Amy Poehler

‘First Day of Camp’ is Everything You Want in a ‘Wet Hot American Summer’ Prequel

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There are many ways to screw up a sequel, especially a sequel to something as beloved as Wet Hot American Summer. Add in the fact that it’s 14 years later and it’s making the switch from a 97-minute movie to a four-hour television series and Wet Hot has a lot stacked against it. But David Wain and Michael Showalter don’t disappoint; it’s possibly the summer’s best comedy — even if you’re not familiar with the film.
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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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