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A Night Like This

Last night started out perfectly normally . . . and then it took a strange turn.

The Miller wedding reception was almost ready to go when I realized the cake was missing. 334 more words

#4 Peggy and Joan (Mad Men) vs. # 13 Leslie and April (Parks and Recreation)

Division II: Work Friends

Leslie and Ann get all the press for being the best friendship on Parks and Recreation, and I plan on taking it to the mat for them, but the Leslie and April relationship has always been one of my favorite elements, in one of my favorite shows, and I believe they’re a female friendship for the ages.   873 more words

SFF May Madness Tournament

It's totally okay not to know what you want from life

I know I want to obtain a politics degree. I know that after that, I probably want to become a writer. And after that? Well honestly, that’s anyone’s guess! 834 more words


Parks and Recreation

Today I finished the 7th series of Parks and Recreation and I couldn’t help but feel emotional. The 20 minute long episodes have made me laugh and cry since it began in 2009. 578 more words


Pixar's Charming 'Inside Out' Torpedoes Some Gender Roles, Reinforces Others

Inside Out, Pixar latest animated film, is as lovely and sophisticated as it is full of contradictions. It both derives its “inside the brain” premise from our era of hyper-technological organization — and undercuts that with its ultimate embrace of inner chaos. 767 more words


Strong Female Characters: Leslie Knope

For those of you that don’t know, Leslie Knope is the main character of the phenomenally successful American sitcom, Parks and Recreation. Set in the fictional town of Pawnee – the fourth most obese town in America – the plot follows Leslie’s role within local government and the Parks and Recreation Department. 1,848 more words


The Leslie Knope Approach

We here at Sea, Sunshine, and Wild Air like to take the Leslie Knope approach to making decisions.I have made a list (one of thousands of lists I have made I promise). 182 more words