Tina Fey

“A Pair of Them White Jeans”: 30 Rock’s Finest Florida Jokes

As I return from a weekend in my home state, I’d like to take a moment to honor the show responsible for bringing us more Florida jokes than anything else in the modern era, sans the news. And no, I’m not talking about Cougar Town. Our dearly departed 30 Rock held onto the Sunshine State like James Franco onto a Japanese body pillow, and I will always, always love it for that.  Buckle your seatbelts, y’all; we’re going on a road trip! (more…)

Things Liz Lemon Taught Me

“Greenzo” was the first episode of 30 Rock I ever watched. When Liz found a pop tart on the floor and ate it, I think my mental reaction was something along the lines of, “Oh, it’s like that, is it, show?” But it WASN’T JUST LIKE THAT. It was like that PLUS a twisted backstory for said pop tart. That pop tart is Liz Lemon’s life: weird, messy, totally unashamed.  (more…)

You Beautiful Tropical Fish: The Finest Lady Friendships on Television

TV these days! Guy love gets ALL THE LOVE, and then the guys get to come between the ladies and turn them against each other. Not on my watch, dudes. There are still some ladies out there who celebrate each other, don’t take themselves too seriously, and are genuinely happy for their friends’ success. Amy Poehler teaches me that every time she laughs in an award’s face. (more…)

“I never get picked for audience participation,” and other things you WILL NOT be saying.

Today, you will all be luckier than Marshall Eriksen (he never gets picked for audience participation). I want YOUR IDEAS, because they’re better than mine. Much, much better. (more…)