Wednesday, May 26, 2010

Simply the best

If Tina Fey wins an award, I’m gonna write about it. If Tina Fey wins an award that names her the funniest person in the country, I’m gonna crow about it. These, by the way, are not hypotheticals. They are, thanks to the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, just fact. Yesterday it was announced that Tina will be the 13th recipient of the Mark Twain Prize for American Humor. It will make her only the third women and youngest person to be given the country’s top humor honor.

Over at AfterEllen today (what, you thought I’d only write about this once?), I count down 10 of my favorite Tina Fey moments of all time. But a few slipped through the cracks. So here are a few of my other favorite scenes from “30 Rock.” Much like potato chips and international adoptees in the Jolie-Pitt household, it’s impossible to have just one. So let’s all get business drunk and enjoy them together.

Night Cheese

How to Get Out of Jury Duty

I Want to Go to There


Little Lesbian

That entire episode was amazing, right down to its bi-curious shoes

Where’s My Sandwich?!

That entire episode was amazing, too, right down to her wolfing her special Teamsters sandwich in a single take.

The Best of Liz Lemon

In honor of Tina’s richly deserved award, I declare today We Are All Liz Lemon Day. Suck it, nerds.


lynnie said...

It might be worth mentioning that the hand signal ms. fey is giving in that first photo is called giving someone "two fingers" in the UK and generally thought of as an F.U. :>)

Anonymous said...

I think it's also worth mentioning that the other 2 female winners of the Mark Twain Prize are big lesbos: Lily Tomlin and Whoopi Goldberg. Whoo hoo for funny gay (and honorary gay) ladies!

fridax said...

Could have been a Lifetime Achievement Award, for all I know :) Kidding, Tina Fey is probably going to humour us for a long time!

Thanks, DS, for making me watch 30 Rock in the first place and now one happy Tina Fey fan!

timrooch said...

Also worth mentioning, this is the hundredth anniversary of Mark Twain's death when all of his unreleased papers can be published. Tina Fey was chosen to stand side by side to the champ the year he comes out of retirement. Wow.

Norma Desmond said...

Great. Now all I want to do is sit on my couch and have a 30 Rock marathon and crochet... Ok, actually, that sounds like a really awesome way to spend the day. Think I'll do that.

RE: Your afterellen post, thanks for hauling out that first Sarah Palin sketch again. I desperately needed to rewatch it. OH! Also the Hilary Clinton one. Not gonna lie, still upset she's not my president...

Anonymous said...

It might be not worth reading your comment.
but it is there where nobody wants to see.

you have mental issue, I think
it's too much.
you need to stop.

Anonymous said...

I didn't know her character's name is liz lemon,
I think it match to her.

by the way, cus today's so hot weather,
just reminds me lemon- lime - corona.
I don't know,

but I like corona the best during summer,
and guinness in winter.
generally, heineken. :)

thanks for the post! hope she wins, she's funny!

Anonymous said...

I saw a Liz Lemoon tshirt at the Dangerfield store in central Sydney last week and I thought of you Dorothy!

Dawn said...

The Blind Date (lesbian) episode was available for free on iTunes when the show first aired. It is one of my most prized, free possessions.

gwynna said...

Seems like The Guardian (UK newspaper) is getting in on the TF love.....or have you been moonlighting Ms S?

betsey said...

"But I already have a drink, do you think he would buy me some mozzarella sticks?" Genius:)

Anonymous said...

Is it just me or can you totally see her nips in that red dress???? Plus is her right boobie bigger than the left? Sorry for the really immature comment, but Tina Fey is one hot mamma. :D