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Apr 05, 2017

Master of None, Aziz Ansari‘s brilliant Netflix comedy that took on race, romantic relationships, dealing with aging parents, and coping with modern life in general was Under the Radar‘s #1 TV show of 2015. More

Mar 15, 2017

Master of None, Aziz Ansari‘s brilliant Netflix comedy that took on race, romantic relationships, dealing with aging parents, and coping with modern life in general was Under the Radar‘s #1 TV show of 2015. More

Oct 23, 2015

Aziz Ansari returns to TV with Master of None, which premieres on Netflix November 6. The former Parks & Recreation stars, writes, and directs the 10-episode series. It’s loosely based on Ansari’s own life experiences, but unlike similar comedies Louie and Curb Your Enthusiasm, Ansari is not playing himself but instead is a character named Dev, who’s a struggling 30-year-old actor in New York. More

Aziz Ansari Announces North American Tour Dates

Taking “Modern Romance” On the Road

Feb 06, 2014

Aziz Ansari is taking his act on the road. The Parks and Recreation comedian will be doing a new stand-up show that he calls “Modern Romance.” More

Check Out Photos from Day One and Two of Comic-Con 2011

Including The Walking Dead, The Amazing Spider-Man, Torchwood, 30 Minutes or Less and Much More!

Jul 23, 2011

Check out photos from both Day One and Day Two of Comic-Con 2011. Photos from Attack the Block, The Big Bang Theory, 30 Minutes Or Less, Fright Night and more. More

Under the Radar’s Music vs. Comedy Issue Out Now - Aziz Ansari on the Cover!

Features David Cross, Ed Helms, Patton Oswalt, Reggie Watts, Donald Glover, Ty Burrell, Nick Offerman, TV on the Radio, The Flaming Lips, St. Vincent, and more

May 16, 2011

Under the Radar has a special Music vs. Comedy issue that streets this week. In this issue indie rock musicians and comedians interview each other. Aziz Ansari (NBC’s Parks & Recreation) appears on the cover as David Bowie and for the issue he talked to both Toro Y Moi’s Chaz Bundick and TV on the Radio’s Dave Sitek. More

May 13, 2011

Last night on Parks and Recreation, Tom Haverford (aka funny man Aziz Ansari) staged a newlywed game for the residence of Pawnee called “Know Ya Boo!” We have the clip. More

Funny or Die Video: Aziz Ansari’s Raaaaaaaandy Declares War on Justin Bieber

Aziz Ansari, Dave Sitek, and Nick Zinner vs. Justin Bieber

Apr 01, 2010

Oh, April Fools Day. The one day of year when hipsters and tweens alike can come together to enjoy cheep jokes about Justin Bieber (which the teen idol is in on). Thanks to Funny or Die (today: “Bieber or Die,” as Bieber has apparently bought the site and turned into a fan site) for bringing us all together with this clip where Raaaaaaaandy (Aziz Ansari) claims that Bieber’s hit “Baby” is really just a rip-off of his potential smash hit, “Baby Baby.” Also involved? Pot Smoking, knee shooting, studio trashing. Watch carefully for TV on the Radio’s Dave Sitek and Yeah Yeah Yeahs’ Nick Zinner who appear as Raaaaaaaandy’s backing band. More

Vampire Weekend, Jenny Lewis, Grizzly Bear, Tegan & Sara Make Crafts For Haiti

Contributors Also Include: Fleet Foxes, M. Ward, Feist, Conor Obest, Aziz Ansari, Devendra Banhart, and many others

Mar 10, 2010

Haiti is still recovering from January’s devastating earthquake. Aiding the recovery efforts is a group of musicians and artists who are auctioning off exclusive items to benefit the nation. The project, called Crafts For a Cause, is spearheaded by Binki Shapiro of Little Joy and will go live on March 15th. Among the items up for bidding, an original song by Mark Ronson, a camera painted by Drew Barrymore, and a shirt designed by M. Ward. Other artists involved include: Jenny Lewis, Tegan & Sara, Vampire Weekend, Grizzly Bear, Fleet Foxes, Feist, Conor Obest, Aziz Ansari, Devendra Banhart, Cat Power, Daft Punk, Natalie Portman, The Strokes, and many others. More


Nov 04, 2015

Aziz Ansariforever memorable as Parks and Recreation‘s fast-talking, business-minded, materialistic Tom Haverfordteams up with Parks and Recreation co-executive producer Alan Yang on Master of None, a new Netflix series. Ansari, who also writes and directs the new series, stars as Dev, a 30-year-old aspiring actor navigating career and personal life in New York City. More

Modern Romance

Aziz Ansari

Jul 14, 2015

In his debut book, Aziz Ansari teams with NYU sociologist Eric Klineberg for a sociological overview/research project on how technology is changing the way we seek out love and communicate with potential/current partners. And of course, it is humorous.