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How To Ride A Bike - The Exam

Sure, you could share the road and stay safe. But how is that even a workout? Hello, and welcome to […]

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10 funny over 45: Female comedians making good TV great

I’ve been performing comedy, doing storytelling, and writing since 2007. Back then, I couldn’t find anyone else in what felt […]

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Crouching Weirdos, Hidden Fencing

As a young girl, with an ambitious, athletic and empowered mother, I was signed up for many sports classes. I […]

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5 ways to fight stage fright: comedians’ edition

I felt my first twinge of stage fright at eight years old. I’d been performing since I was four, but […]

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Mini Q+A with...Samantha Ruddy

Samantha Ruddy tells jokes, writes funny stuff, and weasels her way into your heart with her girl-next-door charm. At the […]

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How to nail a scripted comedy audition

You have an audition coming up. You’re given a script. It’s a short, funny scene.   Everybody (not just your […]

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5 Hilarious musical theater songs—sung by women—that will cure what ails you

Music is one of my deepest passions, and I have always considered myself to be a true connoisseur. My preference […]

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Tips from a teen: Where can teen comics hone their comedy craft?

Stage time is KEY for comedy. But if you’re under 18, which venues will let you in? Teen comics need […]

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Mini Q+A with Lauren Mayer

Lauren Mayer is an award-winning songwriter and entertainer who can make anything, and anyone, funny (at roasts, parties, shows, etc., […]

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Don’t get mad, get funny (also, get mad): How to write political jokes

When I first started standup comedy, I never meant for my title to become “Elsa Waithe, Comedian and Activist.” I […]

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I Lived It: The Fun Fact I Shared at Orientation Was a Lie

I’ve never considered myself a dishonest person. I’ve always been a communicative girlfriend; an honest best friend; and, in my […]

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A Mini Q+A with Ladies Who Ranch

Ladies Who Ranch’s monthly show at Vital Joint features brand-new material from six female comedians who are veterans of the The […]

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Mini Q+A with Rebecca Caplan

Rebecca Caplan is a sketch and satire writer living in Brooklyn, NY. She is currently a staff writer for CollegeHumor, and […]

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Why you should use humor for success at work: women's edition

We constantly see (white) men climbing the career ladder by doing (stereo)typical fella stuff: going to happy hour with top […]

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Five Steps to Ace Your Improv Audition

So you wanna be on an improv team? Great! Being on a team is one of the best things you […]

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#AwkwardThanksgiving: At Least You Aren’t Attending These Family Dinners

If you feel like you go over the river, through the woods, and up the freakin’ wall on Thanksgiving, you’re […]

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Mini Q+A with Joanna Parson

Joanna Parson is a New York-based actor, singer, and writer. She’s working on her first book, Emily’s Tour Diary (and Other Tragedies […]

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Wow! These Sisters Are Twins, but One Is Seven Years Younger

In the mid-2000’s, a pair of conjoined twins, Abby and Brittany Hensel, made a splash. They graced The Oprah Winfrey […]

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Mini Q+A with...Lorena Russi

Lorena was born inside of a Lorena, found inside another Lorena. She and all her clones have created content with BuzzFeed and The […]

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Six Hilarious Ways to Trick Your Co-Workers Into Using Salesforce

In 2015 I was hired by a nonprofit that had spent 20 years living off Excel spreadsheets, Outlook contacts, and […]

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