Last night, millions of viewers bid farewell to one of television's most beloved characters of all time: Liz Lemon. For so many of us awkward, nerdy, trying-to-make-it-in-this-crazy-world gals, she was an icon. For me, specifically, the Other Liz was a hero.
Six years ago I met Liz Lemon, a woman with brown hair, glasses, a love of sandwiches and a penchant for blazers. In her, Tina Fey created a character that could appeal to pretty much every kind of audience and not just man/woman.
Is calling out "Women in..." really helping us move closer to true gender equality, an equality that continues to lag beyond all reason, ability and time? Or, in doing this, are we just ghettoizing and separating women, and thus slowing progress?
You are both not only two of the funniest comediennes to come down the pike in too many years to count, but you both definitely deserve the success you've attained -- which begs the question ... why the insult?
A sandwich-loving, mustache-growing, stress-eating, Star Wars-obsessed, white wine and sprite-drinking, bi-curious shoes wearing, night cheese-singing, blergh-ing, Oprah-worshipping, James-Franco-one-night-standing woman -- Liz Lemon.
Thank you, Jodie. Thank you for being a model of vulnerability, authenticity and true strength. This fellow 50-year-old mom and her 20-year-old daughter both think that you are so very cool.
An evening that is usually epitomized by Ricky Gervais' merciless snark, a room full of old men and their tense teenage brides, was suddenly transformed into three hours that felt like getting to catch up with my favorite girlfriends at a really nice wedding.
Jodie Foster wittily surveyed her career and broached the topic of her sexual orientation in front of millions of people (even if she never said the words "gay" or "lesbian," her meaning was clear).
In 2013, one of my New Year's resolutions is to be like my favorite funny girls: Tina Fey, Amy Poehler, Mindy Kaling and Zooey Deschanel.
I love Tina Fey and Amy Poehler and I love watching the Golden Globes -- by far the most fun of all awards shows. And this year will be better than ever with those hilarious gal-pals as co-hosts of this weekend's annual Golden Globe Awards broadcast.
From the best political bits on late night to a few unintentionally hilarious moments from the politicians themselves, 2012 was a great year to laugh at politics in America.
By Julie Miller, Vanity Fair On Sunday night, President Obama toasted this year's Kennedy Center Honorees--a group so random that he introduced the...
Is Criss really right for you, Liz Lemon? Yes, he's been around for almost two years now and he's devilishly handsome and I'm sure your DNA would mix very well and produce a pretty child, but it just doesn't feel right.
Rock on, Golden Globes! It's sure to be a rollicking affair with Tina Fey and Amy Poehler at the helm.
Without question, $3.5+ million is a lot of money. But that doesn't mean it's necessarily a bad business deal. Let's examine why, with a simplified version of the way publishing economics work.