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How to write a funny protest sign

Right now, everyone’s mad about something. And during a time of high-visibility, ultra-Instagrammed civic engagement, we have more opportunities than […]

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“How are your college applications going?” And 4 other questions to never, ever ask your niece at the dinner table

I have always imagined the summer before my senior year of high school would be exactly like Grease. I would […]

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Mini Q+A with...Leah Bonnema

Leah Bonnema is a stand-up comic based in New York City. She’s been featured on VH1’s 100 Greatest Child Stars and 100 […]

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How-To Start Your Own Comedy YouTube Channel

Picture it. The date: Spring, 2015. The challenge: Fresh off a firing, I told myself to do something I enjoyed, […]

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Mini Q+A with...Negin Farsad

SEE NEGIN 6/26 AT GOLD Comedy LIVE! Negin Farsad was named one of 50 Funniest Women by Huffington Post, named […]

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Teen girl stereotypes that need to go away

We’re all familiar with the stereotype of the bored teenager. It’s everywhere we look, from magazines to movies to TV. […]

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How to collaborate in comedy with literally anyone ever

Sure, I do solo comedy. But I’ve been collaborating in one form or another for the majority of my life: […]

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Mini Q+A with...Ashley Hamilton

Ashley Hamilton is a stand up comedian and writer from Chicago, IL who started performing in sunny Los Angeles. In […]

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How to Produce a Comedy Variety Show at Your School

 Most of the comedians I know happen to also be excellent producers. They weren’t born that way — babies are […]

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Mini Q+A with...Hanna Dickinson

Hanna Dickinson graduated from USC as a film studies major in 2014. During her senior year, Hanna started standup and, […]

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What kind of class clown are you?

You’re here on this site and you’re part of the Comedy Gold community, so we can safely assume you’re some […]

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5 ways to handle rejection (in comedy)

As you ponder the path that will help you become a successful comedian, you’re going to have to get used […]

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Eight things you need to start your own (funny) podcast

Elsa Waithe is a comedian, activist, and all-around wildchild. Her comedy is a mix of light-hearted but critical jabs at homosexuality and […]

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Mini Q+A with…Rubi Nicholas

Rubi Nicholas has appeared on NickMom Network’s “Night Out” and “NickMom On…” series and has performed standup alongside comedy greats […]

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How comedians bounce back after bombing

Have you heard this quote from Ira Glass? “What nobody tells people who are beginners — and I really wish […]

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Tips from a teen: 7 pieces of PURE GOLD ADVICE for teen comics, by teen comics

Being young comes with its own set of challenges. Waiters ask you if you want kids’ menus, you get carded […]

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6 Ways YOU Can Use Humor Today To Benefit Your Workplace

While the “average” work week in the United States is supposed to be 40 hours, it feels more like two […]

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Mini Q+A with...Chanel Ali

Chanel Ali is a standup comedian who blossomed on the Philadelphia circuit before moving to New York City in 2015. […]

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How To Get A Job As A Digital Producer

…with Ana Breton, digital producer for Full Frontal with Samantha Bee.  Ana has 7+ years of working in film production. She was […]

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How To Get A Job In...Comedy Writing and Production

  “Comedy” means a lot of things. While many of you want to PERFORM comedy, many of you just want […]

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