BY Mary Grace Garis in General on May 10, 2013 |
We all know that BUST cover queen Amy Poehler tends to keep good company like Tina Fey, Rashida Jones and Aubrey Plaza. But you’re probably less familiar with Poehler’s friend Dr. Jane Aronson, an amazing woman with fabulous blue glasses who dedicates her life to helping orphans in Haiti. On the latest episode of Smart Girls at the Party, Poehler interviews Aronson and celebrates her life’s work as CEO and founder of the Worldwide Orphans ... Read More
BY Teresa Lu in General on Apr 19, 2013 |
This morning, Amy Poehler gave us a couple of heartfelt ponderings through her webcam. In the latest episode of "Ask Amy", she responded to a young viewer's question about how much exposure to internet imagery is actually healthy or helpful to us.
The comedian somberly admits that she personally does feel bombarded by visual media these days, “In light of recent events, I’ve, and I’m sure you have, and the rest of the world, if not America have ... Read More
BY Kelly Maxwell in Boob Tube on Mar 13, 2013 |
Comedy Central has picked up ten episodes of Abbi Jacobson and Ilana Glazer's Broad City. The current webseries is a long time BUST favorite, so we are damn pleased to see our ladies finally make it big! UCB mainstays Jacobson and Glazer will star as awkward twenty-somethings trying to keep their collective shit together. Broad City has already gotten some major attention for its “sneak attack feminism” and the show was ... Read More
BY Genevieve Bleidner in General on Mar 06, 2013 |
It looks like Amy Poehler has responded to Taylor Swift’s now infamous reaction to the jokes Poehler and Tina Fey made about her when they co-hosted the Golden Globes.“You know what, Taylor Swift? You stay away from Michael J Fox’s son," Fey told a laughing crowd. Poehler joked that maybe Swift should "go for it," and Fey replied, "No, she needs some me time to learn about herself."In case you missed it, Swift made some cutting ... Read More
BY Lindsey Gentile in General on Jan 29, 2013 |
We have some very good news this week. Following in the footsteps of prolific funny women like Chelsea Handler, Amy Sedaris, and Tina Fey, Amy Poehler is writing a book. Yes, you heard that right—Amy Poehler is writing a book! Well, it’s about damn time!
According to the AP, the as-of-now untitled book will be out in 2014, and will be published by It Books, a pop culture imprint of HarperCollins Publishers.
It is “inspired in ... Read More
BY Amy LaCount in General on Jan 09, 2013 |
Ever feel akin to Cookie Monster cheerily exclaiming, “Me so hungry,” when it comes to news on Tina Fey? Then you’re in for a sweet treat: according to Vulture, Fey is currently slated to be in the Muppets sequel, following 2011’s smash hit headlining Jason Segel and Amy Adams, and more importantly, Kermit and Miss Piggy.
Fey, who always seems to be juggling a dozen projects, is even busier than usual – what with wrapping up the fan ... Read More
BY Maggie Carr in Boob Tube on Jan 02, 2013 |
In case you weren't already bursting-at-the-seams excited to see Amy Poehler and Tina Fey host this year's Golden Globe Awards, NBC has given us yet another reason to swoon over these talented comedians and longtime friends. Behold:The sneaks! The jewels! The tulle! I just can't wait. Clickity-click to check out another great vintage Poehler and Fey friendship photo, and scroll down for a sneak peek at the hilarity that is sure to ensue:
Photo via ... Read More
BY Katrina Pallop in Boob Tube on Dec 04, 2012 |
Former House Speaker and Lunar-colony enthusiast Newt Gingrich will guest star in an upcoming episode of Parks and Recreation on NBC. Gingrich will be the latest in a recent flurry of political heavy-hitters to appear on the show. Other recent guests include Olympia Snowe, Barbara Boxer, and Senator John McCain. Even Vice President Joe Biden and his dazzling choppers have graced Parks and Recreation with their presence of late.What is it about Parks and ... Read More
BY Amy Bucknam in General on Nov 12, 2012 |
All of us here at BUST love ourselves some funny ladies. That’s why we're going to talk about how the online show Broad City is worth checking out for a good hearty laugh.
Abbi Jacobson and Ilana Glazer are the creators and stars of the online comedy series Broad City. The 2-to-7 minute long webisodes depict life in the city for the two uncomfortably awkward twenty-somethings. And the ladies have been at it since 2010.
Last ... Read More
BY Erika W. Smith in Boob Tube on Nov 08, 2012 |
Big news about “America’s happy warrior” and newly re-elected VP Joe Biden — he’s going to guest star on Parks and Recreation!
If you’re not as obsessed with Parks and Rec as you should be (Seriously. Go watch every single episode right now, that show is perfect), you might not know that Amy Poehler’s character Leslie Knope is in love with Biden. He’s the single entry on her celebrity sex list, and she once said that ... Read More