Who Wants To Talk About TV's Funny Ladies?

Last night, the Daily Show with Jon Stewart won its ninth Emmy in a row for outstanding variety, music or comedy series. The show also won a writing award, the acceptance of which prompted New Yorker television critic Nancy Franklin to tweet, "Jon Stewart's writing staff: 14 men and — wait for it — 2 women! Practically… » 9/19/11 11:25am 9/19/11 11:25am

The Daily Show's Woman Problem

The Daily Show is many things: progressive darling, alleged news source for America's youth, righteous media critique. And it's also a boys' club where women's contributions are often ignored and dismissed. » 6/23/10 1:40pm 6/23/10 1:40pm