1. Fred Armisen & Carrie Brownstein of 'Portlandia' Play 'First, Best, Last, Worst'

    January 17, 2018 6:27 PM EST 0 0 0 Portlandia stars Fred Armisen and Carrie Brownstein recently caught up with Billboard to chat about their creative partnership, the success of the show, and what life after the final, eighth season airs looks like for them. They also took some time ...

  2. Carrie Brownstein is Adapting Her Memoir as a Hulu Comedy Pilot

    January 12, 2018 8:40 AM EST 0 0 0 Carrie Brownstein is adapting  her 2015 memoir   Hunger Makes Me A Modern Girl  into a half-hour television comedy pilot for Hulu. According to  The Hollywood Reporter , the working title for the series is  Search And Destroy . The show will focus o ...

  3. First, Best, Last, Worst with the Cast of Portlandia

    First, Best, Last, Worst with the Cast of Portlandia

    January 10, 2018 5:01 PM EST 0 0 0 Carrie Brownstein and Fred Armisen play First, Best, Last, Worst and reveal the best advice given to them and their biggest fashion mistakes. Portland , comedy , interview , portlandia , Billboard , Fred Armisen , carrie bernstein , billboard 2018 , ...

  4. Fred Armisen & Carrie Brownstein on Portlandia's Final Season | Billboard

    Fred Armisen & Carrie Brownstein on Portlandia's Final Season | Billboard

    January 08, 2018 11:05 AM EST 0 0 0 Carrie Brownstein and Fred Armisen on the final season of 'Portlandia' and why they look at each season like a different album. music , television , interview , b52s , portlandia , Fred Armisen , billboard interview , Billboard , Carrie Br ...

  5. Bette Midler, Alyssa Milano, T.I., Chrissy Tiegen & More Weigh in on Alabama Senate Election

    December 12, 2017 10:31 AM EST 0 0 0 After months of allegations, innuendo and endless headlines, voters in Alabama are finally going to the polls today (Dec. 12) in a special Senate election that pits Democrat Doug Jones against controversial Republican Roy Moore. Jones, an attorney w ...

  6. Fred Armisen & Carrie Brownstein Advocate Hugging, Not Punching Nazis On 'Full Frontal With Samantha Bee'

    September 15, 2017 8:52 AM EDT 0 0 0 On this week's episode of  Full Frontal with Samantha Bee , host Bee investigated the rise of white supremacy in America. During the segment, she talked to Christian Picciolini, a former neo-Nazi and co-founder of the  Life After Hate  nonprofi ...

  7. 'Curb Your Enthusiasm' Season 9 Guest Stars Carrie Brownstein, Jimmy Kimmel & More: Watch the Trailer

    September 11, 2017 11:35 AM EDT 0 0 0 Carrie Brownstein guest stars in the new season After a six-year-long hiatus, Curb Your Enthusiasm is back.  Turns out, nothing has changed for Larry David. In a trailer released by HBO over the weekend, David is as bitter as ever, shushing a grievi ...

  8. Watch St. Vincent's Bizarre Mock Interview Series Scripted by Carrie Brownstein

    September 05, 2017 12:09 PM EDT 0 0 0 Part of the rollout for  St. Vincent ’s  forthcoming new album  has included the creation of her own “interview kit”—a hyper-stylized series of clips in which she participates in mock interviews while models in fetish gear stand with her around a gr ...

  9. Sleater-Kinney's Carrie Brownstein Directing New Movie 'Fairy Godmother'

    May 19, 2017 11:50 AM EDT 0 0 0 Carrie Brownstein  really does it all. The  Sleater-Kinney  co-leader is already a musician, actress, writer, and comedian, and now she’s going to be a director. Technically, she’s already directed a few things —  Portlandia , duh, along with episod ...

  10. 'Portlandia' Renewed for Eighth and Final Season

    January 15, 2017 2:30 PM EST 0 0 0 The IFC comedy stars Fred Armisen and Carrie Brownstein and was created by Jonathan Krisel. It's official: IFC is ending Portlandia . IFC president Jennifer Caserta announced Saturday that the comedy starring Fred Armisen and Carrie Brownstein ...

  11. Sleater-Kinney to Release First Live Album, Shares Video for 'Surface Envy': Watch

    January 04, 2017 3:39 AM EST 0 0 0 Sleater-Kinney will release their first ever live album later this month.  The career-spanning LP  Live In Paris will drop Jan. 27 through Sub Pop, the influential punk-rockers’ label home of the last 12 years.   The set was recorded March 20, 2015 ...

  12. Watch Sleater-Kinney Cover David Bowie and George Michael

    January 03, 2017 12:35 AM EST 0 0 0 Sleater-Kinney saw in the New Year by paying tribute to a pair of British music giants lost in 2016: George Michael  and David Bowie .  The alternative rock veterans -- Corin Tucker, Carrie Brownstein and Janet Weiss -- wrapped their show Saturday n ...

  13. Carrie Brownstein & Amy Poehler Spontaneously Married a Couple at Book Signing

    November 04, 2015 8:59 AM EST 0 0 0 A Pasadena book signing got surprisingly romantic when a couple asked Sleater-Kinney 's Carrie Brownstein, who's currently promoting her new book  Hunger Makes Me a Modern Girl: A Memoir , to officiate an impromptu wedding. Even better, Am ...

  14. Carrie Brownstein Shares Father's Coming Out Story in Memoir Excerpt

    October 13, 2015 1:42 PM EDT 'Hunger Makes Me a Modern Girl' is out Oct. 27 via Penguin Press. Carrie Brownstein’s forthcoming autobiography is shaping up to be a must-read. As we get ready to hear tales of her journey from Sleater-Kinney to Portlandia and back, we& ...

  15. Watch Sleater-Kinney's Carrie Brownstein Throw Out Seattle Mariners' First Pitch

    May 10, 2015 3:40 PM EDT 0 0 0 Add Sleater-Kinney member and Portlandia co-creator Carrie Brownstein to the list of music stars who've thrown the first pitch at Major League Baseball games. Play Ball! Musicians Throwing the First Pitch But unlike some artists ( we're lo ...

  16. Carrie Brownstein to Release Memoir 'Hunger Makes Me a Modern Girl' This Fall

    March 14, 2015 6:15 PM EDT Mark October 27 on your calendar. Sleater-Kinney guitarist and Portlandia star Carrie Brownstein will release her memoir, Hunger Makes Me a Modern Girl,  that very day. According to Penguin's website , the book is described as "deeply ...

  17. Billboard Cover: Jared Leto on Packing on the Pounds to Play the Joker, Thirty Seconds to Mars' Success and Why He's 'Terminally Dissatisfied'

    February 20, 2015 9:00 AM EST 1.236 k 452 23 "Do you mind if I eat a little?" Jared Leto asks. "I'm trying to gain a lot of weight. It means I have to eat every couple of hours -- and I'm terrible at eating a lot." Leto, 43, is sitting on a battered circu ...

  18. Sleater-Kinney Talks New Album & More With 'Broad City' Stars Abbi Jacobson & Ilana Glazer

    January 17, 2015 1:00 PM EST It seemed almost too good to be true. On Friday night (Jan. 16), in the flatteringly lit basement of midtown Manhattan's Ace Hotel, Abbi Jacobson and Ilana Glazer of  Broad City , the scrappy webisode turned TV show cum cultural (and, as Gl ...

  19. Sleater-Kinney Talks New Album, Previews Unreleased Songs on NPR

    November 20, 2014 11:48 PM EST About a month after unexpectedly releasing its first new song in nine years, the reunited members of Sleater-Kinney previewed new tracks during an interview with NPR that aired on Thursday (Nov. 20). Listen to Sleater-Kinney's First New So ...

  20. Watch Joan Jett, Sia, Others Sing 'Bad Reputation' For Women's Rights in Midterm Elections

    October 28, 2014 9:17 PM EDT Joan Jett has teamed with an ensemble cast of collaborators to get out the vote for women's rights in next week's midterm elections, showing them singing along to her hit "Bad Reputation."  The video features  Sia ,  Carrie Bro ...

  21. Deeper & Better: Reaccessing Sleater-Kinney's Material Girls

    October 21, 2014 10:55 AM EDT For around a decade starting in 1995 or 1996, the best rock band in America was an all-female trio out of the indie-rock hothouse of Olympia, Wash.'s Evergreen College. And now, around a decade after they went on hiatus in the wake of 2005� ...

  22. 'Portlandia' Star Carrie Brownstein to Complete Unfinished Nora Ephron Script

    August 05, 2014 8:01 PM EDT 0 0 0 Portlandia 's Carrie Brownstein -- taking on her first feature writing project -- will complete the late Nora Ephron 's unfinished adapted script of U.K. television miniseries Lost in Austen for Columbia Pictures. Good Universe has come ab ...

  23. How The Clash Teamed With Fred Armisen (Ian Rubbish), Funny Or Die To Promote New Sony Legacy Boxset

    October 16, 2013 2:43 PM EDT Ian Rubbish, a British punk character Fred Armisen introduced in his last season on “Saturday Night Live” this past spring, has teamed up with The Clash’s Mick Jones and Paul Simonon in a new video for Funny Or Die. The six-minute clip, called ...

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  25. Aimee Mann, Jon Hamm Channel 'Til Tuesday In New 'Labrador' Video

    September 18, 2012 1:05 PM EDT 0 0 0 Hmm, the singer/songwriter's new clip looks a bit like the one for 'Voices Carry,' doesn't it? Aimee Mann 's voice still carries, more creatively than ever. In the video for "Labrador," from her eighth studio album ...

  26. Carrie Brownstein of 'Portlandia,' Wild Flag & NPR, to Pen Memoir

    April 03, 2012 7:48 AM EDT Carrie Brownstein, the multi-hyphenate of "Portlandia" TV fame, the bands Wild Flag and Sleater-Kinney, NPR blogger and more is now somehow finding time to write a memoir for Riverhead Press. The New York Times reports that the indie-roc ...

  27. Sasquatch! 2012 Lineup: Bon Iver, Jack White, The Shins & More

    February 03, 2012 8:55 AM EST 0 0 0 A slew of venerable indie rock performers highlight the lineup of the 2012 Sasquatch! Music Festival , which will celebrate its 10th anniversary over the Memorial Day weekend (May 25-28) at the Gorge Amphitheatre in George, Wash. Bon Iver , Beck , S ...

  28. CMJ 2011: 15 Things That Will Rock

    October 18, 2011 1:40 PM EDT 0 0 0 Give me your tired, your poor, your huddled masses yearning to… find the next great buzz band? Indie enthusiasts have ascended upon New York City this week for the annual CMJ Music Marathon, which kicks off today (Oct. 18) and runs through Saturday. ...

  29. #indierock: St. Vincent Goes Twitter-Happy for 'Strange Mercy'

    September 09, 2011 1:30 PM EDT 0 0 0 On the Fourth of July, Annie Clark, who performs under the name St. Vincent , retweeted a nugget of wisdom from fellow indie mainstay John Darnielle of the band Mountain Goats . "On your deathbed, you will not say: 'I wish I'd spent m ...

  30. Talking Arts: Q&A With Decemberists-Loving, Pro-Arts Portland Mayor Sam Adams

    February 14, 2011 5:45 PM EST 0 0 0 It's a skit from the new IFC sketch comedy show "Portlandia."The mayor of Portland, Ore., portrayed by Kyle McLachlan, commissions the show's two actors, Carrie Brownstein (of Sleater-Kinney ) and Fred Armisen (of "Saturday ...

  31. The Best Ways To Expose Your Music?

    November 17, 2009 12:00 AM EST What's the best way to get people to listen to your music? For her Monitor Mix blog , Carrie Brownstein at NPR posed the question to a group of industry folks -- musicians, label owners, managers, record store owners, journalists and others . ...

  32. Sleater-Kinney / Aug. 2, 2006 / New York (Webster Hall)

    August 15, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 "Will heat stroke for Sleater-Kinney." One DIY fan had Sharpied this message of dedication on a plain white T she wore to the Aug. 2 Sleater-Kinney show at New York's Webster Hall -- the band's final "Will heat stroke for Sl ...

  33. Lollapalooza / Aug. 4-6, 2006 / Chicago (Grant Park)

    August 08, 2006 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 The Flaming Lips' Wayne Coyne promised to stop traffic on Chicago's Lake Shore Drive, and Kanye West swore there'd be "repercussions" for sound issues during his set. But when the three-day Lollapaloo The Flaming Lips' ...

  34. Sleater-Kinney Postpones European Tour

    October 25, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Rock trio Sleater-Kinney is postponing its European tour while guitarist Carrie Brownstein undergoes tests to explain two severe allergic reactions that have required emergency room visits. Rock trio Sleater-Kinney is postponing its European tour wh ...

  35. Running Through 'The Woods'

    September 02, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Imagine a soundtrack so primal that it makes you want to run through the trees, wearing only headphones that supply a sludgy heartbeat and a cathartic wail. Imagine a soundtrack so primal that it makes you want to run through the trees, wearing only ...

  36. Hot Product

    May 23, 2005 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Sleater-Kinney Out Of The 'Woods' "I definitely think we wanted to do something that was challenging and creative and kind of took our musicianship up a notch, where we were doing things that weren't straightforward and weren ...

  37. Sleater-Kinney Emerges From 'The Woods'

    February 14, 2005 12:00 AM EST 0 0 0 Sleater-Kinney will christen its new deal with Sub Pop via the May 24 release of the album "The Woods." Sleater-Kinney will christen its new deal with Sub Pop via the May 24 release of the album "The Woods." As previously reporte ...

  38. Sleater-Kinney Unleashes The 'Beat'

    August 05, 2002 12:00 AM EDT 0 0 0 Indie rock trio Sleater-Kinney has posted the entirety of its forthcoming album, "One Beat," on the Web site of its label, Kill Rock Stars. Indie rock trio Sleater-Kinney has posted the entirety of its forthcoming album, "One Beat,&qu ...