on Jun 28, 2013
Recently, there’s been an all-out Twitter war between two of our favorite feminist women: Jezebel writer and comedian Lindy West, and BUST columnist and comedian Roseanne Barr.
The debate focuses on the subject of rape jokes—when it’s appropriate to tell them, and what the appropriate response to them should be. Read More
When the words “Feminist Make-Up tutorial” sashayed onto my Tumblr dashboard, I took the delicious piece of click-bait in order to find out how to fight misogyny while looking fabulous. Sure enough, it taught me how to put my Smash the Patriarchy #2 lipstick to good use, AND it became an instant favorite amongst my peers. Now we have a charming, uniform mask of righteousness to wear when we take up our rightful position as the superior sex.
In case it's not evident, what I just demonstrated in the above paragraph was a staggering attempt at ~comedy. Read More
BY Darcy Sturges
on May 30, 2013
Inside Amy Schumer might just be BUST’s current favorite show, and Amy herself is definitely one of our favorite comedians.
Thankfully we don’t have to wait any longer to know if the hilarity will keep coming - Schumer tweeted on Monday that she’ll be back for a second season! Woohoo!
If you haven’t seen Schumer’s sketch show on Comedy Central, you’re missing out. A lot. Read More
BY Tess Duncan
on May 20, 2013
Comedy week doesn't have to stop after Saturday! As part of the second annual New York Funny Songs Fest, you can get your shits and giggles on in June too, at the CD release party for Brooklyn-based comedian, Rob Cantrell. You may know him for his LOL-able raps about being "married n shit" (below) and chillin' at a laundromat. Head over to Joe's Pub at 425 Lafayette Street in NYC on Saturday, June 1st to see Cantrell spit some rhymes off his new album, Keep On the Grass, in the whitest way possible. Plus Tiger vs. Read More
BY Laurel Walsh
on May 16, 2013
Remember the dreaded “humor gap” idea about men always being funnier than women? And that bogus pseudo-science Vanity Fair piece on the topic? Oy vey. I wish that was the only case of weird dudes telling the world women aren’t funny, but alas, the shoddily lobbed insults keep coming. If only we had a sweet comedienne to put this shit show to rest.
OH WAIT, WE DO.
It’s Ellie Kemper from Bridesmaids and The Office, hey girl! This week she wrote an article for GQ about the unfunniness of men, and it’s perfect. Read More