I was picked to run the Twitter account for IFC’s hilarious sketch comedy show Portlandia, for a week! My guest tweets ran from Jan 11th – 17th. I got to run some arts & crafts contests and asked the natives about Portland. My wife helped me think up some of these fun projects and we got to give DVDs to the winners. It was a great opportunity to bond with the fans of such a creative show. IFC extended this Portlandia Co-op project to guest tweeters during the run of their third season.
My highlight of the week was when Carrie Brownstein responded to one of my questions. I also received word that Fred Armisen enjoyed the arts & crafts contests. Everyone behind Portlandia’s Twitter account was very supportive of this project, the people at IFC, Fred & Carrie, and the awesome Jenny McCoy, who usually runs the account. They even gave me a bike as a gift for tweeting!
You can read more about Portlandia’s Co-op project and my Q & A on their blog: www.ifc.com/shows/portlandia/
You can catch me on my own Twitter for updates on my artwork: https://twitter.com/