Katy Brand: 'We don’t want to replace men – we just want equal airtime'
The actor and comedian explains how her debut play, 3Women, captures the age divide within feminism – and the defiance of the #MeToo eraI recently gave a talk at a girls’ high school. I mention this not only because I am a virtue-signalling monster but also because one of the young women... [Read More]
Katy Brand: 'We don’t want to replace men – we just want equal airtime'
The actor and comedian explains how her debut play, 3Women, captures the age divide within feminism – and the defiance of the #MeToo eraI recently gave a talk at a girls’ high school. I mention this not only because I am a virtue-signalling monster but also because one of the young women... [Read More]
A Tour of the All-Women Comedy Shows of Los Angeles
Women in comedy are often seen as solitary creatures, like mountain lions or that bird that fell in love with a statue. Female comics are isolated from each other on bookings and can view each other as competition in the green room. “When I started comedy, there was always only one woman on th... [Read More]
A Tour of the All-Women Comedy Shows of Los Angeles
Women in comedy are often seen as solitary creatures, like mountain lions or that bird that fell in love with a statue. Female comics are isolated from each other on bookings and can view each other as competition in the green room. “When I started comedy, there was always only one woman on th... [Read More]
A Tour of the All-Women Comedy Shows of Los Angeles
Women in comedy are often seen as solitary creatures, like mountain lions or that bird that fell in love with a statue. Female comics are isolated from each other on bookings and can view each other as competition in the green room. “When I started comedy, there was always only one woman on th... [Read More]
Marc Maron on Louis C.K.: “This Is Obviously a Fucking Massive, Turbulent Learning Moment for Men”
Since last week’s New York Times report was published confirming the long-running rumors about Louis C.K.’s sexual misconduct, a handful of comedians have responded to the news by reflecting on their own experiences as well as what lessons the comedy world can learn from this g... [Read More]
The Business of Being a Young Woman in the Business
As a former comedy agent at UTA and WME, Priyanka represented numerous big-name writers and performers before leaving to start a TV production company with Jack Black. Now she writes and produces on her own, but she still encounters a tidal wave of comedy hopefuls looking for the advice, information... [Read More]
Adult Swim ad seeks “Sexy Female” for comedy special
Who says there aren’t opportunities for women in comedy on Adult Swim? A Craigslist ad appeared today offering $443 per day for a “SEXY FEMALE” with SAG-AFTRA union card between the ages of 25-55, “any ethnicity,” who’s willing to wear “bondage attire”... [Read More]
Lydia Towsey: how I discovered the Venus in me
From Botticelli to glossy magazines, women have been idealised and misrepresented for centuries. Performance poet Lydia Towsey reveals how her own near-fatal eating disorder set her on a path to explore new ways of looking at female bodiesBotticelli’s painting of the Birth of Venus was the fir... [Read More]
Tig Notaro Speaks Out on Louis C.K. Sexual Misconduct Rumors
Back in April, Tig Notaro revealed that she and Louis C.K. hadn’t spoken in a year and a half when she decided to speak up about Saturday Night Live allegedly ripping off her 2015 short film Clown Service in a sketch starring C.K. called “Birthday Clown.” In case you needed any mor... [Read More]