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'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.

Feminism, Ebola and Donuts: Lena Dunham and Carrie Brownstein Make Like Portland (VIDEO)

Logan Lynn | Posted 10.22.2014 | Entertainment
Logan Lynn

Quick-witted, sharp-tongued, and each holding a special place at the heart of our culture, Lena and Carrie talked to one another as though no one was watching... and it was glorious.

One Last Nora Ephron Script Will Become A Movie

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 08.06.2014 | Entertainment

Calling all "You've Got Mail" obsessives: Nora Ephron's work will return to the big screen once more. Two years after the celebrated writer and dir...

Everything We Know About Amazon's New Series 'Transparent'

The Huffington Post | Erin Whitney | Posted 07.12.2014 | Entertainment

When Amazon Studios unveiled its new pilots in February, one stood out as a promising potential series for not only the streaming service, but for all...

Keep Canada Weird: Host Jian Ghomeshi Brings Q to Portland

Logan Lynn | Posted 06.28.2014 | Entertainment
Logan Lynn

This past week Jian Ghomeshi flew to Portland for a live taping of Q at the historic Aladdin Theater with PDX locals Carrie Brownstein, Cheryl Strayed, Portia Sabin, Camas Davis, Daniel H. Wilson, Colin Meloy and The Thermals as guests, and I was invited to attend.

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.

Erin Whitney

Guess Who's Returning To 'Portlandia'

HuffingtonPost.com | Erin Whitney | Posted 02.27.2014 | TV

One of our favorite recurring "Portlandia" cameos is Jeff Goldblum as The Knot Store owner and The Doily Shoppe owner from the second and third season...

This Is What 'Portlandia' Looks Like In Real Life

The Huffington Post | Erin Whitney | Posted 02.27.2014 | TV

We all know that the greatness of "Portlandia" lies in the show's unique sense of humor, which thrives on spoofing real-life examples of ridiculous, o...

The Secret To The Insane Guest Cameos On 'Portlandia'

Posted 02.27.2014 | TV

Almost every episode of "Portlandia" is jam-packed with cameos from celebrities. Chloe Sevigny, Martina Navratilova, Jack White, Juliette Lewis, Rosea...

What These 'Portlandia' Stars Think Of Obama

Posted 02.27.2014 | Entertainment

"Portlandia" stars Carrie Brownstein and Fred Armisen stopped by HuffPost Live on Wednesday, to discuss their hit IFC show, '90s rock and, of course, ...

Carrie Brownstein Explains How Portland Spends Super Bowl Sunday

Vanity Fair | Posted 01.31.2014 | Comedy

Some of us didn’t grow up with a team. I don’t mean “team” in the friends-and-family sense, nor the recreational or professional one, but a TE...

Seth Meyers Is Heading To Texas

The Huffington Post | Katla McGlynn | Posted 01.28.2014 | Comedy

What do Seth Meyers, Carrie Brownstein and Jeffrey Tambor have in common? Aside from being hilarious, they're all headed to Austin, Texas this March f...

Carrie Brownstein: 'I Want To Be Present In Everything I Do'

Mental Floss | Posted 01.23.2014 | Women

On Portlandia, Carrie Brownstein demonstrates that with a little persistence, anyone can pickle anything. In real life, the indie-rock star turned mus...

Pacific NW Rockers Pay Tribute to Portland's Historic Crystal Ballroom

Logan Lynn | Posted 03.04.2014 | Entertainment
Logan Lynn

"Venues speak to the people that frequent them. The Crystal was built for counterculture. It was on the third floor of the building so the dancers in the '20s had time to 'separate' before the cops could get there. When dancing was illegal they did it at the Crystal."

'Portlandia' Gets Two More Seasons

AP | TERRENCE PETTY | Posted 08.12.2013 | TV

PORTLAND, Ore. — In the last season of "Portlandia," the mayor of this sustainability-obsessed city vanished in shame after he was singled out a...

PHOTOS: Would The "Fashion Police" Approve Of Joan Rivers Wearing The Same Thing For Three Days?

Posted 06.02.2013 | Style

It's always fun when stars riff on themselves. Case in point: Joan Rivers posted a picture on Tuesday of herself wearing a pretty hilarious American f...

Was Fred Armisen Saying Farewell To 'SNL'?

The Huffington Post | Ross Luippold | Posted 05.20.2013 | Comedy

Fred Armisen has not announced whether this week's "Saturday Night Live" season finale will indeed be his last episode as rumored, but a sketch during...

WATCH: 'Portlandia' Plays With One Of LA's Most Beloved Heroes

Posted 03.25.2013 | Los Angeles

Every California teen has seen the 1988 film "Stand And Deliver" at least twice: once during a lull in math class and again on a school bus trip. ...

Portlandia Star Fred Armisen on What Makes a Hipster and How to Interview Musicians at SXSW 2013

Shira Lazar | Posted 05.14.2013 | Comedy
Shira Lazar

"I always attribute it to luck," Armisen says of the Portlandia success with co-creator and co-star Carrie Brownstein. "It's a lucky time for us. We were just very fortunate that it all worked out."

PHOTOS: Portland Or Portlandia

Global Yodel | Posted 05.04.2013 | Travel
Global Yodel

There's more to Portland than bike valets and artisan knot shops.

WATCH: 'Portlandia's' Awesome Take On Parenting Advice

The Huffington Post | Farah L. Miller | Posted 03.09.2013 | Parents

It may never be more accurate to say something is funny because it's true... This week, "Portlandia" parodies the new parent dilemma of wanting an ...

A Week at San Francisco Sketchfest: Part I

Tony Bartolone | Posted 04.15.2013 | Comedy
Tony Bartolone

During my week in San Francisco, there were so many tantalizing events it was hard to decide what to see. The 12th Annual Sf Sketchfest was an ambitious undertaking, featuring 166 shows, lasting three and a half weeks and showcasing some of the best talent performing today.

This Hits A Little Too Close To Home For Us

The Huffington Post | Ross Luippold | Posted 01.31.2013 | Comedy

In this sketch from "Portlandia," a local newspaper reconfigures its business model to be a aggregation website focused explicitly on drawing in viewe...

WATCH: 'Portlandia' Shuts Down Gay Wedding

Posted 01.30.2013 | Comedy

Even in the beacon of progressivism that is Portland, gay marriage is regrettably not legal. Or, as this "Portlandia" clip proves, even weddings that ...