Comedians aren’t just at risk of cabin fever during this time of social distancing and self-isolation, gig cancellations have meant not just loss of earnings but also fewer chances to try out new material or build audiences. However, being a creative lot, comedians have been flexing their comedy muscles online, using YouTube, Twitch, Twitter and other sites to connect with audiences, new and established alike. To help you get your comedy fix, every week we’ll be putting together a list of projects we’ve spotted online by funny women…
FRIDAY’S LINEUP! LAURIE KILMARTIN! ADAM CONOVER! IFY NWADIWE! CHRIS BRYANT! 🔥😭🤣❤️😂 RSVP https://t.co/rtJj0vkYa9. we already have 250 RSVPs for friday. share and tag friends! It’s FREE but we raising money for BLM-related funds! #ComedyCrossing pic.twitter.com/fBVF45F7dj— Jenny Yang (@jennyyangtv) July 14, 2020
In a simultaneously genius and cute move, comedian Jenny Yang is hosting live stand up shows on Animal Crossing. For tickets and more information click here!
Funny Women Survival Guide guest Stevie Martin has started a weekly book club on Twitch. Each week Stevie will discuss a book with a fellow comedian and her Twitch followers, not a reader? Doesn’t matter here because the book’s made up. To catch up with Stevie’s book club click here!
Comedians Jen Brister, Maureen Younger and Allyson June Smith have joined forces to talk bollocks on a podcast. An irreverent magazine show with bracing, anarchic chat from three middle-aged, funny women tackling whatever takes their fancy from the world that week. Subscribe now!