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Robin Higgins (Reductress, Higgs Weldon) and her special envoy comes to visit the show to talk about season 2 episode 5 of Parks and Recreation, Sister City! We come up with a whole bunch of crimes that if you do, you should go to jail. Plus we find out that you can learn a lot about geopolitics from the Bravo reality show Shahs of Sunset. And we discuss our morals, and if we could marry a gross old man for the money. Plus, we learn that Alyse lived amongst the rich when she was young, Stephen admits to looking into having a famous band play at his wedding, and Robin educates us about Oakland,...
Colton Dunn (Brett on Parks and Recreation, Superstore, Key and Peele) joins helps us get over our fear of dating by talking about Practice Date! Plus, Alyse talks about her fear that led to her freaking out about her birthday plans, Stephen admits to following some embarrassing Tim Ferriss advice, and it’s not rubbing on a vagina for hours, and Colton schools Stephen on why all the shows he refuses to like are actually really good. And, back by popular demand, we’ve got another edition of Yo Jean Ralphio Raps! And, because why not, we come up with secret musical personalities a la Duke Si...
Cassi Jerkins (Dumb Nerds) guests this week and we carefully judge this episode (Beauty Pageant) on it’s merits, not just because it’s the hot one! We talk about what our talents would be if we were in a beauty pageant, spoiler: we’re not sure we’re up for it! Plus Alyse admits to rummaging through people’s medicines cabinets, and maybe worse, not like Chris Traeger, Stephen’s doctors think he’s a woman, and Cassi comes in with a hot take, Susan (the not hot one) ain’t that great! Finally we talk some good government news out of Nevada, where they’re making sure people drive ...
It’s another special WHERE ARE THEY NOW episode about the 2017 feature film, Ingrid Goes West, starring Aubrey Plaza, Elizabeth Olson (not Kaitlin), and O'Shea Jackson Jr. And talking with us about the film, which we all saw together at a jam packed screening, is Sarah Malone and Cody Kopp! We talk about all the super scary movies that are coming soon that we saw the trailers for, including Happ...
Greg Nix (Ducksnort) joins the podcast to dive deep in the Parks and Recreation joy. Alyse admits Mark and Anne’s dating is kinda cute, which Greg happily backs up even saying he has a soft spot for Paul Schneider. And, we all admit to sneaking out of our houses, except Greg, who it turns out, was a good kid. Also, we found out Alyse is the Jerry/Larry/Gary of her office. And, Alyse admits to crashing Stephen’s birthday party when they met, Stephen recounts more than a few Friends episodes, and Greg embodies Chris Traeger in our TRAEGER WARNING!Season 2, Episode 2 - The Stakeout  Wr...
Tara Copeland finally says everything you want to be said about Season 2 of Parks and Recreation. Tara comes in with some cool wedding tips for the ladies, that pun is very much intended, you’ll get it when you listen. And, Tara’s of the opinion that once the writers learned to write what Amy is good it, that’s when the show starts getting good. We try to figure out if Flipper the dolphin fought crime (he did), gab about Chris Pratt turning it around, and we debut a brand new game, “Yo Jean Ralphio Raps.” Plus, Stephen figures out he’s reached his maximum potential, Tara plays Trae...
Billy Merritt (Parks and Recreation, Steven Universe, GTA5) rocks out talking all about parks and recreation. We cover our thoughts on the grand finale that ends with Andy on the outs, and Mark down in the pit. And, we debut a new game, TRAEGER WARNING! Plus, Stephen seductively invites Billy to play video games, Alyse admits to realizing she was on a date when she didn’t think she was, and Bill...
Becca Scott (Geek & Sundry, Comedy Bang Bang (Featured Extra), Go90 Series Tween Fest) gets a new haircut to join the episode. We cover our thoughts on the first season of P&R, through conversation about The Banquet. And we talk about how Stephen Colbert definitely has a night time assistant to take notes on his night thoughts, and how our parents reacted to our wedding engagements. Plus, Stephen reveals that he’s constantly be pranked by waiters, Alyse comes up with driving personality for cars that drive themselves, and Becca talks extensively about vaginal anatomy. Fa...
It’s a special BONUS EPISODE on the 2017 Feature Film “The Little Hours” starring Alison Brie, Aubrey Plaza, and Kate Micucci. We’ve decided it’s important for us to cover when the Parks cast does movies, And, to help us do it, we brought on Chase McCown  (The Bitter Waiter, Brunch). We cover what we think of the movie beat by beat, from the early scenes with Nick Offerman, to the middl...
Will Hines (Brooklyn 99, Don’t Get Me Started, Screw It We’re Just Gonna Talk About the Beatles) crashes the show and crashes the boys club that is this episode. And, we wanna warn you right now, this episode, is NOT weird. Consider yourself warned. We cover our thoughts on this episode, and during the conversation we create 6 rules to run the government and I think the government will fail. And, Stephen shares some production magic on how they movie poop, Alyse treats herself with expensive yet too large jeans, and Will Hines gets tricked into confessing his drug use.Season 1, Episode...
It’s a special BONUS EPISODE of I Love You and I Like You Covering the 2017 Feature Film “The House” starring Amy Poehler, Will Ferrell, and Jason Mantzoukas. We decided we love Amy Poehler SO MUCH, it was necessary for us to cover the release of this film. And, to help us do it, we brought on the Emmy Nominated Ross Buran (Gay of Thrones, Throwing Shade). We cover what we think of the movie beat by beat, from the early and tasteless rape joke, to the middle where we get funny nicknames for all the characters, right up to the heartwarming ending. Needless to say, there are spoilers. And,...
Alison Becker aka Shauna Malwae-Tweep (Parks and Recreation, VH1's Top 20 Video Countdown, Kroll Show) is on the show! Today, we’re talking Parks and Recreation S1E3 “The Reporter” where Leslie invites a reporter to cover the Pit to Park project. Alison gives us a special I Love You and I Like You moment from BEHIND THE SCENES! And we play some games where we practice staying on message just like Leslie does. Plus, we talk about some good government news, pitch some ideas for Tom’s companies, and laugh a LOT! Take an iPad on your way out. Season 1, Episode 3 - The Reporter...
We’re back with the second episode and incredible guest Ben Siemon (Crazy Ex Girlfriend, Adam Ruins Everything, Freak Dance). We’re talking the second episode (originally NOT the second episode) of Parks and Recreation S1E2 “Pilot” where Leslie tries to get people to come out to her community forum, and it goes poorly! We talk about how the first season of P&R is less than perfect, and maybe just skippable and cringy. Plus, we all share unpopular opinions, and Ben comes in hot with which Sister Act is best. And we speculate on the size of penises of our friends. And Ben treats ...
It’s the first official episode with incredible guest Ian Roberts (Key and Peele, Get Hard, Parks and Recreation). We’re talking the debut episode of Parks and Recreation S1E1 “Pilot” where we get to meet the hero of the show Leslie Knope, and start her journey of filling in the pit. Ian tells us some behind the scenes factoids about being on the show. Plus we play some games with Ian Roberts, and he tells us the great reason he had for sawing his brand new shoes in half in his Jerry’d It moment. And we we talk about some Parks and Recreation fan art, pitch some companies for Tom Hav...
Welcome to I Love You and I Like You! A brand new weekly podcast where we talk about the already classic NBC Comedy, Parks and Recreation. In this episode your hosts, Alyse Michele and Stephen Perlstein, run you through what this show is gonna be all about, and Plus we share our weekly “Jerry’d Its” where Alyse almost ruins a surprise party, and Stephen cause a bug infestation and gets prove...