See the cover of amy poehler s memoir, yes please, your motivation for the day. She also explains why she was performing when she was 9 months pregnant. Amy poehlers author page in her new book is hilarious. Amy poehler has spent her career playing characters that make us laugh from her snl days, through movie roles in comedies like mean. Multiple golden globe and emmy awards winner, famous female comedian and legendary snl icon inspired adult coloring book amy poehler books. It was released on october 28, 2014 by harpercollins imprint dey street, and was described as full of humor and honesty and brimming with true stories, fictional anecdotes and life lessons by the publisher. Find all the books, read about the author, and more. Do you want to get to know the woman we first came to love on comedy centrals upright citizens brigade. I like hard work and i dont like pretending things are perfect. Amy poehler s highlyanticipated memoir, yes please a book full of words to live by, comes out in two weeks. Yes please, the new nonfiction essay collection by parks and recreation star amy poehler, proves that poehler has at least one thing in common. Amy poehler makes a promise in the very first sentence of her book, yes please.
In amy poehlers highly anticipated first book, yes please, she offers up a big juicy stew of personal stories, funny bits on sex and love and friendship and parenthood and real life advice some useful, some not so much, like when to be funny and when to be serious. I didnt walk away feeling like i had learned anything new about amy poehler, because. Just in time to fill the parks and recreation shaped hole in our lives comes amy poehler s very own memoir. Amy poehler discusses her new book that reveals backstage secrets of her superstar comedy colleagues. Actually, memoir is a bit of a misnomer for this dey street. Wise words on beauty from amy poehlers new book allure.
Yes please, by amy poehler amy poehler admits she wrote her new memoir while sleepdeprived. Raised in burlington, massachusetts, she graduated from boston college in 1993 and moved to chicago, illinois, to study improv at the second city and improvolympic. From her favorite snl host to how she juggles work and parenthood, here are some choice tidbits from the comedians new book. The actress opens up in her new book yes please, which hits stores oct. The much anticipated first book from comedic genius, actress, media darling, star of parks and recreation, alum ofsaturday night. Although that spirit gives the book a delightfully frenetic pace, poehler is precise and careful with her words. Comedian amy poehler on her new memoir, yes please poehler joins fresh airs terry gross to talk about fighting the body image demon, being a. The anchors talk about amy poehler s new book, yes please, in which she opens up about her divorce from will arnett.
And i say that not as a diehard snlmean girlsparks and recucbeverything amy. Amy poehlers new book, yes please, includes backstage saturday night live stories, lists, old photos and guest essays from both her parents. Called yes please, it is, as poehler fans might expect, funny, wise, earnest, honest, spiritually ambitious, occasionally selfindulgent and structurally messy. Yes please is a 2014 book by american actress and television writer amy poehler. In her new book, yes please, amy poehler dishes about the improv biz, her years on saturday night live dont miss the chapter called humping justin. Cocaine, sex tips and more from amy poehlers new book. Amy poehler opens up about divorce in new book today. Dry is a features editor for the washington posts style section. Amy poehler reveals her biggest snl regret in new memoir. Amy poehler s new book, yes please, goes on sale today, and i can already tell you its worth a read. Comedian and actor amy poehler spends several pages of her new book complaining about how difficult it is to write a book. Amy poehler on her new book, the end of parks and rec.832 627 631 1549 681 1340 276 466 856 683 554 1574 25 1084 1200 1154 243 118 137 997 229 1565 285 72 1320 351 448 1248 1141 1069 1256 24 413 1155 861