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Portlandia: S08E10 “Rose Route” Review

Throughout the season, I’ve been trying to instill a sense of theme to every episode. It’s a way to figure out how to do more than a simple sketch show review, because I’m weird like that. 509 more words

In Memoriam: Portlandia (2011-2018)

I am sometimes reminded that seemingly inconsequential things can tumble into our lives and make major course adjustments. While I’m not particularly stoked to admit that something as small as a television show affected my life in this way, I would also hate to miss my opportunity to say goodbye to… 867 more words


Portlandia: S08E09 “Long Way Back” Review

Not every episode begins with a musical number, but when it does, it’s usually a sign of magic. This musical number is the answer when you feel as though you have too much weight on your shoulders… just give up. 711 more words

'SNL': Anderson Cooper Addresses White House Firings; John Goodman & Fred Armisen Make Surprise Visits

Alex Moffat brought his Anderson Cooper to an all-star Saturday Night Live cold open tonight (see video below), which addressed the recent White House firings of acting FBI Director Andrew McCabe and Secretary of State Rex Tillerson. 666 more words

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Portlandia: S08E08 “Peter Follows P!nk” Review

The theme of this episode seems to be the use of information. Whether you keep that information to yourself, or spread it to other… Yes, I might be reaching with this theme, but it’s the only one that made sense to me. 1,154 more words

Watch Kurt Vile Play The Roadie Carrie Brownstein Never Asked For In A 'Portlandia' Clip

Over the course of its eight season run, the IFC comedy Portlandia has played host to many rock legends and indie stalwarts. Jack White showed up for an episode. 213 more words

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Portlandia and Performative Liberalism

In a marketplace crowded with irreverent comedies that move at fairly rapid fire pace, Portlandia can feel both so alike, and yet so distinct from them all. 383 more words