Yes Please by Amy Poehler

Yes Please—thank you very much

Goodness gracious. Was this book lonnnng overdue! When I heard Yes Please by Amy Poehler was in production, it was a soft “ahhhhh” from the heavens. Bright lights and golden rocking chairs. A book from this beautiful, talented starfish meant more to me than you’ll ever know. Remember when Tina Fey’s Bossypants made its debut? That was equally monumental. Basically, … Continued

Amy Poehler and Steve Carell are Emmys Snubs

Emmys snubs that I just can’t get over. Cannot.

Snub /snəb/ Verb rebuff, ignore, or spurn disdainfully. check the movement of (a horse or boat), especially by a rope wound around a post. -Google There are some things in life that make us cough with bad taste. Forget the horses, boats, and ropes around posts here. I’m talking about AWARD-WINNING people snubs. The Emmy’s … Continued

Above The Fold Podcast

Talkin’ it up on Above The Fold Podcast

A guy. A girl. Two microphones. A laptop. Garage Band running on that laptop. Another laptop. Two pairs of headphones. Two glasses of water. Maybe some candies. An electric piano. Smiles because we’re having fun. ONE BIG DREAM. So recently Josh and I started a podcast. Together, we chat about our lives and things attractive … Continued

Letters

The lost diaries of our youth: a forgotten hobby

When you were a kid, there was probably a week in your life that you kept a diary or journal. Remember what you said? It was something like: “I’m going to write about my day, everyday, and lock it up with a key. This is my new hobby. And if you don’t like it, then get … Continued

#AskSNL

Saturday Night Live has a buddy. And it’s social media.

Saturday Night Live’s 39th season (2013-2014) was one of fresh talent. Why so fresh? There were a lot of spots to fill. Lots of key players decided to carry-on the season prior (Bill Hader, Fred Armisen and Jason Sudekis) as well as a couple fan favorites settling their leave the season prior to that (Kristen … Continued

Michael Scott using a Blackberry

Well, my weaknesses really are my strengths.

The golden interview prompt: “Tell me about your strengths and weaknesses.” Oh. Gladly, sir. Strengths are easy. You know what you’re good at. But when it comes to weaknesses, eh… I’d rather not. Not tonight. And it’s not that you don’t know what you’re not good at. It’s that you may not want to admit … Continued

Tucker and Duke, dogs, in car

A pup point: the strive for a balanced life

Can you believe it? I am a dog lover? I think they are the best? It’s true. I love dogs. Especially the big ones, and the seniors/senoras. Hey, there is history in those eyes! The key to a happy dog is a balanced life. Just ask Cesar Millan. Any dog can achieve this with the … Continued

The Maya Rudolph Variety Show

Stop slicing bread. The Maya Rudolph Show is here.

Monday, May 19, 2014, The Maya Rudolph Show premiered on NBC. Of course, critics were indeed very critical of every component of the show, being that it had a lot to live up to from variety shows back in the 70s. Ratings weren’t as great as they could have been, so the question remains whether … Continued

Parks and Rec cast

Why I never gave up on the TV show Parks and Rec.

You know, because it almost got cancelled…multiple times. I’ve always been in Parks and Recreation’s corner. Ready with the water bottle and rag for blood. I remember this one time in college (circa 2009) when I was taking a TV production management class. The professor was discussing new TV shows and making predictions on which … Continued

TV Pilot Script

What does it take to get me hooked to your TV pilot?

I love TV. And I still love watching scheduled television programming on an actual TV. Does that make me weird? Oh absolutely! When I hear about new TV shows that are set to debut, I get really excited. The TV pilot is the first glimpse into a new series. It’s what network execs use to determine … Continued