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Plot and Character/Character and Plot

Recently in a screenwriting class I am taking, the instructor discussed a list of key elements in storytelling, and in that list plot preceded character. A friend turned to me and said, “Character should come first.” I agreed with him, but for a long time I wondered why, in a screenwriting class, plot might come first. 438 more words


The Watch List; Sara's Feel Good Grab Bag

By Sara Da Silva

It’s flu season, well at least it appears to be for me. So here’s a brief list of some feel-good TV shows that are perfect to watch when you’re ill. 604 more words


Wanted: Bad Love Stories

What’s better than a heartwarming saga of true love and finding The One?  Lots of things, actually.

Disclaimer:  I’m not a cynical person.  Far from it, actually.   485 more words


Parks and Rec's Cones of Dunshire Game Is (Almost) Real

From the lips of nerds to God’s ears: Cones of Dunshire, the amusingly complex fictional board game featured in Parks and Recreation has become a real-life game thanks to the company behind Settlers of Catan. 159 more words

Parks and Recreation bloopers

My favourite is “Why don’t you get a job?” at 7:14. God, I love Amy Poehler.


Here Are Your Necessary Netflix Recommendations To Catch You Up On Fall TV

Labor Day unofficially signals the end of the summer season, and while there are a few shows that are still straggling from the summer months, the fall television season will kick into gear in a matter of days (Boardwalk Empire, for instance, returns on September 7th). 647 more words


People played 'Parks and Recreation' game Cones of Dunshire at Gen Con

This week, Parks and Recreation character Ben Wyatt’s nerd dreams came true—Cones of Dunshire is a real game being played in real life, at a gaming convention, no less. 224 more words