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Female Comedians

Bacon, San Francisco and Loni Love

David Duran | Posted 10.01.2012 | San Francisco
David Duran

Comedian and actress Loni Love has brought audiences into hysterics with her witty satire and hilarious stand-up. I've seen her perform and even her short sets keep everyone wanting more.

Favorite Female Comedians

Marie Claire | Posted 07.10.2012 | Women

Kristen Wiig may have just left a downright hilarious legacy on Saturday Night Live, but she's not the only funny lady giving us the giggles. From vet...

My First Network Comedy Appearance: It's Time for Me to StandUp In Stilettos

Erica Watson | Posted 09.01.2012 | Comedy
Erica Watson

I know for a fact that women are funny and deserve an opportunity to showcase their talent. I also recognize that the comedy business is tough for everyone, no matter what gender you are.

Weeklings: Women Aren't Funny? (VIDEO)

Louis Virtel | Posted 08.22.2012 | Gay Voices
Louis Virtel


Carolla, Delaney, Another White Guy, Esposito

Brandon Wetherbee | Posted 08.21.2012 | DC
Brandon Wetherbee

In my limited experience, I've found that gender, sexual preference and race don't necessarily matter when it comes to funny. I have found that there are more male than female comics. There is a problem and it's not Adam Carolla's viewpoint.

Comedians React To Adam Carolla Controversy On Twitter

The Huffington Post | Posted 06.20.2012 | Comedy

Adam Carolla is the latest comedian to make headlines for controversial statements about women in comedy. In an interview with the New York Post, Caro...

18 Funny Women You Should Be Following On Twitter

Posted 06.01.2012 | Comedy

Once again, it's time to introduce you to another round of super funny women you should follow on Twitter, and the theme of this month's list seems to...

Noah Michelson

Comedian Caroline Reid Chats About Her Hilariously Raunchy Alter Ego, Pam Ann | Noah Michelson | Posted 07.25.2012 | Gay Voices

Caroline Reid cannot step four feet into an airport without being mobbed and she has no one but herself to blame. The Australian comedian, better know...

Who Will Be The Next Late-Night Queen?

Salon | Posted 05.22.2012 | Women

What, you didn't get to dance with Mick Jagger, hug Jon Hamm and be serenaded by Arcade Fire the last time you left a job? I guess you're not Kristen ...

In Defense Of Whitney Cummings

BuzzFeed | Posted 05.02.2012 | Women

Whitney Cummings isn't my thing. I've watched clips of her stand-up on YouTube, and almost always closed the browser before she was done talking. Joke...

Yes We Cannes?

Joanna Rothkopf | Posted 04.28.2012 | Entertainment
Joanna Rothkopf

In just a few weeks, 22 worthy directors of many shapes and sizes will descend upon the beach town to bask in le soleil and the glory of their artistic achievements at the Cannes film festival. Not one film by a woman was nominated.

WATCH: Tips For Women Looking To Take Charge Of Their Finances, From Kathy Griffin

Posted 08.28.2013 | MarloThomas

Comedian and talk show host, Kathy Griffin, sat down with me and shared her thoughts on women in the workforce and their financial independence. v...

WATCH: Being Sensitive To Criticism, From Kathy Griffin

Posted 08.28.2013 | MarloThomas

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WATCH: Kathy Griffin On Dating Younger Men

Posted 08.28.2013 | MarloThomas

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WATCH: Kathy Griffin On Drinking

Posted 08.28.2013 | MarloThomas

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Is Rachel Dratch 'Too Ugly' For Hollywood?

| Posted 04.13.2012 | Women

By Torie Bosch (Click here for original article.) It's been a rough few years for Rachel Dratch. After a steady climb up the comedy ladder-a st...

First Annual Females in Comedy Convention

Erica Watson | Posted 06.10.2012 | Comedy
Erica Watson

Throughout my life, I have heard time and time again that "women aren't funny!" Well, finally Hope has come to save the day... Hope Flood that is.

Who Are The Funniest Girls On TV? (WATCH)

Posted 04.05.2012 | Teen

With female comedians like Tina Fey, Amy Poehler, Kristen Wiig and Ellen Degeneres dominating TV and movies, it's a good time to be a funny actress. ...

The Year of the Funny Woman

Sheila Moeschen | Posted 05.22.2012 | Comedy
Sheila Moeschen

Politicos may lay claim to 2010 as Year of the Woman, but if the Fourth Annual Women in Comedy Festival is any indication, they may have to hand that title over to the Year of the Funny Woman.

"Late Show" Booker Fired For Comments About Women Comedians

The Jane Dough | Posted 01.19.2012 | Women

The Late Show With David Letterman has fired its head comedy booker, Eddie Brill, after he told The New York Times he believes women comics are less "...

Please Put Your Clothes Back On

Carol Hartsell | Posted 02.12.2012 | Comedy
Carol Hartsell

Apparently, posing nude -- or mostly nude -- in a mens' magazine is still some sort of rite of passage for female entertainers, and there has been a spate of female comedians stripping down recently. We have to admit, as fans of comedy and women in comedy especially, my fellow editors and I die a little bit every time this happens.

Mindy Kaling Talks Sex In Sweet Valley (And Other Concerns)

Posted 11.21.2011 | Books

By Sara Benincasa for Bookish. Mindy Kaling may love shopping just as much as Kelly Kapoor, her character on “The Office,” does (just check ou...

Female Comedians, Breaking The Taste-Taboo Ceiling

The New York Times | Posted 11.16.2011 | Women

In a Rolling Stone interview from 1979, Johnny Carson, host of "Tonight" and the most important gatekeeper in comedy for decades, gave his take on fem...

All Together Now! Simple. Sanitary. Vagina!

Annie Stamell | Posted 01.15.2012 | Comedy
Annie Stamell

2011-11-15-Screenshot20111115at2.34.37PM.jpgCheck out the laugh-out-loud funny shorts below and a follow-up hilarious interview with the vagina behind the vaginas, writer-producer-director Jacq Lesko.

Fox News To Female Comedians: Be Sexy

Posted 12.13.2011 | Comedy

At least they didn't say, "No Fat Chicks." is drawing fire today for suggesting that the time of the "frumpy" female comedian is coming...