Bossypants is the first comedy I have purchased, and I would rank it # 1.
Tina is unique.She is bright and articulate and kinda of raunchy in a good way. This book reflects her amazing comedic talent.
I laughed until I had tears in my eyes. Tina Fey is hilarious!
Recommended for an easy listen while driving. Tina Fey is funny and her narration makes it worthwhile.
I read and listened to this book, and hands down, the audio version is so overwhelmingly better because you get all of Ms. Fey. She is of course funny, but she's honest and so approachable. I especially enjoyed her moments when she reflects on parenthood, both as a child and as a parent, and it really made me stop and take it all a lot more lightly (thanks Tina!). There were some moments I actually had to pull the car over to the side of the road I was laughing so hard!
But Ms. Fey has a really important message that she weaves throughout her book and it's about empowering women, young and old. She does this in a way that's not preachy, but supportive, helpful and with a great deal of thought. And more importantly, she doesn't do this by demeaning men (thank you Tina!). For any woman at any phase of her career, Ms. Fey offers brilliant insight into how to stand tall and confident especially in a competitive environment working with both men and women. She gives women permission to be smart, funny and best of all, a woman regardless of the workplace, home or community. Isn't that what we all should be anyway - the best of ourselves? And she's clear that successfully working and living in your world is not about using your sexuality but using what is the best about being a woman as opposed to trying to like a man. I really loved this aspect of what she had to say. Ms. Fey is an excellent example of how men and women can work together and create an engaging, encouraging environment where each person is rising to level of potential and gender doesn't factor in one iota.
I hope we see more from Ms. Fey down the road!
Tina was honest to the point of being laugh out loud disturbing. When she would answer the
Like nothing I've read before. Tina reading her own book aloud gives you a feel of really being there when she's doing the photo shoot or meeting Lorne Michaels for the first time.
She's so real and uses so many personalities in the way she reads each passage.
Laughed...definitely laughed...A LOT
Buy it, listen, love it, repeat
It made me laugh, out loud, in public, the good kind of hearty real laughter.
If she writes another one, I'd check it out. Her style is hilarious but also repetitive. Her tone never varies which gets monotonous.
Her voice, how it was meant to be heard. Its like she's here, telling me her story, or rather, performing it.
This story is the essentially the first 40 years of Tina Fey's ride through being an awkward child to an awkward adult with all the funny, sad and embarrassing parts along the way.
Hearing that women are not perceived as funny because I always thought we were!
I have enjoyed watching her on 30 Rock and SNL so it seemed a natural thing to put her life so far story with her voice in the rhythm she usually speaks in.
No, but I can love a book and not want to listen to it non-stop for 8 hours.
Worth the read.
This very entertaining book is even more enjoyable because Tina Fey narrates!
Tina/Liz/Sarah Palin, of course.
Tina's characteristic deadpan humor shines through the narration.
I listened to most of this book during an Amtrak ride to and from NYC. It made me want to make a pilgrimage to 30 Rock.
I would recommend this book to anyone with an appreciation for Tina's brand of hilarity. Her matter of fact style provided many laugh out loud moments. You, know, the kind were your fellow track mates give you wide berth and assume you have voices in your head not emanating from headphones.
The funny insights into an insecure genius.
In the audio book you get to hear her voice and even some sound clips from sketches.
The book is an easy light read with what seems like an honest and true account of her life from childhood to 30 rock. She is normal, no gratuitous sex or vulgar words. She has been fearful at times, is excellent at giving credit to those around her and she survived the whole actress drama scene, which has to be difficult
The story comes off as honest and therefore relatable. Although I will never struggle with the producer of sat night live or have my life flashed in the tabloids, I am a mother etc. with similar struggles
CREDITS , Tina Fey is one of the few individuals that actually recognizes how important it is to give credit to those around you. Also credits roll at end of show etc etc
I want credit for the title. It is a great choice