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21 Moments That Defined Women In Comedy In 2014

The Huffington Post | Katla McGlynn | Posted 12.23.2014 | 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 12.15.2014 | 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."

10 Reasons Ellen Is Going To Rule The Oscars

The Huffington Post | Julie Zeilinger | Posted 08.02.2013 | Women

It's official: Ellen DeGeneres announced on Twitter this morning that she will host the 2014 Academy Awards. Cue the collective excitement. There's...

WAIT, I'm Not Dead, I'm Just Over 50

Carole Montgomery | Posted 09.22.2013 | Fifty
Carole Montgomery

The first time I read Harry Potter I remember thinking how cool would it be to have an invisibility cloak? And then I turned 50 and voila, my cloak was me.

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...