Christine de Pisan was where it all started for me – or one of the places where it started, anyway. I’ll never forget sitting in a lecture theatre, final year at my undergraduate university, hearing all about this single mother who supported herself and…
DID SOMEONE SERIOUSLY SEND SOMETHING INTO A NEWSPAPER PRETENDING TO BE A MODERN PROFESSOR SNAPE OH MY GOD I’M LAUGHING SO MCUH
THE GREATEST LESLIE LINE
An owl landed in a bar
deAR SIR, HAVE YOU SEEN MY WIZARD?
WHAT IS THIS STRANGE PLACE
Oh, Amy. How do we love thee? Let us count the ways.
For one, she can make a feminist argument zing like a “Weekend Update” punchline, a skill she demonstrated as a recent guest on The Approval Matrix, the Sundance Network’s new panel show. During her interview, Poehler was asked about modern men and the difficult challenges men face.
When my friend was in fourth grade her teacher asked for an example of irony, and she answered “Harry Potter searching for the final horcrux, but he is the final horcrux” and her teacher started screaming and said “I DIDN’T FINISH THE BOOK OH MY GOD!”
fat cat running
look at him… look at how deliberate each step and movement is. look at how mathematically perfect that 90 degree corner turn was… this cat is on another level far beyond us all
found the best twitter
I was angry until i read the tweets
"I brought Amy out here because we’re about to introduce Matthew McConaughey and Woody Harrelson, our next two presenters and it’s a big deal to introduce them. So because of that, we wanted to make sure we gave them the best possible introduction so we wrote a bunch of them and if you don’t mind, we’re just going to read through them now."
I love this.
Words of wisdom from Amy Poehler
Photograph by Sam Jones.
A boxer ….