Amy Poehler wasn't always America's favorite aggressively positive city councilwoman Leslie Knope on television's Parks and Recreation. Nor was she born into the role of writer, performer, and all-around comedy goddess on Saturday Night Live. It was no accident that she co-founded the Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre in New York and starred in the Upright Citizens … Continue reading The Stand Up Sit Down Book Club Stands With Amy Poehler And Says “Yes Please!”
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Fall 2014 Book Preview – Part One
We tried to put all of the books we're looking forward to this Fall into one post, but, holy pajamas, there are just way too many. Call us gluttons. There's a lot to read this season. So here's Part One for now, Part Two shall be along shortly. All books mentioned in this post are … Continue reading Fall 2014 Book Preview – Part One
POKING A DEAD FROG: More Than A Writing Manual
Poking a Dead Frog: Conversations with Today's Top Comedy Writers by Mike Sacks ~post by Steve(n) It is a paradoxical testament to the excellence and effectiveness of Mike Sachs's captivating new writing guide Poking a Dead Frog: Conversations with Today's Top Comedy Writers that it is all but impossible to read it uninterrupted for any … Continue reading POKING A DEAD FROG: More Than A Writing Manual
AMY POEHLER COVER REVEAL!
Comedian Amy Poehler just revealed the cover of her upcoming memoir, Yes Please, and we're loving it: The book will be on our shelves in October. According to Today, Poehler "...will tackle a variety of topics, from friendship and parenting to advice on love and life, all done with her inimitable wit." Can't wait to … Continue reading AMY POEHLER COVER REVEAL!