Is it me or is the Wet Hot American Summer cast the illuminati of comedy? Ever since the film came (and quickly went) in 2001, nearly every then-unknown actor has gone on to varying degrees of stardom — with most of them completely running Hollywood.
Amy Poehler is probably the most beloved and popular comedians working today. On top of her Golden Globe-winning stint on Parks And Recreation, her Golden Globe hosting gigs, and her general busy life, she found time to write her first book, Yes Please. The book is full of funny personal stories and advice on everything from her days on Saturday Night Live to her divorce from Will Arnett to sitting in George Clooney’s lap. Read more…
In her new memoir, Yes Please, Amy Poehler opens up about her childhood, her divorce from Will Arnett, and her own outstanding female anatomy. The book, which is a mix of personal stories, essays, advice, and plenty of memories from Saturday Night Live, is a hilarious yet tender look at the actress’ journey from the first time she she fell in love with improve (for the record, it was during her fourth grade performance of The Wizard of Oz) to fighting for the survival of Parks and Recreation.
Kanye West doesn’t approve of Scott Disick‘s behavior, Robert Downey, Jr. takes over the Marvel universe, Amy Poehler breaks her silence on her divorce, and more of today’s First Dibs.
In the past, feminism in the mainstream media has been quite polarizing, with many equating the movement with an aggressive man-hating (which obviously just isn’t true). But this year, celebrities have been rallying behind the feminist cause and doing what they can to detach negative stigmas from the word and its associated beliefs. Read more…
It’s difficult to sum up all the wonderful things about Amy Poehler in one sentence — at least one that doesn’t have multiple declarations of “OMG” or pauses halfway through to reflect on her awesomeness, of which she has a lot.
If you haven’t seen Comedy Central’s sleeper hit Broad City then stop what you’re doing and watch it right now. With the season finale airing tonight, you only have a few hours left to catch up on what is being dubbed as a millennial hit. In the clip above, Amy Poehler explains why the show resonates with people in their 20s. Of course, it goes beyond the love of the Parks and Recreation star who is one of the show’s producers. In fact, Ilana Glazer and Abbi Jacobson have done a brilliant job of capturing the voice of their generation in 10 half-hour episodes.
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The 2014 Golden Globe Awards are all wrapped up, and we’re about ready to grab our own cocktails after spending the evening watching actors drink. But first, we decided we should probably help those of you who’ve been boozing it up all night remember what was ACTUALLY funny (not just beer goggles funny) about everyone’s favorite drunk awards show. Whether it was laughs scripted for hosts Tina Fey and Amy Poehler, spontaneous live-show errors (sorry, Wolf of Wall Street girl we don’t know) or awesome victory speeches (Matthew McConaughey ftw), the Globes lived up to their reputation. Here we count down the 10 most hilarious moments. (Also, here are the best GIFs of the Golden Globes.)