New from ‘Portlandia’: The Meditation Crush

I love the IFC show Portlandia, which has Fred Armisen and Carrie Brownstein mercilessly snarking on hipster culture. (And I live in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, so I know of what I speak.) They just released this clip from the upcoming season three premiere, "Meditation Crush." It's all about how those groovy-vibe-having meditation classes sometimes allow your mind to wander just far enough to the hot person sitting across from you. … [Read more...]

Mad Men Introduces Hare Krishnas, Entire World Makes ‘Harry Krishna’ Joke

Last night, Mad Men took a break from exploring Judaism to introduce another religion. In a nice surprise, we finally got to see Paul Kinsey, who left the show after season three when he wasn't brought along to the newly formed Sterling Cooper Draper Pryce. Turns out Paul has been busy: he joined the Hare Krishnas. He has shaved his head, wears traditional dress, and chants. And now he wants to hang out with his old friend Harry Crane,I never loved Paul, but it was nice to see that people … [Read more...]