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We’ve Got A File On You: Jeff Tweedy

We've Got A File On You features interviews in which artists share the stories behind the extracurricular activities that dot their careers: acting gigs, guest
Ryan Leas | September 19, 2019 - 10:13 am

Interview

Q&A: Carrie Brownstein On The End Of Portlandia, Her Many Film Projects, And The Next Sleater-Kinney Album

Back in the summer of 2007, I fielded an email request from SNL’s Fred Armisen on behalf of him and his friend Carrie Brownstein of…
Scott Lapatine | February 6, 2018 - 11:15 am

Interview

Q&A: Carrie Brownstein On Writing Her Memoir, Portlandia’s Fourth Season, And The Future Of Sleater-Kinney

Few indie rock alums have managed to enjoy a career as successful -- and as wildly varied -- as that of Carrie Brownstein. For those…
T. Cole Rachel | January 6, 2014 - 4:59 pm

More Portlandia stories

Watch Portlandia’s Sardonic Pop Anthem “Let’s Give Up!”

Carrie Brownstein and Fred Armisen's sketch show Portlandia has almost reached its conclusion. With the show first airing back in 2011, the duo have spent…
Ryan Leas | March 14, 2018 - 3:15 pm

Watch Kurt Vile Play Carrie Brownstein’s Roadie On Portlandia

Portlandia's final season is currently airing, and Kurt Vile recently appeared during one of the skits, as promised. His cameo was pretty brief: He played…
James Rettig | March 9, 2018 - 11:36 am

Watch Portlandia’s Hardcore Band Reunion Sketch With Henry Rollins, Krist Novoselic, & Brendan Canty

In one of the century's best Saturday Night Live sketches, Fred Armisen played a dad who reunited his old teenage hardcore band, which also featured…
Tom Breihan | January 17, 2018 - 3:58 pm

Watch Carrie Brownstein Talk About Portlandia, The Bachelor On The Tonight Show

Last night, Sleater-Kinney's Carrie Brownstein was a guest on The Tonight Show, which would've been more exciting if she and Jimmy Fallon had said even
Tom Breihan | January 17, 2018 - 9:19 am

Kurt Vile, Krist Novoselic, Henry Rollins To Appear On Portlandia’s Final Season

Portlandia's eighth and final season airs at the start of next year, and today IFC has shared the characteristically stacked guest list of celebrities that…
James Rettig | September 7, 2017 - 12:55 pm

Jack White, Chance The Rapper, Common, Stranger Things Theme Nominated For Emmys

The Emmy Awards nominations are out, and a number of notable musicians are up for awards. Jack White, T Bone Burnett, and their associates are…
Chris DeVille | July 13, 2017 - 12:23 pm

Watch Jeff Tweedy In Portlandia’s “Grammy For Suing” Sketch

The penultimate season of Portlandia is underway, and as usual it features some guest appearances from high-profile musicians. One sketch online today, for instance, features…
Chris DeVille | January 27, 2017 - 9:25 am

Portlandia Announces Final Season

IFC has renewed Portlandia for an eighth and final season, which will air in 2018. IFC president Jennifer Caserta announced the news at the Television…
Peter Helman | January 15, 2017 - 10:46 am

Stream/Download Run The Jewels RTJ3

It's a Christmas fucking miracle! Killer Mike and El-P weren't supposed to release RTJ3, their highly anticipated third album under the name Run The Jewels,…
Peter Helman | December 24, 2016 - 11:55 pm

Run The Jewels, The B-52’s To Appear In Portlandia Season 7

Carrie Brownstein and Fred Armisen's sketch comedy show Portlandia returns for its seventh season in a few weeks (1/5). It reliably has a cadre of…
James Rettig | December 20, 2016 - 1:44 pm

Watch Portlandia Mock MRAs With “What About Men?” Protest Song

Portlandia's seventh season premieres in January, and today, the series has shared a sneak peek at an upcoming episode. The sketch features Fred Armisen and…
Peter Helman | October 6, 2016 - 7:29 pm

Portland’s Real-Life Feminist Bookstore: “Fuck Portlandia”

Since Fred Armisen and Carrie Brownstein began putting together their Portland-centric IFC sketch show Portlandia, they've filmed their recurring feminist-bookstore sketches at In Other Words,…
Tom Breihan | September 30, 2016 - 10:32 am

Beyoncé’s Lemonade, Adele Live In New York City, What Happened, Miss Simone? Nomimated For Emmy Awards

The nominations for the 68th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards were announced today. While (obviously) most of the honorees are in the television realm, a few…
James Rettig | July 14, 2016 - 12:14 pm
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