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Garfunkel and Oates Sing About the Joys of Legally Smoking Weed

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brightcove.createExperiences();Here's a new clip from IFC's Garfunkel and Oates, in which the ladies sing all about the bliss and glory that comes along with having a medical marijuana card in California and why smoking legally is always a good time no matter what the symptoms (or lack thereof).

Kerri Kenney-Silver, Jamie Denbo, and Chelsea Handler Are Developing a Brothel Comedy for IFC

IFC is developing another scripted comedy that sounds a lot like an amazing Reno 911! spinoff. Deadline reports that the network is currently developing a series called Rabbit Hole co-created and written by Kerri Kenney-Silver and Ronna & Beverly's Jamie Denbo produced by Chelsea Handler and her company Borderline Amazing. The series will center on "Nevada's second most famous brothel" with Kenney-Silver playing Dame Delilah, a character she first debuted on My Damn Channel back in 2008. Comedy Central was developing Rabbit Hole in December 2011, but it never got picked up to series.

Rabbit Hole joins other recently announced IFC projects including a Spoils [...]

Watch a Full Episode of IFC's New Show 'Garfunkel and Oates'

Musical comedy duo Garfunkel and Oates have a new show premiering on IFC August 7th, and the network released a full episode sneak peek today so you can watch Riki Lindhome and Kate Micucci "go full mermaid" on a double date a week before they make their TV debut.

IFC Orders a 'Spoils of Babylon' Sequel Called 'The Spoils Before Dying'

IFC announced in a press release today that they've ordered a sequel to Matt Piedmont and Andrew Steele's Funny or Die epic miniseries parody The Spoils of Babylon. Titled The Spoils Before Dying, the six-episode series is set to premiere in summer 2015 and will follow author/director/writer Eric Jonrosh (played by Will Ferrell)'s first best-selling novel that "will take viewers into the seedy underbelly of the 1950s jazz scene, in a detective story positively buzzing with erotic charge. It follows a jazz pianist turned private eye who becomes embroiled in a murder investigation that spins out of control and leads him down paths – romantic and otherwise – [...]

Kyle Mooney Plays Overworked 'Comedy Bang! Bang!' Intern Monty

SNL's Kyle Mooney showed up on Comedy Bang! Bang! recently as the show's intern Monty, and Aukerman made him report live from a scene of earthquake destruction while also demanding he make silly butt jokes at his own expense.

'Portlandia's Fifth Season to Feature Matt Groening, Jane Lynch, Paul Reubens, and More

Portlandia's fifth season doesn't premiere until next year, but over the past few weeks Carrie Brownstein has been posting some pictures from the set on Instagram that reveal at least a few of the stars set to make guest appearances throughout the season. In addition to Portlandia regular Jeff Goldblum, the revealed guest stars include Orange Is the New Black's Natasha Lyonne, Olivia Wilde, Jane Lynch, Matt Groening, and Paul Reubens. Click through to check out some of Brownstein's sneak peeks from the set.

Garfunkel and Oates Meet the Real John Oates While Buying Some Parody Porn

Here's a clip from tomorrow night's episode of Garfunkel and Oates, in which Riki Lindhome and Kate Micucci decide to buy a promising looking porn parody called Garfinger & Butts and check out at the register with porn shop owner John Oates. Apparently there was more to the duo's deal with Oates than free beer.

Lena Dunham and Fred Armisen Talk About 'SNL' and Their Other Shows for 'Variety'

To celebrate both of their Emmy nominations, Variety recently sat down with Lena Dunham and Fred Armisen for a hybrid interview/conversation that covers everything from their thoughts on each other's shows Girls and Portlandia to what it's like to perform on SNL. Here's both of them talking about Lorne Michaels and his behind-the-scenes skills and power:

Armisen: Lorne gives the most valuable kind of notes. I don't know how he knows. I don't know if he has like some secret connection to my brain but he addresses questions that I haven't asked yet and then I feel better about a whole season. In a sentence, he can diffuse [...]

Are Men Funny? Lizzy Caplan, Scott Aukerman, and Reggie Watts Investigate

Here's a clip from Comedy Bang! Bang! in which Scott, Reggie, and guest Lizzy Caplan tackle the age-old question: Can men be funny, or they destined to forever be unsuccessful in comedy due to their own biological limitations?

Here's More Info on IFC's New Show, 'Garfunkel and Oates'

IFC announced a bunch of stuff about its newest comedy Garfunkel and Oates today.  Created by and starring Riki Lindhome and Kate Micucci and based on the duo's musical comedy act of the same name, Garfunkel and Oates was given an eight-episode order for a first season by IFC last year. Here's all the new stuff about the show that IFC revealed today:

  • Guest stars for the first two episodes include Ben Kingsley, Chris Hardwick, Tig Notaro, Anthony Jeselnik, Abby Elliott, Natasha Leggero, Chris Parnell, Steve Agee, and John Oates of Hall & Oates fame.
  • The show will premiere Thursday, August 7th at 10pm.
  • Dennis McNicholas, who wrote for SNL from 1995 [...]

'The Birthday Boys' Returns Next Month with Scott Aukerman, Casey Wilson, Chris Elliott, and More

IFC sketch show The Birthday Boys is coming back for a second 10-episode season next month, and a whole lot of stars are set to show up throughout the season. According to EW, The Birthday Boys has been given an official return date of Friday, October 17th at 11:30pm, and aside from executive producer Bob Odenkirk, here are all the guest stars slated to show up:

Tony Hale, Dana Carvey, Casey Wilson, and Doris Roberts, along with both halves of Tenacious D (Jack Black and Kyle Gass) and Tim & Eric (Tim Heidecker and Eric Wareheim). The guest list also includes Scott Aukerman, Chloe Bennet, Sandra Bernhard, Nicole [...]

Carrie Brownstein on the Multidimensional Feminism of 'Portlandia'

"The fact that people go to Portland to visit a tiny feminist bookstore—no matter what the impetus is for them getting there—the fact that they go in there and look around and shop for books or stationery or whatever, is a major source of pride for me."

- Carrie Brownstein examines the ways that Portlandia — which is currently filming its fifth season — has celebrated the many facets of feminism in a new interview with Bust.

Garfunkel and Oates Are Going on Tour

Garfunkel and Oates are heading out on tour. The musical comedy duo, made up of Riki Lindhome and Kate Micucci, is set to hit 14 major US cities starting on August 22nd, THR reports. Tickets go on sale to the public this Friday at 10am. Lindhome and Micucci's new TV series, also titled Garfunkel and Oates, premieres  on IFC on August 7th, just a couple weeks prior to the start of the tour. Garfunkel and Oates' tour will be part of the Monster Energy Outbreak Tour, making them the first comedy act featured in the annual tour that's featured acts like Iggy Azalea, Macklemore, Kendrick Lamar and Of [...]

Watch the Opening Credits to IFC's 'Garfunkel and Oates'

Here are the opening credits to IFC's newest comedy Garfunkel and Oates, based on Riki Lindhome and Kate Micucci's musical comedy act of the same name. The eight-episode first season starts up on August 7th and will feature an eclectic group of guest stars, including Ben Kingsley, Tig Notaro, and, of course, John Oates from Hall & Oates.