment, but it's not for you to write a trans anthem because you haven't lived a trans existence. Trans lives are still very much misunderstood by mainstream culture.

WATCH: The B-52s' Kate Pierson Is Back With A 'Trans Anthem' [UPDATED]

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 12.05.2014 | Gay Voices

One of the founding members of the iconic band The B-52s is back with a very queer new single. Kate Pierson is slated to release a solo album, call...

Stolen Moment of the Week: Doctors Without Borders Benefit

Mindy Tucker | Posted 01.21.2015 | Comedy
Mindy Tucker

Who: Anna Bass, Ira Glass, Monica Bill Barnes, Fred Armisen, Jessica Delfino, Regina Spektor, Jack Dishel, Greg Barris, Janeane Garofalo, Elna Bake...

'Portlandia' Just Got Really Intense In New Season 5 Trailer

The Huffington Post | Erin Whitney | Posted 11.20.2014 | Entertainment

"Interstellar Part 2" or "Portlandia"? The new trailer for Season 5 of Fred Armisen and Carrie Brownstein's comedy show is of seriously epic proportio...

The 'Portlandia Cookbook' Is Everything We Wanted And More

The Huffington Post | Alison Spiegel | Posted 11.13.2014 | Taste

It's pitch perfect.

Fred Armisen Just Declared War On Avocados

HuffPost Live | Chris Branch | Posted 11.03.2014 | Comedy

A word to the wise if you should ever find yourself eating Mexican food with "Portlandia" star and "Saturday Night Live" alum Fred Armisen: don't orde...

This Is What Happens When Fred Armisen & Ice-T Play Video Games

The Huffington Post | Sebastian Murdock | Posted 10.29.2014 | Entertainment

At a loft New York City's Chelsea neighborhood, Fred Armisen played a racing game, getting coached from an unlikely source. "You gotta get the Lambo,"...

Tenacious D's Comedy Festival Reigns Supreme

Ali MacLean | Posted 12.29.2014 | Entertainment
Ali MacLean

KG and Jaybles have done it again. Festival Supreme has now blossomed into the Coachella of comedy, drawing the best and brightest of today's stand ups and musical acts and has now become the place for legends to reunite.

The Problem With Late Night With Seth Meyers: Trying to Be an Every Man

Antonia Cereijido | Posted 11.23.2014 | Entertainment
Antonia Cereijido

It is easily the best part of the whole show and is reminiscent of a past Meyers routine that worked very well -- his banter with Bill Hader's character Stefon on SNL's Weekend Update segment.

Here's Proof That Some Actors Look Nothing Like Their Characters

The Huffington Post | Renee Jacques | Posted 08.26.2014 | Style

Sometimes, it's hard to imagine that the characters from "Game of Thrones" or "Fargo" aren't real people living in Westeros or North Dakota. Who hasn'...

Katla McGlynn

Fred Armisen Answers 8 Random Questions

HuffingtonPost.com | Katla McGlynn | Posted 10.07.2014 | Comedy

Imagine that you're walking the streets of New York. You pass by a ringing payphone, unaware that there's a former "Saturday Night Live" cast member o...

The Only Guitar Lesson You'll Ever Need

The Huffington Post | Bill Bradley | Posted 05.29.2014 | Comedy

Fred Armisen is such a good guitar teacher that you'll learn chords you never even knew existed. Armisen recently wrote a song that utilizes every ...

Finally, Will Forte's Rejected 'SNL' Sketch Comes To Life

The Huffington Post | Bill Bradley | Posted 05.15.2014 | Comedy

One of our Founding Fathers may have just found love. On Tuesday's episode of "Late Night," Seth Meyers debuted a new segment "Second Chance Theatr...

Moontower Comedy Festival: Fred Armisen with Special Guest Ian Rubbish

Julie Seabaugh | Posted 06.27.2014 | Comedy
Julie Seabaugh

Countering the long, mixed history of comedians opening for musicians, it was promising to see a Brit-punk trio open for Late Night with Seth Meyers...

A Reflection on Aging Inspired by 'Portlandia' and the Monkees

Tamar Abrams | Posted 06.26.2014 | Fifty
Tamar Abrams

When I look in a mirror, I see a 57-year-old woman but I also see myself at 16 and 40. It wasn't until today that I came face to face with the reality of aging. It happened innocently enough.

Get Ready For A Lot More Maya Rudolph

The Huffington Post | Bill Bradley | Posted 04.16.2014 | TV

Rudolph is guiding Hollywood's biggest stars right to your TV screen. NBC has announced that "The Maya Rudolph Show," a variety show special, will ...

Fred Armisen Wants ANOTHER Job?

The Huffington Post | Katla McGlynn | Posted 04.01.2014 | Comedy

The Flaming Lips just weren't ready for what Fred Armisen had to offer. Then again, when the "Portlandia" star tried to replace Wayne Coyne as lead...

Are These The Sexiest Elbows In Rock Music?

Posted 03.20.2014 | Comedy

Jason Narducy only cares about the music. Unfortunately, his fans care more about his elbows. In this video by Split Single, the band Narducy fron...

Stolen Moment Of The Week

Mindy Tucker | Posted 05.11.2014 | Comedy
Mindy Tucker

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