Staff Picks: Kristen Nathan reveals her favorite Parks & Rec episode, her love of True Detective and her loathing of Sookie Stackhouse for our TV issue

True Detective

Through out our TV issue, different staff members will be opening up about their favorite series to watch. Today, staff writer Kristen Nathan talks Parks & Rec, Law & Order: SVU and Gossip Girl. 

Your Favorite TV Comedy:

Parks & Recreation

Your Favorite Forensic Series:

Law & Order: SVU

Your Favorite Late Night Soap: 

Gossip Girl 

Your Favorite Dramatic Series:

Breaking Bad breaking bad

Your Favorite TV Couple to “Ship”:

Chuck & Blair from Gossip Girl

The TV Episode that Scarred You For Life:

Game of Thrones–The episode known as the “red wedding” where many important characters were brutally killed. My favorite couple on the show got murdered in this scene and the woman was pregnant and her stomach gets stabbed.

Favorite TV Guilty Pleasure:

Pretty much any teenage drama, but my top is Gossip Girl.

Your Favorite Snack to Munch While Watching TV:

Goldfish crackers

Your Favorite TV Miniseries:

True Detective

Your Favorite Episode of ALL TIME EVER:

This was the most challenging question… “Comeback Kid” from Parks & Rec. It’s the episode when Leslie is trying to make a comeback in her campaign and it doesn’t go so well. I don’t think I’ve ever laughed so hard at any TV show.

Your Favorite Supporting Character in a Series:

Lafayette from True Blood.

The TV Character You Love to Hate:

Blair Waldorf from Gossip Girl.

The TV Character You Can’t Stand:

Sookie from True Blood.

Your TV Crush:

None now, but back in the day it was definitely Ryan Atwood from The OC.

Your Favorite TV Theme Song:

“You’ve Got Time” by Regina Spektor for Orange is the New Black.