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Celebrities Serve as Readers on Amy Poehler’s Audiobook

Yes Please AudioSaturday Night Live alum Amy Poehler has enlisted several celebrity friends to serve as narrators for the audiobook edition of her memoir, Yes Please.

The participating readers include Sir Patrick Stewart, Carol Burnett, Seth Meyers, Mike Schur, Kathleen Turner, and Poehler’s parents. It also includes a recording of Poehler’s one night only live performance at the Upright Citizens Brigade Theater.

The Wall Street Journal has posted a SoundCloud clip with Stewart reading Poehler’s haiku about plastic surgery. Dey Street Books, an imprint of HarperCollins, released the audiobook, the eBook, and the hardcover book yesterday.

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SNL’s Seth Meyers Proclaims Bills Should Be Longer Than ‘The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo’

Should bills contain more pages than a bestselling novel? According to SNL actor/writer Seth Meyers, the answer is “yes.”

During the White House Correspondents Dinner, Meyers doled out good humor and roastings to President Barack Obamabillionaire entrepreneur Donald Trump, media mogul Arianna Huffington, and many others. The video embedded above features Meyers’ full performance.

Meyers also called out our lawmakers by saying, “We’re not impressed when you complained about how bills are too long to read. The healthcare bill is almost two thousand pages, good. A bill that insures every person in America should be longer than The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo.” What do you think?