There was a moment one day where I thought I might sneak in a nap before heading off to pick up the kids from school. As soon as my head hit the pillow, I could only focus on how much I needed to get done and began checking email on my phone. In fact, one could argue that I actually may have been dreaming when I received an email from Alex that read, “ARE YOU GOING?”
As I scrolled down, I could NOT believe my eyes: an invitation to be sent to New York, stay at the famous Waldorf, see a screening of Admission in Times Square and…. interview TINA FEY!!!!!!!
After a quick check of the calendar and jumping up and down as I told my husband, the answer was: Yes, I’m going!
And Tina did NOT disappoint! If it’s possible to be an even bigger fan of the uber hilarious actress, Saturday Night Live vet, 30 Rock creator, author, killer Sarah Palin impersonator and greatest awards show host ever after actually getting to meet her, then yes, I am! And I should add that the deal was sweetened by having Paul Rudd and Director Paul Weitz in the room with “mom” bloggers to discuss the very cute and funny (boy, was I relieved I loved it!) Admission, about the straight-laced Princeton University admissions officer Portia Nathan (Fey) making a recruiting visit to an alternative high school headed by her former college classmate, the freewheeling John Pressman (Rudd).
As a mother of two daughters ages 1 and 6, Breezy Mama learned Tina Fey’s REAL opinion on mom blogs, parenting books and more. Here’s what went down:
Breezy Mama: I was wondering…
Moderator: Please wait until you have the microphone.
Breezy Mama: Um, okay [handed mic]. This is intimidating [room laughs]…
Moderator: Please state your name and where you’re from.
Breezy Mama: Chelsea Gladden from Breezy Mama. Tina, I have a question for you — what was it like to work with Lily Tomlin. The scenes with her were really fun.
Tina: Oh, thank you. It was so [Read more…] about Exclusive! Tina Fey Talks Mom Blogs Plus! Paul Rudd