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January 13- Feminist

You all watched a sketch about feminism and you didn’t even know it because of all the jokes. It’s like when Jessica Seinfeld puts spinach in kids’ brownies. Suckers.

I have a suspicion- and hear me out, ‘cause it’s a rough one- I have a suspicion that the definition of “crazy” in show business is a woman who keeps talking even after no one wants to fuck her anymore.

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Tina Fey talks about her time on Weekend Update with Jimmy Fallon and Amy Poehler on Watch What Happens Live in 2010.

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TODAY IS OFFICIAL TINA FEY AND AMY POEHLER DAY

I am so psyched for tonight’s Golden Globes. They KILLED it the last time they hosted! Their jokes on George Clooney, Leo diCaprio and others critiqued gender stereotypes and behaviors while being literally LOL funny.

30 Rock is one of my favorite shows of all time, and I really like Parks and Recreation. But I LOVE Fey/Poehler, both outspoken pro-women, feminist firebrands. I read Bossypants and loved it, and Yes, Please is up next.

I’ve posted feminist quotes and gifs by both women, here is a quick way to catch up the “greatest hits.”

Tina Fey quotes and gifs on Profeminist 

Amy Poehler quotes and gifs on Profeminist

So my unsolicited advice to women in the workplace is this. When faced with sexism or ageism or lookism or even really aggressive Buddhism, ask yourself the following question: ‘Is this person in between me and what I want to do? If the answer is no, ignore it and move on. Your energy is better used doing your work and outpacing people that way. Then, when you’re in charge, don’t hire the people who were jerky to you.
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WORDS OF WISDOM FROM AMY POEHLER

• “It takes years as a woman to unlearn what you have been taught to be sorry for. It takes years to find your voice and your real estate.”

• “Don’t get undressed and start pointing out your flaws or apologizing for thing you think are wrong with your body. Men don’t notice or care. They are about to get laid! They are so psyched. Men are very visual, so if you don’t want them to look at your stomach just put fake mustaches on your breasts to distract them.”

• “Let me take a minute to say I love bossy women. Some people hate the word, and I understand how ‘bossy’ can seem like a s–tty way to describe a woman with a determined point of view, but for me, a bossy woman is someone to search out and to celebrate.”

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I was walking home alone from school and I was wearing a dress. A dude drove by and yelled, “Nice tits.” Embarrassed and enraged, I screamed after him, “Suck my dick.” Sure, it didn’t make any sense, but at least I don’t hold in my anger.
—  Tina Fey (on her first catcall)

So this is the best response I’ve heard for a catcall. Especially given she was in middle school at the time.
Amy Poehler was new to SNL and we were all crowded into the seventeenth-floor writer’s room, waiting for the Wednesday read-through to start. There were always a lot of noisy “comedy bits” going on in that room. Amy was in the middle of some such nonsense with Seth Meyers across the table, and she did something vulgar as a joke. I can’t remember what it was exactly, except it was dirty and loud and “unladylike. 
Jimmy Fallon, who was arguably the star of the show at the time, turned to her and in a faux squeamish voice said "Stop that! It’s not cute! I don’t like it!”
Amy dropped what she was doing, went black in the eyes for a second, wheeled around on him. “I don’t fucking care if you like it.” Jimmy was visibly startled. Amy went right back to enjoying her ridiculous bit.
—  Tina Fey, Bossypants