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'The Good Place' Tackles Tech and Spiritual Anxiety in the Modern Age

At the tail end of last year, showrunner Michael Schur released his follow up to Parks and Recreation: The Good Place. The Good Place follows the newly deceased Eleanor Shellstrop (Kristen Bell) who winds up in a doctor’s office-esque waiting room in what she’ll soon learn is a version of Heaven. 1,230 more words

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Brooklyn Nine-Nine (Season 3)

Brooklyn Nine-Nine Season 3 aimed for greater depth – and came off feeling a little more superficial instead.

“Think of something super cool to say when we arrest him.

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Brooklyn Nine-Nine, Season 1 (2013)

Brooklyn Nine-Nine, season 1 (Fox, 2013).

Score: hilarious.

Brooklyn Nine-Nine follows everyday life in the 99th Precinct of Brooklyn. Main characters are Jake Peralta (Andy Samberg), a childish but brilliant detective; Amy Santiago (Melissa Fumero), a perfectionist, insecure and sweet; Charles Boyle (Joe Lo Truglio), an adorkable foodie; black-leather clad tough-as-nails Rosa Diaz (Stephanie Beatriz); Terry Jeffords (Terry Crews), a scary-looking mama hen for his subordinates; and petty and narcissistic civil servant Gina Linetti (Chelsea Peretti). 253 more words

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'The Good Place' Is The Kind Of Show That Supposedly Doesn't Exist Anymore

It is a truth universally acknowledged, that the network sitcom is dead. The best comedies are found on cable, or HBO, or streaming services like Netflix and Hulu, and they don’t make you laugh; they make you laugh… 857 more words

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Black Mirror Season 3 Episode 1 Nosedive

Director: Joe Wright

Writer: Rashida Jones, Michael Schur (Screenplay) Charlie Brooker (Story)

Starring: Bryce Dallas Howard, Alice Eve, Cherry Jones, James Norton, Alan Ritchson, Daisy Haggard… 249 more words

2016

Things I Loved This Year: Schur Thing

Each day this month (assuming I don’t get busy or bored!), I’ll reflect on a tiny sliver of pop culture that I enjoyed or appreciated this year — scenes, shots, gestures, verses, sights, sounds, moments. 449 more words

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‘Parks And Recreation’ Creator Michael Schur Is Taking A Trump-Induced Twitter Break

Michael Schur, the creator of the most politically optimistic sitcom of all-time, the beautiful tropical fish that is Parks and Recreation, is taking a “post-election Twitter break.” And just like… 569 more words

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