T he third season of Portlandia arrived over the weekend and by last night, Scott and I were halfway through the first disc. Somewhere around the second or third episode, a sketch plays out in Seattle, where principals Fred Armisen and Carrie Brownstein, have travelled to evangelize about their beautiful home in Portland and to try to convert the big city dwellers they encounter into citizens of Portland. At one point, Armisen and Brownstein face one another to speak in unison about the nature of their mission in Seattle. The problem is that the former hasn’t the vaguest notion what the latter is going to say. As Brownstein speaks with earnest conviction about their ministry to those lost in the wilderness of Seattle, Armisen…