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“Anchorman 2” teaser trailers showcase the original Channel 4 news team

Paul Rudd and Will Ferrell in the Anchorman 2 teaser trailer

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He had a voice that could make a wolverine purr and suits so fine they made Sinatra look like a hobo. Ron Burgundy is back, folks, and we’ve got two teaser trailers for “Anchorman 2” to prove it to you.

If you were concerned that our favorite Channel Four news anchor might have changed over the past eight years, then you fears have been in vain. He, Champ Kind, Brian Fantana and Brick Tamland are all the same lovable newsmen we came to know and love back in 2004’s “Anchorman,” and that’s going to be a major plot point in its upcoming sequel.

“We know these guys never deal well with change, and the good thing is that there’s a big blast of change coming, according to the regular timeline,” director Adam McKay said in a recent interview. “We’re going to be throwing a lot of innovation at them, and they’re not going to handle it well.”

And the times they are a’changing for the KVWN evening news team. McKay teased that “Anchorman 2” will take place in the late 1970s at the start of the 24-hour news cycle when news stations were forced to start diversifying their news anchors. Considering we’re pretty sure Ron still thinks “diversity” is an old wooden ship, that doesn’t bode well for him.

Though McKay has come out and said that these trailers are more teasers for the upcoming movie and don’t include footage or plot points that will actually appear in it, we do hope that “Anchorman 2” actually does have a witch subplot. Because that will be hilarious. Can this movie get a freaking release date already? We need to start a release countdown a.s.a.p.

Are you as tickled by these two teaser trailers as we are? Tell us in the comments section below or on Facebook and Twitter.

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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 IFC.com

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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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It’s the final countdown to Christmas and thanks to IFC’s movie marathon all Christmas Eve and Christmas Day, you can revel in classic ’80s films AND find inspiration for your last-minute gifts. Here are our recommendations, if you need a head start:

Musical Instrument

Great analog entertainment substitute when you refuse to give your kid the Nintendo Switch they’ve been drooling over.

Breakfast In Bed

Any significant other or child would appreciate these Uncle Buck-approved flapjacks. Just make sure you’re not stuck on clean up duty.

Cocktail Supplies

You’ll need them to get through the holidays.

Dance Lessons

So you can learn to shake-shake-shake (unless you know ghosts willing to lend a hand).

Comfy Clothes

With all the holiday meals, there may be some…embigenning.



Get even more great inspiration all Christmas Eve and Day on IFC, and remember…