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'Conan' is selling Nick Offerman's giant wooden emojis

Remember when Nick Offerman went on Conan and joked about how everyone should start communicating using emojis, even when they’re having a face-to-face discussion? Well, he was only partly joking.

Conan has teamed up with Tilt.com to actually create facsimiles of Offerman’s giant emojis. So far, 100 prototypes have been made, with proceeds going to the Children’s Defense Fund. The bad news? The first batch already sold out at $100 an emoji. The good news? There’s another batch on the way. You can find them here, and then quit emoting all together.

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Nick Offerman's 'My Tales of Whisky' is proof he's actually Ron Swanson

The line between Nick Offerman and his Parks and Recreation character Ron Swanson continues to blur, and in the actor’s new “My Tales of Whisky” music video, they look downright identical.  READ FULL STORY

'AHS: Coven,' 'Wolf of Wall Street' among Netflix's December lineup

Although Thanksgiving marathons on television haven’t even begun, Netflix has announced what films and movies subscribers to the streaming service can binge-watch throughout the holiday season.

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Nick Offerman sells wood-carved emojis on 'Conan'

Nick Offerman is taking his rugged aesthetic into the Internet age for a Conan segment.   READ FULL STORY

Watch Nick Offerman play an argument-defusing Home Depot employee

Nick Offerman plays an incredibly soothing Home Depot employee in a fake commercial John Oliver produced for Last Week Tonight to prove how Home Depot should be thinking about its marketing strategy in light of the sales robots Lowe’s is touting.  READ FULL STORY

Nick Offerman reads profound Shower Thoughts from Reddit

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Call them Deep Thoughts for the Reddit generation.

Channeling his inner Ron Swanson in a video created by Mashable, Parks and Recreation star Nick Offerman reads simple yet great truisms from the best of Reddit’s Shower Thoughts.

In his signature deadpan, Offerman gazes off into the distance and shares knowledge that can only be summed up as pure Swanson genius. Because technically, he’s right—we’re all half centaur.

But the subreddit isn’t just a depository for readers’ soapy musings—Shower Thoughts is currently trying to raise money for Charity: Water, a non-profit organization seeking to provide clean water resources in every country. Maybe Offerman’s video will kick off the next Ice Bucket Challenge?

Bill Cosby to play New York Comedy Festival

Hey, New York—ready to laugh?

The 2014 New York Comedy Festival will be led by Bill Cosby, Variety reports, with the veteran comedian playing Carnegie Hall on November 8.

Running November 5-9, the festival will include Bill Maher, Hannibal Buress, Tig Notaro, Marc Maron, Maria Bamford, Carly Aquilino, and Chris D’Elia. Big names making their first appearance at the fest include Amy Schumer and Nick Offerman. Further talent will soon be announced.

Caroline Hirsch, founder of Carolines on Broadway, created the NYCF. Now in its 11th year, it’s produced by Carolines on Broadway in association with Comedy Central.

This Week on Stage: The Nine-Show Supersized Edition!

With the Drama Desk nominations newly-minted, and Tony nominations being announced on Tuesday, we are in full-swing for year-end theater awards mania. And EW’s writers have been busy as bees getting out the last gasp of reviews from the 2013-2014 season, with no less than nine shows opening in the past week. Some themes are definitely emerging. We got men in ladies’ attire (Neil Patrick Harris in Hedwig and the Angry Inch, above, and Casa Valentina), men’s exposed buttocks (Alan Cumming in Cabaret, Nick Offerman in Annapurna), and sassy leading women who won’t take no for an answer (Estelle Parsons in The Velocity of Autumn, Sutton Foster in Violet). A little something for everyone! (Click on the links below for full reviews) READ FULL STORY

Nick Offerman's AMA: From 'Parks and Recreation' to woodworking, 10 things we learned

Ron Swanson basically is Nick Offerman, the actor who portrays the old-school bureaucrat on NBC’s Parks and Recreation. From their shared talent for woodworking to a mutual appreciation for simple living, the two have much more in common than impressive facial hair. Offerman once again proved this point in a Reddit Ask Me Anything session on Friday, held to promote the April 10 episode of Parks and Rec, which he directed. Here’s what we learned:

Bo Burnham, Wilco’s Jeff Tweedy, and Sam Elliott guest star in the episode.
“Through mere luck of the draw, I was handed an incredible episode, in story and location and guest stars,” Offerman wrote, admitting that he is “openly in man-love” with Elliott, who is reprising his role as grizzled hippie Ron Dunn. “Some BIG s–t goes down in this ep, and Adam [Scott] plays one of the most hilarious and original drunks I’ve ever seen.”

And though he enjoyed his time behind the camera, Offerman says he’s an actor at heart. “I will always prefer the actual clowning in front of the camera, as ‘falling down’ seems to be the arena in which I display the most acumen,” he wrote.

The man knows his whisky.
A fan asked if Offerman had ever tried Balvenie Doublewood 17 year old scotch. Of course he had! READ FULL STORY

Watch 22 glorious minutes of 'Parks and Recreation' season 5 bloopers -- VIDEO

A Parks and Rec gag reel that’s as long as an actual episode of Parks and Rec? That sounds like LIT-trally the greatest thing that has ever existed.

Warning: NSFW language ahead, along with many scenes of Chris Pratt giggling.

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