Posts Tagged: comedians

What to Read When You Want to Read Funny Women

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Sometimes the truth hurts. That doesn’t mean we shouldn’t have to hear it, and all the better if we can couch those painful truths amid laughter.

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The Rumpus Poetry Book Club Chat with Rosalie Moffett

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Rosalie Moffett discusses her new collection June in Eden, writing humor in poetry, using contemporary references, and trying to understand the world.

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Laugh Track

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Inconceivably, unexplainably, and, inevitably, thankfully, Bill Cosby’s on tour again. But even off-stage, he’s been there all his life: In 1976, Cosby earned a doctorate in education from the University of Massachusetts, after writing a dissertation about whether teachers found “Fat Albert” useful. (His conclusion: they did.) In presenting his findings, Cosby noted the “inherent […]

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Janine & Emily’s Girl Talk 2

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Comedians Janine Brito (who made us keel over in a fit of laughter at our July event) and Emily Heller, are bringing back the funny for Girl Talk 2—everybody’s second favorite mash-up artist. Just kidding! It’s a follow-up to Girl Talk, their totally successful comedy show that happened back in March. They’re bringing together SF-based […]

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