10 Questions for Amy Poehler

Saturday Night Live used to be known as a boys' club. This season Amy Poehler--who joined Tina Fey on "Weekend Update" and contributed sharp parodies of such celebrities as Michael Jackson, Paula Abdul and Kelly Ripa--helped bring the females to the forefront as never before. She took time out from rehearsing for last weekend's season finale to talk with TIME's Richard Zoglin.

YOU'VE JUST FINISHED YOUR FIRST SEASON AS "WEEKEND UPDATE" CO-ANCHOR. WAS IT YOUR FAVORITE PART OF THE SHOW, OR THE HARDEST PART?

One of the good things it did--I would be so nervous about it that I would loosen...

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