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Bossypants by Tina Fey
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May 16, 2011

really liked it
bookshelves: 2011, non-fiction, kindle-reads
Read from April 07 to May 16, 2011 , read count: 1

Bossypants is hilarious all the way through, but its best parts were Fey giving us a backstage look at her life getting into SNL, working on SNL, creating 30 Rock, and returning to SNL for Sarah Palin impressions. While there is obviously hyperbole in this biographical info, the sense of pride of being a female in comedy is evident, and made me well with pride too. I can't help but admire the woman.

PS I'm also using "yellow hair" instead of "blonde," too. A joke referenced on a recent episode of Parks & Rec when Fey's bff Amy Poehler refers to herself as "yellow-haired"
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Reading Progress

04/07/2011
9.0% "I feel a camaraderie so far since she's been making funnies about being a brunette female so far..." 2 comments
04/11/2011
21.0% "Sometimes hard to read at gym because I'm laughing and I get short of breath!"
04/12/2011
32.0% "Hilarious now and also interesting - just got to the beginning of her improv career in Chicago."
05/15/2011
86.0% "Still a laugh riot, and stirs feelings of female solidarity as well."

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Susan Howson Yellow-haired! That's totally a Victorian thing to say!


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