Amy Schumer is Blowing the F*ck Up

Amy Schumer has been all over the place lately. It wasn’t after I found out that the show she’d been gifted by Comedy Central, Inside Amy Schumer, had exceptionally good ratings, or when a story she told that seemed to only be about a drunken college encounter with a man who basically fell asleep with his head inside her vagina turned into a surprisingly empowering speech about self-worth made her a headline on every pop culture website, OR even when I heard that she had written a movie with the help of non-other than Judd Apatow that I realized how famous she’d become…

It took my brother uttering her name at an early Mother’s Day celebration dinner for me to finally understand exactly how gigantically popular and successful Amy Schumer is. I can’t even escape Schumer when I’m spending time with my Mom and brother, two of the most outdoorsy, least TV-watching people who have always cared more about dehydrating papayas and getting a good deal at Goodwill than celebrities.

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The Charlie Sheen Roast Was Funny (But Not The Best Ever)

Monday marked the airing of Comedy Central’s Roast Of Charlie Sheen and while it was quite funny, to me it still ranked somewhere below the Flavor Flav and Pamela Anderson, next to the Hasselhoff roast, above the Shatner one. (Precise enough?)

The roast seems to be receiving more hype than I remember past roasts getting, and I realized it must just be the high-profile relevance of Sheen.

He’s almost bigger today than he ever was, but for all the wrong reasons…

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