Posts tagged "amy poehler"

In Honor Of Leslie Knope’s Last Hurrah, These Are Our Galentines

Tuesday night’s series finale of “Parks and Recreation” was the perfect swan song to a wonderful show that always delighted in the simple joys of life, instead of sneering at the world from a perch on high. But the best part of the show was its unabashed commitment to celebrating strong women. Amy Poehler’s Leslie…

By: Beejoli Shah / February 26, 2015

Joni Edelman: “Happiness Does Not Require Thinness; Fatness Does Not Presume Sadness”

If you haven’t read Joni Edelman’s essay on why being thin doesn’t cure sadness or manufacture happiness yet, GO DO IT. NOW. NOW NOW NOW.

By: Rebecca Vipond Brink / February 20, 2015

The First Trailer For The “Wet Hot American Summer” Series Is Here!

In case you haven’t heard, “Wet Hot American Summer” is making a comeback — in Netflix form! The eight-episode miniseries will tell follow the story of the very first day at Camp Firewood in the summer of ’81. Original stars Amy Poehler, Bradley Cooper, Paul Rudd and Elizabeth Banks will return for the series, and…

By: Claire Hannum / January 28, 2015

“Sisters” Screenwriter Paula Pell Is Our Favorite Twitter Follow

Even though last night’s Golden Globes telecast was woefully bereft of as much Tina Fey and Amy Poehler as I would have liked (three hours, non-stop, give them all the awards, don’t invite anyone else, etc.), we did get a 20-second look at their new comedy, “Sisters,” and naturally, it is 100x better than any relationshi…

By: Beejoli Shah / January 12, 2015

Watch Amy Poehler & Tina Fey Tear Bill Cosby A New One

SLOW CLAP. Just absolutely perfect.

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / January 11, 2015

Style Stealer: Amy Poehler Is Mad About Plaid

Guys guys guys guys guys, Amy Poehler’s memoir, Yes Please, comes out today! YES PLEASE INDEED. In addition to picking up what is sure to be a hilaaaaarious and insightful read from one of our favorite comediennes, may I also suggest you steal her style by snatching up a cool plaid coat of your own?

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / October 28, 2014

Amy Poehler Opens Up About Her Divorce And Past Drug Use In Upcoming Memoir

“Getting a divorce really sucks. Imagine spreading everything you care about on a blanket and then tossing the whole thing up in the air. The process of divorce is about loading that blanket, throwing it up, watching it all spin, and worrying what stuff will break when it lands.”
Amy Poehler’s upcoming memoir, Yes

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / October 15, 2014

5 Lady Comic Memoirs, Ranked (Spoiler: #1 Is Not Bossypants)

There’s a lot to look forward to this fall, like crunchy leaves and pumpkin everything and not being so hot you want to die, but there’s one thing that stands out: I’m talking about a book. But not just any book — it’s a book by AMY POEHLER. And it’s her memoir! It’s called Yes Please, and…

By: Jana Pollack / July 15, 2014

Even Madeleine Albright Is An Amy Poehler Fan

To congratulate Amy Poehler on her Emmy nomination, Madeleine Albright made out a very special autograph to Leslie Knope, her Albright-worshipping character on “Parks and Recreation.” Amy was nominated for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series. If only Leslie knew she had so many friends in high places! [Twitter, The Wire]…

By: Claire Hannum / July 10, 2014

Yes Please: Check Out The Cover Of Amy Poehler’s Upcoming Book!

YES PLEASE. That’s the title of Amy Poehler’s upcoming book — out October 28 — and how I feel about its cover. PRE-ORDERING NOWWWWWW!

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / May 28, 2014

Amy Poehler & Paul Rudd Spoof Romantic Comedies In David Wain’s “They Came Together”

Hmm, let’s see. A new movie from “Wet Hot American Summer” director David Wain, written by the hilariously funny Michael Showalter, starring the ever-flawless Amy Poehler and Paul Rudd, that skewers the romantic comedy film genre? I can’t think of a single reason I won’t be seeing “They Came Together” the second it…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / April 29, 2014

Will Arnett Files For Divorce From Amy Poehler

HEARTS. BROKEN. Will Arnett has finally filed for divorce from Amy Poehler over a year after the couple separated. Will and Amy are the parents of Abel and Archie Arnett, the two cutest kiddos in Hollywood. [US Weekly]
Rapper Andre Johnson, who goes by the name Christ Bearer, cut off his penis yesterday morning…

By: Jessica Wakeman / April 17, 2014

Amy Poehler Helps Out An Old Pal On The Premiere Of “Late Night With Seth Meyers”

“Late Night With Seth Meyers” debuted last night with the perfect first guest — Amy Poehler, Seth Meyers’ one-time “Weekend Update” cohost on “Saturday Night Live.” These two go waaaaay back — just look at them as wee comedy babes! Given that Amy confirms that she and Seth “could talk all day,” might I suggest that…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / February 25, 2014

Amy Poehler Compares Hollywood To A Bad Boyfriend, Feminism To A Car

“Power sometimes comes down to knowing the vocabulary, figuring out how the system works and how to work within it. You need to believe that you deserve to be in the room once you get there. Directing, producing, and writing is the direction I’m headed into these days…I like to do things that challenge me…

By: Ami Angelowicz / January 31, 2014

Join Us! We’re Live Tweeting The Golden Globe Awards

Fetch your old prom dress out of your closet and fix yourself a dry martini, because the Golden Globe Awards are back and it’s about to get all kinds of fancy up in this bitch.

The ever-fabulous dream team of Tina Fey and Amy Poehler are back to host one of the biggest…

By: Katie Oldenburg / January 12, 2014

Amy Poehler Is Too Sensitive For Social Media, Will Never Take Vagina Selfies

“I’m not a real social-media person. I’m not on Twitter … I try not to read too much online because I always get my feelings hurt, even if someone’s flattering you. Like somebody tweeting, ‘Call me crazy, but I think Amy Poehler’s attractive.’ And you’re like, ‘OK? Thank you?’ Or like someone writing, ‘I’m gonna…

By: Ami Angelowicz / December 10, 2013

Tina Fey & Amy Poehler’s First Promo For The Golden Globes Is Here!

Oh, yes, it’s that time of year (again). Where did the time go? It feels like just last week we were advocating for Tina Fey and Amy Poehler to host everything. So far we can only get them to agree to host the 2014 Golden Globes again. The first promo debuted last night during “The…

By: Jessica Wakeman / December 6, 2013

Abel & Archie Arnett Are A Couple Of Chips Of The Ol’ Block

Look at these two! A couple of comedians, just like their famous parents, Amy Poehler and Will Arnett. And is there anything more adorable than a couple of little brothers screwing around? No. No there isn’t. Except for one thing. The picture of Abel wearing a trucker hat after the jump. [Photos: Splash News]

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / November 25, 2013

Let’s Take A Moment To Appreciate Abel Arnett

I know the week is off to a good start when new Abel Arnett photos surface on the web. I wonder if Amy Poehler and Will Arnett would find it flattering or creepy that I am so incredibly obsessed with their youngest child? He’s like a little old Irish man stuck inside a three-year-old’s body.

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / October 28, 2013

Adam Scott And Amy Poehler Star In “A.C.O.D.,” Out Tomorrow

Nearly forty-five percent of American marriages are projected to end in divorce. It’s sad, it’s unfortunate, but it’s true: failed marriages are a major theme in our current social age. In “A.C.O.D.,” Adam Scott stars as Carter, an A.C.O.D. himself, who must revisit the chaos and confusion of his parents’ bitter separation fifteen years prior…

By: Rachel Krause / October 3, 2013
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