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Watch Yo La Tengo, Jeff Tweedy, Decemberists, Ginuwine, & Letters To Cleo On Parks And Rec’s Season Finale

Last night, the great NBC sitcom Parks And Recreation ended its sixth season with an hour-long finale. All season, the show has been building up to the Pawnee Unity Concert, an effort to bring the show’s town of Pawnee, Indiana after it merged with Eagleton, its neighboring rival. And so the show went out big,… More »

By: Tom Breihan / April 25, 2014 - 9:33 am

Watch Jeff Tweedy On Parks And Recreation

Following his recent Portlandia appearance, Wilco’s Jeff Tweedy made his long-awaited debut on Parks And Recreation last night as the reluctant former frontman of Land Ho, a popular Pawnee band who suffered an ugly breakup. The plot of the episode is centered around the search for a headliner for the Pawnee-Eagleton Unity Concert and Land… More »

By: James Rettig / April 11, 2014 - 8:49 am

Yo La Tengo, Decemberists, Ginuwine To Appear With Jeff Tweedy On Parks & Rec

One of the major plot lines in the back half of this season of Parks And Recreation is the department’s attempt to put on a Pawnee-Eagleton Unity Concert. We’ve already heard that Wilco’s Jeff Tweedy will be stopping by for the concert, and we now know that Yo La Tengo, the Decemberists, Ginuwine, and Letter… More »

By: James Rettig / March 28, 2014 - 12:20 pm

Jeff Tweedy To Appear On Parks & Rec

Wilco’s Jeff Tweedy will be stopping by Pawnee in an upcoming episode of Parks And Recreation. He’ll be playing the former singer of Land Ho!, a band who went through a nasty breakup but remains popular in the fictional Indiana town. Executive producer Michael Schur gives Entertainment Weekly some context for the appearance: “Leslie (Amy… More »

By: James Rettig / February 7, 2014 - 5:15 pm

Watch Parks & Rec’s Neutral Milk Hotel Joke

No, Aziz didn’t tell it.

And so it was that 2.6 Nielsen-ratings-worth of 18-49-year-olds became at least as proficient at answering “Who Is Jeff Mangum?” as “Who Are The Beatles?

(Followup NMH joke around 9:35 for those wanting more Mangum humor; H/T NYT)… More »

By: Amrit Singh / May 13, 2011 - 2:10 pm

The RZA Auditions For Parks & Recreation, Son

Questlove compared the cast of NBC’s most-improved sitcom to the Wu-Tang clan on Twitter, then went into detail, then the internet magically made this happen. Good job, internet! More »

By: Amrit Singh / January 13, 2010 - 2:31 pm