Amy Poehler and The Smart Girl Effect

Let's take a minute to talk about Amy Poehler. Amy is awesome not just because she had a successful run on Saturday Night Live, is keeping NBC alive with Parks and Rec and is half of the Amy and Tina comedy hour (just a dream of mine that I hope comes true)....more
Elaine Griffin  I need that reminder every day haha! Thanks for reading!more

Amy and Tina Rocked The Golden Globes; Plus Argo, Les Mis, Homeland, Girls, and Jodie!

The 70th Annual Golden Globes did not disappoint. (Well, at least not for the winners and those of us watching from the many upsets!) Amy Poehler and Tina Fey may well go down as the most successful hosts in the history of the show -- the jokes were on point, the deliveries were killer, and the chemistry between those two ladies is impossible to deny (although was it just me, or did Kristin Wiig seem just the tiniest bit icy?)...more
I loved will ferrell and kristin wiig talking about the movies they saw ,hhilarious.!!more

[Video] It's Almost Golden Globes Time! Who Are You Rooting For?

Are you ready for the "most unpredictable night of television"? I'd mock NBC for calling it that (in the below video) but they're not entirely wrong... ...more
The person I've been lobbying for of late is Guillermo Diaz in Scandal. He is just tearing up ...more

FINALLY! Amy Poehler and Tina Fey to Co-Host Golden Globes!

The Emmys had us clamouring for it via twitter, and it appears that the Hollywood Foreign Press has answered our prayers. Former SNL "Weekend Update" co-anchors Amy Poehler and Tina Fey will squeeze all four of their feet in to Ricky Gervais' notorious shoes to host the 70th Annual Golden Globe Awards this coming January....more
It's a great choice and yet another reason for why the Globes have become a much more ...more

Things That Make Me Laugh

The bumper sticker to the left is true for (of?) me. Usually, though, I'm giggling about something that happened a few hours earlier and it still tickles my funny bone....more

(UPDATED, VIDEO) Tina Fey Becomes Youngest Winner of Mark Twain Prize for Humor

Earlier this week, Tina Fey was honored at the Kennedy Center as the thirteenth recipient -- and at 40, the youngest -- of the esteemed Mark Twain Prize for American Humor. It's yet another accolade in an ever-growing list for the plucky actress/writer/producer and comedienne. Not bad for a self-described "super-nerd." ...more

You and me both, sister.


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SNL's Amy Poehler Is One Of The "Smart Girls at the Party"

Comedian Amy Poehler is one busy lady these days.  She just gave birth to a baby boy, is developing a sitcom for NBC to debut this spring, is still raking in kudos for her impressions of Hillary Clinton on her former show, "Saturday Night Live," and now she's working on becoming an internet star.  Amy and two of her friends, Meredith Walker and Amy Miles, have teamed up to produce eight webisodes called "Smart Girls at the Party." ...more

Isn't Ruby cool?  I loved all the girls but I especially loved her.

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(Skip to 2:16 for the reference. Darn you, AIG.) ...more