At one point Cameron characterizes Chicago as optimistic and Portland as specific and “Same Sex Symbol” perfectly embodies both of those things.
Issa Rae is the creator of The Misadventures of Awkward Black Girl. Rae has made the Forbes “30 Under 30″ list, twice, and is currently developing a half-hour comedy for HBO.
“That’s just my face penis.”
“I wore a hooded shirt with a suit jacket which is a look I really enjoy but there aren’t any pictures of me in it because I’m not important, so I avoided trying to make people care about me by skipping most of the red carpet.”
“The show that likely influenced my decision to write was Boy Meets World, because when it started, I literally didn’t understand that it was scripted. I thought some kid named Cory Matthews had people follow him around all day and film his life.”
Here’s how I pull off false célébrité to ensure that when I go out to eat, I’m at the VERY LEAST treated like a rich white woman.
“I am pro-friend dating because I’m 99% sure that’s the only kind of date I go on.”
Elicia Sanchez is a stand-up comedian living and joking in Seattle though this week she has temporarily relocated to Angelus Oaks as part of the talent line-up for A-Camp.
Lesbian comedian Erin Foley’s new album “Lady with Pockets” is worth your time.
“Appear eager. Put effort in. Show up on the first date wearing a t-shirt with a picture of her cat on it. No. Show up wearing a t-shirt with a doctored photo of your cat and her cat, to demonstrate what it might look like if your cats had kittens together.”
Guess who won an American Comedy Award!
“Are we doing this? Is this real?”
Sara Benincasa is an award-winning comedian and author of “Great”, a modern gender swapped retelling of “The Great Gatsby”.
“According to me, 80-85% of women are right where I want them: completely astonished at how swiftly and effortlessly I remove their bras.”
Mo Welch is a fascinating comedian with a fascinating Larry Bird obsession.
Aparna Nancherla is this week’s comedy crush and her worst nickname is for sure worse than yours.
Brittani on being sad on twitter, anxiety, being a queer black lesbian in the world, overanalyzing shit to death and basically everything you’ve ever wanted to hear B talk about.
This comedy crush has survived years and is still going strong. Abbi Jacobson and Ilana Glazer, creators and stars of Comedy Central’s “Broad City,” are this week’s crushes.
Shamikah Martinez’s first interview as a comedian was with Autostraddle and now she’s back!
There’s a pretty gay stand-up show happening on Friday at 8pm in Los Angeles.