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Bristol's 'Who Wore It Better' Poll Goes Wrong

Palin's readers apparently think Tina Fey wore that sweater better than mom

(Newser) - Bristol Palin is not happy that Tina Fey is once again impersonating her mom on Saturday Night Live. For one thing, Fey "sounds nothing like my mom," and "her fake accent is like nails on a chalkboard," Bristol writes in a blog post . And then there'... More »

Palin's Trumpfest Gets Tina Fey Treatment

She's 'the total package—smarts, legs, yelling'

(Newser) - If Sarah Palin's endorsement of Donald Trump wasn't bizarre enough , Tina Fey returned to Saturday Night Live to turn, as the Decider puts it, the erstwhile vice presidential candidate's "already impressive word salad into even more of a feast for linguistic detectives of all stripes."... More »

Fey, Poehler Party Like It's 2007 on SNL

Comedians reunite, trot out Clinton, Palin characters of yore

(Newser) - Tina Fey and Amy Poehler returned to their old Saturday Night Live stomping grounds Saturday, and dragged out a couple of beloved ghosts of the 2008 election—and Poehler's Hillary Clinton of yore ran right into Kate McKinnon's Hillary Clinton of 2015 as Fey's Sarah Palin chirped... More »

Sisters Might Be Rare Miss for Fey, Poehler

Critics split between 'comic gold' and 'stupid movie'

(Newser) - Two very different siblings return to their childhood home to pack up before new owners move in, then decide to throw one last party in the R-rated comedy Sisters, starring Tina Fey and Amy Poehler. There's no denying the pair's chemistry, but not all critics are loving what... More »

Fey, Poehler Returning to SNL

They'll co-host the show for the first time on Dec. 19

(Newser) - Former Saturday Night Live cast members Tina Fey and Amy Poehler will return to the stage next month—only this time they'll be hosts. The pair will co-host the show for the first time on Dec. 19, a day after their new film, Sisters, hits theaters. They'll be... More »

Tracy Morgan Rocks SNL Stage One Year After Deadly Crash

Larry David, cast of '30 Rock' also showed up

(Newser) - Just a month after he surprised everyone with an appearance at the Emmys , Tracy Morgan went back "home" on Saturday night—to the stage on Saturday Night Live as its host, the AP reports. "I'm back, it feels so good to be here," he announced to... More »

Tina Fey, and 6 More Stars With Odd Middle Names

Meet Elizabeth Stamatina Fey

(Newser) - In honor of Middle Name Appreciation Day on Tuesday, People ran down 10 celebrities with odd middle names:
  • Tina Fey: Stamatina. Her full name is actually Elizabeth Stamatina Fey, and she got "Tina" from her middle name.
  • Elton John: Hercules. He was born Reginald Kenneth Dwight, but renamed himself,
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Tina Fey's New Show Is Great

Critics love 'Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt,' with Ellie Kemper

(Newser) - Tina Fey's new show is now available for streaming on Netflix, and while Fey herself isn't in it, most critics think her fans will feel right at home with the Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt. It stars Office alum Ellie Kemper in the lead role as a sunny young woman... More »

Fallon, Timberlake Lead SNL's Star-Studded 40th

Eddie Murphy makes an odd return to the show

(Newser) - Live from New York, it was a Sunday night, but a swath of legendary entertainers nevertheless came together to fete Saturday Night Live on its 40th anniversary. The SNL 40 special featured appearances from current and former cast members, film icons, and musical guests like Paul McCartney and Kanye West.... More »

Bravo to Fey, Poehler for Tweaking Cosby Scandal

Columnists weigh in on Golden Globes jokes

(Newser) - There's an argument to be made for not joking about the Bill Cosby rape scandal—like, for example, the awkwardness of using the alleged victims' trauma as a "laugh line." But, writes Spencer Kornhaber in the Atlantic , Tina Fey and Amy Poehler went there during the Golden... More »

Best Lines From Tina Fey, Amy Poehler

They open Golden Globes with jokes about The Interview, Bill Cosby

(Newser) - After welcoming an audience full of " minimally talented spoiled brats ," Tina Fey and Amy Poehler kicked off tonight's Golden Globes—the last one, they say, that they will host.
  • They made sure to start their opening monologue by noting they were there to honor "all the
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How 7 Celebs Got Their Famous Scars

Car crashes, horseback riding accidents, and tag, oh my

(Newser) - Ever wondered how a famous actor or actress got their famous scar? The New York Post rounds up 14 stories-behind-the-scars:
  • Tina Fey was just 5 when a stranger approached her in her front yard and cut her left cheek with a knife, leaving her with a visible scar.
  • Harrison Ford
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5 Actors Who Wrote Books That Are Actually Good

And not all of them are memoirs

(Newser) - When you think of books written by celebrities, "fine literature" might not be the first two words that come to mind —but College Candy rounds up 10 books by celebs you might actually want to read:
  • Bossypants by Tina Fey: Funny, inspiring, and has some important things to
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You May Want to Leave This Is Where I Leave You

Despite a strong cast, critics say this flick falls flat

(Newser) - Tina Fey, Jason Bateman, and Jane Fonda team up in This Is Where I Leave You, a film about siblings brought together by their father's death. Though audiences are somewhat pleased, according to Rotten Tomatoes , critics are instead ready to throw tomatoes. Here's what they're saying:
  • Director
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Muppets Sequel Can't Top Reboot

Critics are pleased overall, but can't help comparing to the 2011 installment

(Newser) - The Muppets are back following their spectacular 2011 revival . This time, they're headed to Europe (with comedic big-hitters Tina Fey, Ricky Gervais, and Ty Burrell alongside), where all doesn't quite go as planned. Does Muppets Most Wanted live up to the reboot? The critics weigh in:
  • "Refreshingly
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13 Big Celebrity Feuds

Let's just say these stars don't get along

(Newser) - Admit it: Celebrity feuds are kinda fun. Radar rounds up 26 of the juiciest. A sampling:
  • Chelsea Handler is friends with Jennifer Aniston and thus no fan of Angelina Jolie, although she once insisted, "It has nothing to do with Jennifer." She just thinks Jolie "seems like
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Tina Fey, Amy Poehler's Best Golden Globes Lines

Fey even swipes back at Taylor Swift

(Newser) - Tina Fey and Amy Poehler opened the Golden Globes by simultaneously flattering and teasing their fellow Hollywood bigwigs—including Amy Poehler. "I believe Amy is here tonight, can we get a shot of her?" Poehler asked as the camera cut to Jennifer Lawrence. Poehler was quick to note that... More »

Here's Your 2014 Golden Globes Drinking Game

Tina Fey, Amy Poehler talk about Sunday's awards show

(Newser) - Tina Fey and Amy Poehler sat down for a pre-Golden Globes interview with the Hollywood Reporter , so of course they laid out the rules for this year's drinking game . "Anytime you see a gown with sleeves, you're going to drink," says Fey. "Anytime they cut... More »

Tina Fey Bringing Us New Sitcom

NBC gives series order to Ellie Kemper sitcom

(Newser) - Good news, Tina Fey fans: The 30 Rock star is producing a new sitcom, and NBC just gave it a rare straight-to-series order for 13 episodes to premiere next fall. The as-yet-untitled single-camera comedy stars The Office star Ellie Kemper, Variety reports. It's about a woman starting over in... More »

Fey, Poehler Getting Huge Globes Paydays

Source says they'll make $4M each, each time they host

(Newser) - OK, so it may be a report from gossip site Radar Online , but we can totally see Tina Fey and Amy Poehler doing this: While making a deal to host the Golden Globes for the next two years , they "decided to ask for the craziest package ever given to... More »

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