Posts tagged "aziz ansari"

Aziz Ansari’s Analogy For Why He’s A Feminist Is Simple And Perfect

“If you look up feminism in the dictionary, it just means that men and women have equal rights. And I feel like everyone here believes men and women have equal rights. But I think the reason people don’t clap is that word is so weirdly used in our culture. … People think feminist means like,…

Amelia McDonell-Parry / October 7, 2014

Aziz Ansari’s “Friday Night Lights” Super Bowl Was Better Than The Real Super Bowl

@azizansari: So excited for the Super Bowl tonight: The Dillon Panthers vs. The East Dillon Lions!— Scott Porter (@ScottPorter) February 2, 2014

I mean, just about anything was more exciting than last night’s Super Bowl, but Aziz Ansari’s random decision to livetweet an imaginary Super Bowl between the Dillon Panther…

Amelia McDonell-Parry / February 3, 2014

Comedian Aziz Ansari On The Ridiculousness Of Marriage

One of the exaggerations/white lies I’ve been known to tell more than a few times is that I basically discovered comedian Aziz Ansari, aka Tom Haverford on “Parks and Recreation.” See, back in, like, 2005, I was working at Maxim magazine and one of the pages I edited was the Jokes page. Each issue we spotlighted a…

Amelia McDonell-Parry / October 25, 2013

Aziz Ansari On How Not To Pick Up A Waitress

Some standup comedians — okay, probably only Russell Brand — are swimming in tail, while others aren’t sure how to find a sexual partner without sounding like you deserve a blowjob just because you’re on TV. In this preview clip for a $5 standup special available on his website, “Parks and Rec” star Aziz Ansari…

Jessica Wakeman / March 23, 2012

Aziz Ansari’s Describes His Perfect Date

“My perfect date night: I pick you up. In my Kia Sorrento. You get in. There’s candles in the car. You go, ‘…Is that dangerous?’ and I go, ‘Yes—but I like danger.’
We go to your favorite restaurant, and we have a fantastic meal. We come outside and we see my car’s on fire. You…

Amelia McDonell-Parry / November 26, 2011

New Obsession: Tom Haverfoods

You knew we were obsessed with our food rakes and our chicky chicky parm parm after “Parks and Recreation”‘s Tom Haverford (played by Aziz Ansari) came up with a list of special Tom-centric food terms. And now we’ve got a whole bunch of new Tom Haverfordisms to memorize and incorporate into our food vocabularies. Gum?

Julie Gerstein / April 26, 2011

GIF Of The Day: Get In Your Go-Go Mobile And Get Some Zerts And Apps, Pronto

Today’s very important GIF comes to us by way of last Thursday’s life-changing episode of “Parks and Recreation,” in which Aziz Ansari’s character, Tom Haverford, breaks down his own Haverfordian food names. Whatever. The point is, you really want to know what a pre-bird is, trust us.

Julie Gerstein / April 25, 2011

10 Reasons We’re Psyched That Aziz Ansari Will Host The MTV Movie Awards!

If I weren’t such an unmotivated lazy, I would be full-on stalking Aziz Ansari. He’s one of the funniest men in comedy right now and basically everything he does makes me do this really unflattering snorting thing. So, thank goodness he’s maybe going to host the 2010 MTV Movie Awards! I have mixed feelings about…

Amelia McDonell-Parry / March 24, 2010

Album Drop: This Week’s New Releases, From Spoon To Aziz Ansari

This week, some serious awesomeness has been unleashed upon the pop culture-verse. That’s right, it’s not just music this week—although, Spoon’s transferring some new sound waves, Eels are staying focused on doom, RJD2 is Phili-styling R&B, and Surfer Blood is dropping a debut that could very well be THE album of 2010. But girl, thi…

Simcha / January 20, 2010

Amy Poehler May Star In Office Spin Off

Everybody wants Amy Poehler. And rumor has it, she’s going to give it to primetime! SNL’s Emmy-nominated, crazysexycool comedianne has been in talks to join the cast of a much buzzed about spin-off of The Office. So far, one of the funny men of Human Giant, Aziz Ansari, is slated for the show, but there&#8217…

Simcha / July 17, 2008