The Belladonna Comedy

Comedy and satire by women and marginalized genders, for everyone.

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Brooke Preston

Comedy writer/satirist. Co-founder of The Belladonna Comedy. Bylines in @thesecondcity, @reductress, @mcsweeneys, @romper and so on and so forth.

Belladonna Comedy

Funny Writing By Women and Marginalized Genders, For Everyone. Follow us on Twitter @The_Belladonnas.

Fiona Taylor

Co-founder of The Belladonna. I grew up in Florida, but it’s not my fault.

Carrie Wittmer

oh no you’re here

Allie Rubin

Queer writer, comedian, and cat mom living in Chicago.

Michelle Driscoll

Actor/comedian from NYC but currently based in LA. I write and perform for Dreamboat Comedy at the Pack Theater and make my little videos for my little twitter.

Kristen Mulrooney

Writer of funny things found in McSweeney’s, The Belladonna,, and Points in Case. Follow her on Twitter plz @missmulrooney

Jenn Knott

Connoisseur of quiet, makes exceptions for dance parties. Writing in McSweeney’s, American Bystander, The Belladonna, Slackjaw. Tweeties @jkusesherwords

Hello There Xu

Comedian. Writer. Actress. Not always in that order.

Latest Posts

As Your Child’s Octopus Teacher, We Need to Talk about This Progress Report

It would break one of my three hearts to see a gifted student fall through the cracks.

Socratic Questions to Use When Your Doctor Accuses You of Eating a Mass of Ancient Byzantine Coins

What do you mean when you say, “the abundance of coins swallowed poses an extreme health risk”?

Derek Chauvin’s Attorney Defends Crime and Punishment’s Raskolnikov

Possible Causes of Alyona Ivanovna’s Death, Other Than the Axe Raskolnikov Buried in Her Skull

I Am an Asian Woman on a Progressive White-Run Sitcom

Actually, I am East Asian or Southeast Asian, but that distinction doesn’t really matter to anyone here.

Notes App Apologies from Cancelled Historical Figures

We are listening and learning and totally realize now that beheadings, mutilations, and human sacrifices are NOT okay.

Dear Hiring Manager, I’m Interested in Filling Your Token Diversity Slot

The right fit for this role will “bring something new to the table.” Did I mention I cook Middle Eastern food?


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