| Jan 3, 2013
| 6:33 PM
With Season 3 of "Portlandia" premiering Friday, I asked Fred Armisen to help me with my midseason TV preview by giving him the names of five new series. He then told me what he thought they are about. You can watch him answer in the video above, then...
| Dec 21, 2012
| 5:36 PM
Long before he gained fame on "Saturday Night Live," Fred Armisen spent many years in Chicago. He returned this week to be part of Second City's 24-hour Letters to Santa event which benefits families in need from Chicago's Onward Neighborhood House.
| Dec 13, 2012
| 10:15 AM
To anyone who follows the yearly awards-show banter, it's no surprise that the Golden Globe TV nominations announced Thursday would leave many viewers scratching their heads.
You never know what you'll get from the Hollywood Foreign Press Association,...
| Apr 30, 2013
| 9:10 AM
Funny Smart People
The Connecticut Forum, Saturday, May 4, 8 p.m., The Bushnell, 166 Capitol Ave., Hartford, (860) 509-0909 or ctforum.org for tickets
In honor of this month's Connecticut Forum on the subject of creativity, let's discuss satire....
| Apr 18, 2013
| 1:19 PM
Let's say there's a row of beautiful movie theaters, and the marquee of each one reads, "New film by (name of filmmaker here)." And let's say there's no other information about the film itself. Which one would you choose? We offered this dilemma to some...
| Apr 23, 2013
| 7:07 AM
Amazon, the online bookseller turned online department store, turned e-book-reader manufacturer, turned publisher, turned video streaming service, turning movie-and-TV studio, has posted its first 14 "TV pilots" -- six kids' shows and eight grown-up...
| Jul 19, 2012
I recently attended a lecture by a distinguished man of letters. A poet, novelist, playwright and literary critic, this man also edits journals, directs literary festivals, collaborates on documentary projects, teaches full time at a university and is...
| Dec 28, 2011
| 4:37 PM
Seattle-Portland rivalry expands into cyberspace with "Put a Plane on It" website...
| Jan 5, 2012
| 9:36 PM
Friday’s Highlights: 'The Increasingly Poor Decisions of Todd Margaret' on IFC...
| Jan 4, 2012
| 9:37 PM
The season two premiere of IFC's 'Portlandia' airs on Friday, but you can watch it online in its entirety today below (including a skit about "Battlestar Galactica" obsessed fans who attempt to track down show creator Ronald D. Moore)....
| Feb 23, 2012
| 9:37 PM
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