'For a Good Time, Call...': Female comedy is funny, emotionally rewardingIn fact, the new comedy - which was directed by Jamie Travis and written by Katie Anne Naylon and star Lauren Miller - happens to be not only one of the funniest female-centric films in recent memory but also one of the most emotionally rewarding.
Joan Rivers: Phyllis Diller paved the way for funny womenShe did this by building the first bridge between old ideas and new ones about what a female comedian should be. In the era when Phyllis started performing, all female comedians had to look funny to be considered funny. If you were pretty, you were ...
Phyllis Diller, the comic with the crazy cackle, inspired generation of funnywomenIt is Phyllis Diller, the poor man's Auntie Mame, only successful female among the New Wave comedians and one of the few women funny and tough enough to belt out a 'standup' act of one-line gags." She inspired a generation of female comics, including ...
The Smart and Funny Young Women Behind the Most Surprisingly Empowering ...The Smart and Funny Young Women Behind the Most Surprisingly Empowering Movie of the Year. Posted: 08/30/2012 12:00 pm.
Women rule fall TV prime-timeA smart woman. An athletic woman. A funny woman. A sassy woman. A combination of all those would be just super. It also really helps if their first names end in an "eee" sound.
Are women funny? An argument to end the debateThe first column of the year is my favorite. So much happened this summer that annoyed me, so finding a topic was simply a matter of selecting which thing I wanted to talk about.
Funny girls"There is no tradition of female clowns," she said then, "but we are just as funny as men." Iannucci broke the old mould.
Shannon Eastin has made NFL history.Uh, both of them had funny costumes? One thing that they're about to have in ... Eastin was the line judge in Sunday's St. Louis Rams-Detroit Lions game, making her the first woman to be an official in a regular-season game. She is among the ...
Why Do So Many Pretty Female Comedians Pretend They're Ugly?Which highlights a weird glitch in the system that still plagues women in comedy today: Why can't funny women be hot? Or accomplished?
Force, Enders are No. 1 in IndySaturday, they became the first women to win No. 1 qualifiers for the Mac Tools U.S. Nationals at Lucas Oil Raceway. Force held on to her No.
Democrats sure are funnySandra, remember, was the victim whose story inspired Democrats to proclaim they would use their national convention to eliminate any doubt about which party is waging a "war on women." You knew the Democrats were really on a roll when it occurred to ...
Madonna 'funny' fashion director"Madonna was funny. She was cracking a lot of jokes. I love it when women are as powerful as she is. People have been looking up to her for 30 years," she recalled.
Carmine is funny, and this week he proves it!I didn't say it was your fault, I said I was blaming you. 12. Women will never be equal to men until they can walk down the street with a bald head and a beer gut, and still think they are sexy.
'Bachelorette' just funny enough to get to the altarThere is, however, a hangover, and quite a bit of evidence that women can get just as messed up on the eve of a wedding as guys can.
Phyllis Diller blazed trail for female comediansDiller was the template for self-deprecating female comedians. She not only motivated a generation of funny women, such as Ellen DeGeneres and Whoopi Goldberg, her silver-tongued zingers - often punctuated by her trademark cackle - paved the way ...
A funny thing happened at NU ColiseumNU Coliseum carries mystique into final year. At least 15 times each year, a great transformation takes place at the NU Coliseum that is the envy of women's athletic programs in the country. Related Links. More Husker volleyball news. Volleyball is a ...
Preview: Zoe Lyons – Glee Club, CardiffFrom that five-minute new act slot, sharing the stage with more than a dozen other hopefuls, Zoe has raked in years of notable award wins and nominations including the winner of 2004's Funny Women Award and has been shortlisted for Best Newcomer at ...
This much I know: Chris O'DowdI didn't realise this incredible thing was going on with Melissa McCarthy or that Rose Byrne was so bloody funny. I grew up in a house of forthright women. My mother worked as a psychotherapist, which was quite progressive for a small town in Ireland ...
Review: Naomi Wolf analyzes female identity via one female body partI was anticipating something more teasing and less clinical from "Vagina," but Wolf views a funny or tender approach to the vagina as not "profound enough.
The Atlantic: "Why Do So Many Pretty Female Comedians Pretend They're Ugly?"Which highlights a weird glitch in the system that still plagues women in comedy today: Why can't funny women be hot? Or accomplished?