By Jennifer O’Sullivan As a woman who works in comedy, I am sad that there are not more of us. In fact, I’m sad that 90% of comedy performed this festival comes from one perspective
By Michele A’Court. I have been making a living out of being funny for the past 21 years. Maybe a little longer if you count hosting “What Now” from 1987, a children’s programme heavy on the comedy sketches and witty banter.
“Feminism, as an art movement is over. All the issues of feminism have been solved”, said a classmate in one of my lectures once.
Every year, Time Magazine gives out its person of the year award (used to be Man of the Year but they had to change that).
Trigger Warning. The world isn’t exactly crying out for more opinions on the Roast Busters from straight white cis-men. Sorry world, I’m gonna opine.
Warning: Trigger warning for rape. The following story was sent to us and for obvious reasons the writer asked to remain anonymous.
So this is a post I’ve wanted to write for a long time. But it’s been hard to get it right in my head, let alone down on page. So what you get is a stream of consciousness.
I’m an opinionated man. Anyone who knows me personally will tell you that I have an opinion on everything. Everything.
Victoria’s Secret dominates the lingerie market. They’re a multi-cajillion dollar business that, as far as I can tell, targets its ads primarily at the eyeballs and regular balls of pubescent and post-pubescent men.
Nigella is the Domestic Goddess, I have reviewed a number of her recipes and I’m going to keep reviewing her recipes. She’s also a human being. The abuse she’s suffered at the hands of Charles Saatchi is not OK.
This Saturday, the All Blacks play the second test against France in Christchurch. Among the line-up named for this weekend’s much anticipated test match is winger, Julian Savea.
So last time I talked about the f-word I looked at how I think feminism is failing. One way I am measuring this is that the great majority of women don’t want to call themselves feminist any more because it seems unnecessarily difficult – both in reputation and in practise.
Me to my 2-year-old daughter: – Are you a boy or a girl? *pause* – I aren’t.
In the last year the gender gap increased from 12.85 per cent to 14.18 per cent to the biggest it has been in a decade.
Michele A’Court has long been one of New Zealand’s premier comedians, she’s won oodles of awards and has pretty much clocked comedy.
I hate to say it but I think the liberal protest movement could take some tips from the conservatives.