“Yes Please” is Amy Poehler’s hilarious and candid “tell-all” memoir with stories from Chicago to Hollywood, from the Upright Citizens Brigade to Saturday Night Live and Parks and Rec. “Yes Please” is a chock-full of words and wisdom to live by.
Amy Poehler’s thoughts on everything from her amazing parents and her “too safe” childhood outside of Boston, to her early days in New York City. Her ideas about Hollywood and the demon that looks back at all of us in the mirror, as well as her joy at being told she has a “face for wigs.” Her favorite SNL stories, and how she “does it all.” Old photos, poetry by 13 year old Amy, stories, thoughts, ideas, lists, and haiku. ISBN 978-0-06-226835-8.
Amy Poehler talks with Feminist.com founder Marianne Schnall about Feminism
Amy Poehler is a writer, actress, producer, director, and one of Hollywood’s most versatile and sought after talents. who grew up in the country spending many idle and hot summers alone incubating and exploring her wily desires. She makes us laugh with her Poehlerisms and tag-team comedy with Tina Fey.
Amy Poehler joined the Saturday Night Live cast from the Upright Citizens Brigade, an improv troupe she co-founded. Her eight seasons on Saturday Night Live gave us memorable impressions of Hillary Clinton, Kelly Ripa, Avril Lavigne, Sharon Osbourne, Paula Abdul, Sharon Stone and Michael Jackson. She received an unprecedented Emmy nomination for “Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series” for her work on Saturday Night Live, making Amy Poehler the first performer in SNL history to land a spot in this category. She went on to receive a second nomination in this category for her work on her final season the following year.
She splits her time between New York City and Los Angeles, and lives with her two boys.