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Parks and Recreation tackles Feminism and the Great Outdoors

Parks and Recreation tackles Feminism and the Great Outdoors

By | October 14, 2011 at 2:02 pm | No comments

Gather ‘round wee Swanson wannabes of Pawnee: Big Ron and Brother Nature want to take you on a thrilling journey into the Great Outdoors to learn how not to be killed or die. You’ll get lukewarm beans. Just remember: Be a Man. Ron Swanson, naturally, is the troop leader...

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Parks and Recreation recap: Leslie Knope is prouder than ever

Parks and Recreation recap: Leslie Knope is prouder than ever

By | October 10, 2011 at 2:26 pm | No comments

News item #1: Ron’s mustache is back! News item #2: City Council candidate Leslie Knope has written a book! It’s called Pawnee: The Greatest Town In America and she is promoting the everloving crap out of it. Let’s hop onto the book tour heard ‘round the world. (Or...

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Parks and Recreation recap: “I’m Leslie Knope”

Parks and Recreation recap: “I’m Leslie Knope”

By | September 23, 2011 at 2:11 pm | One comment

The new season of Parks and Recreation premiered last night and, oh, what fun we had. And we found out so many things! So grab your go-bag and hightail it out of wherever you are and enter a world of municipal hijinks, dong shots, and big, abstract dreams. At Li’l...

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Interview with Retta, aka, Parks and Recreation’s Donna, aka, the Incognegro

Interview with Retta, aka, Parks and Recreation’s Donna, aka, the Incognegro

By | August 24, 2011 at 4:13 pm | 4 comments

How many pharmaceutical researchers with pre-med degrees from Duke have gone on to a career in stand-up? You can count them on one finger—Retta, who delivers the sass as Donna Meagle, pro-dater, Benz-lover, and stalwart employee of the Pawnee Parks and Recreation...

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Parks and Recreation recap: “Li’l Sebastian” (season finale, part 1)

By | May 20, 2011 at 5:03 pm | No comments

Jean-Ralphio and Tom are scheming. They want to start a new exclusive high-end entertainment/events production conglomerate. It’s called 720 Productions--because they’ll go around the world twice for their clients. I’ll give you a moment to clean up the vom before I...

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Parks and Recreation recap: “The Fight”

By | May 13, 2011 at 5:01 pm | One comment

Parks and Recreation went down last night in two parts and in the first episode, everybody got bombed on Snake Juice, had cry-fights, and redefined the term “hangover.” And that Snake Juice sure has a dope aftertaste. And it’s 140 proof and features caffeine. Bottoms...

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Parker Posey guests on “Parks and Rec” this week; go behind the scenes!

By | May 2, 2011 at 6:25 pm | No comments

Leslie Knope vs. nemesis is always fun, whether it be Marsha, the right-wing bitchface, Joan, the passive-aggressive TV host, or longtime Amy Poehler fan and improv superstar Parker Posey! Posey says she took one look at the Parks and Recreation script she was sent and agreed to...

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Parks and Recreation recap: “Jerry’s Painting”

By | April 29, 2011 at 5:06 pm | 2 comments

Resident Parks Department artiste/erstwhile buffoon Jerry has painted an, um, interesting piece for the community art show that leads directly to Tom Haverford being henceforth known around Pawnee as “Fat Baby.” Fasten your Renaissance-era angel diaper and let’s take a...

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Aziz Ansari’s Parks and Rec character Tom Haverford gets his own web site

By | April 27, 2011 at 1:09 pm | One comment

As an added bonus to the truly brilliant Aziz-Ansari-as-Tom-Haverford pantry-tastic foodstuff riff from last week’s Parks and Recreation, some Internet nutjobs have created a beautiful website with all of the slang featured on the show. On every refresh of tomhaverfoods.com...

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