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    Why Leslie Jones' Controversial Slavery Sketch on SNL Was So Important

    Jones speaks out about the tough reality for many black women in America, who face the double burden of both sexism and racism.

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    TV: Latina Women Demand SNL Hire Latina Comedienne After Offensive Caricature

    #StillNoLatinas was launched after the March 8 episode, which featured an airheaded beauty-pageant type named Marisol who spoke English loudly and poorly.

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    TV: Trailer Watch: Emily Mortimer's New HBO Sitcom About Female Friendship

    Thankfully, it'll be nothing like "The Newsroom."

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    TV: Six More Makers Docs to Air on PBS This Summer

    PBS will air six documentaries about women's progress in the divergent fields of war, space, comedy, business, Hollywood, and politics starting in June.

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    Sundance Women Directors: Meet Gillian Robespierre

    "We were frustrated by the limited representations of young women's experience with pregnancy, let alone growing up. We were waiting to see a more honest film, or at least, a story that was closer to many of the stories we knew. We weren't sure how long that wait was going to be, so we decided to te...

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    Why Judd Apatow Directing Amy Schumer in Trainwreck is a Great Thing

    Apatow is a boy's man, but, unlike so many of the male movers and shakers in Hollywood, he's also remaking himself into a women's mentor.

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    Black Comedienne Sasheer Zamata Joins SNL

    Sasheer Zamata became the most famous performer on "Saturday Night Live" yesterday when the show announced her addition to the cast.

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    TV: New Black Comedienne to Join SNL (Finally)

    Public protests from castmembers, widespread media scrutiny, and the existence of many talented black comediennes have finally convinced longtime SNL producer Lorne Michaels to add an African-American funnywoman to the cast.

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    Guest Post: The Evolution of Women in Comedy: From Mary Tyler Moore to Amy and Mindy

    Treva Silverman had spent most of her 30 years wanting to be funny and female -- and allowed to do so in public, maybe even collect a buck or two for her trouble. Growing up in the 1950s in Cedarhurst, Long Island, she'd looked up to Carole Lombard and Jean Arthur, those grand dames of '30s scr...

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    Cross Post: Okay, Jen. Here Goes: "Stop Being Mean To Women On The Internet"

    My fellow comedian Jen Kirkman is boycotting Twitter until men stop using it as a medium to be awful to her because she’s a woman yet still has the audacity to express her views on occasion. Or more specifically, until her male counterparts speak up against this kind of treatment.

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