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Carrie Brownstein On Portlandia, Music & More

Three years ago Carrie Brownstein joined us on Think Out Loud to talk about the Dream of the ‘90s and the beginning of the new show she had created with Fred Armisen called Portlandia. At that point the question was: will jokes about Portland resonate for a national audience? They did.

Now she’s back today to talk about the beginning of the fourth season (and news that they’ve already signed on for a fifth). The new season includes guest appearances by the Trailblazers and other local favorites like Dan Savage. It explores  terrorism, family finances, the popularity of celery, public radio, and so much more. Here’s a sneak peek:

Portlandia returns to IFC on February 27th at 10 pm. You can also watch past seasons online.

Are you a fan of Portlandia? What sketch sticks in your mind?


  • Carrie Brownstein: Co-creator, writer, and star of Portlandia


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