By Alyssa Rosenberg on October 10, 2013
I wasn't crazy about the Big Bad 'Parks and Recreation' introduced last season. But the shutdown and a great Tumblr taught me that I was wrong.
By Alyssa Rosenberg on October 1, 2013
The federal government's shutdown is a reminder of why the animating idea behind 'Parks and Recreation' is so valuable--and so rare.
By Alyssa Rosenberg on September 19, 2013
From 'The League' to 'Entourage' and 'Parks and Recreation' to 'Freaks and Geeks,' why are male TV friendships so fraught with status anxiety?
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By Alyssa Rosenberg on September 17, 2013
How friendships between men and the women they mentor on '30 Rock,' 'Parks and Recreation,' 'Mad Men,' and 'Homeland' replaced TV romances.
By Alyssa Rosenberg on August 22, 2013
The day's most important pop culture news from Tatiana Maslany's guest arc on 'Parks and Recreation' to ESA's new fellowship for game developers of color.
By Alyssa Rosenberg on August 5, 2013
'The Writers' Room' host Jim Rash on how the staffs of your favorite TV shows work, the role of directors in television, and what makes television different from both movies and novels.
By Alyssa Rosenberg on August 1, 2013
'Parks and Recreation' is losing two of its signature characters, Chris and Ann. But handled right, their departures could make for a stronger show.
By Alyssa Rosenberg on July 8, 2013
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By Alyssa Rosenberg on June 11, 2013