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This Portlandia Sketch May Contain the Worst Ska Pun of All Time

by James Rickman
As someone who spent a decade playing ska and watching The Simpsons to the exclusion of just about everything else, this new Portlandia sketch really has me... skanking down memory lane. In it, Simpsons creator Matt Groening takes anarchist pain-in-the-ass Spyke to court for screening up bootleg merch -- not because of the bootlegging per se, but because, as Groening says, Bart Ska-mpson "is the worst pun ever." But Matt, haven't you heard of Skabba the Hut?

The full episode airs on IFC tonight. Till then, watch the ska-tch, above. Bonus points for the dialogue bubble on the offending shirt ("I'm a Rudeboy" in Comic Sans) and for Carrie almost breaking at 1:13.

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