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May you and Portlandia be very happy together!
Thanks to Portlandia I now know way too much about you guys and your grody inner lives. It's not the show itself — it doesn't have that power. It's your horrifying enthusiasm for the show that has granted me this mirror.
O! Lucky you!
| February 17, 2012
Wild Flag | Wild Flag
It's not quite a Sleater-Kinney reunion, but those who have missed the band since their 2005 swan song, The Woods , should be thrilled with Wild Flag.
NICK A. ZAINO III
| September 16, 2011
Carrie Brownstein waves the Wild Flag
Last December, the Portland Mercury announced that Wild Flag would play the Bunk Bar. Carrie Brownstein -- Wild Flag singer and guitarist, Sleater-Kinney alum, and star of the IFC sit-com Portlandia -- saw the write-up online.
| March 04, 2011
OTD favorites Mary Timony, Carrie Brownstein, and Janet Weiss unite to form Wild Flag
As you may or may not know, we here at OtD have been following the post-Sleater-Kinney moves made by Carrie Brownstein, Janet Weiss, and Corin...
| September 23, 2010
Sleater-Kinney's Corin Tucker to release solo "middle-aged mom record" in October
Thanks to YouTube -- and a recent Carrie Brownstein interview that included the words "Sleater-Kinney reunion" -- we've been thinking a lot lately about what...
| April 08, 2010
The Funn(k)y Drummer
Johnny Carson was revered for his impeccable comic timing. It was "so precise," wrote one newspaper in his obituary, "that we wouldn't be surprised to find buried in his skull a quartz crystal." And why might that be? Perhaps because Johnny Carson was a
What's the connection between comedy and percussion?
| August 14, 2009
More different than alike
In 1935, Franklin Delano Roosevelt established the Federal Writers’ Project (FWP) as part of the New Deal’s Works Projects Administration (WPA).
Searching for national identity in State By State: A Panoramic Portrait of America
| September 24, 2008
The effort was valiant, but the documentary is often a jumble of haphazardly shot footage, with too many interview bites, and sketchy sequences.
An irresistable, haphazard jumble
| July 23, 2008
“Ashlee Simpson’s new album sold so poorly,” snorted the headline on Yahoo! this past week, that “it was beaten by a comedy album.”
As the AltCom Festival arrives at the Somerville Theatre, we look at the roots of the indie comedy boom.
| May 07, 2008
Leonard Cohen once said that living in England was like living inside a cabbage, a simile I can improve only by adding: an electrified cabbage.
Arctic Monkeys beat the hype
| March 13, 2006
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