Portlandia (TV Show)

  • Blogs

    May 8, 2014

    The First LouFest Lineup Clue Is Washed Out

    LouFest's organizers dropped their first lineup clue via social media today, and we can say with near certainty that the band it is hinting at is chillwave act Washed Out, perhaps best known for creating the opening theme music for IFC's Portlandia.

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    February 12, 2014

    St. Louis' Kim Thompson to Play Drums with Fred Armisen in NBC's New Late Night Band

    The next era of NBC's late-night lineup begins Monday and includes a familiar face among the slew of talented musicians. It was announced Monday that drummer Kim Thompson will join former SNL and current Portlandia sketch comedian Fred Armisen's band on Late Night With Seth Meyer. Thompson is a nat ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 13, 2012

    Aimee Mann's Five Best Comedy Moments

    For all of Aimee Mann's readily apparent songwriting gifts - lyrical turns of phrase, sophisticated melodies, compelling character sketches - humor would not be at the top of the list. A droll wit, certainly, but Mann's catalogue of recalcitrant sinners, bruised lovers and reckless addicts does not ... More >>

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    January 25, 2011

    Changes Afoot at Bon Appetit and the New York Times

    Changes are afoot in the food publishing world. Yahoo reports that longtime New York Times columnist Mark Bittman is ending his column, "The Minimalist", after thirteen years. His last installment of the recipe column that spawned his "How to Cook Everything" books will run this Wednesday. On Fe ... More >>