Posts tagged "Parks and Rec"

Style Inspiration: Leslie Knope’s Anchor Obsession

Yesterday I spent a few hours parked on my couch drinking wine and binge-watching "Parks & Rec." It was glorious. I couldn't help but notice, over the course of five or six episodes, that Leslie Knope displays a particular fondness for anchor prints, wearing both this Equipment blouse (which is sold out, sadly) and this Madewell anchor sweater

By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / May 6, 2013

The Porn Version Of “Parks & Rec” Actually Looks Pretty Funny

A few "Parks & Recreation" episodes back, Leslie helped save the local (Jason Schwartz-run) art house video store, but it had unintended consequences. To make money, the store was transformed into a porn warehouse, and a Pawnee-themed porn––including Leslie and Ron-a-likes––was made. It turns out, somebody in the real porn universe must have been watching,…

By: Julie Gerstein / May 1, 2013

Leslie Knope’s Wedding Dress Was Freakin’ Perfect

Did you guys catch "Parks and Recreation" last night? SPOILER ALERT (that was already ruined by the headline, sorry): Leslie and Ben got married! In true Leslie fashion, the wedding came together at the last minute in a whirlwind of excitement and expertly delegated tasks. Leslie asked her BFF Ann to make her a dre…

By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / February 22, 2013

That “Downton Abbey”/”Parks And Rec” Mash-Up You’ve Been Waiting For

Guys, I know I push "Parks and Rec" on you all the time, but it's really because I feel like it's one of the few awesomely quirky weirdo shows out there. Plus, Ron Swanson's mustache! Plus, Amy Poehler's character Leslie Knope is actually rather headstrong and confident and a good role model. So many popular…

By: Julie Gerstein / December 27, 2012

Whatever Happened To Li’l Sebastian (R.I.P.)?

We're still not quite over the death of Pawnee, Indiana's littlest hero, Li'l Sebastian, the mini-horse and town mascot. Thankfully, someone's trying to get to the bottom of his death, in this mega-mashup parody "Parks and Recreation: The Movie: The Murder: The Li’l Sebastian." We're thinking Leslie Knope, in the barnyard, with a candlestick. [YouTube]…

By: Julie Gerstein / December 3, 2012

Nick Offerman Reminds Men That “It Gets Fuller”

I could look at the mustachioed visage of Nick Offerman -- Ron Swanson of "Parks and Recreation"-- for days. His 'stache is perfectly groomed and majestic, reminiscent of the glory of a flock of birds cresting over the horizon or a beautiful sunrise on a pristine white beach. Here, he reassures men participating in Movember…

By: Julie Gerstein / November 13, 2012

Leslie Knope Finally Meets Her Celeb Crush, Joe Biden

"It was a real honor that in my sitcom debut I got to meet someone like Leslie Knope, who believes so deeply in public service. She's an example for men and women across the country that there's no higher calling than helping other people. On a personal note, I'll never figure out how Leslie Knope…

By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / November 8, 2012

Amy Poehler Reveals Adam Scott’s Pants Problem

“There’s a lot of things people don’t know about Adam. He loves taking off his pants. Just takes them down all the time. Literally, he cannot keep his pants on. Like, we’ll be doing a scene and we’ll look down and Adam won’t have any pants on, and we’ll be like, ‘Adam! We’re in Senator…

By: Julie Gerstein / October 4, 2012

Unlikely Style Inspiration: Leslie Knope

It's no secret that Leslie Knope is one of our favorite characters on TV. She's smart, funny, ambitious, loyal, and endlessly committed to her town, her friends, and her job. Her wardrobe of grey suits, tie-front blouses, simple jewelry, and sensible shoes isn't exactly high fashion, but it's actually a pretty cute style equation for…

By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / April 10, 2012

Watch Amy Poehler Review Candy

Wouldn't it be awesome to sit around with "Parks and Recreation" stars Amy Poehler, Aubrey Plaza and Rashida Jones and eat a bunch of candy? Well now you can! Watch as the ladies try out a bunch of snacks. (Pro tip: avoid the Pulparinos.) [RookieMag]…

By: Julie Gerstein / October 8, 2011