BY Mary Rockcastle in Boob Tube on Apr 07, 2014 |
Get ready for it; we’re about to see a bunch of white males scrambling for the Late Show spot now that David Letterman has announced his retirement. The current top contenders include Jon Stewart, Jay Leno, Craig Ferguson, and Conan O’Brien. *yawn*
Men have traditionally hosted late night television because of the outdated gendered blocking of Television viewing times. Daytime television has no shortage of female hosts because daytime TV's assumed ... Read More
BY Emma Pacchiana in Boob Tube on Jan 08, 2014 |
Have you ever found yourself watching a celebrity interview and thinking, "This is nice and all, but it could really use a little more humorously uncomfortable personal space violations"? Well, wish no more, because Tig Notaro's new Entertainment Weekly interview webseries has all that and more. "Up Close With Tig Notaro," which debuted this Monday, finds the comedian and guests lying on top of each other as they chat away about everything from toothpaste ... Read More
BY Alanna Vagianos in General on Oct 02, 2013 |
Need some advice? No worries because comedian/writer Tig Notaro has you covered. In Rookie's Ask a Grown Woman, Tig answers some hard questions from readers and wows us all with her wisdom and, of course, humor.
Grab a tissue or something to write with because her advice is simply perfect. If you would like to submit a question to Rookie's Ask a Grown, email it to firstname.lastname@example.org with "Ask a Grown Man" or "Ask a Grown Woman" in ... Read More
BY Adrienne Tooley in Feminizzle on Sep 19, 2013 |
There’s nothing like a slideshow to get a girl excited about feminism. While that sounds like the single most sarcastic sentence in the history of the world, I promise it was meant in earnest.
Refinery 29 just released a slideshow, “17 Feminists of the Future,” that showcases some of the women (& men!) who are currently working tirelessly to better the future for women everywhere.
Included on the list are familiar names like Sheryl ... Read More
BY Kaitlin Cole in General on Oct 01, 2012 |
Comedian Tig Notaro was at a career high before a four-month period of hardship began. It included pneumonia, a life-threatening bacterial infection in her digestive tract, unexpectedly losing her mother, and going through a break up. Then, at the beginning of her stand up set at Largo in Los Angeles on August 3, she calmly revealed that she had been diagnosed with stage two breast cancer.
As she took the microphone to boisterous applause, she ... Read More
BY Laurie in General on Jun 27, 2011 |
Last week I received a new comedy CD of Tig Notaro doing stand up from the fine folks over at Secretly Canadian entitled Good One (out Aug. 2). I wasn't very familiar with her, but I will say after listening, I am an insta-fan! Her delivery is slow, dry and fairly sarcastic, I guess she's pals with Sarah Silverman and has been on a bunch of tv shows, in any case, I'm looking forward to seeing more from Tig! Check out this hilarious clip from Good One, and below ... Read More