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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 Is Writing His First Book, 'Paddle Your Own Canoe' Out October 1st

Mustachioed Parks and Recreation star Nick Offerman is about to become an author. The actor/carpenter has written his first book, called Paddle Your Own Canoe: One Man's Principles for Delicious Living. It's set for an October 1st release, but you can pre-order now. Paddle Your Own Canoe is a humorous memoir made up of anecdotes, rants, and life advice from Offerman, and it's probably the closest thing you'll ever get to reading a book written by Ron Swanson because he's a fictional character and fictional characters don't write books.

Hit the jump to check out the full-sized book cover and official description from the publisher:

Watch Nick Offerman Serenade Megan Mullally on 'Leno'

Here's Parks and Recreation star Nick Offerman on Leno last night, serenading his wife Megan Mullally (who's not there) with a tune he wrote called "The Rainbow Song." Fellow Leno guest Usher doesn't seem to approve.

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).

'The Kings of Summer' Is a Very Nick Offerman-y Thing

The Kings of Summer opens in select cities today. It will make its way to the other, non-select cities at some point soon. Patience is a virtue.

The Kings of Summer seems to have come from the mind of Nick Offerman, but it was actually written by first time screenwriter Chris Galletta, a former David Letterman joke writer. The plot of the film finds three teenage boys spending the summer in the woods, building a house and trying to live a Walden type existence to get away from their annoying and overbearing parents. While this goes on, Nick Offerman, who plays Frank, the father of the lead MIA rapscallion, [...]

Watch Louis C.K. and Nick Offerman in an Old Movie Together

Here's an independent movie called Tuna from 2000 that the writer just uploaded to YouTube in its entirety. It stars Louis C.K., Nick Offerman, Jon Glaser, and a 4-year-old Angus T. Jones (he was a quarter of a man at the time). Writer Adam DeCoster put the movie on YouTube this week. It was directed by Bob Byington, who recently directed Offerman in Somebody Up There Likes Me. So, if you've ever wanted to watch Louis C.K. and Nick Offerman act in the same thing outside of C.K.'s episodes of Parks and Rec, this looks like a pretty good bet.

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 [...]

ADHD Review: 'Axe Cop' Drools; 'High School USA!' is a Teenaged 'South Park'

Sneak previews of Axe Cop and High School USA! will run Sunday at 9:30 and 9:45 p.m. eastern, respectively, with all due respect, on Fox. The shows will make their official series premieres beginning at 11 p.m. Saturday, July 27th.

Fox's initial raison d'etre was to be the "alternative" to the staid, lame network programming us human beings had foolishly grown accustomed to. While Fox still reaches the youngest viewers among the "big four" channels today, cable has become the home to the more subversive, niche, talked about TV shows. Not coincidentally, cable is also where more and more viewers, and more and more money, are going. This cannot [...]

Watch a New Trailer for 'The Kings of Summer' Featuring Nick Offerman and Alison Brie

Here's a new red band trailer for the upcoming comedy The Kings of Summer, which features Nick Offerman yelling at a teenager about masturbating and saying "fuck you" to a police officer. What else could you possibly want from a movie?