Before I meet with Saturday Night Live star Aidy Bryant at one of her favorite restaurants on Manhattan’s west side, I text a few mutual friends and acquaintances to find out what she’s like. I figure it can’t hurt to do a little more background research on the 28-year-old improviser and actress who has made me laugh consistently since 2012 with SNL characters like Morgan, the awkward teen co-host of Girlfriends Talk Show, and Officer Chubbina Fatzarelli of the cop duo “Dyke and Fats.”
“She is a dream,” says one pal. Read More
BY Olivia Harrison
on Sep 09, 2015
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
BY Hanna Lustig
on Jun 26, 2015
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
In anticipation of San Diego’s Comic-Con on July 9th, toy company Bif Bang Pow! has created action figures of your favorite superheroes: Amy Poehler and Tina Fey.
After all they've done for women in comedy—and for the constant LOLs they've given us—it's no question that they deserve representation as action figures, which are defined as "dolls representing a person or fictional character known for vigorous action, such as soldiers or superheros." Vigorous action? Absolutely. Superheroes? For sure. Read More
BY Madison N Nunes
on Apr 30, 2015
“From the forest… out of dirt and sticks” emerged Khaleesi dressed as Kristen Wiig. Wait, it's actually Kristen Wiig dressed as Khaleesi on The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon—and it couldn't have been more hilarious.
Neither Fallon nor Wiig—who have unparalleled platonic chemistry—were able to hold it together during last night's seven minute segment. And between the newest hit “Wonderful, Wonderful, Wonderful” and Rapid Fire Questions, it’s easy to see why. Read More