9. Amy Poehler There’s something about Amy, an eccentricity, an odd delightfulness that makes her at once awkward and adorable. She gets an A from us, either way. From SNL to Mean Girls to “Parks and Recreation,” Amy makes the case for blondes getting to have just a little bit more fun.
10. Mindy Kaling Mindy crushed in “The Office,” as Kelly Kapoor, a sort of precursor to the “Shoshanna” character on “Girls,” and today carries the torch for her own unique brand of comedy on the show “The Mindy Project,” and with her memoir, “Is Everyone Hanging Out Without Me,” both of which have her well-positioned on the map of female comics.