Karen Chee, a comedy writer and performer based in Brooklyn, has shown her comedic chops in The New York Times, Washington Post, The New Yorker, McSweeney’s Internet Tendency, Splitsider, HuffPost Comedy and elsewhere. She’s also interned for “The Late Show with Stephen Colbert” and “Full Frontal with Samantha Bee” and was recently named one of “New York City Comedians to Look Out for in 2018” by Mogul, a global platform for women. […]
Humor writer of the month
“I like to think of quotation marks as T. rex fingers, demarcating the words inside as special — kind of like the lucky underwear you only wear when you want to have an exceptionally awesome day.”
Curtis Honeycutt makes grammar fun in his nationally syndicated column, “Grammar Guy,” which appears weekly in more than 100 newspapers.
His amusing musings about gender-inclusive pronouns, prepositions at the end of sentences and the dreaded autocorrect function on IPhones garnered third place in the 2018 column contest sponsored by the National Society of Newspaper Columnists for print publications over 50,000. […]
Writer, columnist, former Chicago reporter, humorist Dave Jaffe has written for online, print, television and radio. Creative, clever, witty — these are traits that kept Dave in detention for most of the eighth grade. But as an adult those skills led to multiple award-winning columns and commentary, numerous published articles and essays, and even sketches for Bozo the Clown. Dave’s blog, Sleeping between Giants — which explores life, if you could call it that, […]
At 60, Ilene “Gingy” Beckerman wrote a best-selling memoir, Love Loss, and What I Wore, that was an inspiration for a successful Off-Broadway play.
At 62, she published her second book. At 65, her third. At 70, her fourth. At 75, her fifth. She’s illustrated all her books, which have been published in numerous languages. She’s also written for The New York Times, the Los Angeles Times, Ladies Home Journal and many other magazines. […]
Stand-up comedian and playwright Steve Bluestein just published his first book, Memoir of a Nobody, a collection of short stories about life, love, comedy, show business and overcoming a difficult childhood. It’s described as “a hilarious look at the insane life of one of America’s funniest comedians.” His first play, “Rest, In Pieces” was read at Theater East by Ed Asner and Estelle Harris and has been optioned for Broadway. […]