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Bold Brit Gina Yashere Brings Her Comic Stylings to Punch Line

LOCAL | By Ronn Vigh | Mar 6
I recently spoke on the phone with Gina about her upcoming shows at Punch Line Comedy Club in San Francisco as part of a month-long series featuring women in comedy.

A Cartoon Series Brings Laughs to Raging Immigration Debate

TELEVISION | By Frazier Moore | Jan 1
Let's get one thing straight: Donald Trump is not a consultant to "Bordertown."

Bisexuality is a Laughing Matter in New Film

MOVIES | By JW Arnold | Nov 7
"When it comes to politics or cultural identity or sexual identity, I needed people to understand that there are different shades of grey," explained actress, writer and executive producer Jezabel Montero.

Matthew McKelligon Slays in 'You're Killing Me'

MOVIES | By Tom Tietjen | Nov 7
"You're Killing Me" is this season's most talked-about slasher film. It takes a giant personality to stand out among such a talented cast, but newcomer Matthew McKellingon manages to shine like a mirror-polished knife.

Comedy in Dallas? Cho Enough!

NATIONAL | By Jenny Block | May 5
Margaret Cho is heading to Dallas for shows at the Addison Improv May 8-10, and she shared her thoughts about women's bodies, LGBT rights and bullying.

Boston Hosts 7th Annual Women in Comedy Festival

CELEBRITIES | By Winnie McCroy | Apr 22
Funny women and their fans head to Boston today for The 7th Annual Women in Comedy Festival, held from April 22-26 in various venues in Cambridge and Boston.

Queer Comic Jordan Pease on Lust and Love

CULTURE | By Michael Cox | Mar 18
We sat down with Jordan Pease, the queer comic who left central New Jersey about five years ago to make a name for himself in Los Angeles, the land where every nobody is a somebody and the somebodies won't take your phone calls. But will he make it here?

Look At Me, I'm Sandra B. -- A Conversation with A Career Iconoclast

NATIONAL | By Winnie McCroy | Feb 28
Sandra Bernhard always swims against the tide. The epitome of an iconoclast, Bernhard revels in being the edgy provoker to a complacent society.

Chatting Up Wanda Sykes

CELEBRITIES | By Peter Clark and Mike Halterman | Feb 28
Combine everything Wanda Sykes has done as writer, standup, and equality activist, and you have one of the funniest, most accomplished, and most revered LGBT celebrities out there today.

Top Comedians Perform at Gilda's Laughfest March 5-15

SPECIAL EVENTS | By EDGE | Feb 26
Gilda's LaughFest announced that this year's Signature Event will celebrate the festival's fifth year with big comics raising funds to care for those affected by cancer.

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