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There’s nothing funnier than a lady with a handgun- when sketch group Onassis writes the sketch. Written by Mike Scollins, this particular sketch was inspired by a New York Times Magazine article about guns marketed to women. “There's not a crazy wacky character to it,” said Onassis member Sue Galloway. “Just people reacting to something strange in their world.”  You need to a flashplayer enabled browser to view this ... Read More
“I want to be a political wife, I’ve been training for this for all of my life,” Political Subversities performer Shaina Taub sings. “Let me in the sorority of Michelle Obama toned-arm candy.” “Political Wife” is just one of many hilarious sketches written and performed by musical sketch comedy group Political Subversities. It almost seems unfair that this massive group seems to be hogging all of the funniest, smartest, ... Read More
There is nothing better than funny women being funny. But comedy, like a lot things, was (and still is) kind of a boy's club. Like the historic Friars Club, an exclusive men’s club for male comedians that began in 1904. It wasn’t until 1988 that they started welcoming female members, making Liza Minnelli the first official female member. Since then, female members have included notable names such as Candice Bergen, Whoopi Goldberg, Carol Burnett, Joan ... Read More