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Watch Kurt Vile Play Carrie Brownstein's Doting Assistant on 'Portlandia'

For his cameo on IFC's 'Portlandia,' Kurt Vile trades his guitar for a life behind the scenes.
Kristin Corry

The Subtle Art of Designing Portlandia's Sarcastic Costumes

As "Portlandia" heads into its eighth and final season, Emmy-winning costume designer and Portland native Amanda Needham tells Broadly about how she brought the show's cast of wacky characters to life.
Mekita Rivas
Internet Videos Of Particular Importance

St. Vincent Has Created An "Interview Kit" Scripted by Carrie Brownstein

"Insert question about what it's like to play a show in heels."
Lauren O'Neill

Fred Armisen Can't Keep Track of the 245 Plus Characters in His Brain

'Portlandia' is coming to an end! What's up with 'Documentary Now!'?Why is he spending his 50th in a cemetery? We asked some questions and Armisen answered.
Jonathan Valania

I Went to a Yoga Class with Miniature Goats

"When they poop on your mat, just flick it off," our instructor told us.
Marina Riker
short circuit

A Barbie Doll Is Taking on the Shallowness of Pacific Northwest Culture

Life in #plastic, it’s #fantastic #kinfolk #getoutside #vsco #pdx.
Clinton Nguyen
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Someone Is Mercilessly Attacking Portland's Power Lines with Dildos

Some Portland vigilante is throwing pairs of dildos over telephone wires like rubber dick nunchucks.
River Donaghey

​Portland’s Vegan Strip Club Is Being Sued for Allegedly Mistreating Its Dancers

Dancers I spoke with complained of unreasonably long hours and a pattern of dehumanizing behavior by management that ranged from throwing away a dancer's non-vegan food to groping and spanking.
Tara Burns

Food Bikes Are Spreading Portland All Over America

In a scene straight out of <em>Portlandia</em>, food bikes—like food trucks, but on two wheels—are vending hard cider, coffee, tacos, pizza, and more to the hungry and thirsty residents of cities such as Sacramento, Oakland, Nashville, and, of course...
Lauren Rothman
Instagram Report

What Musicians Were Wearing and Sharing on Instagram This Week 11/23

"Uh. So, you’re at the 1975 show with Ellie and Selena, and not to be weird about it, but they both came in black and you texted ahead to let them know what you were wearing…"
Emma-Lee Moss

The Empty Portland Jail That's Being Used as the Set of an Anti-Prison Web Series

A vacant 525-bed Oregon prison has been used to film TV shows like &#34;Portlandia,&#34; but now the facility is being used to showcase America&#39;s obsession with mass incarceration and solitary confinement.
Nick Malinowski
Thai Food

FARANG: The Story of Chef Andy Ricker

Farang, the Thai word for foreigner, is the story of chef Andy Ricker and how he spun a 25-year obsession with Northern Thailand into the hit success that is his Pok Pok restaurant empire. This feature-length film, FARANG, explores Andy's story from...
Andy Ricker