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Portlandia Season 2 Filming Locations

Posted on September 5, 2013 by matt

Portlandia season 2 first aired over a year and a half ago, so here’s a timely post about the locations. I left out the residential homes. If you want to repeatedly petition the people who live there to ban plastic bags in Oregon or force them to watch The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari you’ll have […]

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u.s. talk shows locations

Posted on April 22, 2013 by peter bell

What’s slightly more exciting than watching talk shows at home?  How about watching them in person!  Here’s a list of locations (as well as audience ticket contact information) for some popular U.S. talk shows.

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john belushi locations

Posted on April 16, 2013 by peter bell

John Belushi was born in Chicago on January 24, 1949, the son of first and second generation Albanian immigrants.  While attending Wheaton Central High School in Illinois, Belushi became involved in theater and improv.  He began performing at the Shawnee Summer Theater, attended events at the Second City improv theater (where he eventually became a […]

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chris farley: life and locations

Posted on March 15, 2012 by peter bell

From the time Chris Farley entered the limelight on Saturday Night Live to the time he overdosed in his Chicago apartment was a period of only seven years. But in that time, Farley gave audiences a series of memorable performances, hilarious characters, and a mixture of physical comedy and comedic pathos that is still missed. […]

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locations from a selection of spike jonze music videos : part 3 (1997–2011)

Posted on March 8, 2012 by matt

After a slowdown in directing music videos around 1996 (see part 2), Spike Jonze would pick up the pace again with videos for R.E.M., Puff Daddy and Notorious B.I.G. in 1997. His video for “Da Funk” off of Daft Punk’s first album was a short film involving a man in a dog mask on crutches […]

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