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The rest of it: Tuesday edition

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KFCC interviews "Save the Green Planet" director Jeong Jun-hwan:

Did you have to do much research to come up with the psychopathic characteristics for [main character] Lee Byong-gu (Shin Ha-kyun)?

No. I became deranged in the process of writing it, and that was enough.

Via New York Newsday, Maggie Gyllenhaal is sticking by the statements she made while promoting post-9/11 movie "The Great New Wonderful," which made its world premiere at Tribeca on Friday. Gyllenhaal dared suggest that the US may have, say, possibly provoked the attacks on the World Trade Center with some of our actions in the international sphere. A fan website about the actress has been flooded with hate mail. In the Guardian, a look at how no fewer than four Sydney Pollack films (including "The Interpreter") have contained the line "You think not getting caught in a lie is the same thing as telling the truth?" The BBC talks to Simon Jones, who played the original Arthur Dent in both the TV miniseries and radio versions of "The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy," about his opinion on the latest incarnation of the series. And the Cinecultist suggests the ideal Passover film — Gene Wilder’s "The Frisco Kid."

+ Jang Jun-Hwan (KFCC)
+ Gyllenhaal refuses apology about 9/11 comment (NY Newsday)
+ Sticking to the script (Guardian)
+ Last hitchhike for Galaxy veteran (BBC)
+ Can You Make Pizza Out of Matzo? (Cinecultist)

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The Best Of The Last

Portlandia Goes Out With A Bang

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The end is near. In mere days Portlandia wraps up its final season, and oh what a season it’s been. Lucky for you, you can watch the entire season right now right here and on the IFC app, including this free episode courtesy of Subaru.

But now, let’s take a moment to look back at some of the new classics Fred and Carrie have so thoughtfully bestowed upon us. (We’ll be looking back through tear-blurred eyes, but you do you.)

Couples Dinner

It’s not that being single sucks, it’s that you suck if you’re single.

Cancel it!

A sketch for anyone who has cancelled more appointments than they’ve kept. Which is everyone.

Forgotten America

This one’s a “Serial” killer…everything both right and wrong about true crime podcasts.

Wedding Planners

The only bad wedding is a boring wedding.

Disaster Hut

It’s only the end of the world if your doomsday kit doesn’t include rosé.

Catch up on Portlandia’s final episodes on demand and at

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Your Portlandia Personality Test

The New Portlandia Webseries Is Going Your Way

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Carrie and Fred understand that although we have so much in common, we’re each so beautifully unique and different. To help us navigate those differences, Portlandia has found an easy and honest way to embrace our special selves in the form of a progressive new traffic system: a specific lane for every kind of driver. It’s all in honor of the show’s 8th and final season, and it’s all presented by Subaru.

Ready to find out who you really are? Match your personality to a lane and hop on the expressway to self-understanding.

Lane 10: Trucks Piled With Junk

Your junk is falling out of your trunk. Shake a tail light, people — this lane is for you.

Lane 33: Twins

You’re like a Gemini, but waaaay more pedestrian. Maybe you and a friend just wear the same outfits a lot. Who cares, it’s just twinning enough to make you feel special.

Lane 27: Broken Windows

Bad luck follows you around and everyone knows it. Your proverbial seat is always damp from proverbial rain. Is this the universe telling you to swallow your pride? Yes.

Lane 69: Filthy Cars

You’re all about convenience. Getting your car washed while you drive is a no-brainer.

Lane 43: Newly Divorced Singles

It’s been a while since you’ve driven alone, and you don’t know the rules of the road anymore. What’s too fast? What’s too slow? Are you sending the right signals? Don’t worry, the breakdown lane is nearby if you need it.

Still can’t find a lane to match your personality? Check out all the videos here. And see the final season of Portlandia this spring on IFC.

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Last-Minute Holiday Gift Guide

Hits from the '80s are on repeat all Christmas Eve and Day on IFC.

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