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Going Off Script with Heidi Ewing, Director of MAKERS: Women in Comedy

Heidi Ewing spent almost a year interviewing funny women for MAKERS: Women in Comedy. She spoke to Joan Rivers about the legendary comedian's start in standup, interviewed Chelsea Handler on dealing with pain through comedy, and talked to Whitney Cummings about h Read More »

A Q&A with Yael Kohen, Author of 'We Killed: The Rise of Women in American Comedy'

For MAKERS: Women in Comedy, director Heidi Ewing interviewed Yael Kohen, the author of "We Killed: The Rise of Women in American Comedy." Kohen's book pieces together the revolution that happened to (and by) women in American comedy. Read More »

MAKERS Women in Comedy: Up Next on PBS

On Tuesday, September 30, MAKERS premieres Women in Comedy, the first of six films that rewrite women into history. Read More »

The Epic Interviews of Barbara Walters' Pioneering Career

She turns 85 today; we take a look back at the characters she's questioned. Read More »

How Grey's Anatomy Nearly Got Stopped Before It Started

As Shonda read her initial script, a man called this scene "disgusting." Read More »

Martha Stewart's Advice for a Fabulous Career

On Monday, MAKERS' executive producer Dyllan McGee interviewed Martha Stewart on all things Halloween at an AOL BUILD session devoted Read More »

You're Seeing Less Women in Film Than You Think

Though Lucy made more money than Hercules this summer, and Frozen became the highest-grossing animated film, women are still underrepresented in media around the world. Read More »

Emma Watson Reasserts the Definition of Feminism--And Urges Men to Take Part

On Saturday, actress Emma Watson spoke at the United Nations to launch a new campaign called “HeForShe,” which aims to end inequalities that women and girls face globally. During her speech, she reasserted the definition of feminism: Read More »

Want to Run a Top Company? Study Science

More than 30 percent of the women on Fortune’s Most Powerful Women in Business list studied science for their undergraduate degree, including number one Ginni Rometty, Chairman and CEO of IBM. Read More »

Around the World, Girls Get Better Grades Than Boys

How boys are getting left behind. Read More »

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