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Margaret Cho on her '30 Rock' Emmy nomination and why playing Kim Jong-il is 'karmic payback'

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Admit it, "30 Rock" fans: When the show's version of Kim Jong-il, the now deceased North Korean dictator, showed up on screen, and you realized you were watching Margaret Cho do her impression of him, you knew it was one of the funniest things Tina Fey and company had ever cooked up.It seems that the television academy felt the same way, as it's nominated Cho for an Emmy in the outstanding guest actress in a comedy category for her turn as the diminutive despot -- and his silent son, Kim Jong-un -- in the episode "The Return of Avery Jessup."Cho, who is about to embark on a stand-up tour called "Mother," talked to Zap2it about taking on the role of one of the world's most feared men, why it's a little bit of "karmic payback" for her to do it, what's coming up for her at her usual TV home, "Drop Dead Diva," and who...


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