"Bossypants by Tina Fey has been hailed (by me, just now) as “the
gold standard in comedy/gender politics/boating mishap memoirs in
recent memory”. It is truly a riotously funny and whip-smart narrative
of the creative process of a quiet genius. Interspersed with hilarious
and sarcastic anecdotes and comedy bit-lets, Bossypants takes
the reader through Tina Fey’s flamboyantly formative childhood theatre
camp coming-of-age to her haltingly successful cultish devotion to
improvisational comedy, leading finally to her reluctant fame as a
writer and political satirist on Saturday Night Live and star of the
oddball, absurdist sitcom 30 Rock."
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 television.
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