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How a Comedienne Finds Her Funny

Todd Felderstein | Posted 11.03.2015 | Comedy
Todd Felderstein

She continues to take the comedy world by storm setting a number of "firsts" that include: First Pakistani female to head the Hollywood Improv; Fist Pakistani female to produce her own show at the World Famous Comedy Store, and the list continues to grow.

WATCH: Why Wanda Sykes Says Comedy Is 'Like A Drug'

OWN | Posted 07.19.2013 | OWN

In her new special "Herlarious," comedian Wanda Sykes sits down with her fellow comics for frank discussions on topics ranging from jokes gone bad to ...

WATCH: Comic Learns Which Word Is Off-Limits At Religious College

OWN | Posted 07.17.2013 | OWN

Standing up on stage and making audiences laugh is no small feat. Experienced comedians know that there's always a chance their jokes won't be well-re...

WATCH: What It Really Takes To Offend These Comics

OWN | Posted 07.11.2013 | OWN

It can be pretty hard to offend a comedian. But even thick-skinned comics have moments when they groan in disgust at another comic's act -- and the re...

Life Advice From OWN's Funniest Women

Posted 01.04.2013 | OWN

Is a sense of humor enough to get you through anything? Find out what it’s really like to be an up-and-coming female comedian in Chicago. Plus: The ...

Why Twitter is Great for Women

Belinda Parmar | Posted 09.04.2012 | Women
Belinda Parmar

There is something incredibly refreshing about a platform that lets the world talk to each other so openly while putting so little emphasis on projected style, gender or personality.

Book Review: Girl Walks Into a Bar or What Happened to Rachel Dratch?

Sheila Moeschen | Posted 06.04.2012 | Books
Sheila Moeschen

What ultimately makes Girl Walks Into a Bar pertinent is Dratch's willingness to dwell in and accept messy ambiguity. Dratch is every woman.

Bridesmaids Delivers Laughs, but What About Likes?

Annie Stamell | Posted 07.17.2011 | Entertainment
Annie Stamell

I want to see a female character in a movie who is hilarious and odd but also smart as a whip and super successful; someone we can laugh at but also aspire to be -- someone we genuinely like.

Phyllis Diller Still Cackling at 93!

Barbara Schroeder | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Barbara Schroeder

Is there anything better than the perfect joke at the perfect time? Yes, having it delivered by an iconic, wild-haired, eccentrically-dressed female comic who opened the door for women.

Top 10 Reasons This Woman Can't Write for Late Night Comedy Shows

Catie Lazarus | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Catie Lazarus

My lady sensibility is limited to menstruation (hilarious), babies (adorable), and unicorns mating (adorably hilarious).

The Agorafabulous Life of Sara Benincasa

Jon Chattman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Jon Chattman

I spoke with Sara Benincasa late last month, and covered everything from the upcoming mustache benefit she's hosting to her rise among the comedic ranks.


Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

This week we asked you who the sexiest comics were on the scene, mostly because we have a thing for funny people. We chose 15 men and 15 women and aft...

Funny & Fine: Who's America's Sexiest Comedienne? You Decide! (SLIDESHOW) (POLL)

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

We've selected 15 of the sexiest funny ladies we know for a HuffPost poll of ridiculous proportions. They're all hilarious, they're all more comedienn...