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Tina Fey

And All Was Right With the World

Tina Fey & Amy Poehler Will Play Sisters In A New Comedy Film From Paula Pell

Happy dance!! Tina Fey and Amy Poehler are working together again! And they’re playing sisters. 

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Things We Saw Today

Things We Saw Today: New Muppets Most Wanted Poster

Woo! There’s a new poster out for the upcoming Muppets Most Wanted. How excited are you all to see Tina Fey in a Muppet movie? I know I’m crazy excited. (via Empire)

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I will make it legal!

Tina Fey and Amy Poehler Cast Themselves As Vader’s Moms In Episode VII

Poehler: [Darth Vader] has two horrible mothers. We know a lot of father stuff with Star Wars, and not a lot of mother stuff. We play these really naggy mothers of Darth Vader.
Fey: [In an elderly New Yorker accent] “Darth, eat! Why don’t you eat?” That kind of stuff.
Poehler: “You’re never gonna find a girl when you go out looking like that!”
Fey: Making him practice his Jedi stuff for hours.
Poehler: Hitting on all his Jedi friends inappropriately. I feel like the theme of the next
Star Wars is going to be: How does a working mother juggle it all? I’m looking forward to that. What I like about all these giant superhero movies is that they speak to the issues that I’m dealing with right now — working mother and time management and how to be an interesting, sexual, curious woman in your 40s. That’s the kind of stuff that I like to see on the screen, and that’s what I see with a lot of the films out today.
Tina Fey and Amy Poehler, speaking to Entertainment Weekly about who they’re totally, no joke, playing in Star Wars: Episode VII. That got incisive near the end.

By the way, J.J. Abrams would be up for it:

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and let it be known

Here’s All the Folks that Amy and Tina Are Going to Make Jokes About in the Golden Globes

And they include Amy Poehler, nominated for best actress in a comedy television series.

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Things We Saw Today

Things We Saw Today: Tina Fey Dressed as Marty McFly

Tina Fey attended Michael J. Fox‘s comedy/curing Parkinsons benefit gala dressed as… well. (Fashionably Geek)

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Assuming Direct Control

Lady-Created Comedies Are Taking Over Television

What do Tina Fey, Laura Gutin, and Laura Solon all have in common? They’re all female comedy writers with new series in development, by ladies, starring ladies.

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Good News Everyone!

Tina Fey & Amy Poehler Heard Prayers, Will Descend From Olympus to Host Golden Globes Again

Comedians Tina Fey and Amy Poehler‘s stint as Golden Globes hosts was one thing for folks like us who already love the two ladies, but it really seems to have struck a chord with a lot people. It was given a shoutout in this year’s Oscars, a nod in this year’s Emmy’s, and now, it’s being given an encore.

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Not all that glitters is gold

Here’s What Went Down at Last Night’s Emmys, Where Funny Ladies Made History And Game of Thrones Won Nothing

Ah, the Emmys. It can be a weird thing for fans of genre TV, since sci-fi/fantasy shows rarely get nominated, and when they do, they rarely win. Case in point: Game of Thrones, which was nominated for four awards at last night’s ceremony and didn’t win any of them. But still. When it comes to women working behind the scenes, something really cool happened. See what that is, and check out the rest of the winners, behind the jump.

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And All Was Right With the World

Brace Yourselves: Julie Andrews, Tina Fey, Amy Poehler, and Carol Burnett Will All Be On Your TV Together This November

Back in May it was announced that Carol Burnett would be awarded the Kennedy Center’s annual Mark Twain Prize For American Humor  (‘Bout. Darn. Time). Now we know that when the ceremony airs on PBS on November 24th it’ll be filled with the likes of Amy Poehler, Tina FeyTony Bennett, and Julie “Julie Flippin’ Andrews” Andrews talking about how great Burnett is. Also on hand will be The Carol Burnett Show co-stars Tim Conway and Vicki Lawrence. So set your DVRs (or, y’know, make a mental note to keep your eyes open for YouTube clips the day after), because it’s gonna be great.

Tangentially speaking: How is Carol Burnett just getting the Mark Twain Award now? Not to discount previous winners like Fey and Will Ferrell, but… she’s Carol Burnett! Ah well. All will be made right later on this year.

(via: Paste)

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Cautiously Optimistic

Rumor: People Behind the Golden Globes Really, Really Want Tina Fey and Amy Poehler to Host Again

Amy Poehler and Tina Fey killed it at least year’s Golden Globes, so it’s no surprise they’ve reportedly been asked back for a second go. But will they say yes?

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