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Megan "MegScoop" Thomas (L) Cynthia LuCiette (R)

Get Familiar With “All Def Women” – The Digital Comedy Platform Amplifying Black & Brown Voices.

There’s a great saying – “If you build it, they will come”. And together with the perfect storm of the global pandemic, the impact of the #MeToo movement exposing numerous […]

Interviews

Filmmaker Kylie Murphy Draws From #MeToo Headlines In Her Short Film “Green”

Filmmaker Kylie Murphy Draws From #MeToo Headlines In Her Short Film “Green”

It’s a short film that feels like the central storyline is ripped straight from the headlines, not once, but multiple times. Such is the case with ongoing news stories of […]

Creativity, Interviews

Sheila Carrasco as "Emily" in 'Anyone But Me | Image by Shay Yamashita

Latinx Feminist Comedian Sheila Carrasco Explores Identity In New Virtual Solo Theatre Show

With many entertainment shows moving from in-person venues to the virtual space, it has become even more accessible to watch theatre and comedy shows right from the comfort of your […]

Interviews

Jill Bourque | Image by Lisa Keating

How RushTix CEO Jill Bourque Pivoted In 2020 To Create The Biggest Comedy Club On The Planet

If there is one word that has become the description of many people’s careers in the entertainment world in 2020, it is “pivot”. With COVID-19 almost wiping out any in-person […]

Entertainment

As A Woman & A Comedian I Refuse To Apologize For Being Sex-Positive In My Shows

As A Woman & A Comedian I Refuse To Apologize For Being Sex-Positive In My Shows

By Katerina Robinson When I first decided I wanted to try stand-up comedy a lot of people were very shocked. I am definitely not the loudest person in the room, […]

Feminism

FEMINIST FRIDAY: 3 New Intersectional Web Series’ To Fuel Your Digital Content Obsession

FEMINIST FRIDAY: 3 New Intersectional Web Series’ To Fuel Your Digital Content Obsession

Welcome to another Feminist Friday! That time of the week where we sit back, open up our fave digital screens and check out some new video content. This week it’s […]

Contributors, Feminism

Celebrating Broad City’s Down-To-Earth, Fierce Feminism

Celebrating Broad City’s Down-To-Earth, Fierce Feminism

By Andreea Voicu ‘Broad City‘ may have ended 3 months ago but I for one haven’t stopped thinking about it or mourning its loss. It was one of my favorite […]

Feminism

FEMINIST FRIDAY: New Web Series ‘Quinta Vs Everything’ Is Our Latest Online Obsession

FEMINIST FRIDAY: New Web Series ‘Quinta Vs Everything’ Is Our Latest Online Obsession

Welcome to another edition of Feminist Friday, our fave time of the week where we get to share a handful of videos we are obsessing over right now. This week, […]

Interviews

This One-Woman Comedy Show Examines Culture’s Obsession With Shaming Female Sexuality

This One-Woman Comedy Show Examines Culture’s Obsession With Shaming Female Sexuality

Clitoris. Vagina. Orgasm. These are some of the most shocking and divisive words in our culture, even in 2017. No, we’re not kidding. Despite being in the 4th wave of […]

Entertainment

Comedy ‘Freelancers Anonymous’ Gives Visibility To Women & The LGBTQ Community In Tech

Comedy ‘Freelancers Anonymous’ Gives Visibility To Women & The LGBTQ Community In Tech

We’re all about highlighting media that puts women’s voices at the center. We love it even more when we see film and TV content that becomes a vehicle for intersectionality, […]

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Kevin Hart, One Of The World’s Biggest Comedians, Shares Life Lessons In New Audiobook

Kevin Hart, One Of The World’s Biggest Comedians, Shares Life Lessons In New Audiobook

He may be the butt of many jokes about his height, but Kevin Hart is the one having the last laugh. In 2016 he was listed as the world’s highest […]

Entertainment

How ‘Girls Trip’ Proved A Black, Female-Driven Comedy Can Appeal To A Mass Audience

How ‘Girls Trip’ Proved A Black, Female-Driven Comedy Can Appeal To A Mass Audience

Any serious executive in the film industry still insisting that diversity doesn’t win big at the box office clearly hasn’t been paying attention to 2017 so far. This summer’s breakout […]

Entertainment

Comedy Duo Behind ‘Shugs & Fats’ Web Series Busting Stereotypes Of Muslim Women In Media

Comedy Duo Behind ‘Shugs & Fats’ Web Series Busting Stereotypes Of Muslim Women In Media

Ahem, that should actually read “Award-winning Comedy Duo”! If you aren’t familiar with the ‘Shugs & Fats’ web series, now’s your chance. The show stars creators Nadia Manzoor and Radhika […]

Interviews

Gay Marriage Is Legal, But New Comedy Feat. ‘Wedlocked’ Explains The Problem With Gay Divorce

Gay Marriage Is Legal, But New Comedy Feat. ‘Wedlocked’ Explains The Problem With Gay Divorce

In the summer of 2015, the US Supreme Court made an historic ruling in the Obergefell v Hodges case which finally made gay marriage legal in all 50 states. It […]

Interviews

From Fundamental Christianity To Comedy, Brooke Arnold Candidly Shares Her Steps To The Stage

From Fundamental Christianity To Comedy, Brooke Arnold Candidly Shares Her Steps To The Stage

When you look at the most successful female comedians today, they have one thing in common that differentiates them from the rest: they keep it real. More specifically, they aren’t […]