20 things to worry about instead of that thing you’re worried about

Hey, I get it. It’s the season for worrying – meaning it’s between January and December, inclusive, of any calendar […]

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5 ways to discover your comedy persona

They say it takes a comedian ten years to develop their comedy persona. But with the head start we’ll give […]

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Mini Q&A with Corinne Fisher

Corinne Fisher is one half of Sorry About Last Night…, her comedy writing and performance duo with Krystyna Hutchinson. In December […]

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Wedding Reception Bingo

There’s a certain time in every twentysomething’s life when there are just so … many … weddings. After a while, […]

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Mini Q&A with Carole Montgomery

Carole Montgomery is a longtime standup comedian based out of Brooklyn, NY. Since starring in two Las Vegas shows, Carole founded the National […]

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How to level up from mics to shows

As a stand-up comedy newcomer, it can sometimes feel like a gargantuan task to move from open mics to booked […]

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Mini Q&A with Kerry Coddett

Kerry Coddett [Cah-dit] is a New York- based comedian, actress, and writer. Born and raised in Brooklyn to Caribbean parents, Kerry draws […]

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Wonder Woman: 0/5 Stars

Wonder Woman not only barely deserves the praise it has thus far received, it barely deserved to be made at […]

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Flirt techniques from your socially awkward friend

Are you flummoxed by social niceties? You ain’t seen nothing yet.   Tip #1: Drop your phone into his drink […]

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Turning a funny concept into a joke

When I first started pursuing comedy, I was a complete newb. I had very little experience on stage, and even […]

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Mini Q&A with Ophira Eisenberg

  Ophira Eisenberg is the host of NPR’s and WNYC’s new weekly trivia, puzzle, and game show Ask Me Another. She recently performed […]

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Mini Q&A with Elsa Waithe

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 Jes Tom

Jes Tom (they/them) is a weird queer stand up comic with but one goal: To hurt the feelings of The Oppressor. […]

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Best college campuses for women in comedy

  So you’re deciding where to go to college. Sure, you did pretty well on your SATs. Your application is […]

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How to make your PowerPoint funnier

  When it comes to putting people to sleep, not even Ambien can rival the prowess of the PowerPoint. Invented […]

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Mini Q&A with Wendy Liebman

Favorite response to a heckler or troll? One time a woman in the audience told me that she was a […]

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How to survive your first open mic

  My first open mic took place in a basement on a Saturday at 4:30 in the afternoon. My topics […]

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Mini Q&A with Joanna Briley

  Favorite response to a heckler or troll? Dad, that’s why Mom left you! Shut it up!   Worst gig? […]

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19 female comedians who are about to be HUGE

There are so many female comedians who are CRUSHING IT right now. And as a result, we here at GOLD […]

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9 best commencement speeches by comedians

Nothing says springtime like graduation! And nothing says graduation like long, cliché speeches about “following your dreams” and stale jokes […]

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