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Community’s Jim Rash Steps Into The Writers’ Room, Plays TV Blogger For Us

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Jim Rash with Mike Schur and Amy Poehler of ‘Parks and Rec’ on Sundance Channel’s ‘The Writers’ Room’

Jim Rash’s plate is already pretty full: When he’s not donning ridiculous costumes as Dean Pelton on Community, he’s an Oscar-winning screenwriter (The Descendants, The Way Way Back) and the host of The Sundance Channel’s new talk show The Writers’ Room, where he interviews the folks behind shows like Breaking Bad, Parks and Rec, Game of Thrones and more. Plus, he and writing partner Nat Faxon just got a pilot commitment from Fox for a new comedy next season. Still, we wanted to give him one more job and asked Rash to play blogger for a minute. Here, he told us about his favorite things on TV right now:

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The Way, Way Back‘s Jim Rash, Nat Faxon Plot The Sequel To Angelina’s Leg

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Nat Faxon and Jim Rash have been staples on TV for nearly a decade. Both had roles on Reno 911 and then subsequently appeared on shows like The West Wing, Mad Men and Friends before landing their own projects (Ben And Kate, Community). However, it was their Oscar win for adapting The Descendants that caught everyone’s attention. Two years later, the writing duo is back with a new film, The Way, Way Back, starring Steve Carrell, Toni Collette and Allison Janney. This time, not only did they write the film but they directed it as well. Faxon and Rash sat down with VH1 to discuss re-creating memes, directing each other and why they are so terrified of The West Wing.

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