“Funny Like A Guy” by Tad Friend

New Yorker article about Anna Faris, how men don’t like funny women movies, and how funny women also need to be gorgeous for commercial success in movies.

As it happens, bets on bawdy female-driven comedies are being placed across the board. What’s at stake is not merely a tenable marketplace for “hard” female comedies but a fresh vantage on romance and, perhaps, a fresh way of seeing men and women.

I never saw The House Bunny.

  • Funny Like A Guy
    New Yorker Abstract Page. Full article available through the digital edition.