Fred Armisen

Watch Fred Armisen, Ellen Page, Sarah Silverman, Natasha Lyonne & More Perform Sleater-Kinney’s “No Cities to Love”

Does Fred Armisen have “a reputation?” Is Fred Armisen a sociopath? Is Fred Armisen a womanizer? Luckily, these questions — set… Read More

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Carrie Brownstein and Fred Armisen Work Through a Lot of Issues on Conan

Portlandia writers and stars Carrie Brownstein and Fred Armisen have big plans for the future. During a memorable Conan appearance… Read More

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The Age of ‘Portlandia’ Is Over

2014 was a horrifying year for global news, from the Ebola crisis to the rise of ISIS to the kidnapping of 276 girls from a school in Nigeria. The domestic news cycle, meanwhile, was dominated by a series of police killings of unarmed black men (and boys), and the demonstrations and outrageous grand jury proceedings that followed them. Meanwhile, this week’s headlines, which include “the worst terrorist attack in Europe since the attacks in London in July of 2005” and the bombing of an NAACP office in Colorado Springs, don’t bode well for 2015. But you wouldn’t know any of this visiting Portland — sorry, Portlandia — where young-at-heart white people of all ages are still keeping the dream of the ’90s alive, five seasons later. … Read More

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All the Strange Things We Learned From Fred Armisen and Carrie Brownstein’s Reddit AMA

The new season of Portlandia, the little satire sketch show that could, premieres January 8 on IFC. So, in addition to the traditional press tour, Carrie Brownstein and Fred Armisen, stars and creators of the show, pandered to the young folks and held an AMA (Ask Me Anything) over at Reddit. As with any AMA, it was filled with innocuous questions about favorite restaurants and foods, but, still, there’s some stuff to be gleaned from it: … Read More

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Take a Look at Catherine Opie’s ‘Portlandia’ Season 5 Promotional Art

Portlandia, more than perhaps any other show, provides a complex (albeit sketch-comedically exaggerated) blueprint of a community — a warm… Read More

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Fred Armisen Performs in B52s Singer Kate Pierson’s “Mister Sister” Video

The B52s have been chugging along in one form or another since 1979; and in founding member/lead singer Kate Pierson’s 35… Read More

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St. Vincent to Fill In for Fred Armisen as ‘Late Night’ Band Leader

After multiple guest appearances on Portlandia, St. Vincent’s Annie Clark will guest on Fred Armisen’s other show.

On August 11th and 12th,… Read More

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Fred Armisen’s on the Phone for You

Presented by Heineken

A pay phone rings on a busy street corner. You’re rushing back to work, already thinking about your next meeting, but… Should you answer it? What if Fred Armisen was on the other end? He spent an afternoon calling a random NYC pay phone. Watch what happens when these strangers dare to pick up. … Read More

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