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The Invisible Epidemic: Lesbians and Cancer

Victoria A. Brownworth | Posted 11.19.2013 | Women
Victoria A. Brownworth Now the pink has been put away for another year and breast cancer is no longer in the spotlight. Unless you happen to be a breast cancer survivor or be battling the disease yourself, that is -- like me and millions of other women, many of us lesbians.

Watch Sarah Silverman's Failed NBC Pilot

The Huffington Post | Ross Luippold | Posted 10.22.2013 | Comedy
Last year, NBC announced that it was passing on a pilot from Sarah Silverman entitled "Susan 313." For the first time, viewers can watch that pilot in...

Tig Notaro Reflects On The Extraordinary Set That Changed Her Career

Posted 10.18.2013 | Comedy
Tig Notaro experienced three things in four months that could have killed her. One of those things was breast cancer. After learning about her diagnos...

WATCH: The Advice For Teen Girls We All Need To Take

Posted 10.02.2013 | Women
"We're all great. You've just got to be confident." That's some of the advice comedian Tig Notaro offers in her "Ask A Grown Woman" video for Rooki...

This Might Be The Coolest Thing For Stand-Up In A While

The Huffington Post | Ross Luippold | Posted 09.04.2013 | Comedy
Since Louis C.K. changed the way comedy specials are sold with his landmark "Live at the Beacon Theatre," which he sold directly to fans through his s...

In A World of Women, What's Happened to the Female Voice?

Jaime Lubin | Posted 10.07.2013 | Entertainment
Jaime Lubin As a woman with a naturally high pitch (dear God, please don't tell me I sound like a sexy baby), I'm conscious of the fact that people do generally tend to pay less attention to female speakers.

Movie Review: In a World

Marshall Fine | Posted 10.06.2013 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine In A World announces the arrival of a new triple-threat talent: Lake Bell, already established as an actress. She wrote and directed (and produced) this new film, which was a delight at Sundance and arrives in the dog days of summer like a cool breeze.

Tig Notaro: I 'Didn't Have A Problem' Being A Female Comedian

The Huffington Post | Julie Zeilinger | Posted 07.11.2013 | Women
It's always inspiring to come across successful and outspoken female performers. Comedian Tig Notaro, who is best known for making waves last summer w...

WATCH: How Far Would You Go For Cancer?

Posted 06.26.2013 | Comedy
How far would you go if your friend asked you to run in a marathon to raise money for cancer research? In this clip of "Inside Amy Schumer," we learn ...

What Comes From 'Inside Amy Schumer' Shows Promise

Maureen Ryan | Posted 07.10.2013 | TV
Maureen Ryan Schumer's brand of comedy is a generally winning mixture of insecurity and frankness, sexual and otherwise.

What She Learned From Cancer

Posted 04.30.2013 | Comedy
Tig Notaro once again proved why we all love her on Wednesday's Conan. Upon being asked about her recent bout with breast cancer and subsequent double...

A Week at San Francisco Sketchfest: Part I

Tony Bartolone | Posted 04.15.2013 | Comedy
Tony Bartolone During my week in San Francisco, there were so many tantalizing events it was hard to decide what to see. The 12th Annual Sf Sketchfest was an ambitious undertaking, featuring 166 shows, lasting three and a half weeks and showcasing some of the best talent performing today.

Hand-to-Hand: Comedy and Combat

Beth Lapides | Posted 03.30.2013 | Los Angeles
Beth Lapides The Pentagon just announced it's lifting the ban on woman going to the front lines and engaging in hand-to-hand combat. I know this is something that's supposedly good for women, but it's something I have mixed feeling about. Oddly, one of those feelings is gratitude.

Re-Misunderstanding Heckling

Liz Joynt Sandberg | Posted 03.16.2013 | Comedy
Liz Joynt Sandberg I'm relatively new to comedy, so my skills to shut the heckling down are akin to a dog with a new pair of roller-skates. It's awkward, and while there's usually plenty to laugh at, the dog is totally out of control.

WATCH: 2012's Top Moments In Comedy

Posted 12.21.2012 | Comedy
HuffPost Live devoted a segment to 2012's Top Comedy Moments, and host Marc LaMont Hill was joined by HuffPost Comedy deputy editor Ross Luippold. Che...

Comedian Tig Notaro Talks 'Tig Notaro Live,' Louis C.K. and Her Cancer Recovery

Shira Lazar | Posted 02.11.2013 | Comedy
Shira Lazar Just a few days after comedian Tig Notaro was diagnosed with breast cancer, she found herself on stage at Los Angeles' Largo theater, revealing the news of her illness and delving into other personal struggles.

Finding Humor Through Cancer

Kate Matthews | Posted 01.29.2013 | Women
Kate Matthews "Whenever I need to feel lifted away from the fear, horror and pain of breast cancer, humor is the first place I turn."
Ross Luippold

What It Takes To Make A Comic Laugh | Ross Luippold | Posted 12.03.2012 | Comedy
Comedian Tig Notaro at the Sasquatch! Music Festival in May 2011 (Steven Dewall/Redferns/Getty Images) IT ONLY TOOK a cancer diagnosis for comedi...


Sarah Albertson-Corkery | Posted 12.25.2012 | Women
Sarah Albertson-Corkery I asked Lucy why she was telling people that I had back surgery. She said, "Well, it's easier than telling them about the front." We'll, I'll give you that, Lucy. I love that she makes me laugh.

A Seriously Personal Plea From Louis C.K.

Posted 10.09.2012 | Comedy
Louis C.K. gave comedian Tig Notaro the ultimate endorsement by releasing her comedy on his website, but this weekend, he went even further, emailing ...

Infamous Comedy Performance Finally Available

The Huffington Post | Ross Luippold | Posted 10.05.2012 | Comedy
When stand-up comedian Tig Notaro performed at the Los Angeles club Largo in August, she brought the audience to tears with a confessional, poignant a...

19 Hilarious LGBT Comedians

The Huffington Post | Christine Friar | Posted 10.01.2012 | Comedy
October is LGBT History Month, and to celebrate we've rounded up our favorite videos from 19 awesome comedians who also happen to be out. Now you ...

Tig Notaro To Release Special On Louis C.K.'s Website

Posted 09.21.2012 | Comedy
Tig Notaro has had quite the year. Between a breakup, her mother's unexpected death and a double breast cancer diagnosis, the comedian hasn't had a to...
Carol Hartsell

Tig Notaro Talks Breast Cancer & Why It's The Best & Worst Time Of Her life | Carol Hartsell | Posted 09.06.2012 | Comedy
Tig Notaro has had one of those years you write a book about. As the beloved comedian and actress has seen her star steadily rise with appearances on...

Cancer-Stricken Comedienne Makes Dating Video

The Huffington Post | Katla McGlynn | Posted 08.29.2012 | Comedy
The opening line of a stand-up set isn't typically used to announce a cancer diagnosis, but Tig Notaro isn't your typical comedian. Since first dis...

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Stef Willen's Disaster, Literally.

In the history of publishing, there is a fascinating history of memoirs that get pulled from publication, after an eagle eyed reader or rea...