Video Roundup: Red Fang! Stephen Malkmus & the Jicks! Wampire! Nick Jaina!

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Music
Put these videos in your eyes and…uh…see 'em! Red Fang, "Blood Like Cream"Good to know that no matter how big stoner-metal kings get Red Fang, they remain Portland as fuck. The video for the catchiest (head)banger off third album Whales & Leeches is another Whitey McConnaughy special, staging a Shaun of the Dead style throw-down between zombies and pub-dwelling miscreants (played ...   More
 
Thursday, December 12, 2013 MATTHEW SINGER

MusicfestNW 2013: Musicfest is Rubbish

The return of Britain’s angriest punk.


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In late-’70s England, there wasn’t a more fearsome creature prowling the streets of London than Ian Rubbish. The levels of bile pumping through his spleen made Johnny Rotten look like Mr. Bean   More
 
Wednesday, August 28, 2013 MATTHEW SINGER

Willamette Week's Office on Portlandia: An Annotated Guide to Our Junk

Hey, our stuff is on the teevee!

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Movies & Television
This week Portlandia aired a sketch set at the Portland Tribune, which was actually filmed inside  Willamette Week's office in Northwest Portland.So what’s all that crap scattered around? Don't worry, we know you're dying to know. We're stoked that our stuff is on national television, even if most of us were deemed unfit for camera. WW explains with this annotated catalog of every ...   More
 
Monday, January 28, 2013 by Martin Cizmar

Voices 2013: Fred Armisen

Why he loves living here, and why Portlandia plays it safe.


Featured Stories
When Fred Armisen became a Portland resident about a year ago, he chose a place to live not too different from the kind you’d expect for a New Yorker. Last spring, the actor and co-creator of th   More
 
Wednesday, January 2, 2013 MARY EMILY O'HARA

EXCLUSIVE: Interview with 'President Barack Obama'

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News
Last night, in advance of his brief stopover in Portland for a fundraising event at the Oregon Convention Center at noon today, President Barack Obama did not get on the phone with Willamette Week.Instead, Portlandia star and SNL's resident Obama impersonator Fred Armisen granted WW a brief but wide-ranging interview on the President's behalf. The interview touches on lonely Republicans, the case against ...   More
 
Tuesday, July 24, 2012 MATTHEW KORFHAGE

Put a Statuette On It (sigh): Portlandia Earns Two Emmy Nominations

And hey, Grimm got one, too!

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Movies & Television
Who cares about the Emmys? Am I right, Portland? We don't even own televisions here! We're all much too busy with intellectual pursuits like reading our neighbor's unpublished autobiographical graphic novel and participating in physical activities such as unicycle jousting to devote time to things as frivolous as sitcoms, serial dramas, reality programs and whatever the hell Hemingway and Gellhorn ...   More
 
Thursday, July 19, 2012 MATTHEW SINGER

Portlandia Live Reviewed

Fred Armisen and Carrie Brownstein take the stage as Portland's ambassadors to itself

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Arts & Books
Image courtesy of IFC's Portlandia BlogThe premise is, I suppose, simple: Take Portland on a tour, not merely in the pages of magazines and dailies, but actually as a place. Who says one city can’t visit another? But then of course, it is not so much Portland that is touring in live form to Seattle and New York and Boston (and also at the tour’s kickoff at the Hollywood Theater this past Tuesday, ...   More
 
Wednesday, December 28, 2011 MATTHEW KORFHAGE

Mock Star

Carrie Brownstein is making fun of you.


Cover Story
In her 10 years as a Portlander, Carrie Brownstein has been many things: a guitarist, an actress, a blogger, an advertising writer, a dog trainer and, most recently, the creator of a TV series...   More
 
Wednesday, November 3, 2010 AARON MESH

Scoop: Armisen Sightings and Return of the Kimchee

Gossip that looked good on the dance floor.


Scoop
ARMISEN WATCH CONTINUES: We weren’t actually going to mention that Portlandia’s Fred Armisen...   More
 
Wednesday, September 14, 2011 WW Culture Staff

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