Mindy Kaling, Tina Fey, Amy Poehler, Abbi Jacobson, Ilana Glazer, Jenny Slate, Amy Schumer and so on are comedians. No, that sentence is not complete — at least, not without the word “feminist.” These prominent, successful women are no longer just comedians. They are now a part of their own sub-genre of comedy. In TV and […]

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The Upright Citizens Brigade quickly became a well-respected improv group when its first theater opened in 1996. Since then, we have founders Matt Walsh, Ian Roberts, Matt Besser and Amy Poehler to thank for producing some of the funniest people in comedy today. Boston University’s own students may have caught a glimpse of some rising […]

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What is four years old, gets more than 4 million views a month, and gives dating advice from the Beastie Boys? Rookie magazine. The fourth, possibly final (and possibly best) “Rookie Yearbook” was published Tuesday, adding a new gem to Rookie’s stash. The first three Rookie yearbooks were enchanting annual compilations of the best work […]

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