I have been told a million times that I remind people of Tina Fey. Is it the black framed glasses I wear when I'm too lazy to put in my contacts? My brown hair? My pale whiteness?
However, one of my oldest friends was reading Bossypants recently, and she told me that she thought I sounded like Tina. She thought I was as funny as Tina freakin' Fey. That's a serious compliment, y'all.
I'm currently "reading" the Bossypants audiobook, read by Ms. Fey herself. I don't want to overstate this, so let me say this carefully: this is the best and funniest shit I have ever read in my entire life. Below are some of my favorite quotes and more reasons why I love being compared to Tina Fey.
"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."
"Gay people don’t actually try to convert people. That’s Jehovah’s Witnesses you’re thinking of."
"I was a little excited but mostly blorft. "Blorft" is an adjective I just made up that means 'Completely overwhelmed but proceeding as if everything is fine and reacting to the stress with the torpor of a possum.' I have been blorft every day for the past seven years."
"(By the way, when Oprah Winfrey is suggesting you may have overextended yourself, you need to examine your f***ing life.)"
"It's a great lesson about not being too precious about your writing. You have to try your hardest to be at the top of your game and improve every joke you can until the last possible second, and then you have to let it go. You can't be that kid standing at the top of the waterslide, overthinking it...You have to let people see what you wrote."
"THERE ARE NO MISTAKES, only opportunities."
(all of the pics & gifs in this are from photobucket)