From MLS Soccer comes IFC’s Portlandia tackles the issue of noobs with the help of the Timbers Army
Admit it: you can’t stand noobs. They’re always just a little too quick to pull out the over-the-top display of enthusiasm for whatever it is they don’t know how to do.
This week’s episode of IFC sketch comedy show Portlandia highlights the problem with newbies when Peter and Nance, an eccentric, overly eco-conscious couple played by the show’s stars –Saturday Night Live mainstay Fred Armisen and indie rock veteran Carrie Brownstein (Wild Flag, Sleater-Kinney)– go to their first Portland Timbers game with a flag they designed to show their support for the team.
Yes, it is as tragic and funny as you imagine. Read more
IFC’s hit original comedy series Portlandia welcomes viewers back to Fred & Carrie’s romanticized and dreamy rendering of Portland, OR for a second season. Starring Fred Armisen (Saturday Night Live) and Carrie Brownstein (Wild Flag, Sleater-‐ Kinney) as a variety of wonderfully eccentric characters, season two continues with ten all new episodes that began on January 6th. You can catch the show every Friday at 9m CT.
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