Co-authored by Elena Nicolaou, writing intern at Avelist Some people go through life carried forward on the wings of good vibrations. These people are the chipper, resilient, Leslie Knopes of the world. But not all of us are born with the superpower to be naturally positive. Show More Summary
Good news for the Leslie Knopes and Lisa Simpsons of the civic-minded world: New research from a University of Illinois expert in social network analysis indicates that people who participate in voluntary civic organizations such asShow More Summary
Democratic debate review: In the Oct. 14 Section A, a television review of the Democratic presidential primary debate identified the character Leslie Knope on NBC's comedy "Parks and Recreation" as mayor of Pawnee. The highest elected city office the character held was that of City Council member....
What can't Amy Poehler do at this point? Nothing, apparently. Poehler joined Jack Black on Saturday for a cover of the classic Bette Midler ballad "The Rose," proving Leslie Knope could have masterminded a musical episode of "Parks and Recreation" all along. Show More Summary
You talk very fast. Mostly because your mouth can never seem to keep up with your brain.
5. Amy Poehler, because the Emmys snubbed her once again. They gave her a big fat "Knope." At last night's 67 Primetime Emmy Awards, Amy Poehler was denied an Emmy for her role as Leslie Knope on Parks and Recreation. Even worse, the...Show More Summary
As disappointing as fans may find it that Amy Poehler failed to win an Emmy for her sterling portrayal of Leslie Knope on "Parks and Recreation" and that the exceedingly talented comedic actress has, in fact, failed to take home the prize for any of her 17 Emmy nominations, they should take heart...
We live in a world where Amy Poehler has never won an Emmy for playing Leslie Knope. Let that shock sink in. (We're not going to even mention the fact that Nick Offerman has never been...
It was Amy Poehler's last chance to win an Emmyfor her portrayal of Leslie Knope on Parks and Recreation after that show wrapped its final season last spring. But, as she no doubt knew, there was pretty much no way the award for Outstanding...Show More Summary
Tonight’s Primetime Emmy award for best comedy actress could have gone to a number of the six actresses nominated without causing too much controversy. Sure Parks and Recreation‘s fan base was rabid to see Amy Poehler finally snatch the title for her portrayal of Leslie Knope. Show More Summary
Amy Poehler lost at her final chance to win an Emmy Award for Parks and Recreation on Sunday night In the words of Leslie Knope, "We need to remember what’s important in life: friends, waffles, work. Or waffles, friends, work. Doesn’t...Show More Summary
The beloved comedian turns 44 Wednesday, which prompted us to think of her inimitable "Parks and Recreation" character, Leslie Knope.
Parks and Recreation may have ended, but the legend of Leslie Knope still lives on. Throughout the seven seasons of NBC’s Parks & Rec, viewers got to know and love the... The post How to Lead Like Leslie Knope From “Parks & Rec” appeared first on Lifehack.
"We need to remember what's important in life: friends, waffles, work. Or waffles, friends, work. Doesn't matter, but work is third."
I'm sure you're all as tired of seeing Kim Davis' face as we are, but this is different. By repeatedly turning away same-sex couples, even ignoring a directive from the Supreme Court, the Kentucky clerk has placed herself right at the...Show More Summary
Kim Davis, you in danger, girl. Leslie Knope and Ron Swanson are coming for you. Funny or Die has created a mashup of Amy Poehler and Nick Offerman's Parks and Recreation characters...
Clerks And Recreation with Kim Davis 1:03 Kentucky county clerk Kim Davis refuses to issue same-sex marriage licenses. She could learn a thing or two from Leslie Knope. Submitted by: Funny Or Die Regular Keywords: Clerks And Recreation with Kim Davis kim davis parody kim davis kentucky clerk kim davis same-sex marriage gay marriage parks and recreation Views: 6
Who runs the world? Boss ladies from Murphy Brown to Leslie Knope. We've pulled together 25 women from TV and movies whose onscreen presence defines what it means to be a boss, and what it means to have boss hair. Whether it's the long, luxurious hair of principal Tami Taylor, the... More »
The love of breakfast transcends boundaries of nation and state. Just like Leslie Knope, we don't know why anyone wouldn't want to eat the best meal of the day. For those of us who've wanted to travel the world in breakfasts, we teamed...Show More Summary
Elizabeth Warren, Massachusetts senator and Sorceress of Swag, cemented her status as the IRL version of Leslie Knope this weekend when she published a Facebook post commemorating her wedding anniversary. Thirty-five years ago the senator married Mr. Elizabeth Warren, Harvard professor Bruce Mann, after she proposed to him. May we all... More »