Amy Poehler


Amy Poehler’s documentary on Desi and Lucy premieres Friday on Amazon Prime Video. Lucille Ball and husband Desi Arnaz’s iconic sitcom I Love Lucy (1951-’57) can still be seen weekdays in the greater Toronto area (on Hamilton’s CHCH) as well as on streaming platforms (Prime Video, Apple TV or your Roku device). If you’re new

Laughed out loud this week at the latest TV commercial featuring Amy Poehler for Old Navy. You’ve seen the spa spot? A group of young women walk into a spa for a pedicure. Poehler just wants to know where one of them got her pants–“and can I try them on while you’re getting your toes

CHML’s Scott Thompson called up for a special Monday edition of the weekly podcast. The topic? Sunday night’s Golden Globes, of course. Scott wanted to know if female comedians can still be sexy. Certainly hosts Tina Fey and Amy Poehler both work for me.This leads to a big discussion of TV vs. film. Later Scott

I watched enough of the 70th Annual Golden Globes to confirm that I still hate these Hollywood award shows. The Globes at least don’t take themselves as seriously and everybody gets hammered, which is usually good for some laffs. Plus, having sat in that big Beverly Hilton ballroom through countless TCA sessions, it is always