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Whether you watch his show “Master of None on Netflix, or you picked up his book Modern Romance, or you still refer to him as Tom from “Parks And Recreation,” you’ve got to admit, Aziz is a busy guy. Ansari took a recent vacation to Italy because wouldn’t you if you were him?

When you’re… READ MORE »


Love & Sex

The only thing easy about living in the 1800s was not having to swipe right to find love.

When sociology professor Eric Klinenberg co-wrote the book Modern Love with Aziz Ansari, he also unearthed some real truths about how hard it is to find love and then put them in these handy charts. Having… READ MORE »


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He addressed the issue in a Reddit AMA on Thursday. READ MORE »


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Diversity matters, but saying so isn’t enough — it’s time to do the work. READ MORE »


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There’s a scene in the finale of Aziz Ansari’s new Netflix series “Master Of None” that anyone who has attended a wedding will be familiar with. Dev (Ansari) and his girlfriend Rachel (Noel Wells), two years into their relationship, are at a wedding, watching a couple that seems deeply, passionately, crazily in love recite their vows… READ MORE »


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Aziz Ansari’s introspective comedy series, “Master Of None” is coming to Netflix and the first official trailer for it is here. At first glance: not too shabby. It’s the first actual, real television role for Ansari after playing Tom Haverford on “Parks and Recreation,” and it seems to be more in line with the kind… READ MORE »


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“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,… READ MORE »


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@azizansari: So excited for the Super Bowl tonight: The Dillon Panthers vs. The East Dillon Lions! #AzizsFNLBowl2pic.twitter.com/yLNcS0vOLF— 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 Panthers… READ MORE »


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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 an… READ MORE »


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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… READ MORE »


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“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. READ MORE »


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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? READ MORE »


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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. … READ MORE »


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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… READ MORE »


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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, this… READ MORE »


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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’s… READ MORE »