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Where are the female comedians?

Emme McKay
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All jokes aside, women comedians are lacking in the spotlight when it comes to the New Zealand comedy scene

The New Zealand International Comedy Festival is underway with an impressive 120 shows across the country.

But, only a small percentage of these shows feature female comedians.

Is the female anatomy missing a funny bone?