This past Saturday, at the soon-to-close Maxwells, Scottish indie quartet We Were Promised Jetpacks performed. It served to remind us just how great a band this is. Sadly, we frequently forget, thanks to their stupid fucking name. We think these guys would be a lot bigger if it weren't for the annoy ... More >>
Some people may only recognize Nick Offerman from his role as the iconic Ron Swanson on NBC's Parks and Recreation or from his appearances in movies like The Men Who Stare at Goats and the recent-ish remake of 21 Jump Street. But only knowing Nick Offerman in this context is a tragedy, because he is ... More >>
Nick Offerman, best known for portraying Ron Swanson on NBC's Parks and Recreation, will be making a stop at Town Hall on March 2 as part of his American Ham comedy tour.
And Nick has produced a film, Somebody Up There Likes Me, in which he costars with his world-famous wife, Megan Mullally. The f ... More >>
And here we thought we'd learned all of Tom Haverford's food lessons already. Not so.
While last night's Parks and Rec highlighted the meat and vegetable expertise of Ron Swanson and Chris Traeger, it was Aziz Ansari's Tom who reminded us to only eat our food "from the front" and always avoid mini ... More >>
The speech is over, the lunch is finished, and the parade is complete, but we're still here in New York. While you're unlikely to make it to DC in time for the balls and even more unlikely to gain entry despite how spot on your Joe Biden impersonation may be, there's no reason you can't enjoy some ... More >>
As reality television slowly drags itself into the oblivion, it is safe to say that we, as a country, are pretty much done with MTV's 'Jersey Shore.' The greased-up guido and obnoxious fist-pumping fad came and went but, nonetheless, it did happen: at one point, the show was the highest rated show e ... More >>
Via GoldenfiddleDon't look now, Andy, but you just landed On Bad Boyfriend Island.
Prime-time shout-outs to one of the most cult-beloved indie bands of the past 20 years shouldn't surprise too much. [Insert lengthy rant about the culture industry, and people creating culture pitched toward th ... More >>
Aziz Ansari is on his morning commute through the Hollywood Hills to his real serious day job -- NBC's Parks and Recreation, with Amy Poehler -- and is willing to be a trooper and get through this interview despite L.A. traffic and bad cell phone reception. You see, the in-demand comedian h ... More >>
Just about fell off the couch last night, when parked in a post-Siren stupor I heard Matt & Kim's "Good Ol' Fashioned Nightmare" wafting from the TV. But there it was--the stadium-bleacher foot-stomp, Matt's soaring Ahhhhhhhhhhs, the joyous piano tinkling--scoring a 30-second spot for the upcoming ... More >>