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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

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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Laughter as medicine: How to write good jokes about bad things

5 essentials of quarantine comedy. COVID-19: Is it funny? No. Can you write jokes about it? Yes. DEPENDING. You need […]

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Carmen Lynch is not wearing yellow

Carmen Lynch is based in NYC and has appeared on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon, The Late Show with David Letterman, The Late […]

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Note from Pam Schuller: Check the genitals

Comedian Pamela Rae Schuller is relentlessly funny with her confessional and brutally honest comedy about being 4 foot 6 ½  and […]

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Jaye McBride hits on hecklers

Jaye McBride is funny, smart and proudly transgender. Jaye has traveled the world performing stand-up comedy. Jaye has been a […]

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Lizzo Would Not Be Your Friend, Sry

I just took a DNA test, turns out I'm 100% convinced

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Drae Campbell pro tip: Burn it to the ground

inDrae has an eclectic career as an EMCEE, comedian, director, actor, storyteller and all around entertainer. Drae received a BFA in […]

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Somebody bring Mary Beth Barone a hair tie

Mary Beth Barone is a Manhattan-based comedian, writer, and actor. She was recently named one of Comedy Central’s Up Next […]

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Lauren Ashcraft math: Anxiety + comedy = running for Congress

Lauren Ashcraft is a Democratic Socialist comedian who ran for Congress in NY-12 in 2020. She went to comedy school […]

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