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Amy Poehler

7 Reasons We Have All Fallen in Love With Amy Poehler

Amy Poehler is a brilliant, hilarious, talented, passionate, giving, inspiring human being who America is lucky to have in our midst, and it's no surprise the smart girls of the world have fallen madly in love with her and everything she stands for. Read More »

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9 Reasons Why Leslie Knope is One of the Best Fictional Feminists

Even though "Parks and Recreation" is over, Leslie Knope is always with us — thanks to Netflix. If you miss the craziness that went on in Pawnee as much as we do, just know that you're probably not the only person re-watching every single episode of "Parks and Recreation." Read More »

Amy Poehler’s 5 Comebacks for Dealing With Rude People

At one point in Amy Poehler's book "Yes Please," she tells the story of her slightly disastrous speech at a major event (page 235), and then lists her incredible reactions to the situation. Read More »

4 Reasons Tina Fey and Amy Poehler Are the Ultimate BFFs

Tina Fey and Amy Poehler are going to be in a new movie together in the aptly titled, "Sisters." Read More »

Amy Poehler and Seth Meyers Really Disagree With This Comment On Women's Sports

Amy Poehler made an appearance on "Late Night with Seth Meyers," which led to one of the best "Saturday Night Live" mini-reunions. Read More »

Why the Female Lead in Pixar's "Inside Out" Is Important

Pixar's "Inside Out" hits theaters Friday! The movie stars a young girl named Riley, who is moved from the Midwest to San Francisco. That's when her emotions – Joy, Fear, Anger, Disgust and Sadness – have to figure out how to navigate a new city, house and school. Read More »

Amy Poehler Named One of Fast Company's Most Creative People in Business

In its annual 100 Most Creative People in Business list, Fast Company named women to four of the top 10 slots — including comedian and media entrepreneur Read More »