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Women In Comedy

  1. women in comedy
    Awkwafina Is Still a Hot Mess in Season 2 of ‘Nora From Queens’New struggles, new emotions, same Nora.
  2. good one podcast
    Do We Really Need Documentaries About ‘Women in Comedy’?On this week’s Good One, Vulture critic Kathryn VanArendonk discusses one of comedy’s most exhausting topics.
  3. international affairs
    British Channel ITV Bans All-Male Comedy Writing Teams“I hope that drawing attention to it might start producers thinking about how to address it.”
  4. vulture festival 2018
    How the Ladies of Ibiza Get F*cked-up Around the WorldFrom Orlando to the North Pole.
  5. A Tour of the All-Women Comedy Shows of Los AngelesWomen in comedy are often seen as solitary creatures, like mountain lions or that bird that fell in love with a statue. Female comics are […]
  6. Marc Maron on Louis C.K.: “This Is Obviously a Fucking Massive, Turbulent […]Since last week’s New York Times report was published confirming the long-running rumors about Louis C.K.’s sexual misconduct, a handful of […]
  7. The Business of Being a Young Woman in the BusinessIs it possible to be successful and maintain morals in this industry when you feel like “the bad guys” are winning?
  8. Tig Notaro Speaks Out on Louis C.K. Sexual Misconduct RumorsBack 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 […]
  9. ‘Rick and Morty’ Writers on Adult Swim’s Lack of Shows by Women: “I Don’t […]Rick and Morty recently kicked off its third season on Adult Swim, and three episodes in, it’s already received plenty of rave reviews online. […]
  10. It’s Time for Male Allies in Comedy to Step UpIn 2015, just before his debut as host of The Late Show, Stephen Colbert penned a thoughtful article for Glamour asserting his intention to use […]
  11. more bad moms
    Toni Collette, Bridget Everett and More Party Away in the Fun Mom Dinner TrailerHighlights: Molly Shannon drunkenly flips a guy over a table, and Toni Collette delivers the line “a mother can never run out of milk!” with gusto.
  12. Iliza Shlesinger Came After Other Female Comics, and It Did Not Go WellAs the host of a new late night show on Freeform, Iliza Shlesinger has been having a very successful 2017 so far, but this week the standup has […]
  13. no thanks
    Amy Schumer’s Boyfriend Masterfully Shoos Away PhotographersHint: Turn the spotlight.
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    Here’s a Small But Important Bit of Progress for Women in ComedyFemale representation in comedy continues to improve.
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    With Fleabag, Phoebe Waller-Bridge Has an Agenda. But Not the One You Think.Her dark, funny show isn’t just another anti-heroine comedy.
  16. ‘M*A*S*H’ Star Loretta Swit Explains How She Helped Turn ‘Hot Lips’ […]One of the many reasons M*A*S*H was such a beloved and wildly successful series was Loretta Swit, the lone female star of the show who played […]
  17. women in comedy
    Kaitlin Olson Never Wanted to Be Just the ‘Girl Character’After 12 years as Dee Reynolds on It’s Always Sunny, Olson is stepping into the shoes of another interesting character.
  18. make it work
    Leslie Jones Is in a Steamy Saturday Night Live Love Triangle in This ShortYou know what they say about dating your co-workers …
  19. women in comedy
    TV Comedy Is a Twisted Trip Through the Female Psyche, and It’s AmazingCharacters who might have once been relegated to the role of quirky sidekick have their stories front and center.
  20. women in comedy
    Ari Graynor Bombed Stand-up on PurposeIt was practice for her new show, I’m Dying Up Here.
  21. women in comedy
    Ali Wong Gets Real About Work/Life Balance at Opening CeremonyAnd why she’s the one who really deserves a trophy.
  22. political statements
    Opening Ceremony’s Funny, Political Show Redeemed Fashion WeekStarring Aidy Bryant, Ali Wong, Whoopi Goldberg, and more.
  23. movies
    Sex Is Funny. Love Is Funny. So Where Are All the Great New Romantic Comedies?People aren’t “tired” of funny stories about love.
  24. everyday sexism
    Don’t You Dare Heckle Amy SchumerYour ass will be on the curb.
  25. women in comedy
    Female Comedians Agree: Men Just Aren’t FunnySamantha Bee, Tracee Ellis Ross, Allison Janney, Kate McKinnon and Niecy Nash weigh in.
  26. The First Comedy School for Teenage Girls Aims to Improve Comedy Farm TeamsIt’s a great time for women in comedy, or so the conventional wisdom goes these days. An all-female Ghostbusters is imminent, women like Maria […]
  27. 47 Men, 0 Women: Why Doesn’t Adult Swim Order Shows from Female Creators?More and more, places like SNL, late night shows, and major primetime network series are being called out for their lack of diversity: Variety […]
  28. happy father’s day
    George Washington Can’t Handle Being a StepdadIt’s weird when he’s the father of America, too.
  29. women in comedy
    The Best Advice for Aspiring Women in ComedyFrom Ali Wong, Nikki Glaser, Leslie Jones, and more.
  30. women in comedy
    This Is Mom Traffic Control, in Real Time “Team one, what is your location?”
  31. women in comedy
    Cry Every Day — The Right WayTake a long look in the mirror.
  32. funny women
    Damn, It’s a Good Time for Funny Women on TVWe’ve got room to do better, but today’s comedy lineup offers a wealth we’ve never seen before.
  33. Inside This Weekend’s Huge ‘Women in Comedy’ Photo Shoot “All right, everyone. Lean in!” This past Saturday, in Brooklyn, over 200 women gathered together at Littlefield for a photo opportunity […]
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    TV’s Realest New Mom on Being a Woman in ComedyAn interview with Catastrophe’s Sharon Horgan.
  35. women in comedy
    Hark, a Clueless Millennial Tries to Teach the Value of Sorry Not SorryA blessing and a curse to say sorry then not sorry.
  36. women in comedy
    Rose Byrne Would Like You to Try ‘Carerobics’In a video from new female-driven comedy site PYPO.
  37. Here Are Some of the Creepy Things Women in Comedy Say They’ve Put Up With“He told me he was going to kill himself if I didn’t sleep with him.”
  38. sister act
    Teen Amy Schumer Had A Walk to Remember Comedy RoutineAs remembered by her sister Kim.
  39. Are You a Woman in Comedy Who’s Been Harassed? This Org Wants to HelpThere’s an organization that wants to help.
  40. are women funny?
    Kristen Wiig Is Tired of the ‘Women in Comedy’ QuestionAn argument against gendered interviews.
  41. These 26 Female Comedians Would Gladly Accept a Late Night Hosting JobFrom the Late Show and Daily Show writing staffs to Vanity Fair’s recent cover story on why late night is currently “better than ever” despite […]
  42. Women’s Progress in Primetime TV Has Stalled Since the 2000s, According to […]Another year means another “Boxed In” study by San Diego State’s Center for the Study of Women in Television and Film, and like last year’s […]
  43. Nell Scovell on Women in Television: ‘We Need to Change the Odds So More […]In the wake of the news that just 2 out of The Late Show’s 19 staff writers are women despite Stephen Colbert’s promise to “lean in,” longtime […]
  44. Lily Tomlin and Jane Fonda Fans Start a Petition for Gender Pay Equality […]The debut season of Lily Tomlin and Jane Fonda’s wonderful new Netflix comedy Grace and Frankie premiered on the streaming network last month, […]
  45. Amy Schumer, Lena Dunham, Tracee Ellis Ross, and Ellie Kemper Comment on […]The Hollywood Reporter recently sat down for a roundtable interview with some of today’s top comedy actresses to chat about everything from […]
  46. The Broad City Plan for World DominationThe second season is just a first act.
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    The Broad City Plan for World DominationThe second season is just a first act.
  48. Study Confirms That Primetime TV Is Getting Tougher for WomenSan Diego State’s Center for the Study of Women in Television and Film recently released the results of their 17th annual “Boxed In” study, […]
  49. Craig Ferguson Thinks His Late Night Replacement Should ‘Unquestionably Be […]“Back in May, Craig [Ferguson] and I switched places so I could ‘audition’ for the job he’s vacating at the end of the year—and guess what, the […]
  50. Cameron Esposito Answers the Age-Old Question ‘What’s It Like to Be a […]As part of her ongoing A.V. Club column, standup Cameron Esposito has a new feature out today called “What It’s Like to Be a Woman in Comedy” […]
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