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“Everywhere I go somebody says something to me,” Armisen said.
Steve Maxwell Vintage and Custom Drums, up on the third floor of a slender building in the Theater District, is neatly organized and surprisingly quiet.His swept-back hair recedes slightly over gray temples — he’s 49 — but his face is ageless and so is his style: chunky black glasses, black Keds, flannel shirt, canvas jacket. ” he asks a manager, before inquiring about kits once owned by jazz greats Joe Morello, Elvin Jones, and Mel Lewis. Tito Puente used to play them, and as Fericito I played them.” Fericito, a manic, gold-toothed timbalist with corny punch lines, was the character Armisen chose to play when he auditioned for Saturday Night Live in 2002.“When it comes to drums, we’re allowed to name-drop,” he says. “So they’ve been sort of like my good-luck charm,” he says, rolling his fingers over the weathered twin drums: trat, trat, trat-trat-trat-trat.,” the classic Portlandia sketch of literate one-upsmanship. He soaked up punk and Devo, Andy Kaufman and his mother’s idol Chevy Chase.Did you see him as an erotica-writing roommate on New Girl? An aspiring musician–health inspector on Bob’s Burgers? He went to the School of Visual Arts, met Trenchmouth singer Damon Locks, dropped out, and moved to Chicago.creators and stars Fred Armisen and Carrie Brownstein for a revealing interview.
Exploring the world of fixed-gear bikes, putting birds on things and farm-to-table chicken, ABC News’ Nick Watt asked the duo about their influence in the hipster culture and whether the satire rubs Portland-ers the wrong way.
This afternoon, he is due back at Rockefeller Center for the Monday pitch meeting that launches his one-week return to host the season-41 finale.
He flew in yesterday from his Los Angeles home to the apartment he keeps in Manhattan.
HBO saw the tape and booked him to do interstitials. A., Armisen began performing at Largo, where future Better Call Saul star Bob Odenkirk first saw him — probably playing a jazz aficionado who belittles the audience.
“It’s a great Fred character,” says Odenkirk, “a huge asshole who’s got his assholeness well hidden.” Odenkirk put him in an unproduced Fox pilot, Next! During Armisen’s long tenure there, “he just got clearer on the pure essence of his comedy,” says Michaels.
— uncannily faithful documentary spoofs co-starring SNL alum Bill Hader and co-written by Seth Meyers; he’s the bandleader on Meyers’s Late Night talk show, fronting an indie-rock supergroup of his own creation; he co-produces a Latino comedy website; he appears in a few movies and animated series a year; and he pops up without warning in cameos across the universe of Peak TV. Celebrity monster Robert Durst on Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt? In an earlier age, “I think Fred would have been a local late-night basic-cable star with a weird talk show outside of Chicago,” says Robert Carlock, a top writer for SNL, 30 Rock, and Kimmy Schmidt. But then a lot of us are sucking on that many-teated monster.” Armisen is feeding on it with the bottomless appetite of a onetime drummer who dreamed of being Keith Moon, only to languish in the bitter backwash of the Smashing Pumpkins. And it’s all with my friends, with people I love.” The week we meet, his friends at SNL are counting on him. Dad went on to work for IBM, and the family lived mostly on Long Island, with a two-year stint in Brazil.