Celebrating the power of women in comedy.
Throughout July, Bustle will release photoshoots, profiles, and stories of the women in comedy who are using their craft to elevate female voices and speak out on important issues. Comedy is powerful as hell, and we're toasting the women who prove it.

Bustle's Comedy IRL Class of 2017

Bustle's Comedy IRL is not a Top 10 comedians list. There's no power ranking here. This is a celebration of the power of women in comedy. Throughout the month of July, Bustle is toasting the creative, thoughtful, hilarious women who use their craft…
By Kelsea Stahler

Lilly Singh Didn't Become A Boss By Waiting For Permission

Throughout July, Bustle's Comedy IRL package is featuring photoshoots, profiles, and stories of the women in comedy who are using their craft to elevate female voices and speak out on important issues. Comedy is powerful as hell, and we're toasting…
By Kelsea Stahler

This Woman Out-'Louie'-ed Louis CK

Throughout July, Bustle's Comedy IRL package is featuring photoshoots, profiles, and stories of the women in comedy who are using their craft to elevate female voices and speak out on important issues. Comedy is powerful as hell, and we're toasting…
By Sage Young

Why I Turned My Most Personal Experience Into 'The Big Sick'

Author, producer, and screenwriter Emily V. Gordon is responsible for some seriously funny TV shows and films, from The Carmichael Show (she wrote for it) to The Meltdown with Jonah and Kumail (she co-created it) to this summer's breakout indie…
By Emily V. Gordon