Tina Fey on the Rebellion of Women in Comedy


Tonight, Tina Fey is receiving the Mark Twain Prize for American Humor at the Kennedy Center. The Washington Post interviewed her about it and her career in comedy. Here’s a bit about the difference between the men and women she worked with at SNL: “The men are maybe … they like to challenge authority. The women are all sort of good daughters and college graduates. I think in the small sampling of women I know, the act of doing comedy itself was the act of rebellion.” [via]