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Watch Kathy Griffin Discuss Her New Book LIVE

Join MAKER Kathy Griffin for a live discussion as she details her craziest, jaw dropping and sometimes-bizarre anecdotes in her new book, "Kathy Griffin's Celebrity Run-Ins." Read More »

Empowering Quotes to Celebrate Kristen Wiig's Birthday

Whether it's her hilarious skits on "SNL," or her memorable role in "Bridesmaids," it's safe to say that Kristen Wiig is a reigning woman in comedy. In celebration of her birthday on Monday, we've compiled some of our favorite empowering quotes of hers.   Read More »

The Female Comedians to Watch at Fringe 2016

Looking for the bright side of life this 2016? Well, there’s no guarantee the Edinburgh Festival Fringe will be optimistic in its laughs, but it’s for certain that laughs will be had. Read More »

A Brief History of British Women in Comedy

With August 2016’s Edinburgh Festival Fringe picking up pace and Sandi Toksvig’s MAKERS video debuting on this site, there’s no better time to talk about women in comedy. Read More »

Absolutely Fabulous Is Back, Sweetie Darling!

In 1992, “Absolutely Fabulous”, Joanna Lumley and Jennifer Saunders’ take on the exuberant and excessive world of fashion PR and the Notting Hill set became a household name. Read More »

See Amy Schumer's Stunning Vanity Fair Cover

Vanity Fair recently revealed their May cover featuring comedian, writer, and actress Amy Schumer. In her cover story, Schumer reveals how she is now navigating friendships, a new romance, and a new cause in her life. Read More »

Joy Behar: An Exclusive Sneak Peek of Her MAKERS Story

What does it take to be a woman in comedy?  Just ask Joy Behar — one of our upcoming MAKERS. Read More »

Thurber Prize Crowns First Female Winner Because Finally, Women Are Actually Funny

By Kelsey Manning I joke. Of course women have always been the funniest, most incisive, creative, magical creatures on the planet. Only now, they’re starting to get some recognition for it. Read More »

More Feminist Pirates, Please! Key and Peele "Pirate Chantey" Is Our Newest Anthem

Comedic duo Key & Peele are at it again, this time with what most likely could become the summer’s most epic feminist anthem, ever. Read More »

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