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A Tour of the All-Women Comedy Shows of Los Angeles

Women in comedy are often seen as solitary creatures, like mountain lions or that bird that fell in love with a statue. Female comics are isolated from each other on bookings and can view each other as competition in the green room. “When I [...]

By Bethy Squires

Tig Notaro Speaks Out on Louis C.K. Sexual Misconduct Rumors

Back in April, Tig Notaro revealed that she and Louis C.K. hadn’t spoken in a year and a half when she decided to speak up about Saturday Night Live allegedly ripping off her 2015 short film Clown Service in a sketch starring C.K. called [...]

By Megh Wright

It’s Time for Male Allies in Comedy to Step Up

In 2015, just before his debut as host of The Late Show, Stephen Colbert penned a thoughtful article for Glamour asserting his intention to use his new platform as a way to celebrate women’s voices. Stating the obvious, he noted that “while [...]

By Emily Davidove