Tag Archives: Tina Fey

pink and blue, mostly blue

“Ah, but I was so much older then I’m younger than that now.” Tough week for everyone this week? I was reminded of the Dylan song, My Back Pages.” Ah… I feel younger these days, young and in shock, and it’s not because I don’t get the technology, or the music, or the styles. I believe in evolution not […]


self-deprecating, from Phyllis Diller to Amy Schumer

Self-deprecation is belittling or undervaluing oneself, and I’ve been seeing it a lot lately. I think it’s time to stop it.   You know who often models self-deprecation? Female comedians: Tina Fey, Amy Poehler, Lena Dunham, and Amy Schumer. Before them, women like Phyllis Diller and Joan Rivers made self-deprecation a high art. I love them […]