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How Amy Poehler Changed Comedy and Women's Self-Image

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Is this comedy leader a modern version of Carol Burnett or Lucille Ball? 👀

     

Amy Poehler is a paragon of funny. It’s no secret I’ve carried a long-burning torch for her talent for quite some time—ask anyone who follows me on social media. As a performer, Poehler's not afraid to act the fool, or play it straight. As a woman, she’s a champion of “smart girls” and #bossbabes everywhere. It’s nice to imagine the petite Poehler leaping out of bed every morning, brandishing her sword of comedic, feminist steel and leading the charge for women making a change all over the…