All Jane No Dick 2014: Best Lines From Day Three

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WW writers Rebecca Jacobson and Saundra Sorenson select their top moments from the third night of all-female comedy festival All Jane No Dick. Many of these comedians will perform again this weekend. The festival continues through Sunday; check out the schedule here. “Some middle-school bully really dropped the ball.” —Bri Pruett, on her positive body image“It’s ...   More
 
Saturday, October 18, 2014 REBECCA JACOBSON

All Jane No Dick 2014: Best Lines From Day Four

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WW writers Rebecca Jacobson and Saundra Sorenson select their top moments from the fourth night of all-female comedy festival All Jane No Dick. The festival continues through today; check out the schedule here. “I wouldn’t say I’m homosexual. Lately, I’m stranger-sexual. Or acquaintance-curious.” —Whitney Streed“I’m going to make a sex-positive masturbation ...   More
 
Sunday, October 19, 2014 REBECCA JACOBSON

All Jane No Dick 2014: Best Lines From Day Two

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WW writers Rebecca Jacobson and Saundra Sorenson select their top moments from the second night of all-female comedy festival All Jane No Dick. The festival continues through Sunday; check out the schedule here. Read the best lines from day one here.“Did you forget the point of our friendship? I just follow you around and finish things you’re ashamed of. ‘I can’t finish ...   More
 
Friday, October 17, 2014 WW Staff

All Jane No Dick 2014: Best Lines from Day One

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WW writer James Helmsworth selects his top moments from the first night of all-female comedy festival All Jane No Dick, which kicked off yesterday with a showcase of local comics (plus Kyle Mizono). The festival continues through Sunday; check out the schedule here. Read our Q&A with comedian Kate Berlant here, and find some of our festival picks here.(And for those ...   More
 
Thursday, October 16, 2014 JAMES HELMSWORTH

Top Three Best Bets For All Jane No Dick


Comedy and Variety
Phoebe Robinson, Kate Berlant and Friends Kate Berlant has an inimitable, digressive style that skews more toward performance art than straight standup. Phoebe Robinson, meanwhile, has Broad City   More
 
Wednesday, October 15, 2014 REBECCA JACOBSON

No Nonsense

Comedian Kate Berlant on academia, therapy and pope jokes.


Comedy and Variety
People trip over themselves trying to describe comedian Kate Berlant. The 27-year-old takes the stage with discursive, high-energy monologues dense with academic jargon. Her digressions about    More
 
Wednesday, October 15, 2014 REBECCA JACOBSON

Fresh Meat: Matt "The Lone Woof"

Brave Men’s Rights Activist Attempts to Take Down an All Female Comedy Festival

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Editor’s note: Welcome to Fresh Meat, in which Portland comic Amy Miller interviews newcomers about their hopes and dreams and the foodstuffs from their native lands that Portland fails to prepare properly. This week Miller talks with the brave Mens' Rights Activist who plans to protest this week's female-focused comedy festival, All Jane No Dick. Matt “The Lone” WoofOrigin: ...   More
 
Sunday, October 12, 2014 AMY MILLER

All Jane No Dick: Days 2 and 3

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WW writer Mike Acker reports from days 2 and 3 of all-female comedy festival All Jane No Dick. Read his first post here.Who holds an all-female comedy festival on a full moon? That was a question posed by local comedy legend Susan Rice at Friday’s early show at the Alberta Rose Theater. Rice recently celebrated her 30th year as a professional stand-up comedian, and there was a rather poignant moment ...   More
 
Sunday, October 20, 2013 MIKE ACKER

All Jane No Dick: Moments From Day 1

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WW writer Mike Acker selects his top moments from the first night of all-female comedy festival All Jane No Dick, which kicked off yesterday. The festival continues through Sunday; check out the schedule here.1. Ten minutes into their opening set, Canadian improv comics Tegan Verheul and Sarah Szloboda (collectively known as Tegan and Sarah Improv) stop. In the midst of playing two sorority-sister ...   More
 
Friday, October 18, 2013 MIKE ACKER

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