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Netflix Announcement Video: Master of None Returns In May!

Netflix’s unique half hour series Master of None – from Aziz Ansari and Alan Yang – returns in May, with Dev (Ansari) returning from traveling abroad to tackle new challenges.

The Date Announcement video suggests that his time away might have been the calm before the storm.

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Parks and Recreation’s Final Season Premieres In January!

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Prepare to begin your farewells – Parks and Recreation will begin its final season on Tuesday, January 13, 2015 (8/7C). The final season will run back-to-back episode leading up to a one-hour series finale on Tuesday, February 24th. For more, follow the jump.

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Pawnee’s Harvest Festival Brings On The Fun –And The Curse!

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Parks and Recreation [NBC, Thursdays, 9:30/8:30C] is one of those shows that I found remarkably unfunny when it premiered and consistently managed to not amuse me on those rare occasions when I’d check to see if it had a pulse – so I was surprised when a screener of the show’s next episodes arrived and I found myself laughing. Frequently.

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DVD REVIEW: Aziz Ansari: Intimate Moments for a Sensual Evening – Sorry, Dude, Vulgarity Requires More Than Volume!

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Lenny Bruce went to jail for taking street language onstage and giving it a context. Richard Pryor went to jail for drugs – and giving vulgarity music. George Carlin took a more philosophical approach but still got arrested. By the time that David Milch’s Deadwood gave vulgarity a Shakespearean poetry, the days of jail time for vulgarity were long past. Which is too bad.

Aziz Ansari does a lovely job with other people’s material [see: The Hangover and Parks and Recreation] but when it comes to his stand-up act, captured on Intimate Moments for a Sensual Evening [a title clearly meant to be ironic], his major contribution is volume.

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