Listens while running
Tina Fey is a fantastic writer, narrator, and--from what I can tell--person. I often enjoy listening to authors read their work, and Fey is one of the best I've heard.
I loved the critical reflection Fey engaged in throughout the book. I was probably most engaged in her commentary on motherhood. I wish all moms could somehow be forced to listen to her advice. Really I just want to make every woman I know read this book and follow Fey's advice that we should try to be a bit nicer to one another.
I would absolutely listen to this again, she was fun to listen to and had very interesting stories to share. As a fan of 30 Rock, in particular, it was great to hear background info on the series and actors involved.
Tina's self-deprecation throughout. Always great!
She sounded like herself, comedic timing was perfect.
The whole thing!
The offensive language could have been minimized and Tina could have taken a more humble approach on delicate issues. I did not appreciate her arrogant slant to some sensitive issues.
arrogant, nasty, uninformed
The performance was good.
Yes. It has a lot of good laughs in it. It's like having tea with a good friend who you share a lot of history with.
Her description of her childhood.
no, but i plan to!
This is one of my first biography type listens. I can't hardly put it down though!
Not to the end yet so I don't know. Loving the Alec Baldwin and Loren Michaels scenes though.
If read by anyone but Tina it would be disappointing. She has a great animated voice and the story rings true coming from her.
I started the book expecting to really love it, but half way through I am thoroughly disappointed. Tina Fey was really funny on SNL, but the book has very few (but enjoyable) funny moments. As a male listener, there were certain sections that were outright boring.
AND she talks too fast and assumes that the listener is sitting an arm chair with headphones. Nope... I am in a car in traffic and if you go too fast, I risk getting a ticket if I have to rewind....
Tina Fey was absolutely hilarious and I laughed out loud.
It's Tiny Fey! I loved everything about her performance. It never felt like a narration. It just felt like she was talking to a friend about her life.
LAUGH a ton.
This was a great introduction to audiobooks, against which I will compare all other books to come.
I would listen to Bossypants again. Why? My ears and brain still work and Tina makes a funny all over this book.
When Bossypants finally admits that she is the Bossypants and that the Bossypants is hungry for food.
That one funny part.
That intro music really got me dancing. I haven't moshed that hard in years.
Please disregard all previous comments.
This was a great book to listen to on a long car ride. It effortlessly keeps you laughing and engaged with the story line. I don't think my fiance (male) was prepared for it to go into so many details of a woman's personal life but he still really enjoyed the book. We were both impressed with how Tina Fey managed to breakout out of the Liz Lemon mold so quickly in the book. We were afraid that we should only hear the TV character but Tina immediately showed a depth and maturity that went far beyond 30 Rock. Tina is an inspirational woman and this book is a real treat!
Tina Fey did an excellent job reading her book. She didn't just read the words but rather performed it, paying reall attention to phrasing and tone.
No, this really benefited from multiple listening sessions. there was a lot of energy in this story and I enjoyed listening to it in doses.
If you listen to this in a public place, like a gym, expect people to look at you when you find yourself laughing out loud!