Posts tagged "tina fey"

Watch Tina Fey’s Nerdy 1995 Bank Commercial

Before Tina Fey was Tina Fey, she was just another badly dressed struggling comedienne in the '90s with bills to pay, as this 1995 Mutual Savings Bank commercial proves. Holy Liz Lemon flashback, how was that look (tapestry vest, over-sized blouse with shoulder pads, thick tights and chunky shoes, and don't even get me started…
By: Wendy Atterberry / August 3, 2010

Quotable: Tina Fey On Stalking Brad Pitt

"I'm pretty sure we're going to meet at some point. I've sent him over 100 letters saying that I'm pretty sure we're going to meet. And 100 chunks of my hair. If that's not a great gift, then one of us is crazy." —Tina Fey on her co-star in "Megamind," Brad Pitt, who…
By: Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com / July 23, 2010

Tina Fey And Meryl Team Up For A Flick, And David Cross Joins Keri Russell In “Running Wilde”

Every millisecond in Hollywood, movies and TV shows are pitched to networks and studios. Only a handful of them will ever actually being made, and even of those, very few will get me to the theater on opening night or to hit the "record series" button on my DVR. And yet today, I've heard about…
By: Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com / July 19, 2010

Quotable: Tina Fey Loves Her Carbs

"I thought about eating less bread [before the Emmys], and then I decided that I wasn’t going to do that. I think there should be some kind of jumpsuit, like an orange jumpsuit, that you can just wear that just signifies that I’m out. I’m not trying this year. I’m a non-combatant in fashion."—…
By: Jessica Wakeman / July 16, 2010

We Cast “Mean Girls 2″

If you don't count "Mean Girls" as one of the best movies of the last decade, then you just weren't paying enough attention. And now Paramount Famous Productions has given the go-ahead on "Mean Girls 2" -- just a mere six years later. Given the first movie's superior Tina Fey-penned humor, it would…
By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / June 14, 2010

Quickies: Tina Fey Has Award-Winning Humor & Chris Brown’s New GF Doesn’t Mind A Good Slap

Tina Fey will win the Mark Twain Prize for American Humor, the nation's top humor prize. [USA Today] Fashion editors in the '90s thought Gisele Bundchen's nose and breasts were too problematic for fashion. [The Huffington Post] Jessica Alba says she's never played a Latina before because she…
By: Annika Harris / May 25, 2010

Quotable: Rebecca Traister Stands Up For Tina Fey

"Feminist comedy cannot always take as its targets the Jesse Jameses and the Richard Nixons of the world. Women also have to be able to mock — sometimes harshly, sometimes sexually, sometimes intellectually — the Sarah Palins and the Bombshell McGees, to laugh at our single selves, at our high-achieving selves, at our professional selve…
By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / April 14, 2010

Tina Fey: Not Feminist Enough?

I knew this was going to happen: Tina Fey hosted "Saturday Night Live" this past weekend and yesterday morning, our fellow lady blogs were all abuzz with complain-y posts. Bloggers I read and respect, including Sady Doyle at Feministe, Jessica Grose at Double X, and Irin Carmon at…
By: Jessica Wakeman / April 13, 2010

Tina Fey Gives The People What They Want: Another Sarah Palin Impersonation

Tina Fey returned to "Saturday Night Live" last night to host with the terrifying musical guest Justin Bieber. She made us long for the days — was it only two years ago? — when "SNL" had Tina every week! We can't just pick one a-maz-ing clip from Saturday, so we're posting three…
By: Jessica Wakeman / April 12, 2010

Quotable: Tina Fey’s One Rule For Double Dating With Brad And Angelina

"The first thing that I would do is make it very clear that there is no wife swapping. I would lay that down at home before we even left the house."—Tina Fey at the New York premiere of "Date Night," describing her dream evening. She'd like to go on a double date with…
By: Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com / April 8, 2010

Quotable: Tina Fey Has Amorous Feelings For A Doughnut

"The best doughnut? That's Peter Pan doughnuts in Brooklyn. It's a Polish bakery. We shot nearby once for '30 Rock.' It's a white-cream-filled powdered doughnut. And I really believe, when I first tried it, if I had a penis, I would put it in this doughnut. I finally understand what you guys are thinking about…
By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / April 7, 2010

60 Seconds With Tina Fey And Steve Carell

Not enough time with our major girl crush, Tina Fey, but pretty much the funniest minute I've ever experienced.
By: Simcha / April 3, 2010

Two Great Tastes That Go Great Together: Tina Fey Does Tracy Morgan

What more could you ask for? Tina Fey does her Tracy Morgan imitation for David Letterman. Morgan's got alll the great pickup lines for the ladies, apparently. [Inside TV]…
By: Susannah Breslin / March 29, 2010

Quotable: Tina Fey Says You Can Make Money Off Your Boobs

"I gave a commencement speech at a girls' high school once, and I said, 'If you find yourself two years from now at spring break, don't lift your shirt up. And if you you do, have your own camera. The foolishness is that there's some disgusting middleman. They're your boobs. At least have the…
By: Jessica Wakeman / March 23, 2010

Quotable: Tina Fey Liked Making Out With Steve Carell

"I want to state for my husband's sake that it was a comedy idea, not an erotic idea. I did pitch: Wouldn't it be funny if the kiss was as long as the credit sequence? It was fun because we're both so polite and not only are we both married, we know each other's spouses.
By: Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com / March 19, 2010

Quotable: Tina Fey Not The “Thinking Man’s Megan Fox”

"What I've come to realize is that when people say, 'The thinking man's whatever' -- there's no such thing. The thinking man also wants to f**k Megan Fox."— Tina Fey succinctly tells Esquire she's not buying the whole "thinking man's..." description assigned to her. [via Huffington Post]…
By: Wendy Atterberry / March 18, 2010

Tina Fey Gets Cuffed By Esquire

Don't let this sexy shot deceive you. Tina Fey may look more like your prototypical men's mag cover model on the cover of Esquire's April issue, but inside the pages she's anything but perfectly coiffed and dead-eyed. Check out a couple of the funnier shots after the jump -- then take a peek at the…
By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / March 17, 2010

Today’s Lady News: Please, Tina Fey, Do Sarah Palin When You Host “SNL” In April!

Tina Fey is guest hosting "Saturday Night Live" in April, which probably means another Sarah Palin impersonation! "It's inevitable that we'll try it, at least," Fey told the AP. "We'll see if it makes it to air." Now, if they could just get Amy Poehler back to do Hillary Clinton.
By: Jessica Wakeman / February 18, 2010

Rompers And More: Behind The Scenes At Tina Fey’s Vogue Shoot

How can anyone not love Tina Fey? She's got the whole package: brains, beauty, talent, fame, fortune, an ability to remain sexy even while singing about ham. Just when you thought you couldn't squeeze an ounce more of love into your heart, here comes this quick video of the comedic actress at her Vogue…
By: Leonora Epstein / February 16, 2010

Quotable: Does Tina Fey Wear Her Playboy Bunny Necklace Ironically?

"To talk about the impact of fashion is really interesting. I think so much of it is tied into feminism. I am a post-baby boomer who has been handed a sort of Spice Girls' version of feminism. We're supposed to be wearing half-shirts and jumping around. And, you know, maybe that's not panning…
By: Jessica Wakeman / February 14, 2010