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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...

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...

'Portlandia' Puts Your Art Skills To The Test

Posted 02.12.2014 | TV

Get ready for the new season of "Portlandia" with ... Ronald McDonald? Before Fred Armisen makes his debut as the leader of the "Late Night With Se...

Why You Should Be Excited For Fred Armisen's 'Late Night' Band

The Huffington Post | Erin Whitney | Posted 02.11.2014 | TV

With Monday’s exciting news that Fred Armisen will lead the “Late Night with Seth Meyers” band, we can’t help ourselves from wondering what to...

Fred's Out

AP | Posted 09.01.2013 | TV

NEW YORK -- Fred Armisen has confirmed he has left "Saturday Night Live" after 11 years. Armisen dispelled any doubt about his exit in an interview p...

Fred Armisen: 'I Think It's Clear' That I've Left 'SNL'

Posted 06.28.2013 | TV

It's official: After 11 years, Fred Armisen is done with "Saturday Night Live." In an interview with Splitsider, not only did the "Portlandia" star...

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."

'SNL' Star Fred Armisen On His Latin Roots

Latina Magazine | Posted 12.18.2012 | Latino Voices

As the co-creator and co-star of "Portlandia" and the second-longest running cast mate on "SNL", Fred Armisen draws plenty of inspiration from his Lat...

Anna Almendrala

WATCH: Comedian Fred Armisen Declares City Rivalries 'Dead'

HuffingtonPost.com | Anna Almendrala | Posted 11.19.2012 | Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES -- That East Coast-West Coast beef is over. So, too, are the Boston vs. New York, and the Seattle vs. Portland rivalries. "The day of ...

Alec Baldwin Is Gunning For A Role On 'Portlandia'

Posted 09.10.2012 | TV

After leaving "30 Rock," Alec Baldwin wants to head to "Portlandia." While interviewing "Portlandia" star Fred Armisen on his podcast "Here's The ...

WATCH: Kyle MacLachlan Sings A Song For 'Portlandia'

Posted 02.27.2012 | Comedy

There are few things more enjoyable then Kyle MacLachlan's "Portlandia" mayor character, and this clip seals it. IFC released this sneak peak of th...

Fred Armisen Obsessed With Grand Theft Auto

Adult Swim | Posted 04.17.2012 | Weird News

"SNL" cast member Fred Armisen has a funny way of relaxing between that show and his comedy, "Portlandia": He likes to kill people and commit crimes. ...

Jordan Zakarin

'SNL' Star Talks Obama, Hipsters & His Hero

HuffingtonPost.com | Jordan Zakarin | Posted 03.07.2012 | Entertainment

Fred Armisen is a busy man. The actor/writer/producer walked the red carpet on Thursday at New York's American Museum of Natural History, where he pre...

Amy Lee

'Portlandia' Season 2: Fred Armisen And Carrie Brownstein Talk Artisanal Knots, 'Battlestar Galactica' And More

HuffingtonPost.com | Amy Lee | Posted 12.27.2011 | Home

Like the first season of "Portlandia," the second will skewer the absurdities of a certain subsection of the American creative class -- the tattooed, ...

San Francisco Is Getting A Taste Of 'Portlandia'

Aaron Sankin | Posted 11.22.2011 | San Francisco

San Francisco hearts Portland. Our crunchy neighbor to the north has all the hallmarks of what San Franciscans love: a thriving independent music s...

EXCLUSIVE: Fred Armisen Talks 'Portlandia' & Playing Obama On 'SNL'

The Huffington Post | Ross Luippold | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

Fred Armisen is perhaps best known for playing President Obama on "Saturday Night Live," where he's been in the cast since 2002. But this week, IFC s...