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Chris Gethard is heading to SF SketchFest and so can you


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Our adopted comic Chris Gethard is heading way out west to the land of Rice-A-Roni and a Golden Gate Bridge that is red and not gold at all. Don’t worry, he’s not running away from home, instead he’s taking The Chris Gethard Show to SF Sketchfest, the San Francisco comedy fest, which runs from Jan. 24 to Feb 10.

If you’re in a San Francisco state of mind, head to the Eureka Theater on Friday, Feb. 1 at 8 p.m. to watch Chris, the so-called “Carson of Cable Access,” as he stages a full production of his wildly popular and aptly named public access show, The Chris Gethard Show. The show will feature Shannon O’Neill, Bethany Hall, The Human Fish , Murf The Reservoir Dog Meyer and Jake Fogelnest as guests with music by the LLC. Buy tickets here. Our adopted comic is the author of “A Bad Idea I’m About to Do,” and has been heard on This American Life as well as seen on The Office, Louie, The Other Guys, and the upcoming “Iron Man 3.” He’s been performing at New York’s Upright Citizens Brigade Theater for 12 years (straight through! no breaks!). He was named one of Variety‘s ten comics to watch in 2010. Plus, we adopted him, so he’s family.

Also on the bill are The Get Go, a sketch team from the Upright Citizens’ Brigade in LA. Their sketch style is self-described as “super cool” and “everybody’s cup of tea!” Their credits include Just for Laughs festival, Comedy Bang-Bang, Chelsea Lately, VH1’s Stevie TV,Workaholics, The Boondocks, the Edinburgh Fringe Festival, and NBC’s Community.

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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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