‘Parks and Recreation’ Producer Harris Wittels Has Passed Away

A co-executive producer and writer for Parks and Recreation, Harris Wittels, has passed away at the age of just 30 years old. Though authorities have not confirmed a cause of death, there are some suggestions that it could have been a drug overdose. While accepting an award at a charity event last night, Amy Poehler told the audience, “Today, I lost a friend. I lost a dear, young friend in my life who was struggling with addiction.” Along with his work on several TV series (including frequent appearances in Parks and Rec), Wittels was a popular stand-up comedian and prominent Twitter personality who is credited with coining the term “humblebrag” …

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