Publish date: 2014-10-28
Publisher: Dey Street Books
Pages no: 352
Edition language: English
I must confess that I'm a latecomer to appreciating the talent of Amy Poehler. I first saw her during her stint on Saturday Night Live, though she was on during a time when I pretty much never watched the show, so much of it was filtered through clips of her "Weekend Update" performances and her (am...
Listen to Amy Poehler read her memoir? Yes Please! Amy Poehler is hilarious but also at times poignant and deep. I listened to the memoir during my runs (as is my wont), and once again, people were probably wondering about my laughing like a crazy person. The hazard of listening to the funny out...
I fell in Love with Leslie Knope character from Parks and Recreations and this book is just as good!
Honestly, I just skimmed this. I wasn't feeling it like I do a lot of nonfiction. It had some funny quotes, but eh, just seemed mediocre to me. Maybe if I was a bigger Amy fan. Oh well.
This was a great memoir that read like a conversation between friends. I am glad she focused on herself and her work rather than her divorce. Amy Poehler was real, showing scars, warts, and mistakes as well as good times. There is a lot of celebrity name-dropping, but mostly it was her friends or me...