Posts tagged "comedy"

Jennifer Lawrence Slated To Direct Upcoming Comedy “Project Delirium”

With an impressive amount of hit films under her belt and time navigating the industry, she feels now is the ideal time to start embarking on her directing path.

Bronwyn Isaac | November 25, 2015 - 5:00 pm

Why Funny Women Don’t Like Cowardly Men

Rather than focusing on the internalized prejudices of men who crave women who will themselves smaller and more likable in the face of patriarchy, I’d rather focus on the funny

Bronwyn Isaac | November 19, 2015 - 1:00 pm

Margaret Cho’s New Single ‘I Want To Kill My Rapist’ Is Epic

Comedian Margaret Cho has become very active in trying to start conversations about rape and sexual assault – a cause that has affected her personally given that she was sexually…

Katrin Higher | November 14, 2015 - 1:30 pm

Comedians Create ‘Deleted Scene’ In ‘Suffragette’ To Highlight Racial Issues In Film

Despite the period film Suffragette starring Meryl Streep getting a lot of praise from mainstream media, it has come under scrutiny by many women of color due to serious blind…

Katrin Higher | November 8, 2015 - 11:00 am

Comedian Reinterprets Classic Pin-Ups For Satirical Feminist Calendar Pin Up Yours

Do you dream of a world where women are raunchy with abandon, able to own their sexuality, and laugh at themselves and everything else in the world?
We sure as hell do,…

Katrin Higher | October 16, 2015 - 4:20 pm

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

Pop Sugar | September 27, 2015 - 12:30 pm

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…

Lauren Vinopal | September 22, 2015 - 10:30 am

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 - 2:30 pm

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…

Megan Reynolds | September 9, 2015 - 1:00 pm

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!

Katrin Higher | August 23, 2015 - 1:00 pm

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…

Katrin Higher | July 5, 2015 - 11:00 am

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…

Katrin Higher | July 4, 2015 - 3:30 pm

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

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

Megan Reynolds | June 29, 2015 - 5:00 pm

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…

Katrin Higher | June 26, 2015 - 2:30 pm

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.”…

Katrin Higher | June 9, 2015 - 2:00 pm

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 - 9:30 am

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…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | May 29, 2015 - 12:00 pm

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

Robyn Pennacchia | April 22, 2015 - 11:00 am

Adrienne Truscott Does Rape Comedy Right

See, rape jokes can be funny!

Rebecca Vipond Brink | April 21, 2015 - 5:30 pm
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