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)
I love literary books! When it comes to audible though, I love non-fiction. I intend to try a lot more regardless. :)
I was a beginner at Audible and I wanted to try something that would not deter my attention away from the person reading, so I picked the marvelous, Tina Fey. Knowing that she is a very funny lady, I knew that I wouldn't be disappointed with my choice.
I wouldn't have said that her book was riviting, nor would I say that the chapters were very long or expertly written, but I would say that she had a way of telling her story that made the reader interested. She talked mostly about her life, how it shaped her into the person she is today. It's just as simple as that. It is a book that can be listened to in quick snippets, like washing the dishes, or switching a load of laundry. It wasn't a book that you had to listen to continuously and so you didn't have ot worry where the story stopped. Overall, it was a good book, read by the author who spoke about her own points of view and this is what made it enjoyable.
Short, funny, and so perfect, I really enjoyed reading Bossypants. It's definitely one of the best non-fiction audiobooks I've listened to.
Clearly, Tina Fey.
She's so funny and despite what she says, I think she does great impressions.
I laughed a lot.
I liked Tina Fey from Saturday Night Live and some of her movies, but really didn't know much about her, other than she is pretty funny. This book does not disappoint. I laughed out loud so many times. This is a great book.
I enjoyed this book. It is an interesting story, told well by Tina Fey. Since I am outside the US I actually have very little knowledge of her work, (I am not a TV watcher) but I still very much enjoyed her story.
Yes, it was worth listening to. Maybe not worth the audible credit because it was so short.
I think it may not have translated well to audio, even with Tina Fey narrating. Some things are meant to have a written impact.
Worth listening to, not worth the audible credit.
I was surprised to find I wasn't crazy about this book. It was actually somewhat dull.
This book does not compare to any other book. I wish this wasn't the first audio book I'd ever listened to, because now no other book will be as good.
I especially loved hearing about her growing up years. I enjoyed getting a glimpse into the ungainly upbringing of Tina Fey.
Tina's recount of her transition into womanhood.
Awesome that it was narrated by Tina Fey! No one else would be able to convey her sense of humor better than herself.
"My test of a good book is dreading to begin the last chapter." - Thomas Helm
I like Tina Fey, she's funny. I enjoy movies w/her in them & her sarcastic humor. She's extremely witty. However, I wasn't fond of her consistant swearing. I'm not sure what I expected. The book is funny.
Her animation and personality!
No, but did listen to the first chapter in one sitting!
Singed up for the membership, and used my free download for this book after listening to the first five minutes!!!!
Bossypants is great. Tina Fey is consistently smart and funny. The book is well paced and full of her self-deprecating humor.
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