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!
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©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)
Why mention the scar and an attack, but then not give any details--shall we just make up our own story? What's the secret? Seems she draws draw more to it by the secrecy. Loved the part about Tina's father--could so relate.
Ok, so the book was hilarious. The narration was good. Whoever decided that fading between excerpts was a good idea needs a new career. It was pretty distracting and often words would be cut off at the end of a section due to fading.
Five stars for the comedy and narration.
I love this book. Also loved that Tina was the narrator. My best friend and I laughed hysterically when we took a road trip the other day. I am now Tina Fey's biggest fan.
Too short! I wanted more! I love this audiobook. And I actually did buy it for my sister-in-law, who had already read the book but who I insisted should HEAR the book, and she loved it too. Even if you've read the book, there's nothing like hearing it the way Tina says it, buy it again.
I LOVE Tina Fey on 30 Rock and consider her acting to be first class. This book leaves me irritated and bored frankly: her childhood tales just aren't that interesting, and her performance is grating. I switched from listening to this to David Sedaris and felt immediate relief... made me realize that her humor is far more appropriate in a theatrical/TV ensemble setting.
A funny and surprisingly human account of life as Tina Fey sees it, narrated by, who else but Tina Fey herself. Wonderfully enjoyable five and half hours.
I stopped halfway through this one, I really honestly thought it would be much better given the fact I love Tina's writing on 30 Rock and others, but after listening through some 15 or 16 chapters I just got fed up with the huge amount of sarcasm.
It does provide a few funny moments, and it might even get better towards the end if you stick with it, but I didn't.
This is one of the funniest books i have listened to. Tina Fey reads it herself and she is hilarious. I love her on Saturday Night Live, and 30 Rock. This is a contiuation of her great brand of humor. I would recommend this book to anyone who wants a great laugh!
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