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This Video Nails The Messed Up Way Anti-Abortion Legislation Gets Pushed

The Huffington Post | Jenavieve Hatch | Posted 12.21.2016 | Home

A new video, produced by “Daily Show” co-creator Lizz Winstead and her abortion rights advocacy group Lady Parts Justice, satirizes the outsize in...

5 Simple Ways To Fight The Patriarchy From Your Phone

The Huffington Post | Jenavieve Hatch | Posted 12.16.2016 | Home

In the wake of the 2016 presidential election, many Americans have been driven to engage more consistently and actively with the political process. Th...

Apple Rejects Hinder, A Reproductive Rights App By 'The Daily Show' Creator

The Huffington Post | Laura Bassett | Posted 09.22.2015 | Home

WASHINGTON -- Forget Tinder, a popular dating app that allows you to swipe left or right on pictures of local singles. Now you can download Hinder, a ...

Stolen Lady Parts Of The Week

Mindy Tucker | Posted 09.17.2014 | Home
Mindy Tucker


Our Favorite Comedy Photo Of The Week

Mindy Tucker | Posted 05.07.2013 | Home
Mindy Tucker


FLASHBACK: Jon Stewart's First 'Daily Show' Episode

Posted 02.11.2015 | Home

"Welcome to 'The Daily Show.' Craig Kilborn is on assignment in Kuala Lumpur, I'm Jon Stewart." And so began Jon Stewart's tenure as host of what h...

'Writers' Bloc': Going Behind the Fourth Wall With J.R. Havlan

Remy M. Maisel | Posted 01.26.2013 | Home
Remy M. Maisel

Hey, what's funnier than a good joke? Deconstructing that joke, of course. Well, not usually. But since every rule needs an exception to prove it, the world needs "Writers' Bloc" -- a podcast about how our favorite comedies are made.

Presidential Debate Watch 2012

92nd Street Y | Posted 12.22.2012 | Home
92nd Street Y

Presidential Debate Watch 2012 took place at 92YTribeca on October 3, 2012. The event featured Daily Show co-creator Lizz Winstead moderating a panel...

WATCH: Sarah Silverman Takes On Romney's 'Corporations Are People' Remark

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 10.18.2012 | Home

Two pro-Democratic super PACs, the Jewish Council for Education and Research and American Bridge 21st Century, released a new video Thursday with come...

WATCH: Sandra Bernhard Responds To Jerry Seinfeld

Posted 09.09.2012 | Home

Jerry Seinfeld is a few episodes deep into his new web series "Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee," but he has yet to get coffee, in a car, with a funny...

WATCH: 'We Are In A Golden Age Of Comedy'

The Huffington Post | Ross Luippold | Posted 08.17.2012 | Home

The second episode of "Totally Biased with W. Kamau Bell" featured Rachel Maddow, a fellow liberal and Bay Area native of Bell. Almost as soon as ...

The Romney Campaign's Situational Demagoguery

Joseph A. Palermo | Posted 09.24.2012 | Home
Joseph A. Palermo

Worse than Swift Boating and worse than Willie Horton, Mitt Romney is running the most craven, dishonest, and hypocritical campaign we've seen in contemporary American politics.

Five Women Comics Funnier Than Daniel Tosh (and No Rape Jokes)

Sally Kohn | Posted 09.16.2012 | Home
Sally Kohn

When one male comic makes an over-the-line sexist, racist or homophobic joke, all the other male comics, their male producers and their male audiences laugh and defend him. They ignore the hostile climate that their "humor" creates.

LISTEN: Carnie Wilson Talks 'Wilson Phillips: Still Holding On'

The Six Pack | Posted 02.02.2016 | Home
The Six Pack


Why Hasn't 'The Daily Show' Catapulted More Women To Stardom?

Posted 05.02.2012 | Home

"The Daily Show" has been a launching pad for many celebrated careers. All of which happen to belong to men.

WATCH: ShamWow Book Promo Makes Us Want To Read

Posted 05.01.2012 | Home

Remember that great ShamWow infomercial? The guy in the headset, the bare studio, the font, the devil-may-care attitude? It left you feeling like th...

If It's Not One Thing, It's Your Mother: At the Athena Awards

Regina Weinreich | Posted 04.12.2012 | Home
Regina Weinreich

Recipients are asked to adhere to only one caveat: they must speak about a woman who has influenced or inspired them, not their mother. An act of rebellion, this rule was immediately violated.

Female Comedians Come Together To Support Planned Parenthood

Posted 11.26.2011 | Home

Comedian Lizz Winstead -- recently named HuffPost's "Greatest Person Of The Day" -- has spent her summer performing benefit shows all over the country...

18 Political Satirists You Should Follow On Twitter

Posted 09.21.2011 | Home

If you're like us, you have all kinds of funny people in your Twitter stream. One type that is a continuing source of both laughs and information are ...

Lucas Kavner

Comedian And 'Daily Show' Co-Creator Tours For Planned Parenthood | Lucas Kavner | Posted 08.31.2011 | Home

Lizz Winstead, comedian and co-creator of "The Daily Show," has been selling out comedy shows across the country for the past few years. With her shar...

WATCH: Is Michele Bachmann Hogging God's Time?

Posted 08.28.2011 | Home

Comedian and co-creator of "The Daily Show" Lizz Winstead is embarking on a tour to raise money for Planned Parenthood, and she kicked things off rece...

Carol Hartsell

How Do You Write A Joke About A Dead Terrorist? | Carol Hartsell | Posted 07.02.2011 | Home

As news broke late Sunday night that Osama bin Laden had been killed by U.S. military forces in Pakistan, twitter streams began rolling by faster than...

18 Funny Women You Should Be Following On Twitter

The Huffington Post | Carol Hartsell | Posted 06.11.2012 | Home

First of all, you should know we're going to revisit this topic frequently. There are so many great female comedy writers on Twitter now, you can't f...

PHOTOS: 53 Amazing Female Comedians You Should Know

Posted 07.26.2012 | Home

In honor of International Women's Day and the upcoming Women In Comedy Festival in Boston, we wanted to put together a list of some of our favorite fe...

Comedians Live Tweet The Oscars

Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

The reviews are in on this year's Oscars ceremony. Well, they were actually coming in all night on Twitter, and from the beginning the verdict was un...