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7 Life Lessons from Amy Poehler

Amy Meredith Poehler was born in Boston, Massachusetts on September 6 1971 to high school teachers Eileen and William Poehler. She grew up in nearby Burlington and moved to Chicago in 1993, after graduating from Boston College. 934 more words

Elevate Me

Book of the Moment: Yes Please

I had to wait approximately 6 months, 5 days, and 4 hours to finally read Yes Please by Amy Poehler. In the midst of my meager attempt at budgeting and saving for an upcoming trip to Vancouver, I’ve been going back to my Americorps ways of borrowing e-books from the library for my iPad. 438 more words


Female comedians in the boys' club

Great comedy is all about vulnerability.

Stand ups who really make us roll on the floor laughing are those who are not afraid to open up about the most personal and intimate experiences.

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Pop Culture

This feminist just got a new shirt

And she doesn’t fucking care if u like it.

But seriously, it’s an awesome shirt. How can you go wrong with an Amy Poehler quote and tie dye!?

here’s hoping,

Broad City Season 1 (2014)

Comedy Central’s Broad City has renewed my faith in the millennial generation. Ilana Wexler, played by Illana Glazer, and Abbi Abrams, played by Abbi Jacobson, are two oversexed, underemployed potheads in their 20s living in New York City. 1,077 more words

Abbi Jacobson

Drunk Movie Monday - They Came Together

You know how Scary Movie and Not Another Teen Movie are only like 50% funny, and the other 50% is just random jokes that completely fall flat and have very little to do with anything? 304 more words


My Month in Books: January through April 2015

For months I had been faithfully recording my reading progress on this blog, but two things thwarted my efforts: grad school applications and The Luminaries… 872 more words