11 Awesome Up-And-Coming Funny Ladies You Should Know

You heard Beyonce! Girls, they run the world, especially when it comes to making us laugh. Meet our favorite comedy writers and performers and see two of them in action on new episodes of New Girl and The Mindy Project, Tuesdays at 9/8c, only on FOX. posted on

1. Issa Rae

“I actually give LOTS of fucks. Tons of them. I’m a prostitute of feelings.”

Where you might know her from: Her web series The Misadventures of Awkward Black Girl.

2. Alice Wetterlund

“If there are goths on your plane make sure they put their exquisite pain on airplane mode for take off and landing.”

Where you might know her from: Various comedy stages.

3. Liz Meriwether

“People who drive orange Lamborghinis: what do you dream about? What makes you sad? I can’t get in your head.”

Where you might know her from: As Creator, Executive Producer and Writer on FOX’s New Girl on Tuesdays at 9/8c.

4. Jamie Lee

“I stubbed my toe! The camel one. :(”

Where you might know her from: Her recent appearance on Conan.

5. Mikala Bierma

“The sexiest babies shop at american apparel. Cute tops to show off a juice belly and sheer shorts expose a little diaper. Toooo cute!”

Where you might know her from: Her web series Asshole In A Relationship.

6. Emily Heller

“I guess ‘Looking at strangers’ wedding photos at 2 am’ was a little wordy for a URL so they went with Facebook instead.”

Where you might know her from: Her podcast Baby Geniuses.

7. Jena Friedman

“Youth hostels are like the warm up acts to half way houses.”

Where you might know her from: As a staff writer for Late Show with David Letterman.

8. Chelsea Peretti

“Is it worse to kill 15 people or wear a fedora?”

Where you might know her from: As a writer for a variety of shows, and on stand up stages everywhere.

9. Grace Helbig

“Rain is God popping champagne because the angel’s pregnancy test was negative.”

Where you might know her from: From her vlogs and shorts on My Damn Channel.

10. Sara Schaefer

“How much wu would a wutang tang if a wutang could tang wu?”

Where you might know her from: Her podcast You Had To Be There.

11. Mindy Kaling

“Sometimes you just have to delete the phone number of the guy you know you’ll text 5 hours from now when you’re wasted.”

Where you might know her from: Her new show, The Mindy Project, airing Tuesdays at 9:30/8:30c, only on FOX.

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