:: RR&R is an OpEd from an industry insider and Salted friend :: by Dennis Padula Joan! That’s all I keep saying is “JOAN!” And then basically crying. Joan Rivers. What a legend. My God. Growing up in the 80s and 90s I never truly realized how powerful this woman [...]
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Spotlight: Maria Heinegg on Getting Attention, Getting Uncomfortable, and Going Deep Into the Human Experience
A Seattle transplant, Maria Heinegg has taken to NYC life like graffiti to a blank wall, and we think the feeling is mutual. Talented, punchy, controversial, and with just the right amount of WTF hilarity, Maria is a comedian to watch as she takes on the New York comedy scene [...]
Spotlight: Susan Kaessinger on the Art of Improv and What It Takes to Teach NYC to Express Themselves
With over 20 years of experience performing and teaching on NYC’s improv and comedy scene, Susan Kaessinger is a formidable force of the famous “Yes, and…” rule. Wearing many hats to thrive as a performer and teacher, Susan has worked with people and kids of all ages from schools, to [...]
Improv/Comedy Writing Workshop + FREE Standup Showcase Performance by Up-and-Coming NYC Female Comedians! Want to learn how to be funnier and boost your creativity? Want to enjoy a night of humor, both brainy and busty? Want to just plain throw back a cocktail and laugh yer keister off?! DONE. Join [...]
Spotlight: Vicky Kuperman on Women in Comedy, Her Burrito-Fueled Creative Process, and Tips for Budding Comedians
Fierce and fearless are just two of the words to describe Vicky Kuperman, comedian, author, writer, producer and all-around inspiring woman blazing a trail for females in the male-saturated world of comedy.
We wonder if someone once told this week’s Spotlight-er to “go blow herself” and she just came up with a much better alternative. Why do it yourself, when someone else can do it for you? Hair. HAIR. Get your mind outta the gutter. Erika Wasser, owner/creator of Glam&Go Blowdry Bars, [...]
Spotlight: Julie Kottakis On Being a Legally Hilarious Standup Comedian and Making It Happen As Single Mom
Each week we shed our Saltie light on women bringing the awesome to their relative and varied fields. This week we give the mic to a super funny lady who brings her hilarious brand of comedy and keen wit to NYC stages and the wide world of twitterverse to make [...]
If you know women even a little bit, then you should know that we don’t ALL hate this or love that. That’s because there isn’t just one kind of woman. And no, there aren’t just a handful of options either. There are unlimited options — I mean fu*king bushels of options — of what a woman can be.