How Aziz Ansari's Real-Life Parents Got Cast in His New Netflix Comedy

Nepotism usually works the other way around.

But when it came time to cast actors to play his parents on his new Netflix comedy Master of None, Aziz Ansari found no one who could do the job better than his own mother and father.

Hear Jimmy Fallon and Aziz Ansari Read Awful First Texts (VIDEO)

Aubrey Plaza Gave Aziz Ansari a Vial of Blood and Hair as a Parks & Rec Parting Gift (VIDEO)

We’ve all wept over the end of Parks and Recreation. Some of us grieve in different ways, though. For example, we’ve made a life-size papier-mâché replica of Ron Swanson that’s glowering at us from the corner this very moment. Aubrey Plaza?

Parks and Recreation Finale Review: Is America Ready for President Knope?

Amy Poehler’s wonderful Parks and Recreation ended its seven-season run on NBC Tuesday night with an hour-long finale that wasn’t strictly necessary: The season had been so good – and so good at building to this goodbye – that the show seemed to have already sneaked out of the room during a game of peek-a-boo.

6 Unforgettable Life Lessons from Parks and Recreation

Is there an incorrect way to consume alcohol? How should you approach your job? Parks and Recreation has you covered.

Parks and Recreation's 7 Best Recurring Gags: From Calzones to 'Treat Yo' Self'

After seven brilliant seasons, Parks and Recreation airs its final episode on Tuesday night.

Though often overlooked despite its longevity and critical acclaim, the writers – with showrunner Mike Schur at the helm – created a rich universe filled with well-rounded characters whose quirks were celebrated often in the form of joke callbacks that were as hilarious on the second, third and 10th time they were told as they were the first.

Aziz Ansari Is Newest Star to Appear on Chipotle Paper Cups and Bags (Photos)

Aziz Ansari Launches '#RupertsFault' to Sarcastically Blame Rupert Murdoch for Everything

Bill Cosby wasn’t the only person getting burned last night.

Aziz Ansari may have missed Tina Fey and Amy Poehler’s opening volley against Cosby since he was too busy taking Twitter-aim at another prominent figure: Rupert Murdoch.

Aziz Ansari and Girlfriend Courtney McBroom Team Up on a Pop-Up Restaurant

It’s official: Aziz Ansari gets the award for most supportive foodie boyfriend.

Ansari’s girlfriend, pastry chef Courtney McBroom, hosted a pop-up for her food project Large Marge at Son of a Gun restaurant in L.A. on Sunday and the comedian boasted about McBroom while serving as the event’s unofficial Instagram photographer.

'Captain' Aziz Ansari Debuts an Online Show About Food

Clubbing in L.A. has taken on a whole new meaning, thanks to comedian and food enthusiast Aziz Ansari.