Tag: Women in Comedy

“Ghostbusters” reboot adds another twist on gender norms

Women in comedy have been thriving over the last few years. Amy Schumer has shooed away those who would call stand-up comedy a man’s world. “Saturday Night Live” also holds strong female comedians in its current lineup, consisting of Cecily Strong and Kate McKinnon. Perhaps the greatest victory for women in comedy over the last… Read More

Top Four Awesome Female Characters in Television

Over the ages, and still to this day, women have often been misrepresented in television. The female characters either adhere to the ditsy, feminine, infantile stereotype; to the “tomboy” category — rigid, unsmiling, cold but tough as nails; the mother; and the temptress. These are loose interpretations of the different archetypes of women, but you… Read More