This week on The Jeff Rubin Jeff Rubin Show my guests are Amanda Needham and Tyler Robertson, two Portland-based artists who create the costumes, sets and props for IFC’s Portlandia.

Even if you don’t always consciously notice it, Tyler and Amanda’s art helps separate Portlandia from other sketch shows. In this episode they reveal where those clothes from, the most challenging props in the history of Portlandia, and which sets are real Portland locations you can visit.

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See a Poster Featuring Every Single Costume Ever Worn by Dean Pelton on Community | Vulture
By Dennis Culver, for purchase as a poster.
The Office: Andy Bernard’s ties. “I don’t know, it made me laugh.” -Mindy Kaling on Twitpic
Fun fact: Lizzy Gardiner and Tim Chappel have now won both the Tony and the Oscar for the costumes of ‘Priscilla Queen of the Desert.’

The duo created the original costumes for the 1994 movie on which the musical is based.

Real Community Halloween - Donald Glover and Danny Pudi mug for Plixi
“Happy Halloween everyone! I’m a kielbasa (Polish Sausage).” -Danny Pudi (Community) on Plixi
“Christopher Robin:”-Donald Glover on Plixi

If you live in the LA area you can head over to your local Bloomy’s and check out some costume installations from your favorite eligible Emmy shows.

The nine installations – for House30 Rock and Parks & Rec in Century City; for Community, Friday Night Lightsand Law & Order: SVU at the Beverly Center; and for ParenthoodThe Office and Law & Order in Sherman Oaks – will be on display during the Emmy voting period: June 7-June 20. Stopping by the installations today will be cast members of the shows who will face the taller, anorexic versions of themselves.