Posts tagged "comedy"

14 Of Amy Schumer’s Most Relatable Sketches

Whether you’re trying to out-sex-toy your girlfriends at a bridal shower, send a sexy photo of yourself to that guy you’re dating, or plan the perfect breakup — comedian Amy Schumer has your bases covered. If you haven’t watched her Comedy Central show “Inside Amy Schumer” yet, you’ll want to after watching these hilarious sketches. Read more on Pop

Pop Sugar / September 27, 2015

This Comedian Might Be A 10-Year-Old Girl, But She’s Already Slinging Jokes Like A Pro

Saffron Herndon (some people call her Saffy) is only 10 years old, but don’t let that fool you. She’s been performing stand-up comedy for over two years now and has been featured in festivals throughout the country, according to her website. The fact that she has a website puts her ahead of most aspiring comedians two years into…

Lauren Vinopal / September 22, 2015

Comedian Willie Lynch, Jr. Publicly Threatens Female Comic Who Didn’t Want To Date Him

Yes, that is how women end up missing or dead, and no, that’s not very funny.

Robyn Pennacchia / September 14, 2015

And Now, A “Key & Peele” Appreciation Post

“Key and Peele,” the sketch comedy show from Jordan Peele and Keegan-Michael Key, comes to an end tonight, after five seasons. To end the show was their choice. It wasn’t forced off the air due to bad ratings or pulled for any reason. In a July interview with The Wrap, Key said, “It was just…

Megan Reynolds / September 9, 2015

New Shonda Rhimes Show Is In The Works

Attention lovers of “Grey’s Anatomy”, “Scandal” and “How To Get Away With Murder,” Shondaland has a new show in the works, and this time it’s a comedy. Woo hoo!
The show will be called “Splitsville” and was conceived by “Trophy Wife” creators Emily Halpern and Sarah Haskins. It will portray divorced residents of a suburba…

Katrin Higher / August 23, 2015

Amy Schumer To Give A “Disappointing Lap Dance” For Charity

Amy Schumer is really having her moment right now, and she is continuing to do so with the offer of a “disappointing lap dance” that she will give to raise money for The National Multiple Sclerosis Society while also promoting her new film Trainwreck to hit theaters on July 17th.
Schumer is giving this self-described…

Katrin Higher / July 5, 2015

Former Disney CEO Says Funny, Beautiful Women Are Impossible To Find While We Barf From His Sexism

Former Disney CEO and not beautiful or funny bald piece of shit Michael Eisner was quoted as saying to Goldie Hawn:
“From my position, the hardest artist to find is a beautiful, funny woman, they usually—boy am I going to get in trouble, I know this goes online, but usually, unbelievably beautiful women, you being…

Katrin Higher / July 4, 2015

Does Amy Schumer Really Have A Race Problem? I’m Not Sure.

Context, folks. It’s all about context. …

Megan Reynolds / June 29, 2015

Frisky Q&A: Lisa Lampanelli Talks Divorce, Self-Acceptance & Twitter Haters

Tonight is the premiere of comedian Lisa Lampanelli’s much anticipated fifth stand-up special, “Back to the Drawing Board,” and here’s a little scoop: She’s funnier than ever. The equal opportunity offender has a new look (having recently shed 100 lbs) and is recently divorced, and both changes are reflected in what is her most honest…

Katrin Higher / June 26, 2015

What’s The Deal With Jerry Seinfeld, Am I Right?

Yesterday, we saw our latest comedy battle in the mythical war between the phantom “PC Police” (not a real police force) and “Rich Old White Baby Boomer Comedian with God Complex.” A recurring changeling who manifests himself in different forms, yesterday’s iteration was airplane food joker in emeritus, Jerry Seinfeld. When asked in an interview whether…

Katrin Higher / June 9, 2015

Do Something New: Attempt (And Fail) To Go To An Improv Jam

But I succeeded at not losing my temper with a clueless harasser, so there’s that!

Rebecca Vipond Brink / June 9, 2015

Did Jen Kirkman Call Out Louis C.K. For Being A Gross Perv On Her Podcast?

For awhile now, there have been murmurings on the internet and within comedy circles that beloved comedian Louis C.K. is a total creep to women, understood to be an open secret that everyone knows but nobody talks about. Louis C.K. is very powerful within the comedy scene, and those who allege that he’s a perv say that everyone i…

Amelia McDonell-Parry / May 29, 2015

Frisky Rant: What We Need To Stop Talking About When We Talk About Funny Women

Why is it, whenever a woman becomes well known for being funny, we get the “disproving the theory that women aren’t funny” line?

This is not an idea anyone needs to disprove.

Robyn Pennacchia / April 22, 2015

Adrienne Truscott Does Rape Comedy Right

See, rape jokes can be funny!

Rebecca Vipond Brink / April 21, 2015

This Is The Only Car Lip Sync Inspiration You’ll Ever Need

The all-lady comedy group SketchShe has provided the universe with this multi-era car lip sync mashup, and it’s very…comprehensive. “Mime Through Time” takes us through the decades from the ’40s all the way through to today as the ladies jam out to artists like Whitney Houston, Queen, Britney Spears, Snoop Dogg, and Beyonce, complete with matching…

Claire Hannum / April 2, 2015

Ari Shaffir Spews Hate At Fellow Comic Damienne Merlina — But She Gets The Last Word

Time for the quarterly controversy in the comedy world! This time, it is at the hands of mediocre comedy bro Ari Shaffir, who out of nowhere decided to deride a one-armed woman from Los Angeles whom he has barely ever even had interaction with. During a stand-up set that recently aired on Comedy Central, Shaffir

Katrin Higher / March 30, 2015

Why You Should Give Sara Benincasa Money To “Focus Group” Her Own Body

The comedian’s short film concept is so revelatory that after just one week, the film has raised two-thirds (as of publication) of its $9,000 dollar budget on Kickstarter.

Leah Prinzivalli / March 25, 2015

New Favorite Hilarious Video Source: Internet Action Force

Want to laugh your ass off today? Of course you do, it’s Thursday! Head over to the Internet Action Force, where you can while away the rest of your afternoon giggling instead of working. You’ll thank me by 5 o’clock.
IAF was launched just today, so you can be sure that you’ll be the first…

Rebecca Vipond Brink / March 5, 2015

Margaret Cho’s Shtick At The Golden Globes: Not Racist, Just Tired

Last night at the Golden Globe Awards, Margaret Cho played a character named Cho Yun Ja, a movie reporter from North Korea, in a misguided attempt to coast off fumes generated by the publicity machine that surrounded “The Interview”‘s weird half-success. The bit was a little clunky and mostly unfunny. Margaret Cho, a woman of…

Megan Reynolds / January 12, 2015
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