comedy

An Interview with "Saturday Night Live" Writer Katie Rich

Katie Rich is a sharp and bold Chicago comedian, and a new writer at Saturday Night Live. Read more »

Imagine How the GOP is Coaching Candidates to Run Against Women

To help GOP males avoid the egregious gaffe of saying things like “legitimate rape” this election cycle, forward-thinking House Speaker John... Read more »

“Broad City’s” Creators Talk Comedy Writing and Their Hit Show

Television audiences’ appetite for bold, comedic female voices is strong. Read more »

5 Reasons You Should Be Watching Comedy Central’s “Broad City"

Broad City started out as a web series created by and starring real-life pals and very funny ladies Abbi Jacobson and Ilana Glazer as two twentysomething friends dealing with life, love, and all the daily bullshit of... Read more »

This Lady-Centric Cards Against Humanity Parody is Way Too Funny

Cards Against Humanity has some competition: A new Tumblr called Ladies Against Humanity that parodies the popular game with cards written by and... Read more »

Welcome to SNL, Sasheer Zamata! Now Prepare to Be Scrutinized.

Last night, Saturday Night Live announced they have hired Sasheer Zamata as a mid-season addition to the cast, responding to months of controversy over the show’s lack of black female performers. The news suggests that the series might finally be... Read more »

Popaganda Episode: Funny Business

This week's episode is all about funny business. Four professionally funny women—Daily Show co-creator Lizz Winstead,... Read more »

Interview with Kay Cannon, the Hilarious Writer Behind "New Girl" and "Pitch Perfect"

You may have never heard Kay Cannon’s name, but you’ve definitely laughed at her jokes. An alum of Chicago comedy group The Second City, Cannon landed a job as a writer and co-producer on 30 Rock. Tina Fey wrote of... Read more »

Interview with Aparna Nancherla, World's Sweetest Comedian

Photo of Aparna Nancherla from the Washington PostTotally Biased writer ... Read more »

Daily Show Co-Creator Lizz Winstead on Media, Choice, and Feminist Comedy

Lizz Winstead is a prolific comedian. First off, she’s the co-creator and former head writer of The Daily Show. She left months before Jon Stewart became the host (but not before discovering Stephen Colbert) and went on to co-found Air America Radio and hosted the show ... 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 »