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Length: 76 pages1 hour

Summary

A brief preface is followed by conversations and skits involving the following: Scene 1: Amy Poehler, Tina Fey; Scene 2: The author, Fey, Poehler; Scene 3: Diane Sawyer, author; Scene 4: Sid Caesar, Mel Brooks, Marty Feldman, Madeline Kahn, Jackie Mason; Scene 5: Diane Sawyer, Mia Farrow; Scene 6: Jodie Foster, Natalie Portman, Martin Scorcese, Sharon Stone, Harvey Keitel, Robert Downey Jr., Winona Ryder, Kate Winslet, Annette Bening, Warren Beatty, Jack Nicholson; Scene 7: Al Pacino; Scene 8: Numerous british celebrities; Scene 9: Jenny Agutter, Robert Powell, Glenda Jackson, Maggie Smith; Scene 10: Tina Fey; Scene 11: Diane Sawyer, Mike Nichols, Glenn Close; Scene 12: Drew Barrymore, Sarah Miles, Lucy Liu, Annette Bening; Scene 13: Cast of 'Murder on the Orient Express' (1974 movie); Scene 14: Goldie Hawn, Kurt Russell.

A summary of the scene subject matter:
Scene 1: Amy & Tina and dissing puns; Tina trouble with play on words.
Scene 2: Author discusses ins an outs of stand-up with Amy and Tina as audience.
Scene 3: Diane Sawyer interviews author about works and celebs.
Scene 4: Author plays out Caesar as Sid Caesar with Mel Brooks rip-off stuff.
Scene 5: Docudrama about Mia Farrow as Tarzan's daughter and Woody Allen connection.
Scene 6: Movie story with Natalie Portman and Jodie Foster as ivy league cannibals. A story pitting Jack Nicholson and Warren Beatty in a fight over Annette Bening.
Scene 7: Al Pacino sci-fi movie as segue from prior movies.
Scene 8: British women garotting game show contest.
Scene 9: Brit expatriate movie featuring Jenny Agutter's life as inspiration.
Scene 10: Tina Fey puff piece with a touch of irony.
Scene 11: Diane Sawyer one woman show directed by Mike Nichols and problem thereby.
Scene 12: ET takes a wife in follow-up to original movie. Drew Barrymore & Spielberg direct. Sarah Miles as bride.
Scene 13: Rescripting of 'Murder on the Orient Express'. Ruthless cast murders nice guy, Richard Widmark.
Scene 14: Goldie Hawn and Kurt Russell have personal problem solved by playwright therapist.

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