August 24, 2009 / Opportunity, Uncategorized

Are Women Funny?


Many of you joined us as we spoke out about David Letterman’s inappropriate jokes aimed at Sarah Palin’s teenage daughter. Of course, as we researched the matter, we found that the jokes that Letterman delivered were written by staff composed almost exclusively of men.

Which brings us to the question: are women funny? Why are so few women employed as writers behind the comedy delivered to us on a daily basis.

Check out this video of Rachel Sklar as she interviews the Daily Show co-creator Lizz Winstead about the dearth of women working behind the scenes on shows like The Colbert Report and The Daily Show:

What do you think? Are women funny?

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