‘The Portlandia Cookbook: Cook Like a Local’, A Companion Cookbook to the IFC Comedy Series ‘Portlandia’

Portlandia Cookbook Cover

Comedians Fred Armisen and Carrie Brownstein have written a companion cookbook to their IFC show Portlandia with the show’s co-creator Jonathan Krisel that is appropriately titled The Portlandia Cookbook: Cook Like a Local. The book features recipes as well as examples of the show’s specific brand of humor. It is available to pre-order now on Amazon.

Portlandia Cookbook Pretzel Knots

Portlandia Cookbook Etiquette

Portlandia Cookbook Cacao

Portlandia Cookbook Pickles

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A Bow Tie-Tying Race Between Bill Nye the Science Guy and Glen Tickle at SXSW

Back in March 2014, before Glen Tickle became a Contributing Writer at Laughing Squid, he attended the SXSW festival on behalf of Geekosystem. While he was there, he challenged Bill Nye — perhaps best known for the live-action educational television series Bill Nye the Science Guy — to a bow tie-tying race which resulted in a slightly one-sided competition which was recorded for the ages. Thanks to Tickle’s brave but ultimately foolhardy challenge, we now know that Nye can tie a perfect bow tie in just over 18 seconds.

Adults Act Out the Audio of Children Pretending to Have a Job Interview

In a recent episode of Kid Snippets (see previously) by Bored Shorts, adults perform a job interview scene by lip syncing to the audio of two children pretending to have a job interview.

New Kid Snippets videos every MONDAY. If movies were written by our children… We asked a kid to interview his little brother for a job. This is what they came up with.

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