Is Dubious Grammar Funny?

Is Dubious Grammar Funny?

In a previous post here on Ladybits, I wrote about how, sometimes, phrasing something in its funniest form requires messing up the grammar, or at least bending to colloquialisms. Allie Brosh's latest humor article on TheGloss contained the sentence, "If you cross paths with a subordinate human, y

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Announcing Our Partner Paradigm Shift (Tonight: 3 Short Films About Body Image)

Announcing Our Partner Paradigm Shift (Tonight: 3 Short Films About Body Image)

Paradigm Shift is NYC's Feminist Community. They host monthly lectures, discussions, screenings, and performances featuring leaders in feminist thought, ranging from artists and academics to filmmakers and policy activists. Join us tonight at BODY TYPED, a series of short films that use humor

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Photos from Ladybits Kickoff Show (OMG is that you?)

Photos from Ladybits Kickoff Show (OMG is that you?)

Photos by Asa Williams. Thanks, Asa! Ladybits Comedy begins as a regular weekly show (Wednesdays) on October 13. Doors at 6, show at 6:30.

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Feminism in Wonder Woman

Feminism in Wonder Woman

Original link: A psychologist named William Marston created Wonder Woman. He wanted her to be a strong role model for young girls. He thought the male comic-book heroes of the day were mostly violent, so he wanted to create a different kind of hero who would teach girls to stand up for themselves

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Photos from the Ladybits Comedy Kickoff

Photos from the Ladybits Comedy Kickoff

Sweet! Thanks to the 50+ people who came out Ladybits' opening night, and thanks to TheGloss, and to Sean McCarthy for this post on The Comic's Comic. Photos by Eric Walton.

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Buzz for Tonight's Show!

Buzz for Tonight’s Show!

The Kickoff Show is tonight! We're happy to get a little buzz going (not that kind ... we try not to drink before 1:15pm). We're featured on TheApiary's The Honey Shot. Thanks, Apiary! And we're delighted to be featured on TheGloss: Yes, Women Are Funny: Introducing Ladybits Comedy. T

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People Who Hate Feminism:

People Who Hate Feminism: “This 50/50 thing will get a lot worse.”

Enjoy some unintentional hilarity! People who hate feminism, blame us for preventing our men from "discipling" us, and blame their trouble meeting women on "this 50/50 thing." Sounds tough!           "Some crazy chick with like a pink buzz cut and Army fatigues .

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Appearing on Wednesday: Bonnie McFarlane

Appearing on Wednesday: Bonnie McFarlane

Bonnie McFarlane has appeared on The Late, Late Show with Craig Kilborn, Friday Night, Premium Blend, has hosted Later on NBC and was a regular on Tough Crowd with Colin Quinn. Bonnie began writing and doing punch up for various television shows including The Man Show, Spy TV and Trigger Happy. Bon

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Allie Brosh on TheGloss: Zombie Beauty and Defensive Sequins

Allie Brosh on TheGloss: Zombie Beauty and Defensive Sequins

I'd like to introduce TheGloss's resident humor writer, Allie Brosh, who wrote today about 4 Totally Legitimate Uses For Sequins. Over the last three weeks, Allie presented ZOMBeauty, a Makeover Show for Zombies ("Last week we helped Chloe learn how to use body glitter and Axe spray to distra

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Appearing on Wednesday: Erin Jackson

Appearing on Wednesday: Erin Jackson

Over the next week, we'll be highlighting the amazing ladies appearing in our August 11 kickoff show. Does Erin Jackson look familiar? That's because she was a semifinalist on Last Comic Standing ... and you might have seen her on Ellen ... or Comedy Central. Also, Marie Claire magazine calle

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How to Finally Write That Hilarious Freaking Book

How to Finally Write That Hilarious Freaking Book

Two different views on how to finally get your hilarious book done and then get a big TV show like Chelsea Handler (or something): From CoffeeandShowbiz, Write a Book, While I Make a Healthy Frittata. Incidentally, "frittata" is a really good spelling bee word. The t's are all fucked up. Tha

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