PARKS AND RECREATION: An acrostic ode

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By David Oliver

Well, “Parks and Recreation” is over. And if you couldn’t tell by my Twitter feed, I’ve been pretty emotional about it. So emotional in fact, that I’ve decided to do something crazy. And Leslie Knope-like. Here I give you an acrostic poem devoted to my favorite comedy. Editor’s note: My roommates helped me emotionally get through this and offered suggestions.

“Parks and Recreation,” photo courtesy http://www.hitfix.com

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Miss You in the Saddest Fashion: “Parks and Recreation” Finale is 5,000 Candles in the Wind

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By Josh Axelrod

It’s not a “Parks and Recreation” GIF, but this is how every fan of the series should be feeling after watching that finale:

I still can’t believe it’s over. I binged the first six seasons last spring, and now I’m kicking myself for not having more time with what quickly became my favorite TV comedy. Thank Li’l Sebastian this show is immortalized on Netflix. I don’t want to live in a world where I go a week without seeing Ron Swanson’s mustache or April Ludgate’s scowl.

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Binge Central’s Top 10 Comedies of 2014

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By Josh Axelrod, David Oliver and Anamika Roy

10.) Big Bang Theory

Eight seasons in and most shows would be showing signs of a permanent decline. “Big Bang Theory,” on the other hand, is just as funny as ever. It’s not exactly redefining the comedy landscape, but when you turn on an episode of “Big Bang Theory,” you can always expect to chuckle a lot and laugh out loud a few times. And sometimes you cry too, like when Sheldon FINALLY told Amy he loved her. More often you’ll cringe, like when Stuart had a date with Howard’s cousin who Howard had, umm…I take it back, this is a stupid show. But I wouldn’t have it any other way. – Josh

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Emmys 2014 Preview: Who Should, Will Win

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By Josh Axelrod

Today’s the day! It’s finally Emmy time, which every TVeefanatic has had marked on their calendars since last year’s ceremony. Last year, “Breaking Bad” won its first Outstanding Drama Series award, Jeff Daniels somehow beat Jon Hamm and Bryan Cranston for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series, and Merritt Wever gave either the best or worst acceptance speech ever. Here’s a quick rundown of who I think will and should win tomorrow night: Continue reading

Celebrities Warn Against the Dangers of Binge-Watching TV

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By Josh Axelrod 

Here at Binge Central, we’re all about TV. But sometimes it’s important to take a step back and remember that while having good taste in TV is more important than breathing, there are some dangers that lurk beneath the world of serialized entertainment. Amy Poehler, Alyson Hannigan, Taylor Schilling and a multitude of other TV stars are here to remind you that binge watching can sometimes, shockingly, not be the best thing for you: Continue reading