Category Archives: misogyny

Exhausted

Sometimes I forget how tiring it is to be a woman. Not tired from work or kids, although, from what I have witnessed, that is the first and primary source of exhaustion for women around the world. I’m talking about … Continue reading

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Why I Can No Longer Watch Dead Or Dying Girls On TV/Internet

The other night I watched a really bad movie — I forgot the name — but it involved caves and scuba diving and my self-inflicted choices were that or “Love Actually.”  When the first two characters died —a woman and the … Continue reading

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What A Female Comic Sits Through For Stage Time

A few weeks ago I met a brilliant young designer named Emma who interviewed me about an exhibit she plans to curate about Women in Comedy. (Details will be forthcoming.) Prior to meeting her I sent her all the blogs … Continue reading

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“Narcos” and Other Misogynist Subcultures

I got sucked into the binge vacuum of Netflix’ new quasi-historical series, “Narcos,” about Colombian narcotraficante Pablo Escobar, aka “The King Of Cocaine” or “Mustached Guy Who Could Stand To Do Some Sit Ups” depending on who you talk to. … Continue reading

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Blow It Out

“So, do you live here?” asked the woman volunteering at the homeless shelter. “Well, uh…no. Do I look homeless?” “Well, it could be your first day.” Hmmm, I see. Women arrive at a shelter looking smokin’ hot and put together. … Continue reading

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Does My Work Reflect Misogynist Thinking?

Guy meets girl. Guy falls for girl. Girl falls for guy. Guy meets another girl.  The. Drama. Begins. Who is the Guy character?  He’s a loser. What kind of a loser?  The kind that doesn’t commit to anything, but feels … Continue reading

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Tell Me Tina Fey, How Do You Deal With Misogynists In Comedy?

I said I wasn’t going to write any more blogs about being a woman in comedy. I lied. Again.  My experience last night convinced me that the majority of  female comics should consider performing exclusively at female open mics (which … Continue reading

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But Is She HAWT?!

I wrote a play called “Changes In The Mating Strategies Of White People” (opening January 17th at The Lounge Theatre…tickets available in December…please come). The play features a strong female lead, a complicated, independent woman who asks the questions facing … Continue reading

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Breaking Blog

I started watching Breaking Bad in 2009 (not to brag…OK, a little) before everybody got on board and the show’s style went from a dark comedy to the story of a bad ass American anti-hero and his mega-bitch wife Skyler, … Continue reading

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I Said I Wasn’t Going To Write Any More Blogs About Misogyny In Comedy…

I said I wasn’t going to write any more blogs about misogyny in comedy. And this happened… The other night a comic on stage complained (i.e., delivered the premise) that there ARE TOO MANY WOMEN IN MOVIES.  Rape jokes move … Continue reading

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“Chill Out…Who Said I Was Into Him?” – A Rebuttal Dating Book

“Hey, Ladies! Are you struggling with dating relationships? Feeling confused or sad?  Willing to do anything? Even read a dating book?  Are you ready to accept that YOU’RE the problem?  Are you ready to see that all your expectations of … Continue reading

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