I am excited to see Judy Blume’s new movie, because she is a very special lady, and more movies should be produced with her name,” Amy Poehler told Vulture about the film adaptation of Blume’s 1981 novel Tiger Eyes, out in limited release now. “Or she should just sit and read her books aloud and we should just gather at her feet.
Instead of trying to cultivate some kind of readerly image, I read what I like, how I like, whenever I have time. Of course, now I run into a new dilemma when I encounter folks who remind me of my former self: trying not to be a snob about not being a snob, trying not to feel superior for not feeling superior in the way they seem to. And obviously, I still dislike what I dislike, but I can’t find it in my heart to think less of you for liking it. Judgmental readers, ugh, I can’t stand them now that I’m not one of them anymore.