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Lisa Lampanelli's Most Sexist Experience In Comedy Involved A 'Penis Puppet'

HuffPost Live | Ryan Buxton | Posted 06.26.2015 | HuffPost Live 321

Lisa Lampanelli is a comedy veteran -- her fifth stand-up special, "Back To The Drawing Board," premieres Friday on Epix -- but the journey there came...

Why Amy Schumer Is Your New Feminist Best Friend

Anushay Hossain | Posted 05.29.2015 | Women
Anushay Hossain

From unattainable beauty standards placed on women to how inaccessible birth control remains to having men debate whether you are good looking enough for TV, it is safe to say that we have found our new feminist best friend.

Grace Helbig's Commencement Speech Reveals Secrets Of Her Success

The Huffington Post | Lydia O'Connor | Posted 05.19.2015 | College

Comedian Grace Helbig is a YouTube phenomenon, the star of her own new show on E! and a New York Times bestselling author, but the self-proclaimed "aw...

Your Favorite Women Of 'SNL' Share Show Secrets

The Huffington Post | Lauren Zupkus | Posted 02.05.2015 | Entertainment

To celebrate the 40th anniversay of "Saturday Night Live," Glamour magazine hosted a reunion with 17 of the most memorable female cast members to talk...

21 Moments That Defined Women In Comedy In 2014

The Huffington Post | Katla McGlynn | Posted 12.29.2014 | Comedy

We may have lost Joan Rivers, Jan Hooks and Mrs. Doubtfire, but 2014 was a fine year for women in comedy. Amy Poehler certainly made her mark this ...

Female Comics Are Making a Statement About Feminism, And It's Awesome

Madeline Diamond | Posted 02.14.2015 | College
Madeline Diamond

While gender inequality is still an issue in the entertainment industry and beyond, perhaps humorous yet thought-provoking commentaries are the start of some improvement.

Katla McGlynn

Talking Catcalls And Women In Comedy With Bonnie McFarlane And Marina Franklin

HuffingtonPost.com | Katla McGlynn | Posted 11.05.2014 | Comedy

HuffPost Comedy Editors spend all day looking at funny things on the Internet. Now, they have a podcast. This is, "Too Long; Didn't Listen." In...

Chelsea Handler Is Really Sick Of Journalists' Sexist Questions

HuffPost Live | Ryan Buxton | Posted 10.09.2014 | Media

Chelsea Handler has a message for journalists everywhere: all women are not the same. Until she stepped down from her post at E!'s "Chelsea Lately...

I Need To Do Something With My Hair

Carole Montgomery | Posted 11.02.2014 | Fifty
Carole Montgomery

My husband likes to say he's slept with a blonde, brunette AND redhead, and they are all me.

Jen Kirkman Explains the Glamour of the Divorcée

Karen Geier | Posted 07.22.2014 | Comedy
Karen Geier

I recently spoke to Jen about her life, children and crying in front of Joan Rivers.

This Comedian's Cat Pictures Are Pure Gold

The Huffington Post | Kate Abbey-Lambertz | Posted 05.12.2014 | Comedy

What's better than one cat? Two cute cats with smushed faces. What's better than that? Their comedian owner constantly mocking them with ridiculous ph...

Kathy Griffin Blasts Sexist Executives

HuffPost Live | Ryan Buxton | Posted 04.10.2014 | HuffPost Live 321

Kathy Griffin has won two Emmys and one Grammy for her biting brand of comedy, but even a shelf full of awards hasn't saved her from sexism. During...

Comedian: 'I Don't Know' If A Female Late Night Host Would Be 'Confusing'

HuffPost Live | Ali Zaslav | Posted 03.06.2014 | HuffPost Live 321

Comedian Adam Carolla stopped by HuffPost Live to chat about his new show on Spike TV, "Catch A Contractor," and during the conversation he weighed in...

Tig Notaro Goes Nose-To-Nose With Gillian Jacobs

The Huffington Post | Sarah Barness | Posted 01.08.2014 | Comedy

How well do you know comedian Tig Notaro? "Community" star Gillian Jacobs probably knows her better than you. Well, at least she knows her nose be...

Kat Dennings and Beth Behrs Might Be The New Tina Fey and Amy Poehler

The Huffington Post | April Sperry | Posted 01.23.2014 | Entertainment

Kat Dennings and Beth Behrs, the stars of the CBS sitcom "Two Broke Girls," are looking more and more like they might become the next great awards-sho...

All Growz Up with Melinda Hill: Karen Kilgariff

Melinda Hill | Posted 03.02.2014 | Comedy
Melinda Hill

"All Growz Up" explores what popular comedians wanted to be when they grew up and how that's panned out for them. Join me on this insightful journey into the little minds that became the big minds we love today.

The Best 5 Things That Happened In 2013

Nathan Blansett | Posted 02.20.2014 | Teen
Nathan Blansett

Perhaps it's just the holiday season, but I've been feeling a bit more cheerful, definitely happier and lighter, and I figured I might as well talk about a few of my current favorite things instead of a current societal issue.

All Growz Up with Melinda Hill: Laura Kightlinger

Melinda Hill | Posted 01.24.2014 | Comedy
Melinda Hill

"All Growz Up" explores what popular comedians wanted to be when they grew up and how that's panned out for them. Join me on this insightful journey into the little minds that became the big minds we love today.

All Growz Up With Melinda Hill: Mary Lynn Rajskub

Melinda Hill | Posted 01.23.2014 | Comedy
Melinda Hill

"All Growz Up" explores what popular comedians wanted to be when they grew up and how that's panned out for them. Join me on this insightful journey into the little minds that became the big minds we love today.

All Growz Up with Melinda Hill: Arden Myrin

Melinda Hill | Posted 01.23.2014 | Comedy
Melinda Hill

"All Growz Up" explores what popular comedians wanted to be when they grew up and how that's panned out for them. Join me on this insightful journey into the little minds that became the big minds we love today.

All Growz Up With Melinda Hill: Maria Bamford

Melinda Hill | Posted 01.23.2014 | Comedy
Melinda Hill

"All Growz Up" explores what popular comedians wanted to be when they grew up and how that's panned out for them. Join me on this insightful journey i...

WATCH: What It Takes For A Black Woman To Get Onto 'SNL'

The Huffington Post | Amanda Scherker | Posted 10.17.2013 | Black Voices

It takes only 28 seconds for actress and comedienne Nyima Funk to get ready to be on "Saturday Night Live," and we think she more than proves her poin...

Interview With Maggie Maye

Barbara Holm | Posted 12.16.2013 | Comedy
Barbara Holm

I met Austin comedian Maggie Maye a few years ago at the Women in Comedy festival in Boston. Since then I've seen her everywhere, San Francisco, New York, Portland, and in my heart. She's super funny, loveable and a very strong comedian.

All Growz Up With Melinda Hill: Andy Dick

Melinda Hill | Posted 11.30.2013 | Comedy
Melinda Hill

"All Growz Up" explores what popular comedians wanted to be when they grew up and how that's panned out for them. Join me on this insightful journey into the little minds that became the big minds we love today.

Being Ugly

April Brucker | Posted 10.05.2013 | Women
April Brucker

Growing up, my mother used to say, "A jealous child is an ugly child, and I didn't raise an ugly child."