Posts Tagged IFC

Hip, Cage-Free TV: ‘Portlandia’ Is Renewed

In the last season of “Portlandia,” the mayor of this sustainability-obsessed city vanished in shame after he was singled out as Portland’s “No. 1 electricity hog,” Portland went into a blackout, cats barked, creepy music played, and a bizarre Australian who calls himself “Birdman” told guests at a bed and breakfast “there is no civilization.”

Is Portland Really Where Young People Retire?

A famous quip by Fred Armisen on the television show “Portlandia” led Portland State University researchers to investigate the reality behind the comment. The quirky IFC network series pokes fun at the Oregon city’s many eccentricities.

R. Kelly Brings Back ‘Trapped’ Series

Get ready for more drama from Sylvester, Twan and Pimp Lucius — R. Kelly is delivering more chapters of “Trapped in the Closet.” The outrageous musical series started off as five videos and quickly became a cult classic.