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Female comedians in the boys' club

Great comedy is all about vulnerability.

Stand ups who really make us roll on the floor laughing are those who are not afraid to open up about the most personal and intimate experiences.

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This feminist just got a new shirt

And she doesn’t fucking care if u like it.

But seriously, it’s an awesome shirt. How can you go wrong with an Amy Poehler quote and tie dye!?

here’s hoping,

Broad City Season 1 (2014)

Comedy Central’s Broad City has renewed my faith in the millennial generation. Ilana Wexler, played by Illana Glazer, and Abbi Abrams, played by Abbi Jacobson, are two oversexed, underemployed potheads in their 20s living in New York City. 1,077 more words

Abbi Jacobson

Drunk Movie Monday - They Came Together

You know how Scary Movie and Not Another Teen Movie are only like 50% funny, and the other 50% is just random jokes that completely fall flat and have very little to do with anything? 304 more words


My Month in Books: January through April 2015

For months I had been faithfully recording my reading progress on this blog, but two things thwarted my efforts: grad school applications and The Luminaries… 872 more words


You need to know this

I have neglected this space for so long that if this was actually physical, there would be a thick layer of grey dust coating any exposed surface and removing it is likely to make you sneeze in succession. 184 more words

Its Like Eating Real Good Chocolate

My 12-Year-Old Self

Recently I had the pleasure of talking to Allison Tate, a widely respected editor and writer who, at 40, seems wise beyond her years. Her writing has gone viral over and over again not only because it’s beautifully written, but also because she… 788 more words