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Female Comedy Writers

The Harm in Asking : Your New Favorite Comedic Memoir

Toni Nagy | Posted 06.23.2014 | Comedy
Toni Nagy

Barron's new book, called The Harm in Asking, is filled with stories that are engaging, hilarious and disturbing. Barron's vast talent in storytelling is so lively that you feel transported into her mind -- which at first made me feel like "hey get me out of here."

Why I Don't Like Men With Facial Hair

Peggy Elliott | Posted 05.11.2013 | Fifty
Peggy Elliott

I am not attracted to men with facial hair. It's not really a phobia, though I confess I am somewhat ambivalent about both Santa Claus and Jesus. It is all because of my childhood Pediatrician - my parents called him a baby doctor - had a mustache exactly like Adolf Hitler's.

Women Writers and Pilot Pickups: By the Numbers

G.L.O.C. | Posted 07.25.2012 | Comedy

Not every pilot written by a woman will be picked up, but women are garnering more attention for their work in television and their presence will only continue to grow in upcoming years.

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.

Letterman Show Hires Female Writer, Jill Goodwin

Huffington Post | Danny Shea | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Score one for female comedy writers: David Letterman's "Late Show" has added a woman to its writing staff. The "Late Show" has promoted Jill Goodwin,...