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  1. Amy Poehler feted by Harvard's Hasty PuddingRead the original story

    20 min ago | WTOV9

    ... teased her about past roles in comedies such as "Baby Mama" and "Deuce Bigalow: Male Gigolo." The "Parks and Recreation" star and "Saturday Night Live" alum also poked fun at the university's elitist reputation and pointed out the lack of female ...


  2. In wake of its final season, 'Parks and Rec' continues to bring originality to television comedyRead the original story

    1 hr ago | The Badger Herald Online

    When "Parks and Recreation" premiered as a midseason replacement nearly six years ago, it was as if it wanted to directly emulate "The Office ," the flagship sitcom of NBC's Thursday night comedy lineup at the time. Produced by Michael Schur and Greg Daniels, both "Office" producers, season one of "Parks" But as the now-extremely popular show rides into its seventh and final season, the Amy Poehler-led powerhouse has traveled far from "Office" comparisons.


  3. Amy Poehler receiving Hasty Pudding awardRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago |

    ... Hasty Pudding Theatricals bestows annually to a deserving female performer. The comedian, whose "Parks and Recreation" costar, Chris Pratt, will be honored as Hasty Pudding's "Man of the Year" on Feb. 6, was all smiles along the parade route, giving ...


  4. Katherine Timpf: In Defense of the Right to Shame Gluten-free HipstersRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | National Review Online

    ... look at the ad itself. It features (do I need a trigger warning here?) the libertarian, ultra-masculine Parks and Recreation character Ron Swanson talking about how America needs a "gut check," because we're "in our little cocoons texting each other ...


  5. John Wick Directors Targeted for Cowboy Ninja VikingRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago |

    ... access' "The Johnny Karate Super Awesome Musical Explosion Show" (by way of his Andy Dwyer on NBC's "Parks and Recreation," currently in its final season). John Wick , starring Keanu Reeves, has been heralded by audiences and critics alike for its ...


  6. Parks and Rec : What to expect from a hypothetical April-Andy spin-offRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | She Knows

    NBC recently roped Chris Pratt and Aubrey Plaza into sitting down and talking about their beloved Parks and Recreation characters, Andy and April. Somewhere along the way it went from teary remembrances to goofy ideas for a spin-off.


  7. Morning Jolt: New ancient human discovered?Read the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Times Herald-Record

    ... ont-runner for 2016." - Conan O'Brien Nick Offerman stars in a hilarious new ad for NASCAR on NBC. The "Parks and Recreation" actor raps about how we all need more Nascar in our lives.


  8. Parks and Recreations takes on online privacy. And it hits close to home.Read the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | The Washington Post

    Leslie Knope, the plucky public servant at the center of the NBC comedy "Parks and Recreation," just finished battling a data-mining tech company. But even though the current season is set in the near future of 2017, the show reflects the online privacy debate already happening today.


  9. Chris Pratt looks upbeat at LAX airport as 'he's being considered...Read the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Daily Mail

    ... reported he was being considered for the role of Indiana Jones in a Disney reboot. If true, the Parks and Recreation star would take over in the role made famous by Harrison Ford in Raiders of the Lost Arc. Rumors: On Tuesday Deadline reported that ...


  10. Parks and Rec is #1Read the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Vanity Fair

    One thing we learned from last night's pair of Parks and Recreation episodes is that last week's strong double bill, "William Henry Harrison"/"Leslie and Ron," wasn't an anomaly. The show is going out on an incredibly high note.


  11. 'Hot Tub Time Machine 2's' Super Bowl XLIX ad takes on the Patriots and DeflategateRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago |

    ... the trailer takes things in a bit of a different direction. Rather than winning a football game, "Parks and Recreation" star Adam Scott ends up on the wrong end of a very dangerous operating table. The Super Bowl is regularly the most-watched TV ...


  12. The Overnight Movie ReviewRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago |

    ... television performances. Scott plays nerdy political behind-the-scenes man Ben Wyatt on NBC's departing Parks and Recreation , and Schilling is sarcastic prison inmate Piper Chapman on Orange is the New Black . Those performances are helpful in ...


  13. 'Parks And Recreation,' Facebook and The New PrivacyRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | CIO

    If you tuned into Parks And Recreation Tuesday night , you were treated to an episode where social media startup Gryzzl attempts to win over the hearts and minds of its new neighbors in the fictional town of Pawnee with boxes full of gifts, delivered via Amazon-esque drones. The problem was that the gifts were perfect -- too perfect.


  14. 5 Reasons Chris Pratt Will Make a Great 'Indiana Jones'Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | ABC News

    ... one of the most bankable actors in Hollywood. That's how it happens. One day you are a regular on "Parks and Recreation," the next, you are turning down $20 million offers. Even his brown leather jacket in the film kind of makes him look like Jones. ...


  15. Watch Nick Offerman's hilarious NASCAR promo songRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Autoblog

    In his new promotion for NBC and its airing of NASCAR races, rugged comedian Nick Offerman is offering America a gut-check from getting too soft with quite a catchy tune. As the Parks and Recreation star opines in the ad, "When our idea of danger is eating gluten, there's trouble afoot."


  16. Is 'Indiana Jones' the right career move for Chris Pratt?Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

    ... Chris Pratt who we all knew as the lovable and pudgy Andy Dwyer from NBC's beloved but underwatched Parks and Recreation . Pratt charmed us with his beguiling naivete on the show, his play off more famous actors like Amy Poehler and Rob Lowe, and ...


  17. Nick Offerman stars in hilarious music video for NASCAR on NBCRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | USA Today

    This is one of many pearls of wisdom shared by actor/comedian/champion woodworker Nick Offerman in a new, extended promo celebrating NBC's return to NASCAR. Before and after the Super Bowl the network will air shortened versions of the music video, which features the Parks and Recreation star extolling the virtues of stock car racing.


  18. FOX411's pic of the dayRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Fox News

    ... (above). Who is that? Nick Offerman looks like a different person without his signature mustache. The "Parks and Recreation" star showed off his new look at the Sundance Film Festival in Utah. Let us know what you think of Offerman's stache-free ...


  19. Continue reading a 'Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Grocery Headquarters

    ... effort, Newcastle introduced the Band of Brands concept with a smash-hit online video featuring "Parks and Recreation" star Aubrey Plaza, calling for brands to join the project in exchange for a small contribution. "Instead of blowing Newcastle's ...


  20. NBC celebrates NASCARa s return to network with Nick Offerman promoRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The Washington Post

    NASCAR returns to NBC this year for the first time since 2006, with the network and its affiliated channels televising the final 20 races of the Sprint Cup season. To celebrate, NBC called in a big gun - Nick Offerman, aka Ron Swanson on "Parks and Recreation" - to film a promo.