Maggie Lange · 08/22/13 03:09PM

How much would you pay Aziz Ansari to write you a book about modern love and the woes of seeing your crush post a photo of their snacks on Instagram rather than reply to your texts? $3.5 million ($3,500,000)? Sounds about right!

Aziz Ansari Wants Your Spit

Matt Cherette · 11/24/11 06:40PM

Are you a fan of Parks and Recreation? Do you hate cancer? If so, then you'll dig this clever new PSA from, which stars Aziz Ansari and Chris Pratt urging people to "Give a Spit" about blood cancer (and hopefully save a life in the process). So go spit all over them! I mean, if you're into that sort of thing. [via YouTube]

A Virtual Party Report from the 'Time 100' Gala

Brian Moylan · 04/27/11 02:50PM

Last night Time magazine had their big fancy shindig for its "100 Most Influential" list and many of the anointed showed up to Jazz at Lincoln Center to be rich, famous, and beautiful together.

Our invitation must have been lost in the mail, but we did send fictional freelancer Betsey Morgenstern to ask everyone some questions. No one responded to her querulous queries, but we have to print something, so here is what she asked everyone.

Aziz Ansari Begs the Producers Guild for Work

Madeleine Davies · 02/21/11 07:00PM

Despite his role on the beloved Parks and Recreation and having a booming stand up career, Aziz Ansari is desperate to get hired. Also, did you recognize him as the Asian girlfriend in The Social Network?

Adopting a Kid With Aziz Ansari

Whitney Jefferson · 01/18/11 07:00PM

Aziz' parenting advice is along the lines of watching seasons 1-5 of The Wire, exuding confidence, wearing a tux, not getting fat, and drinking Jameson on the rocks because "all the cool kids start drinking first."

Aziz Ansari on Coldstone Creamery

nightintern · 05/23/10 08:00PM

When thinking about American excess, one's mind generally bends towards McDonald's, but Aziz Ansari's mind goes to ice cream, specifically Coldstone Creamery.

Human Giant: Escalating Interview

Matt Leary · 05/22/10 12:30PM

Watching this sketch is a sad reminder that a third season of Human Giant is nothing more than wishful thinking. At least we're able to get our Aziz Ansari fix by watching Parks and Rec.

Human Giant: Montana Meth

Matt Leary · 03/20/10 12:30PM

Here's Human Giant's take on the on the never-ending news reports on methamphetamine that have plagued TV screens over the past few years. We get it, Meth's an epidemic, geez.

Parks and Recreation: What Happens to a Dream Deferred?

Daniel Barnum-Swett · 03/05/10 01:40PM

Last night, Pawnee's close-knit coworkers struggled with their deepest desires. While Leslie pined for the validation of a women's group award given to Ron, Andy and Tom were tantalized by their own life goals: independence and a fly club, respectively.

Human Giant: Sketch Artist

Matt Leary · 02/27/10 01:30PM

The Human Giant guys pull off a solid cop drama parody and mock characater artists in the process. If a characater artist were to draw the villain of this sketch, would he look like a normal human being?

A Star is Born—and Dies—on Parks and Recreation

Daniel Barnum-Swett · 02/05/10 12:25PM

The Parks and Recreation staff helped with Tom's move, the aftermath of his Green Card marriage's dissolution, and met the first stereophonic vacuum. The world, however, was not ready; DJ Roomba soon fell, senselessly murdered while spreading his joyous tidiness.