MARY TYLER MOORE (the ], I was hired to be the straight man for everybody.You know, I would do the question-asking: "Oh, Rob, what are you going to do? KUDROW: For women in comedy, you better write your own stuff, because it's going to be very hard to find a man to do it for you.So Janeane was like, "Oh, we've got to do that, too. in 1978, they opened the Belly Room, primarily for women comedians, which, of course, was kind of sexist and weird. BARR: "How to Become a Stand-Up Comic" was my first routine, and I was mostly making fun of men comics.
The last thing Steve Sweeney said was, "So I was eating out the cunt of a bear." You know, that's hard to follow. But the second time I think they all had their hackles up, and it didn't go so well. So I started to work in Unitarian churches and lesbian coffeehouses.
CHO: The boys were always supersupportive of each other. She had really black hair and only wore red lipstick.
KRISTEN SCHAAL (): The ability to write is really one of the main things that has kept me grounded.
If you can write, you have control over your career.
SANDRA BERNHARD (comedian): I just didn't want to do self-deprecating humor.