Archives: Feminism

Pretty Funny: Good Looks vs. Comedy

Ellen DeGeneres is a gay 50-something Cover Girl comedian; Tina Fey won a Mark Twain Award and graced the cover of Vanity Fair. It might seem like the lines between “pretty” and “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.

Humor and Wisdom in Women’s Lives

The humor and wisdom in women’s lives.

Humor and Wisdom in Women’s Lives

Humorist and feminist Regina Barreca discusses her latest book.