Parks and Rec will also always remind me of the coolness, calmness and contentment of a windy summer night under foreign comforters that became my own when I realized what it means to have a favorite TV show.
Things happen all the time that we can't control. People let us down. Things don't turn out the way we want them to. And, sometimes -- almost always -- all you can do is laugh, and feel better than you did before. Thank you Harris Wittels, not only for laughing, but for not being scared to. I hope it's okay if we laugh too.
She tackles these double standards head-on, questioning the way we traditionally judge women. Leslie (and that sweet, sweet hubby Ben) show us how sexist assumptions make a mockery of not just women but men as well and ultimately act as a disservice to all of us.
The oversimplification and sense of humor injected into these complex and heavy issues, can actually be quite helpful in the classroom. Students that feel less equipped or confident to enter the conversation about these issues are much more willing to contribute if they are able to do so in a way that is more of a discussion about the show and the characters.
In sum, the cards are stacked against a Ben Wyatt victory in 2018. This could be an opportunity for him to get his name out, however, and to build a campaign infrastructure for an election year when the fundamentals would be more favorable to a Democratic candidate.
As the New Year's hype starts to cool down, you might have begun to notice that February 11th isn't too far off, and, as a Parks and Rec junkie, you know what that means -- Galentine's Day, the day to enjoy your womanhood with your besties!
We couldn't help but accept the challenge of assigning our favorite small-screen protagonists the holidays we imagine they'd dream of. The result is a list of amazing spots around that globe that anyone, real or make-believe, would be sure to enjoy.
I had the electric experience of sitting down with Amy Poehler as part of AOL BUILD, in which she shared her quick-witted blend of humor and wisdom on a wide range of topics including her career advice.
Whether you're a scaredy cat or a black cat, we're taking care of your viewing needs this All Hollows' Eve. Using our scientifically calibrated Scare-O-Meter, we've ranked some of the best Halloween content out there.
New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio recently announced the allocation of $130 million in taxpayer funds to repair 35 parks and playgrounds in low-incom...
The biggest silver lining to the downfall of summer is the knowledge that fall TV is finally on the horizon, bringing some trusty old friends back into our lives once again. But the summer has been long and hot and has left us a little foggy on what went down during spring finales oh-so-long ago.
Plaza, best known for her role as April Ludgate-Dwyer on NBC's Parks and Recreation, has amassed an adoring legion of fans with her elevation of sardonic deadpan to high art.
So, why did Aubrey Plaza choose to do Life After Beth? And how did she find the tone of her crazy zombie character?
Detroit is probably the only city with a beach, lounge chairs, a full-on beach bar, grassy amphitheater, painted pianos, basketball courts, a sand volleyball court, a ping pong table, a foosball table and food trucks all in the central downtown park.
Lowe admits that early on in his career, he wasn't planning ahead. Luckily for him, unlike many of his Brat Pack contemporaries, he has managed to retain both his looks and his fame, and overcome the personal troubles which so often put him square and center in the media spotlight.
"Three or four hours a day of just consistent, ass-kicking hard work." That's how Chris Pratt, the July/August cover guy of Men's Fitness and star of the upcoming film Guardians of the Galaxy, ditched 60 pounds in six months.