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Gen Con Responds to Indiana Passing “Religious Freedom” Bill, Moving Ahead With Discussions to Leave the State - What Would Leslie Knope Do?

2 days agoHumor / odd : Geekosystem

After Indiana passed a heinous "Religious Freedom" Bill yesterday allowing business owners to deny same-sex couples service, Gen Con CEO and founder Adrian Swartout issued a letter to Con attendees promising that "discussions, whether to remain in Indy or move elsewhere, have begun" in light of the hateful new law.

The Heart of Pawnee

It’s fitting that, in the end, the perennially almost-canceled Parks and Recreation lasted for a respectable seven seasons on NBC: It’s very Leslie Knope of it. Over the course of its run, Parks, which ended Tuesday night, proved to be much like its heroine: indefatigable, unstoppable, and huge-hearted. Show More Summary

12 Signs That You And Your Significant Other Are Leslie Knope And Ben Wyatt

2 weeks agoHumor : Thought Catalog

Sometimes the compliments you give each other are weird, but you love them all the more because of it.

Inside Out Trailer: Pixar’s Adventures in Subconciousland

Watch a cartoon version of Leslie Knope meet the unicorn equivalent of Michelle Obama "Inside Out Trailer: Pixar’s Adventures in Subconciousland" was originally published on Film School Rejects for our wonderful readers to enjoy. It is not intended to be reproduced on other websites. Show More Summary

The Trailer For Veep Season 4 Is Here And It’s Magnificent - "I need to show that I am a lone, fierce she-wolf."

3 weeks agoHumor / odd : Geekosystem

We haven't covered Veep much here at The Mary Sue in the past, but if you're a fan of dark, cynical humor full of awful people, American politics—which, as we all know, are inherently full of awful people (save for Leslie Knope, bless her), and Julia Louis-Dreyfus acting really awkward, then you need to start watching this show. Show More Summary

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? 1. "I Am Woman" by Helen Reddy … Continue reading Ten Songs Keeping Me Sane This Week: Leslie Knope Edition

14 Things Parks & Recreation Taught Us About Food

We said goodbye to the goobers at the parks department of Pawnee, Indiana. Leslie Knope will probably cope with the season finale by eating a nonreligious number of waffles smothered in whipped cream. Ron Swanson will likely top his with a variety of pork products and dunk it in whiskey. Show More Summary

Bill Murray Will Show Up On Rashida Jones' New Show

It was only two weeks ago that the beloved Bill Murray surprised NBC's Parks and Recreation viewers, dropping in on Leslie Knope and company in a casket. Now with the recent news that Murray is set to appear on Rashida Jones' new show...Show More Summary

Well Played, Helen Mirren

We were cracking Leslie Knope compliments in the comments on the recap for the How to Get Away With Murder finale, which is probably why, when I saw this, I thought, “Helen Mirren, you beautiful tropical fish:” TEACH ME OF YOUR WAYS. Sincerely, should Helen Mirren get bored or want a little extra cash, I Read More...

On The Importance Of Leslie Knope, Friendship, and Feminism - And waffles. Don't forget waffles.

3 weeks agoHumor / odd : Geekosystem

There are some things that I will defend with my life about Parks and Recreation: that Donna Meagle is an inspiration for all women; that the Leslie/Ann friendship is unsinkable and beautiful like a butterfly; that April Ludgate was the best thing that could have possibly happened to Andy Dwyer. Show More Summary

The A+ Bee Issue Fifteen: March Madness

3 weeks agoLGBT / Lesbian : Autostraddle

Meet Laura and Luna, listen to Leslie Knope's power jams, read all about our Member of the Month and help Ellen find Portia in this issue of the A+ Bee!

Episode 348: They Are Not The Hell Your Whales

The Overthinkers tackle the passing of Leonard Nimoy, the philosophical implications of #TheDress, and whether Leslie Knope lives in the Frank Underworld. Episode 348: They Are Not The Hell Your Whales originally appeared on Overthinking It, the site subjecting the popular culture to a level of scrutiny it probably doesn't deserve. [Latest Posts | Podcast (iTunes Link)]

The Gawker Review Weekend Reading List [2.28.15]

Pawnee, Indiana was a place of hope and absurd dreams. It was a place where meager, government officials with outsized personalities could stimulate change—no matter how small. With Leslie Knope and her eccentric band of misfits on the case (yes, even Jerry), everything seemed just a little more possible. Show More Summary

42 Things Leslie Knope Does Better Than Anyone Else, Ever

Is Leslie Knope the most positive person on TV? It sure feels like it, with Amy Poehler's performance having taken what could have been a one-note character and making her effervescent, confident, and dynamic. While we've celebratedShow More Summary

In Honor Of Leslie Knope’s Last Hurrah, These Are Our Galentines

Tuesday night’s series finale of “Parks and Recreation” was the perfect swan song to a wonderful show that always delighted in the simple joys of life, instead of sneering at the world from a perch on high. But the best part of the show was its unabashed commitment to celebrating strong women. Amy Poehler’s Leslie […]

A Guide to the Art of 'Parks and Recreation'

Image via On last night's Parks and Recreation finale, the inimitable Leslie Knope bookended the series' seven seasons with a graduation speech, encouraging all present to “find your team and get to work.” With those wizened words, she...Show More Summary

The Women of Pawnee Ruled Parks & Recreation 'Til the Very End

Leslie Knope left our televisions forever last night. She rode figuratively into the sunset with Parks & Recreation, ending its seven season run, and a little bit of us went with her—the exact parts of us that utilized and relished our lives watching religiously for the past six years. Show More Summary

The 20 Best Episodes of 'Parks and Recreation'

NBC's Parks and Recreation may be over, but we will always cherish out memories of the town of Pawnee, Indiana. We?ve watched as Leslie Knope tirelessly worked to improve a town that's slogan used to be ?First in Friendship, Fourth in...Show More Summary

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