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Apparently, celebrity chef Rachael Ray has a thing she does on her talk show where she gives her guests 60 seconds to talk about whatever they want. And in his recent appearance on the show, Fred…   Read Story »
Yesterday, Hoboken indie greats Yo La Tengo released Fade, their utterly gorgeous new album. And last night, they celebrated that release by serving as musical guests on Late Night With Jimmy Fallon.…   Read Story »
On Friday night's episode of Portlandia, Fred Armisen and Carrie Brownstein played two secret-agent types who recruited iconic MTV personalities Kurt Loder, Tabitha Soren, and Matt Pinfield for the…   Read Story »
The Simpsons: It's still on! Last night's episode of the venerated animated institution, which I did not watch, concerned the hipsterification of Springfield, and the episode's guest voices included…   Read Story »
J Mascis is god, but he's also a notoriously difficult interview; he's known for being reticent and awkward and prickly. But maybe that's just the milieu of the exchange? Maybe he'd be a bit more…   Read Story »
Portlandia is a show by, for, and about indie rock types, so it's no surprise that indie big dogs show up in sketches every so often. This past weekend's episode featured two. St. Vincent's Annie…   Read Story »
At a recent San Francisco stop on the Portlandia tour, Thao & Mirah joined the show's two stars, Carrie Brownstein and Fred Armisen, to cover Salt-N-Pepa's "Push It," basically one of the most…   Read Story »
At 1:30 in the embed below, you hear Cameron Crowe DJ a Stone Gossard composition called "Chinese," a '90s-era Pearl Jam demo, on Sirius/XMU's Pearl Jam station. Crowe says a bit of it made it to the…   Read Story »
SNL's writers and former champions made this weekend's holiday episode a must see. Between Jimmy Fallon hosting, and the consequent cameo-returns of Weekend Updaters Tina Fey and Amy Poehler, the…   Read Story »
It's poetic that after roasting everyone's DJ nights, the Portlandia stars sorta DJ for us. Well, for iTunes. I hope nobody is surprised that they are very good at this. FRED ARMISEN: 1. "A…   Read Story »