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Stanley Cup Madness Takes Over My Life

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We’re heading towards 3PM and I still haven’t posted a blog today. I can explain. I went on a road trip to Detroit, Michigan to catch Game 5 of the Penguins/Red Wings Stanley Cup Finals match-up. For as many people in indie music who cringe at the word “sports,” there are just as many who hold the world of sports close to their hearts. Through my travels, I have met many musicians who are surprisingly into baseball, football, soccer, and yes, even professional wrestling (ahem, Hot Chip). Because I know these artists have my back, I don’t feel as guilty for writing a hockey story on an indie music blog.

Anyway, after road-tripping to Pittsburgh, five good friends and I journeyed five hours west to Detroit Rock City for Game 5 of the Stanley Cup Finals (just realized all the 5’s in this story, don’t know if that has any significance or not?). The Red Wings were leading the series 3-1 and were actually 35 seconds away from winning the Stanley Cup, when the Penguins scored a late goal in regulation to tie things up. Three overtimes later, somewhere between midnight and 1AM, the Penguins scored and won the game, extending the series to a Game 6. It was glorious my friends, GLORIOUS (unless you were Kid Rock, who was also in attendance)!!

We left Detroit and headed back to the ‘burgh. Long story short, I’m running on no sleep and a lot of adrenaline. When this crazy series ends, I’ll step up my music blogging game–I promise.

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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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