Yes Please by Amy Poehler - A 15-minute Summary & Analysis PLEASE NOTE: This is an unofficial summary and analysis of the book and NOT the original book. Inside this Instaread: • Summary of entire book • Introduction to the Important People in the book • Analysis of the Themes and Author’s Style Preview of this Instaread: Yes Please by Amy Poehler is a humorous memoir that combines anecdotal essays, memories of the past, poetry, photos, and bits of poignant advice from her life. It begins with her childhood growing up in the Boston area and explores her career in improvisational comedy, writing, and acting in Chicago, New York, and Hollywood. When, as a child, Amy Poehler portrayed Dorothy in the fourth grade production of The Wizard of Oz, she learned that, when on stage, an actor can say anything and control how the audience reacts. After saying a line searching for Toto while the dog was in her arms, the audience laughed. Poehler realized that she wanted to make them laugh again, except she wanted to do it intentionally. After high school, she attended Boston College where she first encountered improvisational group ensemble comedy. Her early experience in The Wizard of Oz was the root of… About the Author With Instaread, you can get the summary and analysis of a book in 15 minutes. We read every chapter, summarize and analyze it for your convenience.