Pretty Funny: Good Looks vs. Comedy
Ellen DeGeneres is a gay 50-something Cover Girl comedian; Tina Fey won a Mark Twain Award and has graced the cover of Vanity Fair. It might seem like the lines between being pretty and being funny have blurred. But this hour we’ll take a look at the barriers still facing female comics, and how comedy clubs are the testing ground for 21st-century feminism.