There’s still a long way to go in terms of women being equally represented on TV and in movies as men, but I think at present we’re at least in somewhat of a good spot when it comes to female led comedies. In fact, the three funniest currently airing TV shows all star women, Julia Louis-Dreyfus in Veep, Taylor Schilling in Orange is the New Black and of course, Amy Poehler in Parks and Recreation.
The gallery you see here is for the fifteenth anniversary of the Upright Citizens Brigade of which Poehler used to be a member. New York Magazine published a series of thirty Polaroids showing the actress dressed up as various UCB characters, and all are dramatically different from one another. The power of terrible make-up and an adaptable face. Check them all out below: