Posts tagged "funny women"

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

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

The 10 Funniest Female Duos Of All Time

“The Heat,” a foul-mouthed, gun-toting, slapstick-silly film opened in theaters this weekend — and it stars two female leads. Sandra Bullock and Melissa McCarthy, two of Hollywood’s raddest women, play an…

Alyson Penn | June 29, 2013 - 12:00 pm

The Top 5 Funny Female Screenwriters To Watch

On May 13, 2011, the cinematic landscape was forever changed by that cute little movie about friends, weddings and bowel incontinence. Other than a couple “Saturday Night Live” cast members…

Leslie Simon | October 16, 2012 - 2:00 pm

A Funny Memoir Full Of Tall Tales

Normally I like to wait until I’ve read a book to actually recommend it, but for some writers I make exceptions. In this case, I’m talking about the amazing Anna…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | August 7, 2012 - 9:40 am

Mindy Kaling Won’t Answer Your Stupid “Are Women Funny?” Question

“The Office” actress/writer Mindy Kaling is so over this “Are women funny?” conversation. (As am I.) While speaking to the Television Critics Association, Kaling was asked about recent pay-attention-to-meeeee

Jessica Wakeman | July 23, 2012 - 4:40 pm

We’re Back On: Joseph Gordon-Levitt Clarifies His “Pretty Girls Are Rarely Funny” Comment

Okay, JGL, we forgive you for “misspeaking” and saying that pretty girls are rarely funny. Now come over here and give me a kiss. [Yahoo]…

Julie Gerstein | July 19, 2012 - 4:40 pm

Our Favorite Funny Lady Tweets Of The Week!

This week some of our favorite funny ladies glammed it up at the PCAs, and took home some awards to boot! But our much-loved hilarious women don’t have to win any…

Pop Sugar | January 13, 2012 - 2:50 pm

Women Can Be Funny Too: “Bridesmaids” And Other Hilarious Female Roles

Finally, an outrageous gross-out comedy starring women! Hollywood isn’t exactly known for producing flicks that maximize funny females. Even Bette Midler has lamented the lack of funny women gracing the…

Moviefone | May 15, 2011 - 2:30 pm

Mind Of Man: Funny Women Are A Natural Resource

According to highly scientific polls, 15 percent of women think staring is cheating, 45 percent have tried the “fingernail” diet, and 99 percent rate a sense of humor as the…

John DeVore | June 9, 2010 - 3:30 pm

Frisky Q&A: Samantha Bee Talks About Her Hilarious Dream Job

Watch your bestseller-list ass, Chelsea Handler. For years, Samantha Bee has been giving brain boners as the Most Senior Correspondent on “The Daily Show,” and now Canada’s finest import has…

Jessica Wakeman | June 7, 2010 - 4:30 pm

The Daily Hotness: Women In Comedy

Who says women aren’t funny, indeed. Even the cover for the current issue of Vanity Fair (typically kind of a snoozefest, in our opinion) is funny, as Saturday Night Live’s…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | March 17, 2008 - 11:00 am