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Women In Comedy
vulture festival 2018
How the Ladies of
Get F*cked-up Around the World
From Orlando to the North Pole.
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 […]
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 […]
The Business of Being a Young Woman in the Business
Is it possible to be successful and maintain morals in this industry when you feel like “the bad guys” are winning?
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 […]
‘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. […]
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 […]
more bad moms
Toni Collette, Bridget Everett and More Party Away in the
Fun Mom Dinner
Highlights: 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.
Iliza Shlesinger Came After Other Female Comics, and It Did Not Go Well
As 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 […]
Here’s a Small But Important Bit of Progress for Women in Comedy
Female representation in comedy continues to improve.
‘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 […]
The First Comedy School for Teenage Girls Aims to Improve Comedy Farm Teams
It’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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
The Broad City Plan for World Domination
The second season is just a first act.
Taking a Closer Look at the Female-Centric Gloria Sanchez Productions with […]
Comedy’s infamous lack of gender (and racial) diversity has remained a relentlessly discussed issue lately, especially since SNL made the […]