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Final Space (Trailers)

A duo of trailers for a new animated sci-fi series about an astronaut and his unusual sidekick, who find themselves on journeys to discover the mysteries of the universe. The show features voicework from Fred Armisen, David Tennant, Steven Yeun, and Tom Kenny, among others.

Review: Fred Armisen, “Standup For Drummers” on Netflix

Fred Armisen is an acquired taste. That’s something we all probably can agree on, whether or not you agree with my takeaways from his first Netflix special, Standup For Drummers. You can see parts of many of his characters, from his long-running Portlandia on IFC to his SNL Weekend Update personas such as Nicholas Fehn […]

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 Sleater-Kinney. Brownstein’s band had broken up the year prior and she and Armisen had been filming some short comedy videos, which they thought Stereogum would like to debut. They called…

TV tonight: Fred Armisen gets a Netflix stand-up special

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On Comedy: Comics Select Their Audiences as Carefully as Their Jokes

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Fred Armisen’s new special is the ultimate example of niche comedy: gags about drummers aimed at a crowd made up entirely of drummers.

watch the trailer for Fred Armisen's 'Standup for Drummers' Netflix special

Fred's new Netflix special is very literally him doing a standup about drumming for an audience made up entirely of drummers. Continue reading…

Carrie Brownstein Is Redefining Ambition

Portlandia’s eighth and final season premiered last week on IFC. And while Carrie Brownstein will miss the rich, off-kilter world she and Fred Armisen created together, she’s also looking forward to striking out on her own. “I’m excited, just because I’m more certain of my own voice as a writer ... More »

Watch Fred and Carrie Order Gourmet Disaster Kits on ‘Portlandia’

Because when the big one hits, you better have some sparkling rosé on hand Fred Armisen and Carrie Brownstein’s hit IFC comedy show Portlandia is officially back on the air for its final season. Last night’s premiere included sketches...Show More Summary

Quirky 'Portlandia,' with Fred Armisen and Carrie Brownstein, heads for the exits with a jam session

IFC comedy, created by stars Fred Armisen and Carrie Brownstein, starts its eighth and final season.        

watch Portlandia's sketch ft. Henry Rollins, Krist Novoselic & Brendan Canty

Fred Armisen's Spyke wants to reunite his old hardcore band Riot Spray to make a statement in today's political times. That's where Henry Rollins, Krist Novoselic, and Brendan Canty's characters come in... Continue reading…

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

2 months agoMusic / Indie Music : Stereogum

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 Dave Grohl at his daughter's wedding. That's the same basic idea behind a sketch from Armisen's show Portlandia, which will being its final season tomorrow night. As previously announced, the…

Every Time ‘Portlandia’ Has Perfectly Defined Trendy Food Culture

The best dining scenes from the series’s first seven seasons Portlandia, the IFC series created by and starring Saturday Night Live alum Fred Armisen and punk rocker Carrie Brownstein, returns for its eighth and final season this Thursday, January 18. Show More Summary

Fred Armisen on 'Saturday Night Live,' 'Portlandia' Season 8 and Netflix Special

2 months agoNews : Newsweek: US

“At the risk of sounding pretentious, I approach comedy with a drummer’s mindset. I don’t like being the guy in front."

The Last Man On Earth repeatedly hits one morbid note in its winter finale

After being off the air for a month, The Last Man On Earth returned last week with a POV episode about Karl Cowperthwaite, a dorky cannibalistic serial killer played by Fred Armisen. The episode illustrates how Karl’s social awkwardness and mundane lifestyle disarms his victims who naturally don’t believe he’s capable… Read more...

Video: Bill Murray IS Steve Bannon, Fred Armisen IS Michael Wolff

Mika Brzezinski (Kate McKinnon) and Joe Scarborough interview Fire and Fury author Michael Wolff (Fred Armisen), Steve Bannon (Bill Murray) and Oprah Winfrey (Leslie Jones).

‘Saturday Night Live’ Ratings Steady In Return With Host Sam Rockwell

After a month-long holiday hiatus Saturday Night Live returned to originals last night. The show, hosted by Sam Rockwell with musical guest Halsey and featuring SNL alums Bill Murray as Steve Bannon and Fred Armisen as Michael Wolff,...Show More Summary

SNL Finally Unveils Its Steve Bannon

Saturday Night Live wasted little time in tackling the brouhaha over Michael Wolff's White House exposé, with alum Fred Armisen returning as the Fire and Fury author on a Cold Open that returned to the show's running spoof on MSNBC's Morning Joe. Amid what Mashable terms Mika Brzezinski (Kate McKinnon)...

A great cold open on "SNL" last night.

I particularly love Fred Armisen as Michael Wolff. It's also wonderful to see Bill Murray as Steve Bannon, and I'm told the Mika and Joe stuff is spot on. I find Kate McKinnon very funny here, but I don't know "Morning Joe" enough to...Show More Summary

Can Sam Rockwell Host 'SNL' Every Week, Because He Was Spectacular

2 months agoFilm / Film Reviews : Pajiba

Morning Joe Cold Open -- The Sam Rockwell hosted SNL kicks off with a fairly fun Morning Joe cold open, and in a case where Twitter ends up casting SNL, they fetched Fred Armisen to play Michael Wollff, per the...

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