Amy Poehler's Marie Claire Questionnaire Is Pitch Perfect

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Can Amy Poehler please write a book every week? The Parks and Recreation star has been everywhere lately, as she promotes her first book, the rollicking part-memoir, part-life guide, Yes Please, on bookshelves now. It's been a whirlwind media blitz for the 43-year-old, and Poehler has remained her charming, self-deprecating, and hilarious self throughout.
We've watched, listened, and read with delight, as she's recounted her clandestine date with John Stamos, quizzed George R. R. Martin on his Game of Thrones knowledge, and talked openly about what was an admittedly painful divorce.
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Though her delightful press tour is officially winding down, Poehler gave us one last nugget to enjoy, when the Golden Globe winner sat down to answer Marie Claire's "20 Questions."
Here, our favorite answers from Poehler, whose tongue is still likely planted firmly in her cheek.
What brings you the greatest joy? My children, and a nicely toasted English muffin.
What app do you most often use? The one that helps you become addicted to your phone.
What is your fantasy itinerary? Spend morning in some kind of heroic rescue scenario; nap all afternoon and humbly refuse press; dinner in my backyard at night with friends to celebrate.
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What makes you laugh? Videos of water jetpack mishaps.
What makes you cry? Videos of soldiers returning home and surprising their kids.
What is your beauty secret? Don't skimp on your wigs.
What do you hope your friends say behind your back? "I am worried Amy is getting too thin."
What should every woman try at least once in her life? Treating herself as kindly as she would her own daughter.
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To read more from Amy Poehler's sit down with Marie Claire click here.
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