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Hitched: Getting Through The Rough Patches

Amy & Will Grief
The five stages of grief over Amy Poehler and Will Arnett's breakup. Read More »

I woke up last Sunday morning — well, I don’t know that I was truly awake, but at least I wasn’t in bed any more — and stumbled to the kitchen for a giant glass of water with which to defuzz my thoroughly whiskey-fied mouth. In my hangover haze, I glanced across the living room to the coffee table, which held two empty glasses and a piece of old mail with my late-night scrawl on the back. It was a playlist.

We’d started with Darius Rucker’s new single, “True Believers,” because Patrick and I are true believers in pop country music. Now we are, anyways — I used to have more than a little detached irony mixed in with my Kenny Chesney appreciation, but that’s long since disappeared over the years of my relationship with Patrick, whose genuine love for the genre is both charming and contagious.

It’s becoming something of a tradition for the two of us: we spend a Saturday evening hanging out at the bar with a group of Austin feminists and allies that meet monthly to shore up our belief in the world being a livable place, and then we come home, drink whiskey on the rocks and watch music videos for hours. We sing along. We dance with each other. We trade stories about where we were when this or that song was popular. We debate the musical merits of the Zack Brown Band as musical successor to Jimmy Buffet. Keep reading »

The 5 Stages Of Amy Poehler And Will Arnett Breakup Grief

Where were you when you heard Amy Poehler and Will Arnett were breaking up? I was absentmindedly checking my Facebook, when all of a sudden everyone in my feed started posting NOOOOO! and There’s no hope for any of us! and Love is a crock of shit! We weren’t just being melodramatic (no, never!): Amy and Will really made it seem like two smart, funny people could find each other and make stupid cute big serious babies. Can you blame us for feeling like the rug — the way we understood the world! — has been pulled out from underneath us?

Fortunately we have a map for our grief. Back in the late ’60s, psychologist Elizabeth Kubler-Ross wrote a book called On Death and Dying, which analyzed the five stages of grief: denial, anger, bargaining, depression and finally, acceptance. I think you might recognize some of them in the way we’re coping with the Arnett-Poehler breakup…

Poehler & Arnett Split
Amy Poehler and Will Arnett
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"Robsten" Grief
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Abel Arnett Rules
Amy and Will's ginger-haired son is our favorite Hollywood baby. Read More »

Amy Poehler And Will Arnett Are Separating

What Makes Will Cry
Amy reveals what makes Will Arnett cry. Read More »
Abel Arnett Rules
Amy and Will's ginger-haired son is our favorite Hollywood baby. Read More »
Meet Abel Arnett
The son of Will and Amy Poehler is awesome. Read More »
Amy's Makeup Advice
Amy Poehler advises a girl whose dad won't allow her to wear makeup. Read More »
  • NOOOOOOOOO!!!  Amy Poehler and Will Arnett have confirmed to Us Weekly that they are separating after nine years of marriage. They have two big serious babies together, Abel and Archie Arnett. Our faith in love’s endurance is forever shattered. If these two crazy kids can’t make it, who can? I guess this means the blind item from Dlisted a few weeks ago is actually true.  [BuzzFeed]
  • Missed the MTV Video Music Awards last night?  Here’s who won in every category. It looks like Chris Brown (ugh) was the big winner of the night. [Socialite Life]
  • The new face of Bobbi Brown Cosmetics is none other than our favorite ex-Scientologist. [Betty Confidential]

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Amy Poehler Feels Your Embarassment

Amy's Makeup Advice
Amy Poehler advises a girl whose dad won't allow her to wear makeup. Read More »
Amy's Very Bad Day
Amy Poehler is having a terrible, horrible, no good, very bad day. Read More »
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"Ask Amy!"

Is there something wrong with me that I totally relate to “Ask Amy,” Amy Poehler’s video advice series for teen girls? Because I still tuck my dress into my panties all the time and embarrass myself in front of everyone, like, every week. When Amy Poehler gives a gentle lecture about needing to learn how to laugh at yourself, it sounds so easy. Her sons Archie and Abel are lucky, lucky kids. [YouTube]

Check Out Amy Poehler’s Advice To A Teen Girl Who’s Not Allowed To Wear Makeup

Amy's Very Bad Day
Amy Poehler has a terrible, horrible, no good, very bad day. Read More »
Math Tee For Smart Girls
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"My Dad Won't Let Me Wear Makeup."

We love Amy Poehler’s website Smart Girls At The Party, which aims to inspire and empower teen girls, so we’re super excited for the launch of Smart Girls’ new series, “Ask Amy.” In the series, Amy answers reader emails while lounging on the bed like the cool aunt we always wished we had. The first question comes from a 14-year-old who wants to know how to feel pretty when her dad won’t let her wear makeup. Watch the video to hear Amy’s thoughtful answer! [YouTube]

Amy Poehler Reveals What Makes Will Arnett Cry

Amy's Very Bad Day
Amy Poehler is having a terrible, horrible, no good, very bad day. Read More »
Amy's Speech
Amy Poehler proves, once again, why she rocks. Read More »
Meet Abel Arnett
The son of Will and Amy Poehler is awesome. Read More »
Crying Husbands And The Wizard Of Oz

Amy Poeher, comedy goddess that she is, can’t not say funny stuff at all times. During a recent talk at the 92nd Street Y, Poehler answered a few questions from Tumblr users, like “What makes Will Arnett cry?” and “What’s the first time you remember making people laugh?” Also, Poehler recommends we all make out to the new Usher song “Climax,” which she guarantees will be a future strlp club hit. No doubt.

Amy Poehler Is Having A Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day

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Mind of Man
John DeVore on why funny women are a natural resource. Read More »
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Remember Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day? Well that’s Amy Poehler’s life, according to this hilarious interview on the new IFC show, “Comedy Bang Bang.” Created by one of the guys who invented “Between Two Ferns With Zach Galifianakis,” “Bang Bang” features host Scott Aukerman and musician/comedian Reggie Watts, who is literally everywhere these days. Also, check out Amy’s sweet hairdo, guys. She’s looking mighty fly. (Psst, this episode also features a special song from Will Forte!) [Cinema Blend]

Hot Links: Archie Arnett Is Already Hilarious!

  • Obviously, my favorite celebrity baby is Abel Arnett, but big bro Archie sounds pretty awesome too. Amy Poehler told David Letterman that her eldest son is turning into a “possessive husband” and that he once told her, “Don’t do anything I wouldn’t do.” He’s three. [Celebrity Baby Scoop]
  • Some people don’t like the fact that Jessica Simpson gave her newborn daughter such a boyish name (Maxwell Drew). Whatevs, I love it. Case closed. [The Stir] Keep reading »

The Good, The Bad & The Meh At The 2012 Comedy Awards

Red Carpet Style!
Check out the good, the bad, and the ugly of celebrity style. Read More »

This weekend, politicians and D-list celebs like Caroline Manzo hobnobbed at “nerd prom” aka the White House Correspondents’ Dinner, but if I could have had my pick, I would have gone to the Comedy Awards instead. Tons of funny and fine-lookin’ ladies were in attendance; we know they brought the jokes, but did they bring it in the fashion department as well? Let’s find out…

Unlikely Style Inspiration: Leslie Knope

Inspiration: Drive
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Inspiration: Kids!
Preschool kids these days have rad style. Read More »

It’s no secret that Leslie Knope is one of our favorite characters on TV. She’s smart, funny, ambitious, loyal, and endlessly committed to her town, her friends, and her job. Her wardrobe of grey suits, tie-front blouses, simple jewelry, and sensible shoes isn’t exactly high fashion, but it’s actually a pretty cute style equation for a business casual work environment. Want to get the look for yourself? Click through to check out our Knope-inspired outfit … Keep reading »

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