ego boost

Why Women Aren’t Funny tries to flatter me by calling me smarter, prettier, more magical and gifted and that’s why I’m never going to be as funny as a male counterpart. The flattery isn’t working. I’d much prefer a man just said the truth: “I don’t want you to be funny, because I’d like one goddamn thing I’m better at than you.”

And by the way, I’m pretty sure that this:

There are more terrible female comedians than there are terrible male comedians, but there are some impressive ladies out there.

…is a statistically impossible statement. That’s like when everybody tells me I get jobs because I’m a girl. You know what they hire in writing rooms? A bunch of guys, and “a girl.” A girl. One. “The” girl. And I’ve got to compete with a hell of a lot of funny and talented women for that part. You’ve got to be Supergirl. You’ve got to be so awesome at being a woman that there are days nobody notices you’re a woman, or they notice that you’re making it so that they don’t have to think of you like you’re a woman, which makes you even cooler because you’re like, so not girly. Continue reading


comedy gold, baby

So, all of Squishy was shut down yesterday.  So was my e-mail.  If you tried to reach me to tell me you couldn’t read my page, I didn’t get the message until this morning when everything was working well again.  Sorry.

If it’s any consolation, my torture yesterday was listening to “Genie In A Bottle” thirteen times for a sketch I’ve been working on.

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