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TIM FERRELL "The club scene itself, it's still a boys' club. Men own the clubs. It's part of the scene, it really is. Right now even in this town there are some terrifically talented women, and they have to fight just a little bit harder sometimes to get the attention, or get the stage time, or get the minutes, or get the respect."

 

KAREN MORGAN "The number of women in comedy is increasing. The number of women that wanna go see comedy is increasing. But at the end of the day, yeah, still a good ol' boys' club, in terms of material sometimes. I don't really wanna hear about buttholes and, you know, certain things. I'm like, really? You know, you're a grown man — that's what my 10-year-old said this morning. But, there's a seat for every fanny, and I don't judge it."

 

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WILL GREEN "Standing up in front of people and thinking you're important has definitely over history been more of a male job, for whatever reason. Hopefully it will change."

 

PHOEBE ANGLE "I would say it's just like any other male-dominated field. You know, you just kind of have to prove yourself a little more. It's like, do I want to be cute, or do I want to be funny? You don't want to be more cute than funny if you want to be taken seriously. You have to treat it like a job, and you have to be good at your job, just like everyone else."

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