Tiffany Haddish, Lena Waithe give powerful speeches at Variety Power of Women Luncheon (Video)
Variety honored funny ladies Tiffany Haddish and Lena Waithe at their 10th Annual Variety Power of Women Luncheon in Beverly Hills this past weekend. The celebration, presented by Lifetime, also honored gun control activist Emma Gonzalez, Regina King (Seven Seconds), and Natalie Portman (Thor) ... [Read More]
Tiffany Haddish, Lena Waithe give powerful speeches at Variety Power of Women Luncheon (Video)
Variety honored funny ladies Tiffany Haddish and Lena Waithe at their 10th Annual Variety Power of Women Luncheon in Beverly Hills this past weekend. The celebration, presented by Lifetime, also honored gun control activist Emma Gonzalez, Regina King (Seven Seconds), and Natalie Portman (Thor) ... [Read More]
Camilla Cleese on her dad John: 'He's not my favourite Python!'
The comedian is doing a show about her father in Edinburgh. She talks about the sexist LA standup scene, her reconciliation with her dad – and doing jokes about his ex-wivesWith just a hint of a smile, Camilla Cleese admits that the name of her Edinburgh fringe show is “the ultimate, sha... [Read More]
Book these women for your comedy festivals, showcases and panels for 2018
We’re almost one year removed from the first wave of mainstream media attention toward the underreported and overlooked mistreatment of women in all walks of life (but particularly in comedy and show business, as Tig Notaro’s second season of One Mississippi shone a spotlight on the hars... [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]
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]