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Will Upright Citizens Brigade Ever Reopen? ‘I Don’t Know’, Says Amy Poehler

In a feature interview for The New York Times Magazine, the co-founder of the famed, and now troubled, improv company and school said, “It’s been brutal for us. We’re basically using the fire of COVID to start some new version. We’re changing our school and our theater to not-for-profit.” (She and her co-founders have said they’ll give up leadership of UCB when that happens.) “Whether or not we’ll be able to get there, I don’t know.” – Vulture
Tags: Art, Theatre, Amy Poehler, New York Times Magazine, UCB, 02.22.21

Improv Comedy (Live and Otherwise) Examined on Pretty Much Pop: A Culture Podcast #20   What role does improv comedy play in popular culture? It shows up in the work of certain film directors (like Christopher Guest, Adam McKay, and Robert Altman) and has surfaced in some of the TV work of Larry David, Robin Williams, et al. But only in the rare case of a show like Whose Line Is It Anyway? is the presence of improvisation obvious. So is this art form doomed to live on the fri...
Tags: Google, Comedy, Television, Film, College, Theatre, Amy Poehler, Reddit, Silicon Valley, Brian, Second City, Thomas Middleditch, Robert Altman, Mark, Tim, Facebook Twitter

Jimmy DiResta Shop Tips: How to Accelerate Hot Glue Hardening, a Garbage Can UX Hack, a Quick Way to Organize Tape & More

Jimmy DiResta is Shop Master on Amy Poehler and Nick Offerman's "Making It" competition show, and here he shows you why: The longtime shop veteran offers up a long list of his signature shop tips to make everyday tasks easier. Included are a trick for accelerating the hardening process for hot glue, the proper way to use spray mount, a UX hack for your garbage can, a quick way to organize tape and more.
Tags: Design, Amy Poehler, Nick Offerman, Jimmy, Jimmy DiResta, Tools & Craft

VIDEO: Amy Poehler & Seth Meyers Ask JULIUS CAESAR Protestors - 'Really?'

On last night's LATE NIGHT, Seth Meyers and Amy Poehler ask recent protestors at Shakespeare in the Park's JULIUS CAESAR 'really' [Author: TV News Desk]
Tags: Theatre, Amy Poehler, Seth Meyers, Julius Caesar, TV News Desk

Apply to Appear on Nick Offerman & Amy Poehler's Upcoming "Handmade" TV Show

Accomplished woodworker Nick Offerman and former "Parks and Recreation" co-star Amy Poehler will host "The Handmade Project," a competition series for makers. Slated to run on NBC for six episodes, the show is meant to "[celebrate] artisanship and the makers who can create amazing things with their hands ... and a few tools too." Let's see if you fit the bill: Each week eight of America's best all-around makers, from all walks of life, will undertake a series of projects they must complete in th...
Tags: Design, Nbc, America, Amy Poehler, Parks and Recreation, Nick Offerman, Poehler, Offerman, Poehler Offerman

Dark Musical Comedy Series from Amy Poehler In the Works at HBO

A half-hour dark musical comedy series is in the works at HBO titled EDISON. Starring John Roberts, the project hails from Paper Kite, Amy Poehler and Brooke Posch's Universal TV-based production company. [Author: TV News Desk]
Tags: Hbo, Theatre, Amy Poehler, John Roberts, TV News Desk, Brooke Posch

Carol Burnett Returning to Television in New Comedy from Amy Poehler

Comedic icon Carol Burnett is set to return to television in a new pilot picked up byABC from executive producer Amy Poehler. [Author: TV News Desk]
Tags: Theatre, Carol Burnett, Amy Poehler, TV News Desk

The Return (To TV) Of Carol Burnett, With An Assist From Amy Poehler

“The ABC project, which does not yet have a title, will be a multicamera comedy about a family that is on the brink of buying a dream house though it comes with a catch: They have to live with the current tenant, an older actress played by Ms. Burnett.”
Tags: Art, Media, Abc, Amy Poehler

Carol Burnett to Return to TV in New Comedy Series Co-Starring Amy Poehler

Legendary comedian Carol Burnett will make her return to television in a multi-camera comedy in which she will star alongside Amy Poehler. [Author: TV News Desk]
Tags: Theatre, Carol Burnett, Amy Poehler, TV News Desk

Four Surprising Ways to Make Your History Work For You

“There’s an old saying about those who forget history. I don’t remember it, but it’s good.” When you’re in the museum business, it’s easy to take for granted the value of history. But truly almost any type of organization can benefit from preserving its past. For too many companies, the finer points of their rich institutional history exist only in the minds of the employees who lived it—or worse, buried in some uninspired section of the employee handbook. Granted, it’s hard to make history a p...
Tags: Design, Wikipedia, Culture, Heritage, Amy Poehler, Smith, Harvard Business Review, Leslie Knope, Taylor Studios, Google Alert

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