The Dream of the 90s is Alive in Portland

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I couldn't be more excited about Carrie Brownstein & Fred Armisen's sketch show Portlandia. This is the first sketch they've released: it's sort of a thesis statement. It's amazing.

"Portland is where young people go to retire."

"In Portland, you can like... go to a record store and sell your CDs."

Portlandia premiers January 21st at 10:30 on IFC.

(Full disclosure: I work part-time on an IFC show.)



They're the only sketch comedy group I know that has such a cohesive theme. Be sure to also check out Feminist Bookstore ( and Pet Haven (