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This week in podcasts: WTF with Marc Maron, Comedy Bang! Bang! and Chelsea Peretti

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On Monday on WTF, Marc Maron sat down with actress Pamela Adlon, who is perhaps best known for playing a prepubescent boy – Bobby from “King of the Hill” But in real life, Pam has more in common with the character she played on IFC’s “Out There”: Joanie, Chris’ mom. Pam is a concerned mom who is worried about losing her grip and talks to Marc about the perils of raising teenagers, as well as the grind of being a working actor, the salvation of voice-acting and her collaborations with Louis CK. Download the episode here.

Today, Marc rolls out the big guns, sitting down with music legend Billy Bragg, who stopped by the garage, guitar in hand. He talks with Marc about the punk and folk roots of his career as well as the events that led to his political activation. He also talks about his collaborations with Pete Seger, Arlo Guthrie and Wilco. Plus, Marc sets the record straight on Michael Ian Black and their epic Twitter battle that was waged online this week. Download the episode here. (And subscribe already!)

Over on Call Chelsea Peretti, a call-in show where anything goes, everyone is bewildered and everything gets a laugh, Chelsea wants to know whether she and all of society let go and go full psycho? This and more is rapidly pondered by CCP podcast callers and America’s beloved comedian in a reckless state of coffee and black mold altered-consciousness. Go ahead, Call Chelsea Peretti. Or at least download her podcast here.

Over on Comedy Bang! Bang! the intern is taking over. Comedy Bang Bang! intern Marissa Wompler decided to show up again and Womp Up the Jamz. Accompanying Marissa is her couples counselor Miss Listler. They’ll get into Marissa’s current state of mind as she will soon be a big sister, Listler’s 7-Eleven incident, and a video competition with the prize of taking Marissa to the prom. Have yourself a PayDay and download the podcast here or go ahead and live large and subscribe on iTunes.

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Comedy Bang! Bang! returns to IFC on Friday, July 12 at 10/9c ; “Maron” airs on IFC on Fridays at 10/9c

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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…