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  1. Billy Eichner to Write First BookRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 16, 2014 | Hollywood Reporter

    ... and death," Eichner said. The book comes as Eichner continues to see his Hollywood star rise. He's teaming with Amy Poehler and Billy on the Street head writer Julie Klausner for the USA Network pilot presentation Difficult People . Eichner and ...

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  2. More SNL Cast Members GoneRead the original story

    Jul 15, 2014 | The Hartford Courant

    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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  3. 'Saturday Night Live' Loses Three More Cast MembersRead the original story

    Jul 15, 2014 | Boston Herald

    "Saturday Night Live" has given the boot to two more freshman cast members, and is losing one of its more recognizable players, sources confirm to Variety.

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  4. Sitcom 'Welcome to Sweden' stars Greg PoehlerRead the original story

    Jul 15, 2014 | Contra Costa Times

    ... happened to me." Poehler admits that his rapid rise to sitcom star is tied somewhat to his last name. Sister Amy Poehler, a "Saturday Night Live" breakout star and Golden Globe winner for "Parks and Recreation," quickly signed on as an executive ...

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  5. Saturday Night Live Fires First-Year Performer Brooks WheelanRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 14, 2014 | Cinema Blend News

    Nothing in life is a sure thing, and the percentage of success gets exponentially more minuscule when the thing in question is a career with Lorne Michaels and Saturday Night Live .

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  6. Interview: Standup comedian Barry RothbartRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 15, 2014 | City Pages

    Comedian Barry Rothbart will arrive in Minneapolis on the heels of the release of his documentary Hungry .

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  7. SNL Writer Reaches the Right Readers at the Right TimeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 14, 2014 | Publishers' Weekly

    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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  8. Perils of Parodying ParodyRead the original story

    Jul 14, 2014 | Living the Romantic Comedy

    ... years ago, so Wain's deconstruction of it can't possibly feel fresh. Out to dinner with friends, Paul Rudd and Amy Poehler's characters announce that their courtship was like one of those silly romantic comedies, and then proceed to illustrate this ...

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  9. And the Emmy Goes to a a White ManRead the original story

    Jul 11, 2014 | US News & World Report

    ... got the brushoff in Thursday's Emmy nominations . My vote is for the ruthless (ruthless, I tell you) snub of Amy Poehler's "Parks and Recreation" for best comedy. There is one significant exclusion that we should all agree upon, though: the glaring ...

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  10. Aux Dog Theater Nob Hill Presents COMEDY?, Now thru 7/26Read the original story

    Jul 10, 2014 | BroadwayWorld.com

    COMEDY? is known for being audience favorites at The Box Performance Space and Improv Theater, but after years of refining their craft they're ready to surprise the Duke City with something completely different.

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  11. "Welcome to Sweden" may be the Poehler family's best sitcomRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 10, 2014 | Salon

    Amy Poehler is, at this point, more than a comedian and actress - with two Golden Globes co-hosting gigs under her belt and a book of anecdotes and advice coming this fall, she's a blue-chip brand representing zany but knowing humor, even for those who think her "Parks and Recreation" has crossed the rubicon into unsustainable contrivance.

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  12. FilmlandThe ExorcistsRom-coms expel their demons, Deliver still cursedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 10, 2014 | North Coast Journal Weekly Politics

    ... it on my own, I would coerce a loved one, because everything these guys touch is made golden. Paul Rudd and Amy Poehler play Joel and Molly, who, over the course of a double date with Kyle and Karen (the often painfully funny Bill Hader and Ellie ...

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  13. Poehler and Rudd make the best of 'They Came Together'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 10, 2014 | Examiner.com

    ... is hung up on his sexy ex. But amazingly, they fall in love, until they break up about two thirds of the way... Amy Poehler and Paul Rudd have proven to be two of the most reliable performers in comedy . Through her TV work on "Saturday Night Live" ...

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  14. 2014 Emmy Nominations Are InRead the original story

    Jul 10, 2014 | Examiner.com

    ... medy Series Lena Dunham, Girls Edie Falco, Nurse Jackie Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Veep Melissa McCarthy, Mike & Molly Amy Poehler, Parks and Recreation Taylor Schilling, Orange Is the New Black

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  15. A Pretty Great Nick Offerman ImpressionRead the original story

    Jul 9, 2014 | D Magazine

    Frank Hejl graduated from UNT and now he's up at the Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre in New York. Here he is doing a short but awesome impression of Nick Offerman, whom you know from TV's Parks & Recreation , and judging Meat Fight . ( via )

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  16. 'Game of Thrones' leads Emmy nomineesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 10, 2014 | Connecticut Post

    ... television series, "Nurse Jackie," season 6. (AP Photo/Showtime, David M. Russell) Photo: David M. Russell, HONS AMY POEHLER, PARKS AND RECREATION - What's the woman got to do to win an Emmy? It took a few seasons for the Academy to even recognize ...

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  17. NBC's Welcome to Sweden greets viewers todayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 10, 2014 | NWAonline

    ... tries to figure out how to win over Emma's strange family. Executive producers include Poehler and his sister, Amy Poehler ( Parks and Recreation ), and it's art imitating life for Greg, who was happily going along as a lawyer, met a Swedish lawyer ...

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  18. NBC works the angles of comedyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 9, 2014 | Boston.com

    ... Birger (Claes Mansson), who seems to shrink every room he enters. Because the stars he worked with - including Amy Poehler, Will Ferrell, Gene Simmons, and Aubrey Plaza - can't live without Bruce, they make regular appearances in his life and on the ...

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  19. How Welcome to Sweden Went from a Pipe Dream to Your New Favorite ShowRead the original story

    Jul 9, 2014 | Steuben Courier

    ... Poehler then did what any of us wish we could do: He asked his older sister Amy - yes, as in Parks and Rec star Amy Poehler - to look over his work. "I just wanted to know if it looked like the scripts she had seen," Poehler told reporters. "I had ...

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  20. FST Improv Festival opens in SarasotaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 9, 2014 | Bradenton.com

    ... Festival debut. UCB has two theaters in New York and one in Los Angeles. It was founded in the late 1990s by Amy Poehler and a few other big-name comedians. "We do long-form improv," she said. "We have no script and no plot. We start with a ...

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