TV Character Madness Champion: Ron Swanson

This was Ron Swanson’s road to TV Madness Glory.

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1st Round

He beat Tina Belcher from Bob’s Burgers

Tina lost

 

2nd Round

It was Gob Bluth from Arrested Development

Gob lost

 

Sweet 16

Sorry, Leslie (Parks and Recreation)

Leslie lost

 

Elite Eight

Michael Scott from The Office had to bow out…

 

Final Four

He barely got by Daryl Dixon from The Walking Dead

Daryl lost

 

Championship

Then Tyrion Lannister for the Throne!

 

Congrats Ron Swanson on a great tournament. Thank you everyone who voted for the entire last week!

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TV Character Madness: The Championship

<< Previously on TV Madness

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There’s only one thing left to do…

Matchup #63 (The Championship)

(4) Ron Swanson – Parks and Recreation

vs.

(1) Tyrion Lannister – Game of Thrones

 

Check out Ron Swanson’s Road To Glory here >>

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TV Character Madness: The Final Four

<< Previously on TV Madness

And then there were 4…

Swanson Don't Care

UPDATE: You chose who is heading to the Championship.

Matchup #61 (Comedy & Sidekicks)

(4) Ron Swanson – Parks and Recreation

vs.

(6) Daryl Dixon – The Walking Dead

 

Matchup #62 (Antiheroes & Heroes)

(2) Walter White – Breaking Bad

vs.

(1) Tyrion Lannister – Game of Thrones

 

Championship Voting begins Thursday, March 24th. 

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TV Character Madness: The Elite 8

<< Previously on TV Madness

Things are getting tight…and heated…and a little awkward.

Office Madness

Who are you sending to the Final Four?

Matchup #57 (Comedy)

(4) Ron Swanson – Parks and Recreation

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vs.

(2) Michael Scott – The Office

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Matchup #58 (Sidekicks)

(1) Dwight Schrute – The Office

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vs.

(6) Daryl Dixon – The Walking Dead

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Matchup #59 (Antiheroes)

(13) Jimmy McGill/Saul Goodman – Better Call Saul

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vs.

(2) Walter White – Breaking Bad

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Matchup #60 (Heroes)

(1) Tyrion Lannister – Game of Thrones

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vs.

(2) Dr. Gregory House – House M.D.

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Final Four voting starts Wednesday, March 23rd. 

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TV Character Madness – The Sweet 16

<< Previously on TV Madness

After 4 days of voting, we have some GREAT characters in the Sweet 16, and a few who have teamed up in the past…

Walter and Saul

 

Matchup #49 (Sidekicks)

(6) Daryl Dixon – The Walking Dead

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vs.

(2) Josh Lyman – The West Wing

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Matchup #50 (Antiheroes)

(1) Tony Soprano – The Sopranos

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vs.

(13) Jimmy McGill/Saul Goodman – Better Call Saul

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Matchup #51 (Heroes)

(6) Buffy – Buffy the Vampire Slayer

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vs.

(2) Gregory House – House M.D. 

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Matchup #52 (Comedy)

(9) Leslie Knope – Parks and Recreation

vs.

(4) Ron Swanson – Parks and Recreation

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Matchup #53 (Sidekicks)

(1) Dwight Schrute – The Office

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vs.

(4) Marshall Eriksen – How I Met Your Mother

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Matchup #54 (Antiheroes)

(3) Dexter Morgan – Dexter

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vs.

(2) Walter White – Breaking Bad

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Matchup #55 (Heroes)

(1) Tyrion Lannister – Game of Thrones

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vs.

(12) Jessica Jones – Jessica Jones

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Matchup #56 (Comedy)

(3) Liz Lemon – 30 Rock

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vs.

(2) Michael Scott – The Office

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Elite 8 voting begins Tuesday, April 22nd. Follow along for more on Facebook and Twitter

 

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TV Character Madness: Round 2 – Part II

<< Previously on TV Madness

We said goodbye to our first #1 seed.

Sad Homer

Don’t worry. He’ll be fine, eventually.

Still Sad Homer

Now it’s time to vote on who else is going to the Sweet 16.

Matchup #41 (Antiheroes)

(5) Don Draper – Mad Men

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vs.

(13) Saul Goodman – Better Call Saul

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Matchup #42 (Sidekicks)

(7) Jack Donaghy – 30 Rock

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vs.

(2) Josh Lyman – The West Wing

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Matchup #43 (Comedy)

(12) Gob Bluth – Arrested Development

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vs.

(4) Ron Swanson – Parks and Recreation

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Matchup #44 (Heroes)

(1) Tyrion Lannister – Game of Thrones

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vs.

(8) Rust Cohle – True Detective

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Matchup #45 (Antiheroes)

(6) Frank Underwood – House of Cards

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vs.

(3) Dexter Morgan – Dexter

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Matchup #46 (Sidekicks)

(1) Dwight Schrute – The Office

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vs.

(8) Ari Gold – Entourage

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Matchup #47 (Comedy)

(11) Sheldon Cooper – The Big Bang Theory

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vs.

(3) Liz Lemon – 30 Rock

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Matchup #48 (Heroes)

(7) Jimmy McNulty – The Wire

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vs.

(2) Gregory House – House M.D.

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Sweet 16 voting begins Monday, April 21st.

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One Day Till TV Character Madness…

As the NCAA Tourney tips off tomorrow, voting will be underway for our TV Character Madness bracket…

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Before your favorite characters duel for TV supremacy Thursday morning, YOU can submit your own filled out bracket by posting it to the Michael Piff Facebook Page or by Tweeting it to @Mike_PiFF03 for a chance at a Piffcast Prize Pack. 

Piffcast producer TJ Martin has already submitted his and has Ron Swanson going pretty far. 

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You can see TJ’s bracket here and grab your own copy as well to complete. Each matchup will be posted in the TV section on MichaelPiff.com and voting will stay open for each matchup until 10 pm central time.

Take a listen to the latest Piffcast as we breakdown all 32 matchups.

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Movember Mustache Matchup of the Day: Nick Offerman vs. Sam Elliott

As our clocks fall back an hour, we move forward to one of the best months of the year. The NFL, NHL, NBA and NCAA Football & Basketball are in full swing. Christmas displays are already up in stores. Thanksgiving is rapidly approaching…But it’s also a month that raises awareness for Men’s Health (Prostate Cancer, Testicular Cancer, Mental Health, and Physical fitness included). 

How do we promote this cause? With mustaches of course! 

Dunphy stache

Many of your friends will be sporting their upper lip sweaters for the next several weeks to support MOVEMBER. To learn more about it and the fundraising pages you can contribute to, click here

In MichaelPiff.com fashion (and because I have Bare-Upper-Lip Disorder), we will be featuring a matchup every morning between famous mustaches for YOU to vote on! 

If you are participating in Movember (or have a friend who is), submit a photo with the link to your fundraising page on Facebook or Twitter and we’ll  have you compete in your own matchup with another mustache enthusiast! 

So without further ado…

Ron Swanson

Nick Offerman Movember

VS.

Sam Elliott

Sam Elliott Movember

Vote NOW and share with your friends to do the same! 

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Post Ron Swanson, Nick Offerman Still Rules

Even after the Ultimate American Character was retired on-air…

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Nick Offerman isn’t going away any time soon.

It’s well known that Offerman is as interesting as his “Parks and Recreation” character. He is an accomplished wood craftsman who builds furniture and canoes at his Offerman Woodshop in East Los Angeles…while sometimes reading tweets from young female celebrities. He has released two semi-autobiographical books,Paddle Your Own Canoe: One Man’s Fundamentals for Delicious Living in 2013 and Gumption: Relighting the Torch of Freedom with America’s Gutsiest Troublemakers in May of 2015. Offerman also tours regularly with his wife of 12 years, Megan Mullally, performing comedy and music.

You can see Offerman as a philosophy professor dad who only wears robes in my favorite film of the year so far, Me and Earl and the Dying Girl . You’ll also see him in the second installment of FX’s “Fargo“, premiering in September this year.

In the meantime, I recommend filling your void for more Ron Swanson with Offerman’s fantastic “Pizza Farm” PSA from Funny or Die…because “french fries are practically salads”.

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