Posts Tagged: Funny Women

Tonight! Reductress Presents: The Brotherhood of Women

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All “Funny Women” readers are enthusiastically invited to The Bell House (next to The Bell Jar, presumably) in Brooklyn tonight. Reductress, “the first and only satirical women’s magazine,” is hosting The Brotherhood of Women, a night of standup courtesy of Janeane “Oh My God, It’s Janeane Garofalo” Garofalo, Sara Benincasa (author of Agorafabulous! Dispatches From My Bedroom), Naomi Ekperigin (of Broad City), and a […]

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Humor: A Reader for Writers

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Not one but two “Funny Women” pieces are included in Oxford University Press’s Humor: A Reader for Writers: Erin Somers’s “Funny Women #99: Modern Vice” and Katie Burgess’s “Funny Women #102: How to Read a Poem” (only women whose last names end with “s” were considered, so do not feel bad if you were unfavorably named). While editors Kathleen Volk Miller and Marion […]

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“Funny Women” Art Show

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Near the bottom of every Funny Women piece is the note, “Rumpus original art by Annie Daly.” We believe in combining hilarious content with a strong aesthetic while promoting artists with ovaries. For a year, Annie’s reliably created beautiful illustrations to make women’s writing and jokes prettier. For those of you in the Bay Area or with […]

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BinderCon: A Symposium on Women Writers Today

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Mitt Romney ignited a feminist revolution during the 2012 presidential debates when he said, “I went to a number of women’s groups and said: ‘Can you help us find folks?’ And they brought us whole binders full of women.” Throw VIDA’s pie charts highlighting “gender disparity in major literary publications and book reviews” into the mix, and you’ll […]

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Reductress Relaunch

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Funny Women PSA: Reductress, “the first and only satirical women’s magazine,” has relaunched with a new female-friendly look and new feminized content. Ambitious co-founders Beth Newell and Sarah Pappalardo saw the need to augment the site’s objectives. “We realized that Reductress had the potential to be more than just a blog,” Pappalardo says. “That’s why we’ll […]

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