Comments on: [Guest Post] Five Women of Comedy Invited To My Ultimate Dinner Party /2012/08/22/guest-post-five-women-of-comedy-invited-to-my-ultimate-dinner-party/ A feminist pop culture adventure Wed, 22 Aug 2012 14:52:21 +0000 hourly 1 By: Miranda /2012/08/22/guest-post-five-women-of-comedy-invited-to-my-ultimate-dinner-party/#comment-5167 Wed, 22 Aug 2012 14:52:21 +0000 In reply to Becky Shepherd.

Oooh, Becky, we owe you email! *adds to badrep To Do List!*

By: Miranda /2012/08/22/guest-post-five-women-of-comedy-invited-to-my-ultimate-dinner-party/#comment-5156 Wed, 22 Aug 2012 11:24:32 +0000 In reply to Miranda.

Behold, I have been seized by the muse and have made a complimentary post!

By: Becky Shepherd /2012/08/22/guest-post-five-women-of-comedy-invited-to-my-ultimate-dinner-party/#comment-5152 Wed, 22 Aug 2012 10:33:22 +0000 Great list. Great post.

I’d have had Julia Davis on there too. She’s dark, funny, smart. Everything that male comedians are commended for. Nighty Night was amazing for similar reasons as Ab Fab – women who aren’t good, they’re bad and unapologetically so.

By: Miranda /2012/08/22/guest-post-five-women-of-comedy-invited-to-my-ultimate-dinner-party/#comment-5135 Wed, 22 Aug 2012 06:44:23 +0000 Great choices! I’d like to be a fly on the wall. I particularly like the range of humour styles from Moran’s all-caps joie-de-vivre to Carter’s quiet but incisive wisdom.

Here are mine:

1) Issa Rae, creator of Misadventures of an Awkward Black Girl:

2) Sally Outen, stand-up comic who made me double over with laughter in a Vauxhall pub:

3) Grace Nichols, poet. She has a gentle sort of humour that used to cheer me up when I was in my mid-teens my mum blu-tacked a copy of her poem “give yourself a hug” by the mirror in my room:

4) Marjane Satrapi, author and illustrator. Persepolis also made me cry, but its humour is beautifully expressed, wry and brave:

5) Kate Beaton, illustrator. The webcomic I have cried with nerdy laughter at:

….I might make a post out of this comment!