On Oct. 25, 2023, Anne McElvaine was sending a message to a friend in response to House Republicans unanimously electing Rep. Mike Johnson as speaker. She was saying that he appears to be an idiot and a nut. A typo combined those words into the wonderfully appropriate neologism “idionut.” It is a word for our times.
Nicole Tersigni’s new book, “Men to Avoid in Art and Life,” explores the different “types” of men women encounter through a humorous combination of art history and social media.
“Just because you don’t know what feminism means doesn’t mean you’re not a feminist. You have an education. You can leave the house without permission and get whatever job you want. You didn’t have that before. Feminism is about women demanding to have equal rights with men. That’s it!”
“You can’t control women.”
When Desi Lydic learned that the U.S. was ranked number 49th in the world for gender equality by the World Economic Forum in 2017, she was shocked into action. The one-hour Comedy Central special “Desi Lydic: Abroad,” premiering tonight, follows The Daily Show correspondent’s journey around the world in search of a solution.
Handmaids. Witches. Comedians and musicians. These were not your standard #MeToo stories. This was The Witch Hunt, a variety show inspired by the #MeToo movement.
Indignation depicts the challenges that come when three hilariously over-the-top characters—a humanitarian, a wealthy housewife and an ex-political aide—put themselves in charge of a brand-new country.
In a stunning queer and feminist performance that questions the foundations of comedy itself, Gadsby expertly leads viewers beyond the levity of our lives—and through anger, laughter, inspiration and sadness.
In the most recent episode of comedian Michelle Wolf’s new show, “The Break,” she shouts an anthem fit for a more feminist union: “God bless abortions and god bless America!”
“There is a power in gathering folks for a really fun evening. If you are laughing, you still have hope.”