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  1. Joan Marcus/AP Critic's NotebookTheater companies find fault sometimes is in their starsRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago |

    ... at least not directly. Nick Offerman, celebrated for his portrayal of uber-stoic Ron Swanson on NBC's "Parks and Recreation,'' finds both the humor and the poignancy in the bloated pseudo-scholar Ignatius J. Reilly in "Dunces.'' Financially ...


  2. Processing the Numbers, Repugnant Edition | The Iron BowlRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 25 | Roll Bama Roll

    ... metric that is presented via the tone of that week's image/animated gif of Ron Swanson - beloved Parks and Recreation character and official spirit animal of Processing the Numbers. So, to say little brother fell off a cliff when a whole slew of ...


  3. 14 Shows You Should Absolutely Binge-Watch This ThanksgivingRead the original story

    Wednesday Nov 25 | Teen Vogue

    ... out one of her teeth . Unfortunately, your parents' office probably doesn't house the entire cast of Parks and Recreation (that would be far too entertaining), but that doesn't mean that some of their coworkers don't share the cast's quirkier ...


  4. Jennifer Lawrence named EW's entertainer of the yearThe star of the - ...Read the original story

    Tuesday Nov 24 | Media Life Magazine

    Entertainment Weekly magazine has named actress Jennifer Lawrence its entertainer of the year, and the star of the "Hunger Games" franchise graces the cover of the title's latest issue. Others included on EW's "Entertainers of the Year" list: Former "Parks and Recreation" actors Aziz Ansari and Chris Pratt and "Empire" actress Taraji P. Henson .


  5. Aziz Ansari on Netflix's Secret 'Master of None' Ratings: "Probably a Shit-Ton"Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 23 | Hollywood Reporter

    ... not saying. The 32-year-old comedian, who gained notoriety as the charmingly shallow Tom Haverford on Parks and Recreation , followed the February end of the beloved NBC sitcom with a blockbuster Netflix comedy special, a satirical self-help book ...


  6. I-10: Ten things to know in New Orleans this weekRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 20, 2015 | Best of New Orleans

    The Huntington Theater Company is presenting the production, and "developmental partners" include LSU Press and Baton Rouge-born filmmaker Steven Soderbergh, who has tried for years to get a film version off the ground. Producers say there are no current plans to take the Boston production to Broadway.


  7. "Fargo" keeps the tension running high in most recent releaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 22 | Cavalier Daily

    ... as comic relief, fluctuating between Walter from "The Big Lebowski" and Offerman's Ron Swanson from "Parks and Recreation." His Ron Swanson style shines through when he drunkenly gives a speech about the tyrannies of the justice system, while the ...


  8. "Master of None" tackles the empathy gap: How nuanced...Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 21 | Salon

    ... television have grown louder and more prominent this year. "Master of None," a new series from "Parks and Recreation" veterans Aziz Ansari and Alan Yang, has been a welcome entrant to the dialogue since it premiered on Netflix earlier this month. ...


  9. TV best bets: Sun., Nov. 22Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 21 |

    ... generated by an Internet outage. Holt (Andre Braugher) has an unexpected encounter. Nick Offerman ("Parks and Recreation") guest stars. 9 p.m., FOOD NETWORK: Holiday Baking Championship - Turkey Day is the theme for the new episode "Thanksgiving's ...


  10. 'Master of None' Co-Creator Explains How 'Parks and Rec' Influenced Their 'Finale'Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 20 | Hollywood Reporter

    ... There's a lot of interesting ways I think we could pursue [the story]. One thing we talked about on Parks and Recreation , which was a show that every year seemed like we weren't sure if we were going to be renewed or not, was let's just write the ...


  11. Bringing 'Confederacy of Dunces' alive onstageRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 20 | Christian Science Monitor

    ... characters inhabiting New Orleans' French Quarter. The casting of Nick Offerman (Ron Swanson on NBC's "Parks and Recreation") as the lead character, Ignatius J. Reilly, does add a note of familiarity for audiences. But as Ignatius he's hidden inside ...


  12. Mac Pizza Supreme wins Geneva student challenge at Aurelio'sRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 19 | Kane Co. Chronicle

    ... buffalo sauce. The Ron Swanson pizza named after Nick Offerman's character on the NBC TV series “Parks and Recreation” came in third with 40 pizzas sold. The pizza consisted of meatballs, pepperoni, American bacon and a drizzle of BBQ ...


  13. A bumpy transition from page to stage for - Confederacy of Dunces'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 19 |

    ... impressive. Having been rightly acclaimed for his creation of one cult figure - Ron Swanson, on NBC's "Parks and Recreation'' - it's audacious of the actor to follow that up by tackling another figure whose following is fervent-bordering-on-rabid. ...


  14. "Master of None" co-creator Alan Yang on writing himself...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 18 | Salon

    Alan Yang is the other co-creator of "Master Of None," Netflix's latest original series starring Aziz Ansari and NoA l Wells, which has met rave reviews from critics across the country . Ansari is the bigger name, what with his stand-up career and a lead role on "Parks and Recreation," but he and Yang were both with "Parks and Rec" from the very first season, before becoming friends and deciding to pitch a show together.


  15. a Confederacy of Dunces, Starring Nick Offerman, Breaks Records at HuntingtonRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 18 |

    ... David Esbjornson (Guess Who's Coming to Dinner and All My Sons) and features Nick Offerma n of NBC's "Parks and Recreation." The show is presented in cooperation with a team of developmental partners including Robert Guza, John Hardy , LSU Press, ...


  16. a Confederacy of Dunces, Starring Nick Offerman, Opens Tonight in BostonRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 18 |

    ... David Esbjornson (Guess Who's Coming to Dinner and All My Sons) and featuring Nick Offerma n of NBC's "Parks and Recreation." Nick Offerma n stars as the larger-than-life character Ignatius J. Reilly: overweight, arrogant, eccentric, and still ...


  17. Confederacy of Dunces Opens in Boston With "Parks and Recreation" Star Nick OffermanRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 17 | Playbill

    November 18 is opening night for Boston's Huntington Theatre Company 's stage adaptation of the Pulitzer-winning novel A Confederacy of Dunces , starring Nick Offerman - best known as the super-macho Ron Swanson in the NBC-TV sitcom "Parks and Recreation." Powerful demand for tickets prompted the company to add a week to the limited run.


  18. Watch Aziz Ansari Explain the Pork-Fueled Feud With His ParentsRead the original story

    Tuesday Nov 17 | Eater

    Comedian and Parks & Recreation star Aziz Ansari is a shining star these days, thanks in part to his new Netflix series Master of None , in which his actual parents co-star as his TV parents. For a guy in his 30s, spending that much time around the people who raised you can be rough, Ansari explains, and it leads to plenty of fights.


  19. Tina Fey And Amy Poehler Reuniting To Host 'Saturday Night Live'Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 17 |

    ... next presenter being Ricky Gervais. Poehler, who went on to gain exposure with the NBC comedy series 'Parks and Recreation' which also ended this year, was a cast member of 'SNL' from 2001 to 2008. Fey was a writer on the show from 1997, graduating ...


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    Thursday Nov 12 | The Sidelines

    ... parents who will have you rolling and wanting to call your own), Aziz Ansari is able to marry his Parks and Recreation Character (Tom Haviford) and real-life persona into one breathtakingly realistic and reflective young adult. Actually, it's not ...