Paul Feig and Katie Dippold first met around seven years ago. Dippold was writing for Parks and Recreation at the time when Feig directed “Pawnee Zoo,” the episode in which Leslie Knope arranges a wedding between two male penguins. Years later, when Dippold was hoping Feig would direct a spec script she wrote, titled The Heat, the two met for lunch. Show More Summary
Hillary Clinton spoke with Amy Poehler on Tuesday, and the two explored what the presidential style of Leslie Knope might look like. It's a timely question, as the Indiana primary takes place on Tuesday, and Poehler played the fictional small-town Indiana politician Leslie Knope in the TV show Parks & Recreation. Show More Summary
Clinton, you may know, is now running for president. If you were a fan of Parks and Rec, you may also know that the series ended with Knope maybe being president.
You know you're satisfied with your career when you genuinely don't understand the common "case of the Mondays." Sure, work is work, but if you truly love what you do, it can make all the difference in the world. Can't stop gushing about...Show More Summary
This week is National Park Week, so I decided to round up 10 Sweet nature cakes that would make Leslie Knope proud. (By Intricate Icings Cake Design) Preeeeettty. Now, I'm a hermit blogger with what my doctor described as a "shocking" vitamin D deficiency, so I think it's safe to say I'm not the outdoorsy type. Show More Summary
Adam Scott, probably best known for being your crush/Leslie Knope's husband on Parks and Recreation, is apparently a big fan of The Bachelorette, but not The Bachelor. Because he enjoys seeing macho men desperate and emasculated. It's cuter than it sounds. He explains: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0PPIx7lnFso He would absolutely win your version of The Bachelorette, admit it.
16. When someone accuses you of being high-strung
Leslie Knope would be ashamed. Amy Poehler, who's about as universally beloved as a celebrity can be, finally screwed up by apparently wasting water during the California drought. But don't worry: She's corrected her mistake. The L.A. Show More Summary
Willow Smith is the newest ambassador for Chanel, here’s why she’s a perfect fit: [Vogue] Leslie Knope will forever be our role model: [Hello Giggles] Powerful advice from powerful women: [The Cut] Stay calm, there’s a new Ben & Jerry’s flavor on the way… [Refinery 29] When it comes to bridal style, Karl Lagerfeld‘s is […]
Leslie Knope would be proud of these creative waffle offerings. [ more › ]
Galentine's Day is pretty much a commercial fiction meant to make women spend money whether they're single or not on Valentine's weekend, even if it is a favorite holiday of Leslie Knope's. But apparently the holiday's also hardwired into Aya Cash's DNA (or whatever the robot equivalent of that is),... More »
It’s February 13, also known as Galentine’s Day—a fictional holiday created by fictional TV character Leslie Knope to celebrate her fictional female friendships. Great idea! Read more...
When I was 23, I left a well-paying job in medical technology to return to academia. I decided to pursue a graduate degree in public health after a business trip to a very poor rural Alaskan community. Seeing the health problems there sparked a passion to make life better for people, and clicking... Continue reading
Pin it It's hard to believe that Galentine's Day didn't exist until a couple of years ago, when it was coined by Parks & Recreation's Leslie Knope as a way to get together with female friends and recognize your importance in each other's lives. Show More Summary
Performing a dedicated and difficult duty for the American people, an editor for conservative media outlet The Federalist has outed one of America’s most beloved sitcom characters as a liberty-hating fascist: Parks And Recreation’s Leslie Knope. Show More Summary
How a conservative's troll-y hot take about "Parks and Recreation" speaks to a more widespread and dangerous threat
"The only thing I have left to do, for the last time on a television program: Thank you and goodnight," Dave said
The Golden Globe-winning actress/writer/producer opens up about new movie ?Sisters,? women in comedy, and whether Leslie Knope ever made it to the White House.
I really wish Leslie Knope and Kimmy “Unbreakable” Schmidt could spend an episode of TV together, because they would get on like a house on fire. And Titus Andromedon can hang out with Ron Swanson and then start a band with Andy and then write a smash Broadway musical about Li’l Sebastian. I won’t even Read More...
A North Carolina town council recently voted not to allow another solar panel farm to be erected on a piece of land. That's all well and good (maybe not really good, but totally their call), but then their residents' concerns on the issue pretty much came within one Star Wars filibuster of being a Parks and Rec episode.