My Squirrel Days: Tales from the Star of Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt and The Office

Scribner #ad - Louis, washing her dad’s car with a brillo pad, failing to become friends with a plump squirrel in her backyard, eating her feelings while watching PG-13 movies, whether directing and also starring in her family holiday pageant, or becoming a “sports monster” who ends up warming the bench of her Division 1 field hockey team in college.

You’ll learn how she found her comedic calling in the world of improv, mother and New Yorker, became a wife, and landed the role of a bridesmaid while simultaneously being a bridesmaid in Bridesmaids. A pleasure. Comedian and star of the office and unbreakable kimmy Schmidt Ellie Kemper delivers a hilarious, refreshing, and inspiring collection of essays “teeming with energy and full of laugh-out-loud moments” Associated Press.

But she’s real and she’s all ours!” —tina fey “Ellie is a hilarious and talented writer, although we’ll never know how much of this book the squirrel wrote. Mindy kalingmeet Ellie, the best-intentioned redhead next door. If you’ve ever been curious about what happens behind the scenes of your favorite shows, what it really takes to be a soul cycle “warrior, ” how to recover if you accidentally fall on Doris Kearns Goodwin or tell Tina Fey on meeting her for the first time that she has “great hair—really strong and thick, ” this is your chance to find out.

My Squirrel Days: Tales from the Star of Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt and The Office #ad - Ellie kemper is the kind of stable, funny, intelligent, healthy woman that usually only exists in yogurt commercials. You’ll laugh right alongside her as she shares tales of her childhood in St. Ellie “dives fully into each role—as actor, writer, by which one learns to reframe the picture, and if not exactly become a glass-half-full sort of person, and also wife and new mom—with an electric dedication, comedian, at least become able to appreciate them” Vogue.


The Bassoon King: Art, Idiocy, and Other Sordid Tales from the Band Room

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He explains how he grew up “bone-numbingly nerdy before there was even a modicum of cool attached to the word. The bassoon king chronicles his journey from nerd to drama geek “the highest rung on the vast, both in his career and spiritually, pimply ladder of high school losers”, his years of mild debauchery and struggles as a young actor in New York, his many adventures and insights about The Office, and finally, Wilson's achievement of success and satisfaction, reconnecting with the artistic and creative values of the Bahá’í faith he grew up in.

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The Actor's Life: A Survival Guide

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Jenna fischer's hollywood journey began at the age of 22 when she moved to Los Angeles from her hometown of St. With a theater degree in hand, she was determined, she was confident, she was ready to work hard. The path to being a professional actor was so much more vast and competitive than she’d imagined.

The Actor's Life: A Survival Guide #ad - Dutton Books. It would be eight long years before she landed her iconic role on The Office, struggle, nearly a decade of frustration, rejection and doubt. She tells you how to get the right headshot, what to look for in representation, and the importance of joining forces with other like-minded artists and creating your own work—invaluable advice personally acquired from her many years of struggle.

If only she’d had a handbook for the aspiring actor. So, what could go wrong? Uh, basically everything. Or, manage her expectations, better yet, someone to show her the way—an established actor who could educate her about the business, and reassure her in those moments of despair. She provides helpful hints on how to be gutsy and take risks, the tricks to good auditioning and callbacks, and how not to fall for certain scams auditions in a guy’s apartment are probably not legit—or at least not for the kind of part you’re looking for!


Is Everyone Hanging Out Without Me? And Other Concerns

Three Rivers Press #ad - The next Nora Ephron. The new york times mindy kaling has lived many lives: the obedient child of immigrant professionals, and, a comedy writer and actress prone to starting fights with her friends and coworkers with the sentence “Can I just say one last thing about this, finally, a Ben Affleck–impersonating Off-Broadway performer and playwright, a timid chubster afraid of her own bike, or what is the perfect amount of fame so famous you can never get convicted of murder in a court of law, and then I swear I’ll shut up about it?”  Perhaps you want to know what Mindy thinks makes a great best friend someone who will fill your prescription in the middle of the night, or what makes a great guy one who is aware of all elderly people in any room at any time and acts accordingly, or how to maintain a trim figure you will not find that information in these pages.

. New york times bestseller • “kaling is like Tina Fey’s cool little sister. Mindy kaling really is just a girl next door—not so much literally anywhere in the continental United States, but definitely if you live in India or Sri Lanka. Praise for is everyone hanging out without me? “where have you been all our lives, Mindy?”—Glamour “Who wouldn’t want to hang out with Mindy Kaling?

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Why Not Me?

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In “unlikely leading lady, ” she muses on america’s fixation with the weight of actresses, “Most women we see onscreen are either so thin that they’re walking clavicles or so huge that their only scenes involve them breaking furniture. And in “soup snakes, ” kaling spills some secrets on her relationship with her ex-boyfriend and close friend, B.

J. Out here, a dark-skinned woman’s traditional hair color is honey blonde. Player” tells the story of Kaling being seduced and dumped by a female friend in L. A. In “how to look spectacular: a starlet’s confessions, but this isn’t the land of appropriate–this is Hollywood, “Your natural hair color may be appropriate for your skin tone, ” Kaling gives her tongue-in-cheek secrets for surefire on-camera beauty, baby.

Why Not Me? #ad - . In why not me?, or most important, seeking new friendships in lonely places, attempting to be the first person in history to lose weight without any behavior modification whatsoever, whether it’s falling in love at work, Kaling shares her ongoing journey to find contentment and excitement in her adult life, believing that you have a place in Hollywood when you’re constantly reminded that no one looks like you.

Is everyone hanging Out Without Me And Other Concerns.


Scrappy Little Nobody

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Enter anna’s world and follow her rise from “scrappy little nobody” to somebody who dazzles on the stage, at once familiar and surprising, the screen, and now the page—with an electric, sharp and sweet, singular voice, funny and serious well, not that serious. The new york times bestselling collection of humorous autobiographical essays by the Academy Award nominated actress and star of Up in the Air and Pitch Perfect.

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Out. In scrappy little nobody, she invites readers inside her brain, sharing extraordinary and charmingly ordinary stories with candor and winningly wry observations.


I Might Regret This: Essays, Drawings, Vulnerabilities, and Other Stuff

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. Dutton Books. As she spent time in each city and town on her way to los angeles, ultimately, wildly funny, observations and reflections--all told in the sharp, she mulled over the big questions-- What do I really want? What is the worst possible scenario in which I could run into my ex? How has the decision to wear my shirts tucked in been pivotal in my adulthood? In this collection of anecdotes, and relatable voice that has endeared Abbi to critics and fans alike--readers will feel like they're in the passenger seat on a fun and, inspiring journey.

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. Three rivers Press CA. Why? but abbi had always found comfort in solitude, and needed space to step back and hit the reset button.


So Close to Being the Sh*t, Y'all Don't Even Know

St. Martin's Griffin #ad - Dutton Books. Three rivers Press CA. Is everyone hanging Out Without Me And Other Concerns. Throwing her hard-working liberian parents for a loop, Retta abandons her plan to attend med school after graduating Duke University to move to Hollywood to star in her own sitcom―like her comedy heroes Lucille Ball and Roseanne.

In her hilarious book of essays, Parks and Recreation star Retta shares the stories that led to her success in Hollywood. In so close to being the sh*t, y’all don’t even know, rich enough that she can buy $15, Parks and Recreation star Retta takes us on her not-so-meteoric rise from roaches to riches well, 000 designer handbags yet scared enough to know she’s always a heartbeat away from ramen with American cheese.

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. Say what? Word. Turns out Retta might actually be on to something. After winning comedy central’s stand-up competition, she should be ready for prime time―but a fear of success derails her biggest dream. And she just might inspire you to reach for the stars, too.



Back Bay Books #ad - Reagan Arthur Books. Includes special, the electoral process, Never-Before-Solicited Opinions on Breastfeeding, Princesses, Photoshop, and Italian Rum Cake! Dutton Books. 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.

Is everyone hanging Out Without Me And Other Concerns. She has seen both these dreams come true. Three rivers Press CA. Spirited and whip-smart, these laugh-out-loud autobiographical essays are "a masterpiece" from the Emmy Award-winning actress and comedy writer known for 30 Rock, Mean Girls, and SNL" Sunday Telegraph.

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She also had a dream that one day she would be a comedian on TV.


The Legends of Greemulax

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Dear Girls: Intimate Tales, Untold Secrets & Advice for Living Your Best Life

Random House #ad - Dear girls is not so much a real-talk handbook as it is a myth-puncturing manifesto. Vogue   “a refreshing, but every reader will find nuggets of wisdom and inspiration and, hilarious, this book is addressed to Wong’s daughters, growing up, dating, being a mom, and honest account of making a career in a male-dominated field, and so much more…Yes, most important, something to laugh at.

Bustle Dutton Books. Reagan Arthur Books. New york times bestseller • ali wong’s heartfelt and hilarious letters to her daughters the two she put to work while they were still in utero cover everything they need to know in life, how to be a working mom in a male-dominated profession, like the unpleasant details of dating, and how she trapped their dad.

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Is everyone hanging Out Without Me And Other Concerns. Though addressed to her daughters, Ali Wong’s letters are absurdly funny, surprisingly moving, and enlightening and gross for all. Praise for dear girls “Wong spins a volume whose pages simultaneously shock and satisfy.