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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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Ricky Gervais gets animated for “Family Guy”; Dan Castellaneta gets real for “Parks and Rec”

Ricky Gervais gets animated for “Family Guy”; Dan Castellaneta gets real for “Parks and Rec”

By | August 5, 2011 at 2:56 pm | No comments

Ricky Gervais, busiest (most powerful?) comedy person in the world will drop by the new season of Family Guy to voice the part of a dolphin for an episode titled, "Be Careful What You Wish For." This is great news for us, but Gervais may be even more excited about the guest gig,...

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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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Parks and Recreation Recap: April and Andy’s Fancy Party

By | April 15, 2011 at 4:34 pm | One comment

Spring is here and the time is right for making sweet, sweet love to the comeliest bridesmaid at a hastily thrown together and even more hastily thought out surprise wedding. Parks and Recreation was back in our faces last night after a 2-week hiatus, and you know what they...

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Steve Carell’s ‘Office’ finale gets an extra 20 minutes

By | April 11, 2011 at 2:40 pm | No comments

I’ll admit to being pretty sad about Steve Carell’s looming departure from The Office. As in I might cry in two weeks when his final episode airs. There is some consolation, though, in the fact that NBC has announced it will extend Carell’s final episode on April 28 from...

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