Before Liz Lemon, before "Weekend Update", before "Sarah Palin", Tina Fey was just a young girl with a dream: a recurring stress dream that she was being chased through a local airport by her middle-school gym teacher. She also had a dream that one day she would be a comedian on TV.
She has seen both of those dreams come true.
At last, Tina Fey's story can be told. From her youthful days as a vicious nerd to her tour of duty on Saturday Night Live; from her passionately halfhearted pursuit of physical beauty to her life as a mother eating things off the floor; from her one-sided college romance to her nearly fatal honeymoon - from the beginning of this paragraph to this final sentence.
Tina Fey reveals all, and proves what we've all suspected: you're no one until someone calls you bossy.
Includes special, never-before-solicited opinions on breastfeeding, princesses, Photoshop, the electoral process, and Italian rum cake!
PLEASE NOTE: When you purchase this title, the accompanying reference material will be available in your My Library section along with the audio.
©2011 Tina Fey (P)2011 Hachette Audio
"I hope that's not really the cover. That's really going to hurt sales." (Don Fey, Father of Tina Fey)
"Do not print this glowing recommendation of Tina Fey's book until I've been dead a hundred years." (Mark Twain)
"Hilarious and insightful. Laugh-out-loud funny - oh no, a full moon. No! Arrgh! Get away from me! Save yourself!" (A Guy Turning into a Werewolf)
Yes. I liked Ms. Fey's delivery and her wry sense of humor. I was pleasantly surprised to find wisdom interwoven with her wit and gained some insight into the world of show business. Ms. Fey advocates for hard work, laughs at herself, and supports the advancement of women in her field without sounding strident or whiny. A very good listen.
The audio version of Bossypants is much better than print version, because Tina is actually narrating the text. She talks like she is having a conversation with you. I am not much of an autobiography reader, so I was hesitant. However, the entire book is hilarious and engaging. I listened to the entire book in one sitting, I could not walk away!
Don't get me wrong!!! I love Tina Fey and am completely happy with this purchase. Only she could deliver it and have it come off as funny as it was! The only problem that I had was that at times it was very clear that it was targeted at women and I felt like I was in a Victoria's Secret waiting for my wife to try something on....no matter how cool you try to play it, you still feel like a creep.
But, with all that said, I would still recommend this to others...ESPECIALLY women!
Charming and funny
How honest and real she was.
Summer drama camp
Worth your time
Highly recommend when you want to listen to a great story, told by the author. I couldn't stop laughing
Tina Fey herself
Couldn't stop listening. You know it's good when you put the ear plugs in and it follows you around the house until you've finished. Sad when it was over.
Will be listening to this one at least twice.
I listened to this book while doing laundry, cleaning house and going to the gym. I kept giggling out loud. My husband never could figure out what I was up to.
Absolutely, as long as they're not uptight about cursing or extremely conservative.
I've never really found a book similar to this. It's kind of like her style of comedy on 30Rock but with reality.
It made me laugh so hard I literally did a spit-take. In the library. In front of about 40 people.
Just buy it. It's worth it. I listen to it biking to work or school, shopping etc. It doesn't get old!
I love Tina's sarcasm. This book had a funny story for everyone. It kept me entertained from the beginning till the very end.
Laugh out Loud
Funny, entertaining, relaxing
Definitely the narrator!
An awesome personal touch.
No, I did not have any extreme reactions but I was laughing and sometimes I was laughing so hard that it made me cry.
A must read for all comedy lovers.
Yes, and I have. Because I want to make sure I heard it all.
None, I dont usually like these books
All of them
Her talking about her dad.
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