Post Profile

Feminist bookstore from 'Portlandia' politely tells the show to fck itself

Feminist bookstore In Other Words has some words they'd like to share with the television show Portlandia. Those words are: "Fck you." The television show Portlandia based its feminist bookstore, Women and Women First, on the actual Portland bookstore In Other Words. While the show has filmed there for years, this spring, the store posted a sign in their window that said "Fuck Portlandia" and accused the show of oppressing marginalized people.
read more


Related Posts

Portlandia’s Armisen and Brownstein Go Shopping With Vulture at a Real Feminist Bookstore

Entertainment / Pop Culture : Vulture

In one of Portlandia's many recurring sketches, Fred Armisen and Carrie Brownstein spend a lot of time in a fictional feminist bookstore called Women & Women First. But do they know from actual such establishments? Vulture's Julie K...

'Fck Portlandia!' Real Life Feminist Bookstore Blocks Filming Over Transphobia — Do YOU Agree??

Pop Culture / Celebrity : Perez Hilton

You go, humans! While Portlandia may not seem like the most offensive show on television at first glance, according to one Portland-based business, that's simply not the case. Fred Armisen and Carrie Brownstein's comedy is currently...

The Feminist Bookstore That Portlandia Films in Really Hates Portlandia Now

Entertainment / Pop Culture : Slate: Brow Beat

One of the more beloved recurring sketches in the IFC series Portlandia, “Women and Women First,” is going to have to find a new feminist bookstore. In a very strongly-worded statement, the staff of In Other Words—the Portland books...

The real-life feminist bookstore that's the setting for the fictional feminist bookstore on "Portlandia" is mad at "Portlandia."

US Politics / Conservative : Althouse

"Fuck Portlandia/Written by In Other Words Staff."The Women and Women First segments that are filmed at In Other Words are trans-antagonistic and trans-misogynist and have only become more offensive as the show goes on. ‘LOL Fred Ar...

The Real Feminist Book Store From Portlandia Has a Message for the IFC Show: ‘Fck Portlandia’

Entertainment / Pop Culture : Vulture

The feminist bookstore in Portlandia run by Toni (Carrie Brownstein) and Candace (Fred Armisen) is based on an actual specialty bookstore called In Other Words located in Portland's Northeast district. And this week, the staff of th...


Copyright © 2016 Regator, LLC