comedy

Ride or Fly: “Tuca & Bertie” Offers a New Tail about Women’s Friendship

Stories about female friendships are often bookended by one or both of the friends experiencing a big life change and moving on.

Big as Life: “Shrill” Upends Pop Culture’s Fat Narrative

Aidy Bryant brings humor and positivity to a role that could have easily fallen into stereotype with a lesser actress. Read more »

The Radical Working-Class Roots of Improv Comedy

Most comedy fans don’t know that improv was created by a female social worker. Read more »

On Our Radar—Feminist News Roundup: Daria

It better be good. Read more »

Douchebag Decree: No, Samantha Bee and Roseanne Barr Aren't the Same

Samantha Bee’s insult denigrates a person that she has contempt for; Roseanne Barr’s insult denigrates a people. Read more »

On Our Radar—Feminist News Roundup: "Roseanne" is Canceled

ABC abruptly canceled Roseanne hours after Ms. Barr, the show’s star and co-creator, posted a racist tweet about Valerie Jarrett, former senior adviser to Barack Obama Read more »

On Our Radar—Feminist News Roundup: The TSA is still searching Black women's hair

Despite reports in 2015 that the searches would stop, Black women continue to be targeted. Read more »

Douchebag Decree: “The Simpsons” Addressed “The Problem with Apu” In the Worst Way Possible

Is there a worse way to respond to thoughtful criticism? Read more »

Laughing Through Pain: A Documentary Side-eyes Tasteless Holocaust Jokes

Are there certain jokes that should never be told? That’s the central question of the new documentary The Last Laugh from director Ferne Pearlstein. Read more »

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Tina Belcher's Sexual Revolution

Tina Belcher breaks all the rules of network sitcoms. That's why she's wonderful.  Read more »