11:50 PM EDT 07/31/2015
Originally posted 07/28/2015 08:00PM
Nepotism usually works the other way around.
But when it came time to cast actors to play his parents on his new Netflix comedy Master of None, Aziz Ansari found no one who could do the job better than his own mother and father.
"I found my father to be uniquely funny in the role. [And] no one else felt like my real mom," Ansari told reporters of his mother, Fatima, and father, Shoukath, at a Television Critics Association panel at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills on Tuesday.
Originally posted 06/16/2015 01:40PM
For a segment amusingly titled "First Textual Experience," The Tonight Show asked viewers to send in real-life first texts they received from awkward individuals attempting to secure a date and failing miserably.
Host Jimmy Fallon and guest Aziz Ansari then read the cringe-worthy missives in a segment that immediately went viral.
Originally posted 03/03/2015 12:20PM
Well, Aubrey Plaza gave one of her castmates a vial of blood and some of her hair.
Originally posted 02/25/2015 01:05AM
Amy Poehler's wonderful Parks and Recreation ended its seven-season run on NBC Tuesday night with an hour-long finale that wasn't strictly necessary: The season had been so good – and so good at building to this goodbye – that the show seemed to have already sneaked out of the room during a game of peek-a-boo.
You took your hands away from your eyes and realized the room was suddenly empty.
At which point you began to cry.
Originally posted 02/24/2015 07:05PM
Is there an incorrect way to consume alcohol? How should you approach your job? Parks and Recreation has you covered.
Over the course of its seven seasons, the character-driven NBC sitcom has been laugh-out-loud hilarious. For all its gags, though, it's also been at its core about people trying to make the world a better place – in both large, small and pony-hologramming ways.
Though Parks is coming to an end on Tuesday, the residents of Pawnee, Indiana, have provided many pearls of wisdom that fans can clutch when the inevitable Recreation-al hangover hits.
Just know that, however you drink up this knowledge, you're definitely doing it right.
Originally posted 02/24/2015 03:40PM
After seven brilliant seasons, Parks and Recreation airs its final episode on Tuesday night.
Though often overlooked despite its longevity and critical acclaim, the writers – with showrunner Mike Schur at the helm – created a rich universe filled with well-rounded characters whose quirks were celebrated often in the form of joke callbacks that were as hilarious on the second, third and 10th time they were told as they were the first.
In advance of the series finale, we thought we'd revisit seven of the best recurring jokes on Parks.
Originally posted 01/28/2015 05:45AM
You can now share a burrito with your favorite foodie comedian
Originally posted 01/12/2015 03:30PM
Bill Cosby wasn't the only person getting burned last night.
Originally posted 12/22/2014 12:00PM
See the stars who kept our mouths watering all year long with their amazing food Instagrams
Originally posted 12/18/2014 12:00PM
From dinosaur cakes to mugs of hot cocoa, these are the celebs that are making us hungry
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