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  • Republic Bike rolls out custom rides for clients like Google

    Republic Bike rolls out custom rides for clients like Google
    The unassuming building along Stirling Road offers no clue of what's happening within the 50,000-square foot quarters. There's no sign or banners at the Dania Beach property to tell passersby that Republic Bike is there, creating custom bikes for...
  • 'Portlandia' Season 5 premiere date is Jan. 8

    'Portlandia' Season 5 premiere date is Jan. 8
    After turkey and time off from work, November stands out because every year the TV networks reveal premiere dates for their winter programs. IFC has announced "Portlandia” will begin its Season 5 at 9 p.m. Jan. 8 and premiered the Season 5...
  • Thanksgiving Day TV marathons schedule something for every taste

    No other holiday says television like Thanksgiving, which is already three-quarters devoted to sitting on a couch in an insurmountable stupor. Whether it's from the tryptophan, the pie or the beer, from unquestioned custom or, indeed, the psychosomatic...
  • A talk with Benjamin Apple, 'Cubed' star, 'comedy person'

    A talk with Benjamin Apple, 'Cubed' star, 'comedy person'
    A few weeks ago I devoted my entire weekly Critic's Pick to self-described "comedy person" and video maker Benjamin Apple, whose dry, deadpan sketch series "Cubed" (brief encounters in a faceless workplace) I had seen on the YouTube channel Above Average,...
  • 'Portlandia' Season 5 preview plans a gothic funeral

    'Portlandia' Season 5 preview plans a gothic funeral
    var bc_params = {"api":"hybrid","playerId":"88218671001","playerKey":"AQ~~,AAAAAAAn_zM~,B6LaFUvNnt2RhwK5cjOvZ4hHQyd5XXC9"}; brightcove.createExperiences(); "Portlandia" just got really dark.  The IFC Network released Thursday a teaser for Season 5...
  • The return of edgy, pioneering band Sleater-Kinney

    The return of edgy, pioneering band Sleater-Kinney
    Sleater-Kinney, the Portland, Ore., guitar band that last week announced its return after an eight-year hiatus, has seldom parsed words. The name of its mid-'90s record label, Kill Rock Stars, served to define the three-piece group's musical philosophy....
  • Portland embraces 'green' image to boost exports

    Portland embraces 'green' image to boost exports
    In a glass tower topped with solar panels, wind turbines and rooftop gardens, a team of architects and planners who helped turn a once-moribund industrial tract into a trendy neighborhood in this river port town is crafting ways to bring street life and...
  • IFC Expands Original Programming Team

    IFC has expanded its programming team to bolster a growing roster of original series. The promotion and exec appointments come seven months after producer Peter Aronson joined IFC as exec VP of original programming and production. Christine Lubrano...
  • Cue the chemistry for these five from TV's top comedy series

    Cue the chemistry for these five from TV's top comedy series
    Good jokes and colorful characters are essential elements for any successful comedy series, but those ingredients won't work without chemistry. The importance of chemistry among cast members was among the topics discussed at The Envelope's Emmy Round...
  • Comedy Maven Lorne Michaels Widens His Empire Beyond 'SNL'

    When Maya Rudolph, Martin Short and Seth Meyers show up on "Saturday Night Live," viewers might see it as just another instance of the comedy institution tapping its famous alumni. But it's also part of the latest business foray by producer Lorne...
  • What's it like playing a real person in a comedy?

    What's it like playing a real person in a comedy?
    They say art imitates life, or is it life imitates art? All we here at The Envelope know is that life can be pretty funny sometimes, and that can be comedy gold on television. In anticipation of the Emmys, The Envelope gathered some of comedy's elite...