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Gail Bennington, cohost of SiriusXM's "Bennington", meets up with some of the funniest women working in comedy today to discuss their experiences. Gail has grown up around both comedy and radio and her new project "Gail Meets Girls" is your chance to eavesdrop on real comics, hilarious discussions, and the female perspective. You don't have to be a woman to listen "Gail Meets Girls"... But it wouldn't hurt.
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In Episode 31, Gail gets together with comedian and actor Alia Janine and comedian and author Von Decarlo and the girls talk about what its like to work in the shadow of something that takes up a lot of attention (like of Von's relationship with Patrice O'Neal or Alia's former career as a porn star). They also discuss taboo topics on stage (Von has one, Alia doesn't), home clubs (Alia has one, Von doesn't), and they get into a conversation about "the line" and who's crossed it.
Gail Meets Girls Episode 33: Gail meets up with Emmy Blotnick and Kate Willett and the girls about the differences in recording a special for Netflix vs Comedy Central, political writing, and more.
Gail Meets Girls Episode 32: Gail meets up with Angela Cobb and Vicky Kuperman and talk about the problem with sexism in comedy, getting homesick on the road, why hosting helps.
Gail Meets Girls Episode 31: Gail meets up with Christine Meehan and Casey Balsham and talk about being in a relationship with another comedian, whether being fat makes you funnier, and getting in your own way.
Gail Meets Girls Episode 30: Gail meets up with Melinda Taub and Ashley Nicole Black, writers on Full Frontal with Samantha Bee.
Gail Meets Girls Episode 29: Gail meets up with comedy writer, producer, and director Nell Scovell to discuss Nell’s new book Just the Funny Parts: … And a Few Hard Truths About Sneaking into the Hollywood Boys’ Club
Episode 28: Gail meets up with Jasmine Pierce and May Wilkerson and discuss how the political climate has changed comedy, stand up in NYC, what drives comics to stay in the business, and Jasmine’s experience writing for the Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon.
Episode 27: This week Gail meets up with comedian Aida Rodriguez. They discuss being the first Latina appear on Shaq’s All Star Comedy Jam, entertainment’s diversity issue, women’s voice in comedy and the #metoo movement, and balancing life and career.
Episode 26: This week Gail meets up with comedians  Shalewa Sharpe and Janelle James and discuss New York City’s stand up scene, what it’s like putting together a debut comedy album, and the time Janelle got her car keyed by an audience member.
Episode 25: Gail meets up with Adrienne Iapalucci and Sarah Tollemache and they discuss drawing the lines between podcasts and gossip, women who aren't funny, and the process of becoming a writer for late night television.
Episode 24: Gail meets up with award winning comedy producers Rebecca Trent and Christine Marie Evans and they discuss navigating the pitfalls of producing comedy, dealing with assholes, and why women are killing it behind the scenes in comedy.
Episode 23: Gail meets up with Sydnee Washington and Marie Faustin and they discuss pre-comedy jobs -- waiting tables and a camp counselor--their tv goals, and what Oprah 2020 would look like.
Episode 22: Gail meets up with Sasheer Zamata and Sonia Denis to discus the differences between stand up and improv, Sasheer’s experience landing Saturday Night Live, Sonia’s move from Chicago to the New York comedy scene, and the impact of the sexual assault on the industry
Episode 21: Gail meets up with with Maeve Higgins and Phoebe Robinson and discuss the phenomenon that is 2 Dope Queens, Maeve's podcast Maeve in America : Immigration IRL, their writing process, losing your virginity late, and of course... Oprah.
Episode 20: Gail meets up with Lynne Koplitz and discuss her new Netflix special "Hormonal Beast", performing with Louis C.K. at Madison Square Garden, and reflecting on her dear friend and mentor, Joan Rivers.
Episode 19: Gail meets up with Molly Austin and Christi Chiello to discuss  how they started stand up, their love affair with musical theater, Battle of the Diva's, Molly's new pilot for TruTV, and period jokes.
Episode 18: Gail meets up with CORINNE FISHER & KRYSTYNA HUTCHINSON and discuss the origin story of their podcast, Guys We Fucked, their upcoming book F*CKED: Being Sexually Explorative and Self-Confident in a World That’s Screwed, answering hard questions from fans, and their interview with Tomi Lahren.
Episode 17: Gail meets up with Kate Berlant at the Just for Laughs comedy festival in Montreal and discuss Kate's shows in the festival, "555" with John Early, her episode of "Characters" on Netflix, traveling for work, and the worst kind of gigs.
In episode 16, Gail meets up with Emily Tarver and Michelle Buteau to discuss the new season of Orange is the New Black, commercial acting, talking head TV shows, performance anxiety, and when comedy gets personal.
Gail Meets up with comedians Tammy Pescatelli and Yamaneika Saunders to discuss finding your voice, hecklers, and a recent controversy regarding women in comedy.
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