Roses are red and … Aziz Ansari is narrating all of his new book Modern Romance! Swoon …

  SNAPSHOT For years, Aziz Ansari has been aiming his comic insight at modern romance, but forModern Romance, the book, he decided he needed to take things to another level. He teamed up with NYU sociologist Eric Klinenberg and designed a massive research project, including hundreds of interviews and focus Continue Reading

On the 4th day of Christmas 2013 … I watched “Christmas Scandal” (Parks and Recreation, S2 E12)

  If there is one episode that illustrates just how far Leslie Knope (Amy Poehler) had come from the ditzy if eminently capable Pollyanna-esque figure of season 1 to the still wide-eyed and optimistic but far more capable and intelligent figure of season 2, it’s “Christmas Scandal”. It’s not simply Continue Reading

Hurrahs all around! Parks and Recreation turns 100 … and Community gets an air date!

  My how time in Pawnee flies! Seems it was just yesterday a wide-eyed, optimistic and highly spirited young lady by the name of Leslie Knope (Amy Poehler) was thrilled to be the deputy director of the Parks and Recreation department of this idiosyncratic city in Indiana, dream of turning Continue Reading