Web Series "Hey Yun" Focuses On Being a Struggling Artist in NYC

Hye Yun Park is real. She’s three-dimensional—smart, funny, confused, angry—and she writes, directs, and stars in her own web series, Hey YunRead more »

Popaganda Episode: Be An Expert

In all kinds of ways, race and gender impact the way we present ourselves as knowledgable. You see it everywhere: from the way boys are more likely to speak up in classrooms to the way men are way more likely to be quoted as... Read more »

The Problems With Trainwreck’s Casual Racism

Can you imagine if two spirit and queer and trans people of color owned media?  Read more »

In a New Documentary, Comedian Tig Notaro Laughs in the Face of Breast Cancer

During the first six months of 2012, comedian Tig Notaro endured a truly Job-like string of personal tragedies. Read more »

What Happens When Two Best Friend Comedians Decide to Make an Internet Advice Show

At first glance, Just Between Us looks like any other YouTube channel with two friends vlogging and answering random viewer questions. But the scripted advice show format is really a guise for Allison Raskin and Gaby... Read more »

Backtalk: Caitlyn Jenner, Jerry Seinfeld, & NBA Feelings

On Backtalk, hosts Amy Lam and Sarah Mirk discuss the pop culture stories of the week, offering snappy analysis and heartfelt statements of “Oy vey.”  This week, Amy dishes on her picks for the NBA Finals, we talk about the... Read more »

In "Spy," Melissa McCarthy Screws With Your Expectations—And Gets the Last Laugh

Spy movies playing on the James Bond trope have been boring for years. Even comedies like Archer, which satirizes the genre, are pretty played out at this point. That’s part of the reason why I had low expectations going into Spy, director Paul Feig’s summer spy... Read more »

Trans Women of Color are Changing the Face of Comedy

Luna Merbruja and Lexi Adsit, co-hosts of the upcoming Brouhaha. Ever been to a comedy show with a lineup of all Trans Women of Color? I’m going to answer this one for you; no, you haven’t.  Read more »

Six Queer Lady Comedians I Now Know and Love

From top left: Funny people Caitlin Gill, Sam Jay, Scout Durwood, Maggie Farris, Jessica Sele, & Ever Mainard. On the first night of Portland’s Bridgetown Comedy Festival this weekend, six brilliant queer ladies... Read more »

Janeane Garofalo Talks Comedy, Feminism, and Doc Martens

Beth is back—Janeane Garofalo will reprise the role for a Wet Hot American Summer Netflix series this year.  Janeane Garofalo has always been an outspoken feminist.  Read more »


Tina Belcher's Sexual Revolution

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