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  Yesterday in L.A., Carrie Brownstein officiated a wedding. A true Renaissance woman, Brownstein is a riot grrrl goddess in Sleater Kinney, Portlandia star, memoir writer and genuinely hilarious and amazing chick who, in addition to winning our long term love and admiration, is officially certified to tie the knot. According to ABC News, Brownstein was in L.A. Read More
It seems like epic envy over celeb female friendships has been a major theme for me this summer. When I saw the recent video of Jennifer Lawrence and Amy Schumer dancing on a piano at a Billy Joel concert, I could barely keep it together. And my desire to be part of the "Bad Blood" squad got even more out of hand when I saw T-Swift and all her ladies at the VMAs last weekend. But I don’t think I’ve ever experienced as much jealousy as I did when I heard the news that the SNL ladies have a group text. Read More
Carrie Brownstein, who you may know as Portlandia writer and lead actress, guitarist and singer for Sleater-Kinney, and BUST cover girl, is now adding author to her extremely impressive resume. Brownstein’s memoir Hunger Makes Me a Modern Girl is set to be released October 27th. As if we weren’t already totally pumped, yesterday Brownstein announced her book tour dates, and the list of guest interviewers she has lined up for the tour sent all of us here at BUST into excitement overload. Read More
The hilarious duo of Tina Fey and Amy Poehler is back with their new comedy, ‘Sisters.’ Two Jersey girls – and by girls, I mean adult women – return home to empty their childhood bedrooms after their parents sell the house. Before they say their goodbyes, though, they have to throw one last party.   Amy Poehler and Tina Fey plan an outrageous, American teen-esque rager that I’m going to assume goes wrong... not before funny shit happens, though. Plus, Cena tells Fey’s character, “My safe word is ‘keep going. Read More
Are you missing Parks & Recreation? Have no fear—these crafts will help revive your love for one of the best shows to grace our televisions in a long while. Here are some fun crafts that pay homage to both the show and its D.I.Y.-superhero frontrunner, Leslie Knope. 1. This pattern advises to crochet a tiny horse in pink and white... but two shades of brown will better resemble Li’l Sebastian, the miniature horse (don’t call him a pony!) greatly beloved in Pawnee, Indiana.   2. Read More
If someone's saying "falafel" or "Wi-Fi" at a funeral, you might wonder if they're a little crazy. And one look at the teaser for Amy Poehler’s new show, “Difficult People,” will not only confirm these suspicions, it will have you cringing. Watch the trailer below via Youtube: “Difficult People” stars comedians Julie Klausner and Billy Eichner, both with previous experience working on Funny or Die’s “Billy on the Street.” It’s apparent through their chemistry that they've worked together before. Read More
I’m going to make a blanket statement: any time Amy Poehler is on TV, I want to be watching. Live, recorded via DVR, or streamed online –  it doesn’t matter. Everything she does gives me life. Which brings me to her appearance on Wednesday's episode of Late Night, where Poehler and current host Seth Meyers joined up to revive their infamous segment “Really!?! With Seth and Amy.” Back in the day, “Really!?!” was a rant-y recurring feature on Weekend Update, the notoriously hilarious Saturday Night Live news sketch Poehler and Meyers co-anchored. Read More
On July 31st, Netflix is throwing back to the summer of 1981 with Wet Hot American Summer’s prequel, Wet Hot American Summer: First Day of Camp, fourteen years after the film’s debut. With the return of the original cast, plus a handful of new faces, these eight episodes expand upon the first day of Camp Firewood’s infamous summer season. Now that your Orange Is The New Black binge is over, take a peek at the trailer. The episodes are edited to depict a VHS tape, fuzz, static and all. Read More
I was as stoked about the new Disney/Pixar film Inside Out coming out on Friday, June 19 as any 6-year-old in America. A movie, starring Amy Poehler, about feelings going on inside a preteen girl’s head? What could be better? When I saw the movie with a few high school friends on Friday night (at 9:30, past the little-kid rush) I wasn’t disappointed. Read More
“OK,” says BUST photographer Ramona Rosales to actor/comedian Kumail Nanjiani halfway through their shoot at a bar near his home in L.A. “Now it’s time to bring the sexy.” Raising his extremely expressive eyebrows, the 37-year-old replies, “I thought I was bringing the sexy. That was my 11. Read More