Lane Moore is a stand-up comedian, writer, actor, and musician living in New York City. She is currently a writer for The Onion, McSweeney’s, Someecards, WitStream, MTV Video Music Awards, Ms. Magazine, Marie Claire, Redbook, Nerve, XOJane, and Feministing, Sex & Relationships Editor at Cosmopolitan.com, a regular commentator on VH1 and MTV talking head shows, and a former editor for Jezebel and Autostraddle.
Paste Magazine named her #19 of the 75 Funniest People On Twitter in 2014.
She is also the creator, producer, and host of the insanely popular, sold out and standing-room-only, live monthly comedy show Tinder LIVE! With Lane Moore at The Knitting Factory, which has received critical praise from Huffington Post, Hello Giggles (“Lane Moore is smart and hilarious”), The Guardian, Time Out New York (“Lane Moore is one of our favorites”), Brooklyn Paper, The Village Voice (“Lane Moore is ridiculously good”), Flavorpill, Brokelyn, Brooklyn Magazine, and Brooklyn Vegan, calling it “a treasure trove of ridiculous tips, tricks, and swipe etiquette.” Sara Benincasa of Playboy writes, “Tinder LIVE with Lane Moore is exhilarating. It felt dangerous and gonzo insane..it’s like if Andy Kaufman fucked the internet and made it a show” and countless comedians, including Christian Finnegan, Josh Gondelman, and Sam Grittner, have said it’s the best comedy show they’ve ever seen. She performed two back-to-back, sold out shows at The Knitting Factory in one night with her special Orange Is The New Black edition of the show.
She recently starred in radio play King Of The Egg Cream, starring Ellen Barkin, Lewis Black, Alex Karpovsky, and Ari Graynor. Lane voices the adorable Dolwich Girls.
She is the producer and host of podcast Are You Afraid Of The Snark? where she and fellow comedians and writers from The Onion, The Colbert Report, VH1, MTV, and even former cast members themselves to join in mocking the 1990′s Nickelodeon TV show Are You Afraid Of The Dark? in the form of a podcast. Listeners can then sync up the running commentary track with each episode. It is the greatest.
She is the creator, producer, writer, director and star of the hit comedy web series Gold Stars, a web series with an all-female comedian cast about unlikely best friends, being legitimately broke, weirdo craigslist jobs, gender, sexual orientation, and sometimes ghosts. The show has received tons of praise, namely from co-creator of MTV’s Daria, Susie Lewis, who praised the show saying, “It warms my heart when young, talented women continue to create and write stories about strong females. Like and follow this show.” She also serves on the board of advisers for the Women In Comedy Festival, where she frequently performs and teaches their most popular writing workshop.
Her comedy has been featured and praised by SplitSider (“some of the most incisive, cutting, and honest comic takes about the darkest issues we face as Americans”), The Village Voice, IFC, Funny Or Die, Time Out New York (“Lane Moore is a formidable wit”), Rooftop Comedy, VenusZine, The Frisky, Poets & Writers, SXSW Comedy Festival, The ACLU, Comediva, NY Daily News, The Boston Globe, and The Huffington Post, who called her “one of the funniest people on Twitter”.
She previously served as head writer for a Showtime sketch comedy series and was featured on season four of The Whitest Kids You Know. Lane also co-created a comic book based on her experiences in Los Angeles called Smarty Pants which can be found in stores throughout the U.S. and Canada.
Lane regularly performs stand-up, storytelling, and sketch comedy in NYC, Los Angeles, and beyond at The PIT, UCB, The Laugh Factory, The Improv, The Comedy Store, The Moth, The Soundtrack Series, The Women In Comedy Festival, and has performed alongside some of the biggest names in comedy such as Janeane Garofalo, Jim Gaffigan, Aziz Ansari, Todd Barry, Maria Bamford, Kristen Schaal, Wendy Liebman, Kurt Braunohler, Margaret Cho, Kevin Allison, and Nick Swardson, among others. She frequently tours the country as a stand-up headliner and host and teaches group and individual writing/motivational classes and workshops all over the world, and also specializes in on-air promos, which she has created for the MTV VMAs, truTV, Logo, and many more.
For bookings or to say nice things to Lane, email her here.