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A cameo on Portlandia

Posted by Rick | February 23rd, 2011 | Filed under Art

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Now that the Portlandia hype is simmering down a little, we’re settling into watching the show like normal people (ie, on-demand or via youtube clips). A few episodes ago, our Riding Jacket made a cameo alongside another Pacific Northwest classic, Kyle MacLachlan, who plays Portland’s yoga ball-bouncing mayor.

So far, they’ve poked fun at Stumptown’s bike culture, ad agencies, book stores, locavores and adult night clubs, to name a few. Now IFC is giving them a second season, proving that Portland humor has national appeal. Which Portland stereotypes do you think they still need to tackle?

4 Responses to “A cameo on Portlandia”

  • March 3, 2011 at 3:48 pm | Michael Mann says

    As the proud new owner of a Shroud of Purrin blazer (the warehouse sale rocks!) I have to say, the blazer is so Portland. My son has been coveting the Riding Jacket for over a year, and his desires we’re alos fulfilled. Nau, of course, is ripe for Portlandia-style spoofing; you should be proud.

  • March 7, 2011 at 2:25 pm | EF says

    I just ordered a burrito that was called “the portlandia” and the ingredients were sausage from a local farm, kale, mashed potatoes, tillamook cheddar, and caramelized onions. I didn’t get why it was so portland-ish but it tasted good.

  • March 11, 2011 at 3:17 pm | Rick says

    @EF: Because it was local. LOCAL.


  • March 22, 2011 at 4:28 am | Bunny says

    When I was living Oregon, I wore my Birkenstock and Sanita clogs everywhere. When I moved to Atlanta, people ask me what kind of shoes they are.

    BTW, nau rocks. I have 10 pieces from nau for different seasons and love them on the trail or traveling on the road.

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