JoCo Cruise Interview #4: Jackie Kashian and the Shifting World of Comedy – Feminist Frequency

JoCo Cruise Interview #4: Jackie Kashian and the Shifting World of Comedy

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Carolyn Petit

Managing Editor

Anita Sarkeesian

Executive Director and Buffy the Vampire Slayer Enthusiast

“I can’t talk about airline food anymore!” In this conversation recorded aboard the JoCo Cruise, Anita talks to comedian Jackie Kashian about how the realm of stand-up comedy has changed in the 30 years or so that she’s been in the business. The material has evolved, sure, but the gender dynamics are shifting too, and that’s a good thing in what has historically been a very male-dominated industry. The two also discuss Star Trek Discovery, the pronunciations of their Armenian last names, and their conflicting feelings about Agents of SHIELD.

Follow Jackie on Twitter and listen to her podcasts, The Dork Forest and The Jackie and Laurie Show.

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