Portlandia is back this March, and this clip featuring Tessa Thompson as a personal trainer who promises freedom from a constant news-saturated reality is the most real thing the series has ever offered to me.
The relationship between the sketch-comedy show Portlandia and In Other Words, the feminist bookstore that features prominently in the ongoing “Toni and Candace” sketch, has apparently soured. The Willamette Week reports that the bookshop placed a sign in the window that reads, “Fuck Portlandia! Transmisogyny – Racism…
Hunger Makes Me a Modern Girl is a document of self-actualization. These days, most people likely know of author Carrie Brownstein from Portlandia, her creepily-accurate Portland parody sketch show, and might actually be taken aback by how seriously she takes her music criticism. After all, she maintained a music…
Portland, Oregon needs your prayers. Or, at the very least, a whole bunch of plastic bags. There is an as-yet-unidentified man roaming around the city, pooping in public places, and leaving it there for the world to see and smell. Portland residents have begun calling him “The Portland Pooper” because, honestly,…
Back in mid March, Riverhead Books announced the upcoming release of Hunger Makes Me a Modern Girl, a memoir by Sleater-Kinney guitarist and one half of Portlandia, Carrie Brownstein. Today, Jezebel is thrilled to give you an exclusive first look at book’s evocative cover.
Portlandia stars Carrie Brownstein and Fred Armisen appeared on Conan last night to chat about the Sleater-Kinney reunion, on-set hijinks, and a tiny painting of Fred that lives in Carrie's den.
Estate planning is an adult responsibility that is generally not considered an enjoyable activity. Unless, perhaps, you're a goth with a very specific vision for your last rites, planned down to a level of detail rarely seen outside of a Pinterest board. According to Portlandia, anyway!
You thought that $200 cat tower was pretty swanky, huh? Well, don't let your cat browse the Internet without your supervision or she'll be demanding something even more elaborate: her very own catio.
Do you experience anxiety upon realizing that you're almost out of Radiolab podcasts? Does every spring cleaning involve discarding at least three complimentary tote bags? Have you ever had a sex dream about Kai Ryssdal (and are you able to spell Kai Ryssdal's name without Googling it)? Then you, public radio addict,…
In Portlandia's holiday special, "Winter in Portlandia", our favorite feminist bookstore openers, Candace and Toni, try to ply Candace's son, played by Bobby Moynihan, with free vagina pillows. But he's already got too many vagina pillows. Annnnd take it away, Candace and Toni!
In this week's TV roundup, Downton's staff might be headed towards a big change, relationships are made and broken inside Ikea on 30 Rock, Die Antwoord freaks out David Letterman, and Portlandia gets into Battlestar.
In this week's TV roundup, Stephen Colbert gets a lesson in children's literature, Jim Carrey's daughter auditions for American Idol and Anderson Cooper goes crazy for Fonzie.
In this week's pop culture round-up, Jimmy Fallon gives Tim Tebow some Ziggy flavor, Leslie Knope's campaign for City Council is off to a rough start and The Daily Show gets a new correspondent.
Sweet Brownstein! Could the duo behind Portlandia get us anymore pumped for the show's upcoming season? The answer — no doy (yep, I said "doy") — is of course they can, especially if they (joined by Mirah and Thao) close out their premiere party with every person on Earth's favorite song, "Push It" by Salt-N-Pepa.…
In this week's compilation of pop culture crap: Isaiah Mustafa paints a portrait of Matt Lauer, Community channels Glee for an episode, and more kissing from those adorable adult virgins.
In this week's compilation of pop culture crap, Rosie and Oprah take tequila shots, Wendy Williams and Tyra Banks are girlfriends, and a look at Portlandia's second season.