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Hollie Harper has the perfect response to hecklers

Hollie Harper is a writer/songwriter/director/comedian from Cape May, New Jersey. She has a Bachelors in Fine Arts for acting from […]

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Sophie Zucker's math teacher inspired her to do comedy

Sophie Zucker is a comedian, living in Brooklyn. She’s currently starring as Abby on Apple TV’s Dickinson, opposite Hailee Steinfeld. She is […]

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Carolanne Miljavac is living out her comedy dreams

Carolanne is a comedian and author of  She Laughs: Choosing Faith Over Fear which talks about looking on the bright […]

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Kat Radley knows how to identify douche bags

Kat Radley is currently a staff writer on The Daily Show with Trevor Noah. Her debut comedy album, “The Important Thing […]

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How to get a job in comedy writing and production

“Comedy” means a lot of things. While many of you want to PERFORM comedy, many of you just want to […]

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If you reject Christiana Mbakwe you'll regret it

Christiana is a Brit in the U.S. , and a graduate of Columbia Journalism School. She has written for outlets such […]

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8 Female/LGBTQ+ friendly open mics that you can Zoom into from anywhere

Ah, the open mic: That intimidating, exciting, stomach-churning event held in a dingy basement or a bummer of a bar, […]

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CeCe Pleasants had a Walt Whitman poster as a teen

CeCe Pleasants has been a professional TV comedy variety writer and producer for a very long time. She can’t tell […]

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Jenn Welch wants you to lean into the bomb

Host Jenn Welch (Cosmo, Washington Post, The AV Club, @DeadDadTinder, lady with ADHD) coined the term “LadyHD” 12 years ago […]

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Secret Santa: Comedy Writing Edition

When it’s holiday time at GOLD, we do Secret Santas. When we do Secret Santas at GOLD, we do Satire […]

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Marcia Belsky is funnier than all those boys in high school

Marcia Belsky is a New York City based stand-up comedian, writer, and musician. She co-wrote Handmaid’s Tale: The Musical with […]

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[More than] 21 female and non-binary comedians to watch in 2021

Well, 2020 was NOT GREAT. It was definitely not great for comedians, whose gigs and paychecks went poof in this […]

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Not that long ago, Taylor Garron was “homely and strange”

Taylor Garron is a comedian, writer, and actress based in Brooklyn, NY. She has edited at The Onion and Reductress, […]

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5 ways to find your comedy crew

It’s a lonely world. Find the peeps who get your jokes and have your back.  Who would win in a […]

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Milly Tamarez HOT TAKE: Star Wars is irrelevant and unnecessary

Milly Tamarez is a stand up, and writer based out of Brooklyn, New York. She has written for NPR, Buzzfeed, […]

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Mindy Raf pities you (if you think women aren’t funny)

Mindy Raf is a comedian, actress, musician, and published author based in Brooklyn, New York. She has contributed to MTV’s […]

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Why I have turned to “90-Day Fiancé” during this difficult time

I love television. Quality television. My viewing schedule every season lines up almost exactly with the Emmy nominations. I pride […]

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25 funny things to do during quarantine

By Kaitlin Goldin Let’s face it: as we inch toward month four of quarantine, life is getting real boring, real […]

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Black Lives Matter

I founded GOLD Comedy to help make sure that girls get taken seriously. Some people say our purpose is “empowering” teen […]

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Emily Flake failed at live-cartooning for kids

Emily is a cartoonist-writer-performer-teacher-illustrator based in Brooklyn. She makes cartoons for The New Yorker, mostly, but also sometimes MAD Magazine, […]

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