Portlandia has won a Peabody Award and been picked up for a third season on IFC, but since we'll have to wait until January 2013 for that, why not take a look back at the internet sketch duo who started it all? Fred Armisen and Carrie Brownstein's mastery of combining subtle and conceptual humor with the most exaggerated urban Pacific Northwest stereotypes possible — including the likes of lethargic activists, crunchy environmentalists, feminist vegans, punk rockers, and the always-elusive liberal elite — began after the two met in the early 2000s and started posting videos under the name ThunderAnt in 2005. Since the premiere of Portlandia [...]
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