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Fresh Air Weekend: Pamela Adlon, 'Portlandia'

In one episode of <em>Portlandia</em>, Brownstein and Armisen started a grass-roots campaign to prevent the Olympics from ever coming to Portland.
In one episode of <em>Portlandia</em>, Brownstein and Armisen started a grass-roots campaign to prevent the Olympics from ever coming to Portland.

Fresh Air Weekend highlights some of the best interviews and reviews from past weeks, and new program elements specially paced for weekends. Our weekend show emphasizes interviews with writers, filmmakers, actors, and musicians, and often includes excerpts from live in-studio concerts. This week:

Pamela Adlon: From 'Hill' Kid To 'Californication'The veteran voice-over actress, who played 12-year-old Bobby Hill on Fox's animated comedy King of the Hill, now co-stars in the raunchy Showtime drama.

Brownstein and Armisen's Comedic Take On Portland Saturday Night Live's Fred Armisen and rock veteran Carrie Brownstein are the team behind the IFC show Portlandia. "All of the stuff that makes people different, that's the stuff that's celebrated" on the show, says Brownstein. "If you're normal ... it's no fun."

You can listen to the original broadcasts here:

  • Pamela Adlon: From 'Hill' Kid To 'Californication'
  • Brownstein and Armisen's Comedic Take On Portland
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