Do you think you have influenced her sense of humor?
EILEEN: Bill thinks he’s 100-percent responsible.
BILL: I always say she gets it from me, but no one ever admits that.
EILEEN: She would prefer this interview just be me.
BILL: Amy is more nervous about this interview than she is getting up in front of millions of people. She called me and gave me a couple of test questions and I failed them all. So she said, “Dad, please just be boring.”
— This interview with Amy Poehler’s parents is pretty much the best.