BY Amy Carlberg in Movies on Jun 27, 2014 |
"I'm gonna say it out loud right now--out loud right now," Jenny Slate's character stammers in a clip from Obvious Child, broadcast during an interview with her and Gillian Robespierre on NPR's Fresh Air. Pregnancy, abortion, farts, tummies: these two women are saying it all out loud in the new romantic comedy, now in theaters. Co-written and directed by Robespierre,Obvious Child is about a female stand-up comedian (Slate) who decides to get an ... Read More
BY Brittany Allen in Boob Tube on Feb 14, 2014 |
Ahh, Valentine’s Day — that 24-hour block designed to sell greeting cards, indicate the lonely and breed competition in healthy relationships. I love flowers and candlelit dinners as much as the next pair of pants, but we can all agree on the somewhat forced aspect of a holiday that first calls to mind overcrowded restaurants and cheap plush teddy bears. The brouhaha is enough to make you wanna take your celebration (or, demolition...) inside. ... Read More
For last week’s feature in Elle magazine, Amy Poehler described her ravenous appetite for her craft, revealing her excitement about her new directing and producing gig on Broad City and her upcoming book, which she lovingly refers to as a self-help/memoir hybrid.
For Poehler and women everywhere, this is an exciting time. Her passion for women’s rights and female empowerment shines through her her every move, from her website Amy ... Read More
I knew I loved Parks and Recreation’s Tammy and Ron Swanson from the moment they had ravenous angry-sex in the middle of a diner. As Tammy puts it, “[Ron’s her] man, and [they] have something twisted... and beautiful.” As talented as Nick Offerman and Megan Mullally are, that kind of chemistry cannot be manufactured, and as it turns out, the pair is married in real life.
And that marriage must be pretty special. Mullally, known ... Read More
BY Eloise Giegerich in Boob Tube on Oct 22, 2013 |
Brace yourselves: NBC has reportedly put Parks and Recreation on hiatus until 2014, with the exception of a few new episodes in November. So basically, everyone’s life is now over. THANKS, NBC.
According to Vulture, the network announced various schedule changes and cancellations of new series on Friday, with the redone schedule failing to have Parks and Recreation listed in a timeslot. Instead, a repeat of The Voice will air in its place on Thursday ... Read More
BY Kat Hamilton in General on Sep 20, 2013 |
If you haven't fantasized about having a bestie like Amy Poehler, then you're lying to yourself. Finally, in an interview with Vulture, she has revealed to the masses just what it takes to be deemed worthy of late-night texting marathons and corny birthday presents:
"Money, connections, power, sexiness, thick hair, fast cars, a sweet-ass booty, and a desire to travel. All those things."
Admittedly, her standards are pretty high, but I'd do it all to have just one ... 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 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
BY BUST Magazine in General on Oct 02, 2012 |
Actress Aubrey Plaza’s naturally deadpan personality is so entertaining, the role of April Ludgate on Parks and Recreation was based entirely on her dry wit and trademark sullen stare. Here, the up-and-coming Hollywood hotshot opens up about funny women, famous feminists, and facing death
“What’s my cover line gonna say?” Aubrey Plaza asks as we walk down a sun-drenched Los Angeles street after a leisurely weekday brunch. “Wait, ... Read More