Articles Tagged with Amy Poehler

Amy Poehler’s No To ‘Daily Show’ Quickest ‘In History’

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Amy Poehler says her “no” to the Daily Show was the quickest in history. While Comedy Central would have obviously loved to have someone like Amy Poehler taking over for the legendary John Stewart, the actress was able to say no to the Daily Show with confidence that she wouldn’t ever regret it. Mediaite reports… Read more »

Top 3 Most Awkward Moments Of The Golden Globes

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Millions tuned in to the Golden Globes last night to watch stars and celebrities crack jokes, make speeches, and even get a little drunk. While many people seem satisfied with Tina Fey and Amy Poehler’s final year hosting, some moments of the Golden Globes were a little awkward to watch. The Independent chose one awkward… Read more »

Amy Poehler: ‘I Loved Cocaine’


In her new memoir, Yes Please, Amy Poehler opens up about her about experiences with drugs, and the Parks & Recreation star admits that she has tried and “instantly loved” cocaine. Excerpts from the beloved actresses book have been popping up all over the place over the last few days, but it will be here… Read more »

Jan Hooks’ Family Mourns Her Passing — No Public Funeral Service

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Former Saturday Night Live star Jan Hooks died last week at age 57. Hooks had been battling a “serious illness” for some time before passing away. Current SNL cast members paid tribute to Jan’s memory in a moving presentation that you can watch here. But fans and former co-workers of comedian and actress Jan Hooks… Read more »

Amy Poehler & Tina Fey Are Back in New Film ‘The Nest’

Amy Poehler and Tina Fey star in new film "The Nest"

The brilliant comedy duo of Amy Poehler and Tina fey are back again in their newest movie, The Nest. Due out December 2015, the film tells the story of two sisters who return to their hometown to clean out their childhood home before their parents sell it – but first, they throw one last raging… Read more »

Mindy Kaling Shares Details About ‘The Mindy Project’

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Former cast member and writer of the hit mockumentary The Office, Mindy Kaling has been the driving force behind another popular workplace comedy, The Mindy Project. The show finished its second season early last month, ending with more will-they-won’t-they drama between Kaling’s titular main character Dr. Mindy Lahiri and her grumpy but tender colleague Danny,… Read more »

Amy Poehler Joins Seth Meyers On His First ‘Late Night’ Show

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Amy Poehler joined Seth Meyers as his first guest on his very first Late Night show. The fact that Meyers and Poehler have been good buddies for more than 10 years, and worked together on Saturday Night Live, probably made Meyers’ debut that much easier for him. Meyers did admit that he was more than… Read more »

Tina Fey And Amy Poehler ‘Won’t Be Too Mean’ At Golden Globes

Tina Fey and Amy Poehler won't be too mean at Golden Globes

Tina Fey and Amy Poehler are promising to be on their best behavior at the Golden Globes Sunday night. The Saturday Night Live alumnae are returning for their second year as hosts after a well-received stint at last year’s ceremony. Poehler said she and Fey weren’t going to be too mean with their jokes. “That’s… Read more »

‘SNL’ ‘Weekend Update': A Look Back At Unforgettable Anchors

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Over its four-decade run, Lorne Michaels has made Saturday Night Live a topical comedy sketch show. In the beginning, the show was applauded for its skits that were often both timely and off-color. The center of the show’s battle ground, its home plate, if you will, is the “Weekend Update” segment. Over the weekend, it… Read more »

Mayim Bialik’s Emmy Surprise

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Big Bang Theory star Mayim Bialik was surprised to be nominated for an Emmy Award for her work on the show, a statement made after the announcement reveals. You may remember Mayim Bialik best from her 90s turn on the hit show Blossom, but Bialik has a new generation of fans after owning her lady… Read more »