| Feb 17, 2012
| 4:32 PM
By Stacey Harrison Michael Price has been around for the 300th, 400th and now 500th episodes of The Simpsons. He even remembers the first gag he was assigned to write back in late 2001, which oddly enough was for the 300th episode — the one where...
| Feb 19, 2012
| 4:44 PM
"SNL" started with a devastating sketch ridiculing the culture insensitivity in media reports on New York Knicks star Jeremy Lin. But the best lines were served on "Weekend Update." Poehler's funniest joke: "It was reported that while on a trip to South...
| Jan 5, 2012
| 4:32 PM
Yep, the dream of the ’90s is still alive in Portland, and it’s coming back tomorrow night when Portlandia returns to IFC for Season 2. Amid the returning characters played by Fred Armisen and Carrie Brownstein and their usual guests, the...
| Jan 19, 2012
| 4:32 PM
By Stacey Harrison There is a lot of talk about how today’s kids are too protected, hampered in their path to maturity by so-called helicopter parents who hover around every second of their precious little ones’ lives, making sure they never...
| Dec 18, 2011
| 5:44 PM
If any of us wondered if celebrities would still visit Chicago after “The Oprah Winfrey Show” ended in May, we now have our answer.
Chicago is still a popular destination for film projects — which this year included “Man of...
| Feb 21, 2012
| 11:15 AM
A web series born as a spoof of the popular IFC series “Portlandia” is racking up thousands of views on the internet.
In the same way the show starring Carrie Brownstein and SNL’s Fred Armisen pokes fun at Portland’s unique sub-...
| Dec 28, 2011
| 3:31 PM
The television show "Portlandia" made the phrase "Put a bird on it" famous in the Rose City.
And now Seattle wants in on the fun.
In response to the IFC show's putabirdonit.com website, Seattle replied by launching putaplaneonit.com.
The two sites...
| Dec 29, 2011
| 10:29 AM
Fred Armisen and Carrie Brownstein, two stars of IFC's new series "Portlandia," visited Q13 FOX News on Dec. 29 to promote the second season of the short-based comedy series.
Their visit was part of a six-city tour to promote the show's second season....
| Jan 12, 2012
| 9:20 AM
“Avatar” and “Clash of the Titans” star Sam Worthington will visit Chicago on Wednesday to promote his upcoming heist thriller “Man on a Ledge.” The 35-year-old actor will meet with media to discuss “Man on a...
| Jan 13, 2012
| 11:49 AM
Have you ever sat down to watch an episode from a full season DVD set of a TV series, and found yourself still on the couch hours later watching just one more episode?
That was Fred Armisen and Carrie Brownstein's inspiration for the latest episode of...
| Feb 1, 2012
| 3:30 AM
Dogs love dog parks but the fenced in public spaces have a way of bringing out the worst in some people.
Leave it to the folks behind the hit television show "Portlandia" to skewer dog park culture.
In the new season of the sketch-style comedy that airs...