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Nick Offerman Is Writing a Second Book, Called 'Great Americans'

Parks and Recreation star Nick Offerman has signed a deal to write a second book, EW reports. Called Great Americans, the book will "highlight approximately twenty-five figures from U.S. history that Offerman considers his personal pantheon of 'Great Americans" — which range from George Washington to Willie Nelson – told from his unique, always humorous perspective."

Offerman's first book, Paddle Your Own Canoe, a humorous memoir full of advice, came out in October of last year and was a bestseller.

Nick Offerman and Jon Stewart Bonded Over Being Able to Build Stuff

Everyone's favorite canoe-building actor Nick Offerman dropped by The Daily Show last night to discuss his new book, Paddle Your Own Canoe, and so he and Jon could bond over woodworking, commercial auditions, and old-fashioned values.

Nick Offerman on His Friendship with Sam Elliott

"Getting to meet him was incredibly surreal because he’s someone I admire greatly, and to discover that he was a fan of the show and therefore excited to meet us and work with us was really a bizarre sensation. To me, it would be like Teddy Roosevelt showing up and saying that he liked my work in the legislature. And much to my intense gratification, Sam turned out to be incredibly sweet and classically generous as an actor. He may not have done a lot of television comedy, but he knows how to play scenes. He showed up knowing his stuff and was ready to give and take with the [...]

Watch Nick Offerman Take You Through a Normal Nick Offerman Day

Here's a new trailer for Nick Offerman's upcoming book, Paddle Your Own Canoe, for Funny or Die. In it, Offerman documents an ordinary day in his life, which is probably 1000% manlier than anyone else's ordinary day.

Sam Elliott to Play Ron Swanson's Rival on 'Parks and Rec'

The list of guest stars for Parks and Recreation's upcoming sixth season continues to grow. TV Line reports that mustachioed character actor Sam Elliott has signed on to play a rival/counterpart to Ron Swanson who does his same job in Pawnee's rival town of Eagleton and may or may not have a better mustache. It was previously reported that Kristen Bell would be appearing in the same episode, the season's second, as Leslie Knope's wealthier and better-dressed Eagleton equivalent.

Parks and Rec's hour-long season premiere, the show's first double-length episode, airs September 26th and it takes the gang to London where Leslie Knope is receiving a political [...]

Nick Offerman Sings About What Makes a Film Sundance-Worthy

On last night's Conan, Nick Offerman sang the above song about the secret ingredients to what makes an indie movie acceptable at Sundance. His own film Nick Offerman: American Ham screened at the festival this year, so we already know two things it will include.

Nick Offerman Will Walk You Through Mustache History

Here's Nick Offerman going over the history of the mustache for the YouTube channel Made Man. Like any good history lecture, it includes mention of Charles Bronson and Mario & Luigi.

Nick Offerman and Bo Burnham Both Have New Books Out Today

It's a big day for comedy books, as there are new ones out from Parks and Recreation's mustachioed civil servant Nick Offerman and from comedian Bo Burnham, star and co-creator of MTV's unjustly-canceled Zach Stone Is Gonna Be Famous. It's the first book for each of the two authors. Offerman's is a humorous self-help tome called Paddle Your Own Canoe, while Burnham's is a book of poetry, writing, and illustrations called Egghead Or, You Can't Survive on Ideas Alone that's earned blurbs from Jack Handey, Conan O'Brien, and Judd Apatow.

Watch Nick Offerman in a Trailer for His New Book

Parks and Recreation star Nick Offerman's first book, Paddle Your Own Canoe: One Man's Principles for Delicious Living, is set for an October 1st release. It's a humorous book of life advice, and here's a trailer for the book in which Offerman makes the book out of wood in his woodshop.

Watch Nick Offerman in a Music Video for a Skate Punk Band

Here's Parks and Recreation's Nick Offerman pissing on a lot of different things/places in a music video for the LA-based skate punk band FIDLAR's song "Cocaine." (WARNING: Video contains fake Offerman penis).

Sundance 2014 Adds Nick Offerman, Amy Poehler, and More David Cross to Its Lineup

Following last week’s announcement of Sundance’s 2014 lineup, yesterday the festival announced its crop of new films set to premiere this year, adding another David Cross project as well as films featuring Nick Offerman, Amy Poehler, Michael Cera, Chris O’Dowd, and more. The comedy selection ranges from dark to romantic to touring one-man show; take a look at some selections from the lineup below:

Hits – Directed and written by David Cross. In a small town in upstate New York, recklessness disturbs the lives of the people who dwell there as they wallow in unrealistic expectations. Cast: Julia Stiles, Michael Cera, Matt Walsh, Wyatt Cenac.

Aziz Ansari Has His Sights Set On Broadway

This week's New York Magazine profiles Aziz Ansari on a recent visit to New York, and drops a few hints about Ansari's plans for the future:

In addition to his new material, which he hopes to eventually perform on Broadway, Ansari is planning to write a book about modern dating, working with academics to answer some of his questions with actual numbers.

Much of Ansari's current standup, including the material on his upcoming Netflix special Buried Alive,  focuses on dating in the digital age and the feasibility of life-long relationships, often drawing on the experiences of audience members. And his process is as meticulous as ever:

Ansari records all of his [...]

Watch Nick Offerman's Appearance on 'The Today Show'

Here's Parks and Rec's Nick Offerman on The Today Show this morning, promoting his new book, Paddle Your Own Canoe, while Al Roker and Willie Geist interview him while sitting on top of each other in a canoe for some reason.

Nick Offerman Discusses Rashida Jones and Rob Lowe's 'Parks and Rec' Departures

Last week, it was announced that Parks and Recreation cast members Rashida Jones and Rob Lowe are departing halfway through the upcoming sixth season. Costar Nick Offerman discussed the matter in an interview with Collider today:

"We’re all sad too. I think it’s incredible that we’ve managed to keep this ridiculously talented ensemble together for as long as we have. People like Rashida and Rob and a bunch of the rest of the cast are exploding. They’ve got all kinds of opportunities going on, and so while we’re all sad that those two are moving on, I’m very grateful that we kept them around as long as [...]