He may not have had his signature mustache or the residents of Pawnee, IN to play off of, but Nick Offerman was in fine form last night as he hosted the Radio and Television Correspondents’ Association Dinner.

His deadpan delivery plays exceptionally well, with highlights including jokes about Eric Cantor and gun control, as well as one use of the rarely-seen term “lily-livered.”

Here is his performance, in two parts:

[via UPROXX]