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Exclusive: Andy Richter Makes ‘Portlandia’ Debut in New S7 Clip

by Kevin Fitzpatrick February 27, 2017 @ 11:27 AM
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We’ve once again nearly completed this season’s tour of Portlandia, and intend to soak up as much as possible in the penultimate year. Check out an exclusive new clip from this Thursday’s ninth Season 7 episode, as Conan co-host Andy Richter makes his debut alongside Fred and Carrie, learning a valuable office skill.

The First Trailer for ‘The LEGO Ninjago Movie’ Has Bad Blood

by Charles Bramesco February 8, 2017 @ 10:50 AM
Yesterday, a brief partial trailer for a full-length trailer (itself a partial-length version of the full-length movie) arrived online in promotion of The Lego Ninjago Movie, the latest spinoff of the Lego Movie franchise more recently expanded with The Lego Batman Movie. It gave us a brief preview of the design of the land of Ninjago, a block-built utopia wth Eastern influences that superficially resembles Tokyo. But today, we’ll get a fuller look at the new world in which this film takes place, and the scrappy little figurines that populate it as well.

Michael Bolton’s ‘Big, Sexy Valentine’s Day Special’ Netflix Trailer

by Kevin Fitzpatrick February 7, 2017 @ 4:12 PM
It’s been a good long while since Bill Murray brought us a Netflix Christmas special, and who better than Michael Bolton and The Lonely Island to take us through Valentine’s Day? See for yourself in a full trailer for Michael Bolton’s Big, Sexy Valentine’s Day Special, chock full of stars, and already available to stream for next week.

Vanessa Bayer Guest Stars in New ‘Portlandia’ Season 7 Clips

by Kevin Fitzpatrick December 21, 2016 @ 11:13 AM
Just yesterday saw the likely-penultimate season of IFC’s Portlandia releasing its expansive list of guest stars, ahead of Season 7's early January premiere. Now, see a few in action as SNL star Vanessa Bayer, Laurie Metcalf and NBA player Damian Lillard make their debuts with five new clips from IFC.

‘Portlandia’ Season 7 Sets Bamford, B-52’s, All-Star Guests New and Old

by Kevin Fitzpatrick December 20, 2016 @ 10:58 PM
Portlandia never fails to bring with it a treasury of comedy stars, and Season 7 is no exception. Ahead of a January 2017 premiere, Fred and Carrie are adding to their weird world everyone from Broad City stars to the B-52's, while Kyle MacLachlan and more book their returns.

Real ‘Portlandia’ Feminist Bookstore Slams the Show as Offensive

by Kevin Fitzpatrick September 30, 2016 @ 10:46 PM
At least half of Portlandia’s feminist bookstore sketches involve Fred and Carrie’s Candace and Toni cynically deriding everything in sight, adding an extra layer of irony to their new controversy. The real feminist bookstore behind production has severed ties with the IFC series, accusing Portlandia of being “trans-antagonistic” and fueling gentrification.

Enjoy the Last Bit of SNL Season 41 With Fred Armisen’s Cut Coat Sketch

by Kevin Fitzpatrick May 24, 2016 @ 6:11 PM
Ratings might not have reflected as much, but Fred Armisen’s return to the SNL stage for its Season 41 finale definitely felt like one of the better, weirder outings of the year. We’ve a long ways to go before Season 42 starts gearing up this fall, so enjoy the last bit with a delightfully bizarre cut sketch of Fred Armisen in funny coats!

SNL: Fred Armisen and Some Very Special Guests Start a ’70s Southern Jam Band

by Britt Hayes May 22, 2016 @ 8:49 AM
There were plenty of fantastic moments in SNL’s Season 41 finale, and while the last sketch of the night might not have been the most laugh-out-loud funny among them, it was definitely the most wonderful. Host Fred Armisen brought a few of his fellow SNL vets together along with a couple of special guests to form the perfect, subtly quirky ’70s southern jam band, complete with 20-something members and a tambourine or two.