PARKS AND REC? MORE LIKE PARKS AND ZZZZZZ, AM I RIGHT?

Shawn Berman
Oct 22, 2020 · 2 min read
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Attention: I hope this is okay to finally say, but I’m tired of pretending to like Parks & Rec, just because you think it’s a great show with fantastic season four side plots.

As a big fan of The Office, I know it seems logical that this show would be right up my alley, but I just don’t find any of the characters likable, like that stupid Ron Swanson who just expects me to kiss the ground he walks on, all because he lathers his mustache with maple bourbon grease every morning to make it silky-smooth.

Anyway, it feels good to finally get this off my chest, and I hope you don’t look at me any differently, now that I’ve confessed my disdain for this critically-acclaimed average sitcom.

Perhaps we could watch something else with our time, or try that one café in Brooklyn that makes tie dye bagels by infusing all-natural food coloring into the yeast mix.

I know you’re on a keto kick and hate that it takes this delicious carb approximately 2 weeks to rid from your system, but I guarantee it’ll be worth it.

Just think how many likes you’ll get on The Gram.

Probably lots!

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I run The Daily Drunk. Some of my work has appeared in Hobart, Maudlin House, and Little Old Lady Comedy. You can follow me on Twitter @Sbb_writer.

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