Amy Poehler

10 Movies and TV Shows Featuring ‘Wet Hot American Summer’ Cast Reunions

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On Friday, Netflix will debut the entire season of Wet Hot American Summer: First Day of Camp, a prequel — 14 years later — to the cult hit Wet Hot American Summer. The series is a joyous reunion of our favorites from the movie — which is no surprise, because these actors clearly love working together. Here are 10 other movies and television shows featuring mini-reunions from one of the best casts in history.
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Here’s the First Full Trailer for the Tina Fey/Amy Poehler Comedy ‘Sisters’

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Since its announcement last year, Sisters has been one of our can’t-miss movies for 2015, pairing Tina Fey and Amy Poehler onscreen for the first time since Baby Mama, with a script by Paula Pell, a 15-year veteran of Saturday Night Live. After a teaser back in January, Universal is releasing (presumably attached to Trainwreck, which is some A+ target marketing) the first full trailer for the movie, and it looks pretty great:
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The Peas Are Present: Links You Need to See

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The New York Times got on the Internet’s bad side today with what people took as a particularly unforgivable bit of blasphemy: the tweeted suggestion that peas should be put in guacamole, based on an ABC Cocina recipe that the paper had actually published back in 2013. As The Guardian noted, “the mockamole of ‘pea-gate’ quickly escalated to a bipartisan political platform,” with Jeb Bush, the Texas Republican Party and Barack Obama all weighing in. Since the initial outrage, some brave, selfless individuals have spoken out in the recipe’s defense. 
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The ‘Wet Hot American Summer: First Day of Camp’ Trailer Is a Hilariously Low Budget Ad for Camp Firewood

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With Netflix’s upcoming series prequel to Wet Hot American Summer fast approaching (it premieres on July 2013), the streaming service is still being withholding: their new trailer for Wet Hot American Summer: First Day of Camp is actually an ad within an ad. The whole thing is a very low budget (so low-budget that a flash to a sex tape was “accidentally” edited into it) commercial for Camp Firewood — the place where both the original and the prequel take place.
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Pixar’s Charming ‘Inside Out’ Torpedoes Some Gender Roles, Reinforces Others

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Inside Out, Pixar latest animated film, is as lovely and sophisticated as it is full of contradictions. It both derives its “inside the brain” premise from our era of hyper-technological organization — and undercuts that with its ultimate embrace of inner chaos. Similarly, the film reinforces a white-bread and hetero-normative version of family, while also creating a wild, female-centric road-trip adventure story, a groundbreaking Thelma and Louse for kids that celebrates difference.
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Amy Poehler, Julie Klausner, Billy Eichner On New Series ‘Difficult People': “We End Up Looking like Assholes in Most Episodes”

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Amidst a constant stream of jokes about Bradley Cooper, Kevin Spacey, Alan Cumming, and Mandy Patinkin yesterday, Julie Klausner and Billy Eichner introduced their semi-autobiographical Hulu series to the crowd at the second annual Vulture Festival. Amy Poehler, one of the half-hour comedy’s executive producers (alongside Klausner and Louie‘s Dave Becky), joined the real-life BFFs for a fast-talking hour of conversation about mining one’s own life for material, the New York comedy hustle, loving Yentl and Wendy Williams, and what to expect from the star-studded series about getting in one’s own way, which premieres this August.
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