Decoding the World of Portlandia

  In the first episode of IFC’s comedy Portlandia, starring Fred Armisen and Carrie Brownstein, we learn that the dream of the ’90s is still alive in Portland, Oregon, “the Greenest City in America” known for its microbreweries, fine coffees, and organic produce. And, as we find out in the various characters Armisen and Brownstein … Continued

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The Daily Pop Culture Scene

Our Love Affair With Cupcakes–Washington Post Chelsea Handler Discusses Decision to Have an Abortion–Huffington Post Mimi Alford, Former Intern-Mistress, Confesses: I Did Love JFK–Daily Beast What Goes Into Creating a Pop Hit? Lots of Collaboration–NYT Portlandia: A Guide for Visitors Hitting a Book Stand Near You–Vulture Fashion Week Begins in NYC: Preview the Collections–Vogue Naomi Watts, … Continued

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The Daily Pop Culture Scene

by Emily Esfahani Smith Where pop culture meets the virtues . . . Salmon Rushdie on the Wonder of Christopher Hitchens (and His Magnificent Argument with Death)—Vanity Fair Downton Abbey, a Simply Irresistible Show, Is Where Jane Austen meets Jackie Collins—NYDN Page Views Related: The Fashion of Wartime (as Downton Abbey enters WWI)—Vogue The Left’s … Continued

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