If you’re anything at all like me, you’ve fantasized for hours on end about spending a lazy Sunday with Tina Fey. Just hanging out in her apartment, making fun of people while watching a House Hunters marathon, eating copious amounts of cheese — you know the things you do with your friends. Or that you do alone if the occasion presents itself. I’m not going to lie to you and tell you that a block of cheddar cheese hasn’t silently convinced me to spend an entire Sunday on my couch.
While the Tina-Fey-texting-me-and-asking-me-to-hang-out-on-a-Sunday scenario grows more and more unlikely with each passing day, you can get kinda sorta close to it by watching this new episode of Jerry Seinfeld’s Comedians In Cars Getting Coffee. While I could tell you the premise of the series, I’m not going to patronize you like that. I mean, it’s all in the title. Just know that it’s as close as you’re going to get to a personal convo with the star.
So with all that in mind, I’m going to ask you to fast forward to minute 8:30 so you can get to my favorite part. Sure, sure, if you have time later watch the whole thing. But let’s not pretend that anyone has 17 minutes and 13 seconds just laying around all willy-nilly. Why waste your time on one internet video when you can waste it on 17 in the same amount of time? Or so I always say when I get sucked into watching several videos in a row that are full of puppy fails. (God help me, but I’ve laughed at a puppy tripping on a ball before!)
So at approximately 8:30, you’ll hear Tina and Jerry start talking about their respective 8-year-olds. And then you’ll hear Tina talk about how her daughter, Alice Richmond, responded to meeting Alec Baldwin. (Also Steve Carell, but bringing him up means we have to bring Date Night up and I’d hate to sully a perfectly good day with that kind of horrid conversation.) Rather than be impressed or even intimidated by him, she just stared him down wordlessly. Which sounds like it could possibly be the most frightening thing ever and/or the plot to The Conjuring 2. As ancient folklore says, any kid who’s not scared of Alec Baldwin is a kid who should scare the living daylights out of you.