FORTUNE -- For Macworld/iWorld Expo attendees who hadn't yet discovered Portlandia -- the Peabody-award winning sketch comedy series that airs in relative obscurity on the Independent Film Channel -- Fred Armisen's keynote Friday morning was a double treat.
Not only did Armison tell backstage stories from his better-known gig -- as a cast member on Saturday Night Live who has played everybody from Steve Jobs to the Queen of England -- but he punctuated his appearance with a pair of clever Portlandia clips featuring the Apple (AAPL) products he clearly loves.
Macworld editor Chris Breen, who conducted the interview, queued them up:
Technology Loop: In which Armisen suffers information overload and becomes a top 10 Mind-Fi Fail.
iPhone Drop: In which the life of an iPhone passes before co-star Carrie Brownstein's eyes.
On Saturday Night Live last night, Weekend Update's Seth Meyers poured cold water on the Kindle Fire -- Amazon's (AMZN) $199 answer to Apple's (AAPL) iPad (starts at $499) -- with this line:
"It's expected to sell well," he said, "among parents who always buy the wrong thing."
Video here and below the fold. It's the third joke in.Philip Elmer-DeWitt - Oct 2, 2011 1:42 PM ET
A curated selection of the weekend's most newsworthy tech stories from all over the Web.Actor Jesse Eisenberg hosted last weekend's episode of Saturday Night Live and was joined -- albeit briefly -- by none other than Mark Zuckerberg himself. The Facebook CEO, played by Eisenberg in The Social Network, popped in during the actor's introductory monologue, where among other things, he jokingly took credit for inventing "poking." Check it out. JP Mangalindan, Writer - Jan 31, 2011 3:00 AM ET
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