Why Did Parks & Recreation Get a Pass on Fat-Shaming?

Parks & Rec is one of my favorite shows. But it wasn’t perfect. For all of its smarts and brilliant hilarity, there was a blind spot — constant and nearly universally unquestioned fat-shaming.

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Ten Songs Keeping Me Sane This Week: Leslie Knope Edition

It’s Women’s History Month! Yay! It’s also been just a week since the ending of one of the best shows in the last ten years, Parks and Recreation. Boo! I figured what better way to celebrate two of my favorite things than making a playlist for Ms. Leslie Knope? Read More Ten Songs Keeping Me Sane This Week: Leslie Knope Edition

Parks and Recreation 6×08 and 6×09, “Fluoride” and “The Cones of Dunshire”

Two episodes of Parks and Rec aired last week, two episodes aired this past Thursday, and now it’s off again until the spring. Everyone got that? Also, what kind of dog are you? Or are you a cat?

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The Only Parks and Recreation Character Ranking You Need

In light of the news that Parks and Rec may or may not be on a hiatus depending on who you talk to (Vulture says yes; Dreamboat and my future Husband Adam Scott says it’s not a hiatus), and that Kanye West got engaged to himself over the weekend, and since we all know about my obsession with both of them, I figured what better time to rank Parks characters by Kanye songs. Read More The Only Parks and Recreation Character Ranking You Need

New Show Recap: Parks and Rec, 6×04, “Doppelgangers”

I debated, but the Night Vale joke won over the Mystery Science Theater 3000 joke: “They come in twos. You come in twos. You and you. Kill your double.”

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New Show Recap: Parks and Rec, 6×03, “The Pawnee-Eagleton Tip Off Classic”

Everyone tries to listen to their gut feelings.

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