Saturday Night Live, Broad City, And More: The Subversive Power Of Female Comedians Punching Up

“Women’s humor often deals with the incongruities and inequities of a world based on gender distinctions. When women use humor to express and laugh at their visions of the world, they cannot help but challenge the social structures that keep women from positions of power….for women merely to take the mike as comic performers upsets role norms. Their humor challenges the structures that keep women from power.”

JOYCE ANTLER in “One Clove Away from A Pomander Ball: The Subversive Tradition of Jewish Female”