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, Cosmopolitan, Someecards, WitStream, MTV Video Music Awards, Ms. Magazine, Nerve, XOJane, and Feministing, former Associate Editor for Autostraddle, a regular commentator on VH1 and MTV talking head shows, and a former editor for Jezebel.
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.
She is also the producer and host of monthly Tinder Live! comedy variety show at The PIT that the Village Voice called their Best Indie Comedy Pick Of The Week, calling it “a treasure trove of ridiculous tips, tricks, and swipe etiquette” as well as the producer and host of podcast Are You Afraid Of The Snark? where she and 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.
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 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.
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