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With camerawork and editing that allows us to truly enjoy the footwork of its stars, "Make Your Move" is a vibrant, fun dance movie.

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Related Topix: Science Fiction TV, Entertainment, Television, Celebrities, Lindsay Lohan, Pop/Rock, Christopher Guest, Michael McKean, Harry Shearer

Fri Apr 18, 2014

WIBX-AM Whitesboro

NBC's 'The Maya Rudolph Show' Sets May Premiere,...

Stephen Colbert might have dominated the late-night landscape with the announcement of his succession to 'Late Show' host David Letterman , but NBC has stolen back a bit of thunder with help from ' SNL ' veteran Maya Rudolph .

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Related Topix: Entertainment, Television, The Office, Comedy

Thu Apr 17, 2014

Trend Hunter Magazine

Satirical Comedy Series Books - The Portlandia Activity Book Helps...

The Portlandia Activity Book will convert those who have not yet watched the satirical sketch comedy IFC hit series and those who initially did not get the concept of the short skits that make up each episode.

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Related Topix: Entertainment, Television

Wed Apr 16, 2014

The New York Observer

Did 'Portlandia' Steal This 'Disappointing Gay' Sketch from the Internet?

Humor is a unique art form when it comes to its position on authorship: while there are clear boundaries for what constitutes copyright infringement for a book or movie, comedians steal each other's material all the time.

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Related Topix: Gay/Lesbian, Entertainment, Television

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Examiner.com

Josh Homme guest stars as a 'disappointing gay' man on IFC's 'Portlandia'

Musician Josh Homme of Queens of the Stone Age performs onstage during The 24th Annual KROQ Almost Acoustic Christmas at The Shrine Auditorium on December 7, 2013 in Los Angeles, California.

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Related Topix: Entertainment, Television, Queens of the Stone Age, Pop/Rock, Celtic, Stone Age

Stereogum

Watch Josh Homme On Portlandia

We've seen rock stars Jeff Tweedy , Tunde Adebimpe , and St. Vincent on Portlandia this year.

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Related Topix: Entertainment, Television

Mon Apr 14, 2014

OC Weekly

Fred Armisen Brings a Live Portlandia Viewing to the Observatory

It's hard to name one other television show that has brilliantly crystallized the humor and absurdity of contemporary lifestyle trends than Portlandia .

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The Oregonian

'Game of Thrones' Season 4 shocker; MTV Movie Awards 50 celebrity cameos: TV Talk

Another "Game of Thrones" episode, another jaw-dropper; 50 celebrity cameos in the opening of the 2014 MTV Movie Awards; and Alicia's temporary meltdown on "The Good Wife" are just some of the hot topics in today's TV talk.

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Related Topix: Game of Thrones, Entertainment, Television, The Good Wife, Movies

Fri Apr 11, 2014

Eater

OMG We're On TV!: Watch Smoothie Making Go Terribly Wrong on Portlandia

On last night's episode of IFC's eerily on-point Portlandia , the coffee counter at SE Belmont's TaborSpace swaps its usual espresso shots and suggested pricing to transform into Smoothie Jam , a smoothie bar manned by Fred Armisen 's character Joaquin.

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Related Topix: Entertainment, Television, Drink, Coffee

Thu Apr 10, 2014

Blaze

Cate Blanchett and riot grrrl pioneer to star in 50s-era lesbian film 'Carol'

Cate Blanchett, Rooney Mara and riot grrl musician and Portlandia star Carrie Brownstein, will play 50s era lesbians in the film Carol , an adaption of Patricia Highsmith's novel.

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Related Topix: Gay/Lesbian, Entertainment, Television, Drama Movies, Music!, Velvet Goldmine

Canada.com

Portlandiapalooza: All-day fest gets TV fans off the couch and into the theatre

A scene from the television series Portlandia, the first three seasons of which will be shown on April 13 at the Rio Theatre in East Vancouver.

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Related Topix: Entertainment, Television, Portland, OR

Wed Apr 09, 2014

OregonLive.com

Trail Blazers star in 'Portlandia:' A behind-the-scenes look

The Trail Blazers will have a prominent role in Thursday's episode of ' Portlandia ,' as owner Paul Allen and several players will showcase their acting chops in the popular Portland-based IFC show.

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Related Topix: Entertainment, Television, Tualatin, OR

Fri Apr 04, 2014

Brooklynvegan

VIDEOS: Jeff Tweedy on 'Portlandia,' Aziz Ansari in a Daft Punk helmet on 'Parks & Rec'

Last night was a good night for music on TV. Wilco frontman Jeff Tweedy made an appearance on Portlanda , where he records a new song in the studio as Fred Armisen and Carrie Brownstein question the authenticity of his song.

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Related Topix: Parks and Recreation, Entertainment, Television, Pop/Rock, Jeff Tweedy, Aziz Ansari, Wilco, Fred Armisen

Thu Apr 03, 2014

The Independent

Bret Easton Ellis' podcast with Fred Armisen and Carrie Brownstein ends in terse tug of war

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The Oregonian

TV Tonight: 'Portlandia' (with Jeff Tweedy), 'Community,'The Big Bang Theory,'...

"Portlandia": Music turns up in several of the sketches, including Peter wanting to get his old band back together; and Fred and Carrie meet up after a concert.

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Related Topix: Entertainment, Television, Comedy, Community, Movies

Tue Apr 01, 2014

Boing Boing

Portlandia's Carrie Brownstein chats with Xeni and Mark

Xeni and I had a great time talking with Carrie Brownstein, star of IFC's Portlandia sketch comedy series, which she co-created with Fred Armisen.

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Mon Mar 31, 2014

Brooklynvegan

watch Fred Armisen annoy St. Vincent on 'Portlandia'

Portlandia is no stranger to indie rock guest stars, and St. Vincent is no stranger to Portlandia , having appeared on the IFC comedy series a few times, most recently this past week's episode.

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Related Topix: Entertainment, Television, Fred Armisen

Sun Mar 30, 2014

Detroit Free Press

Fred Armisen's post-monologue bit on 'Late Night' getting tedious

The new season of Fred Armisen's hipster comedy "Portlandia," which is airing Thursdays on IFC, is drawing raves.

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Related Topix: Comedy, Entertainment, Television, Saturday Night Live, Fred Armisen, Bill Hader, Seth Meyers, Prince, Pop-Funk, Black Entertainment

Fri Mar 28, 2014

Eater

Video Interlude: Watch Portlandia's Visit to a Y2K-Themed Cafe

On last night's episode of Portlandia , the city's mayor buys up everything from a local garage sale in order to open the Y2K Cafe , a theme restaurant bedecked in yellow Livestrong t-shirts, Gore/Lieberman campaign posters, and Bondi Blue Apple iMac G3s.

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Related Topix: Entertainment, Television, Science / Technology, Apple

The New York Observer

Dressing the Dream of the '90s: Sister Duo Dishes on Portlandia's Awesome Apparel

When we walked into the back corner of a Chelsea cafA© last week, a beautiful blonde woman smiled at us.

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Related Topix: Entertainment, Television, Chelsea (New York, NY), New York

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