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Watch Melissa McCarthy’s Shoutout To Female Comics At The MTV Movie Awards

Hopefully McCarthy’s win will continue to open the door for more female comedians to get recognized for their work.

Bronwyn Isaac | April 11, 2016 - 11:38 am

5 Lady Comic Memoirs, Ranked (Spoiler: #1 Is Not Bossypants)

There’s a lot to look forward to this fall, like crunchy leaves and pumpkin everything and not being so hot you want to die, but there’s one thing that stands out: I’m…

Jana Pollack | July 15, 2014 - 10:00 am

Frisky Q&A: Actress & Comedian Erica Watson, Co-Star Of “Precious”

A few years ago, I had the pleasure of working alongside a lady named Erica Watson at a dreary desk job. She’s one-of-a-kind: nice as can be, whip smart, hilarious,…

Jessica Wakeman | November 6, 2009 - 6:30 pm

Erica Watson Is A Fat Bitch

Erica Watson and I have been friends for a year now and even I raised my eyebrows when I heard she was calling her one-woman comedy show “Fat Bitch.” Bitch

Jessica Wakeman | October 8, 2009 - 7:24 pm

Is Rape Ever Funny?

Touchy subject, I know. Once a week I write a round-up for Jezebel, Gawker Media’s women’s site, about the misogyny that runs rampant on all of the web’s gossip blogs.

Amelia McDonell-Parry | December 5, 2007 - 7:34 pm