Monday, January 17, 2011

[video] Portlandia - Behind the Scenes

"The 6-part IFC Original short-based comedy series Portlandia is created, written by and starring Fred Armisen (SNL) and Carrie Brownstein (Sleater-Kinney vocalist/guitarist). Each episode's character-based shorts draw viewers into Portlandia, the creators' dreamy and absurd rendering of Portland, Oregon. An assortment of guest stars inhabit Portlandia, including Kyle MacLachlan (Twin Peaks, Sex & The City), Aubrey Plaza (Parks and Recreation), Selma Blair (Legally Blonde, Hellboy), Heather Graham (The Hangover), Edie McClurg (Ferris Bueller's Day Off), Kumail Nanjiani (Michael & Michael Have Issues), Jason Sudeikis (SNL, The Cleveland Show), and Gus Van Sant (Milk). Singer/songwriters Sarah McLachlan and Aimee Mann also guest star, alongside James Mercer (The Shins), and local Portland musicians Jenny Conlee and Colin Meloy (The Decemberists) and Corin Tucker (Sleater-Kinney)." -- iTunes Store

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Episode Summary
A behind the scenes look at the making of the IFC Original series Portlandia. Carrie Brownstein and Fred Armisen talk about Portland, how the show came about, how they met and their mutual admiration for each other.

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