5 (or so) Female Celebrity Autobiographies Perfect for the Beach!

5 (or so) Female Celebrity Autobiographies Perfect for the Beach!

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The following plucky and familiar female celebrities offer real-world lessons and problems in a comedic and comforting way in their autobiographies. Settle down, have a laugh (and most likely a cry as well) as you divulge into the worlds of Hollywood’s finest and funniest females.       I Might Regret This by Abbi Jacobson Comedian and Broad City alum muses on the endings as she drives across the country by herself. Coming out of a break-up with a significant other and a Comedy Central show, Jacobson faces the next chapter of her life while tracking sleep patterns, reviewing local …

Comedy Legend Carol Burnett’s Autobiography About Relationship with Late Daughter to Become Film

Comedy Legend Carol Burnett’s Autobiography About Relationship with Late Daughter to Become Film

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The news has broken: Carrie and Me: A Mother-Daughter Love Story by comedy royalty Carol Burnett (Annie‘s Miss Hannigan, anyone?) is getting a film adaption.     At the age of twenty-six, Carol Burnett had earned a Tony Award nomination for her role in Once Upon a Mattress and secured a co-hosting spot on The Garry Moore Show but eight years later in 1967, she made history with The Carol Burnett Show. A sketch comedy show, it ran on CBS from September 11th 1967, to March 29th 1978 and, according to Vanity Fair, “won twenty-five Primetime Emmy Awards during its run.”     The Parade called the first woman of comedy …

10 Memorable Quotes from the Witty Tina Fey

10 Memorable Quotes from the Witty Tina Fey

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Since the new season of Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt arrived on Netflix yesterday, the timing is perfect for these memorable quotes to live by. Here are the witty words from the charismatic creator of Bossypants, writer of Mean Girls, and the extremely funny, inspiring woman: Tina Fey.     1. “Don’t waste your energy trying to educate or change opinions; go over, under, through, and opinions will change organically when you’re the boss. Or they won’t. Who cares? Do your thing and don’t care if they like it.”                                …