Sometimes comedy illuminates hard truths with a pointed urgency that other means can’t quite achieve. Sometimes comedy is just funny. This series of posts is mostly about the former instances, but the latter is valuable, too.
In the era of endless reboots, the teeniest rumblings have started about getting the Parks and Recreation gang back together. I’d personally rather they leave the show to history rather than risk the tarnish of an inadequate revival.
Although I have to admit that — especially on fairly glum days like today — I do miss Ben Wyatt.
Previous entries in this series can be found by clicking on the “Laughing Matters” tag.