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It's a Saturday Night Live Reunion On This Amy Poehler Comedy

Courtney M. Soliday | Posted 07.08.2016 | Entertainment
Courtney M. Soliday

Watch Now: SNL Alumni Fred Armisen & Rachel Dratch Reunite for Amy Poehler Comedy "Difficult People" They're back, and we don't just mean Billy and ...

Fred Armisen Has Mastered Every Accent But One

The Huffington Post | Carly Ledbetter | Posted 06.16.2016 | Entertainment

Much like Bill Hader, Fred Armisen is one of those names that immediately comes to mind when you think of someone that has mastered every accent. The...

The 'Dead Poets Society' Spoof On 'SNL' Was A Gory Bloodfest

The Huffington Post | Julia Brucculieri | Posted 05.22.2016 | Entertainment

When you think of "Dead Poets Society," blood is probably the last thing that comes to mind. "Saturday Night Live" just changed that. In a sketch tit...

The Best Out-of-Context Quotes From Season 2 of Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt

Walaa Chahine | Posted 04.19.2016 | Entertainment
Walaa Chahine

Netflix finally released season 2 of Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt last week, blessing us all with 13 new episodes filled with punchlines and hilariousl...

'SNL' Remembers David Bowie With Quietly Powerful Tribute

The Huffington Post | Cole Delbyck | Posted 01.17.2016 | Entertainment

Thank you, David Bowie. http://bit.ly/1Pj86d6Posted by Saturday Night Live on Saturday, January 16, 2016 The "Saturday Night Live" stage has wit...

Fred Armisen And Carrie Brownstein Of 'Portlandia' Finally 'Have Sex'

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 11.30.2015 | Comedy

The moment "Portlandia" fans have been waiting for -- or not -- is arriving in the show's upcoming sixth season on IFC. "Fred Armisen & Carrie Brownst...

Happy Birthday, Ben Stiller! Our Favorite Quotes From the Actor and Director

Jeryl Brunner | Posted 11.30.2015 | Entertainment
Jeryl Brunner

On November 30, Ben Stiller turns 50.He fell in love with performing when he was just a kid.

Why I Haven't Had a Conventional Christmas in 20 Years

Steve Albini | Posted 11.23.2015 | Impact
Steve Albini

Nineteen years ago, my wife Heather Whinna stopped by the post office on the way home. She found bins there full of letters addressed to Santa Claus, left out by the post office for people to read and answer. Curious, she read a few of the letters and couldn't believe what she saw.

Natasha Lyonne And Fred Armisen Walked The Emmys Red Carpet Together

The Huffington Post | Julia Brucculieri | Posted 09.20.2015 | Entertainment

Natasha Lyonne and Fred Armisen attended the Emmy Awards on Sunday night looking like a couple of kids in love. The actors arrived on the red carpet ...

'Documentary Now!' Is Proof That Docs Are Officially Mainstream

Lara Zarum | Posted 09.09.2015 | Entertainment
Lara Zarum

The popularity of documentaries among ordinary filmgoers who don't have cinema studies degrees has risen steeply over the past decade, and Documentary Now! only confirms the genre's firm standing in mainstream pop culture.

Elizabeth Swados' One Shade of Gray: My Depression (The Up and Down and Up of It) on HBO

Regina Weinreich | Posted 07.13.2016 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

If you have ever had the dark cloud she describes hovering, you will surely recognize your personal binge. But that's exactly what this talented theater writer and her artistic partners --David Wachtenheim and Robert Marianetti-- had in mind.

Jenny Lewis Spoofs Her Child Star Career In Amazing New Video

The Huffington Post | Erin Whitney | Posted 05.29.2015 | Entertainment

You can always count on Jenny Lewis to release awesome music videos with the best celebrity cameos. Last year, the singer brought us the gender-bendin...

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 02.02.2016 | Queer 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 02.02.2016 | Queer 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 Baker,...

'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,"...