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10 hrs ago | Tri-cityherald.com

'Free Birds' on screen Aug. 1 in Richland

This image released by Relativity Media shows Jenny, voiced by Amy Poehler, left, and Reggie, voiced by Owen Wilson in a scene from the animated film "Free Birds."

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Related Topix: Life, Holidays, Lughnasadh, Owen Wilson

19 hrs ago | Hollywood Reporter

Chris Pratt: I Flashed Amy Poehler on Set of 'Parks and Rec'

There's a moment in Parks and Recreation 's second season in which Leslie opens the door to find Andy totally naked.

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Related Topix: Parks and Recreation, Entertainment, Television, Guardians of the Galaxy, Chris Pratt

Wed Jul 30, 2014

Hollywood Reporter

'Guardians of the Galaxy' Screening: Chris Pratt, Zoe...

Amy Poehler, Aubrey Plaza, Natasha Lyonne, Paul Rudd and Judy Greer hit the Cinema Society screening at SoHo's Crosby Street Hotel and an after-party at the Jimmy at the James Hotel rooftop.

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Related Topix: Guardians of the Galaxy, Chris Pratt, Aubrey Plaza, Lee Pace, Zoe Saldana, Hot Chicks

Tue Jul 29, 2014

BroadwayWorld.com

How I Learned Series Continues with 'to Live in New York' Tonight

The How I Learned Series Presents HOW I LEARNED TO LIVE IN NEW YORK. Hosted By: Blaise Allysen Kearsley TONIGHT, JULY 30TH, 2014 8:00PM / Doors at 7:30 UNION HALL, 702 Union Street, Brooklyn, , R to Union / F to 4th + 9th, Q, 2, 3, 4, 5 to Atlantic, 6 to Bleecker / F to 2nd SASHEER ZAMATA is an actress, writer, and comedian.

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Related Topix: New York, New York Government, Maya Rudolph

Sat Jul 26, 2014

Deadline

Comic-Con: Seth Meyers Talks Emmy Hosting & 'The Awesomes' Season 2

The late-night talk show host's pet side project won't make a cameo on the upcoming Primetime Emmys telecast that he's hosting, but Seth Meyers mentioned during The Awesomes panel at Comic-Con that his team is writing "filmed segments featuring many of this year's nominees."

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Related Topix: Comedy, Entertainment, Television, Saturday Night Live, Seth Meyers, Will Forte

Fri Jul 25, 2014

The Stranger

Poking a Dead Frog Explains the Joke and Makes It Funny

The only thing worse than repeating a joke to death is pulling the joke apart in an attempt to figure out how it works.

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Entertainment Weekly's PopWatch

Tina Fey and Rachel Dratch's 1999 stage show is as great as it sounds

One one side of Chicago's Second City stage, Rachel Dratch performs a one-woman show about the 19th-century woman's rights activist Edwina Garth Burnahm.

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Related Topix: Comedy, 30 Rock, Entertainment, Television, Saturday Night Live, Rachel Dratch, Celebrities, Tina Fey, Brian Doyle-Murray

Thu Jul 24, 2014

Boston Herald

Poehler's comedy finds home in 'Sweden'

"I'm still very much a Bostonian at heart," the Burlington-raised Poehler told the Herald.

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Related Topix: Entertainment, Television

Mon Jul 21, 2014

New York Daily News

'Chris Gethard Show' making comedy waves

The wild show on Manhattan Neighborhood Network has seen interest from more mainstream channels, and inspires a motley crew of regulars who attend the tapings Chris Gethard, center, is getting a lot of interest from more mainstream channels, and even did a Comedy Central pilot.

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Related Topix: Comedy, Entertainment, Television, Saturday Night Live, Upright Citizens Brigade

Sat Jul 19, 2014

Collider

Top 5: Sex Tape, First Avengers: Age of Ultron Image, Power Rangers...

Thanks to the greatness that is VOD, last night I was able to check out David Wain and Michael Showalter 's rom-com parody, They Came Together .

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Related Topix: Comedy Movies, Wet Hot American Summer, They Came Together, Michael Showalter, Celebrities, Paul Rudd, Christopher Meloni

Wed Jul 16, 2014

The Pordland Mercury

Wet Hot American Bummer

YOU LIKE AMY POEHLER , right? And Paul Rudd? You probably like Wet Hot American Summer, too.

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Related Topix: Comedy Movies, Wet Hot American Summer, They Came Together, Celebrities, Paul Rudd, Michael Showalter

CNN

'Saturday Night Live': Two more ousted

Brooks Wheelan, left, appearing with Colin Jost and Cecily Strong on "Saturday Night Live," recently tweeted that he was "fired" after one season on the show.

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Related Topix: Comedy, Entertainment, Television, Saturday Night Live, Chris Parnell

Tue Jul 15, 2014

The Baltimore Sun

'Saturday Night Live' loses three more cast members

Nasim Pedrad is also exiting the sketch comedy show, but her departure comes in part to her commitment to Fox comedy "Mulaney," which will be produced by "SNL" executive producer Lorne Michaels.

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Related Topix: Comedy, Entertainment, Television, Saturday Night Live

Contra Costa Times

Sitcom 'Welcome to Sweden' stars Greg Poehler

That may be changing, though, since the July 10 debut of "Welcome to Sweden" an inventive sitcom about Bruce Evans, an All-American accountant who abandons the comforts of New York and moves to Stockholm to be with his girlfriend, Emma, who's so blond and blue-eyed she could have been manufactured at Ikea.

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Related Topix: Comedy, Parks and Recreation, Entertainment, Television, Saturday Night Live

Mon Jul 14, 2014

Publishers' Weekly

SNL Writer Reaches the Right Readers at the Right Time

Coming three years after Tina Fey's New York Times bestselling Bossypants and before the much-anticipated release of Amy Poehler's memoir, Yes Please , former Saturday Night Live and Comedy Central writer and Second City Theater alumnae Cindy Caponera's new self-published book, I Triggered Her Bully , appears to have found the right readers at the ... (more)

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Related Topix: Comedy, Entertainment, Television, Saturday Night Live, Books, Bossypants, Celebrities, Publishing, Media, Tina Fey, New Times, Theater, Arts

Fri Jul 11, 2014

US News & World Report

And the Emmy Goes to a a White Man

Actress Mindy Kaling, and from left, Television Academy Chairman and CEO Bruce Rosenblum, and TV host Carson Daly announce the award nominees at the 66th Primetime Emmy Nominations announcement on Thursday.

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Related Topix: Parks and Recreation, Entertainment, Television, Comedy, The Hurt Locker

Thu Jul 10, 2014

Examiner.com

Poehler and Rudd make the best of 'They Came Together'

When Joel and Molly meet, it's hate at first sight: his big Corporate Candy Company threatens to shut down her quirky indie shop.

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Related Topix: They Came Together, Comedy Movies, Wet Hot American Summer, Comedy, Parks and Recreation, Entertainment, Television, Saturday Night Live, Upright Citizens Brigade

Connecticut Post

'Game of Thrones' leads Emmy nominees

The series garnered 19 Emmy Award nominations including one for best drama series, click through the photos to see the rest of the nominees.

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Related Topix: Emmy Awards, Entertainment, Television, Nurse Jackie, Thriller, Fargo, Crime Movies, Western, Drama Movies, Edie Falco, Parks and Recreation

Wed Jul 09, 2014

Bradenton.com

FST Improv Festival opens in Sarasota

FST Improv troupe members, clockwise from left, Angel Parker, Christine Alexander, Darryl Knapp, Rebecca Hopkins, Emily Levin, Patrick A. Jackson, Steve Turrisi and Adam Ratner.

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Related Topix: Sarasota, FL, Tampa, FL, St. Petersburg, FL

JAM! Showbiz

Greg Poehler a fish out of water in 'Welcome to Sweden'

"My pants are too tight when I'm in the U.S., and they're too baggy when I'm in Sweden," said Poehler, the star, writer and executive producer of the sitcom Welcome to Sweden, which makes its North American debut Thursday, July 10 on NBC and the Comedy Network.

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Related Topix: Parks and Recreation, Entertainment, Television, Comedy, Saturday Night Live

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