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Amy Poehler says she's not in an Emmy 'clawfest' against Tina Fey!

May 21, 2009 |  3:38 pm

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Ouch! Amy Poehler ("Parks and Recreation") really lets me have it over the spirited way I sometimes like to refer to her potential face-off against Tina Fey ("30 Rock") at the Emmys. OK, OK, she's got a good point. "Clawfest" is a sexist term. You wouldn't say that about men in combat. But you might use "slugfest" in that case, right?

All joshing aside: there's a serious chance that the two great pals could end up as rivals in the contest over best comedy actress. Since Tina won last year (plus two more Emmys on the same night — for writing and producing best comedy series "30 Rock"), we decided to help out the underdog a bit. Give Amy some advice. Like what episode of "Parks and Recreation" she should submit to Emmy judges if she nabs a nom. And she seems to appreciate it. (Thanks for your input, Boomer!)

In our webcam chat below, Amy tells us what's ahead for her new NBC sitcom.


Are Amy Poehler and Tina Fey secretly channeling Valerie Harper and Mary Tyler Moore?

PODCAST: Amy Poehler says her Emmy battle is 'a dog fight' (2008)

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