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Netflix Stand Up For the Women In Comedy

To celebrate International Women’s Day coming up this Thursday here is a list of fantastic female comedians which all have shows on Netflix.

Some people may think it’s impossible to find a new favourite female comedian outside big names like Amy Schumer and Sarah Silverstein, however they can think again.

Women like Ali Wong and Aparna Nancherla deserve a spot on your funny-roster. Whether you’re into slapstick or satire, use this list as a jumping off point for discovering your new favourite comedians on Netflix.

Ali Wong (Baby Cobra)

She’s fierce, filthy and very pregnant. And after finally finding her Mr. Perfect, she dreams of never working again.


Iliza Shlesinger (Freezing Hot)

Feed the addiction. In this clip from Iliza Shlesinger’s upcoming Netflix original comedy special, Freezing Hot, Iliza speaks for every woman who has ever fallen down the Pinterest rabbit hole and lived to talk about it.

This hilarious woman is performing in Vicar St April 19th. 


Sarah Silverman (A Speck of Dust)

Having changed her ways, Sarah gets a most unlikely endorsement for her new stand-up special. A Speck of Dust is now streaming on Netflix.


Amy Schumer (The Leather Special)

Emmy and Peabody Award winner Amy Schumer continues the tradition with jokes about having good vagina days, seeing her nude photo go viral, and more! Not to mention Claiming It’s a rule that every comedian’s got to do a “leather special”…and this is her’s so watch out!!


Katherine Ryan (In Trouble)

Allow Katherine Ryan to explain the many “perks” of dating younger men.


The Standups: Season 2 

The Standups featuring comedians Aparna Nancherla, Rachel Feinstein andGina Yashere. The second season is out March 20th.


Maria Bamford (Old Baby)

Most people grow up to become adults. Comedian Maria Bamford grew up to become an Old Baby.


Garfunkel and Oates (Trying to be Special)

Garfunkel and Oates (Riki Lindhome & Kate Micucci) have had a TV series, a web series, 4 albums, multiple concert tours, music videos and more… But they’ve never had a comedy special. So Riki and Kate decide to host a live fundraiser in Seattle- complete with songs, stories, and surprises- all in the hopes of raising enough money to make their own comedy special. Featuring behind-the-scenes and a brand new music video.


Jen Kirkman (Just Keep Livin’?)

If you’re one of those guys who says creepy shit to women, Jen Kirkman has some advice for you. Just Keep Livin’?


Anjelah Johnson (Not Fancy)

Actress and comedian Anjelah Johnson showcases her hilarious impressions to riff on everyone and everything around her.


Christela Alonzo (Lower Classy)


Chelsea Peretti (One of The Greats )

Chelsea Peretti brings her own unique take on the hour-long comedy special in Chelsea Peretti: One of the Greats. Filmed live at the Palace of Fine Arts in San Francisco, the Brooklyn 99 star delivers a wry, silly performance showcasing her diverse talents as an actor, standup, writer, and not to be forgotten — motorcycle enthusiast.


Chelsea (Uganda Be Kiding Me Live)

Chelsea Handler brings her raw, raucous, and raunchy comedic stylings to streaming… And the internet will never be the same. Recounting Chelsea’s hilarious romp through Africa, Uganda Be Kidding Me is a stand-up special that defies anything even remotely resembling a filter. Filmed in Chicago during her latest tour, if you think Chelsea tones down her signature in-your-face style even one percent, well… Uganda Be Kidding Me.




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