The comedian talks about the importance of staying true to yourself.
The Girls Trip writer on representation in Hollywood, her creative process, and the importance of honing your craft.
Cecile Richards, president of Planned Parenthood, on making trouble and making change.
Authors of color get recognition for literary humor. Plus: Queer fashion & a Stranger Things update.
Comedy, Cherry Bomb, and future happiness.
Improv has offered a lens through which I can experience the world.
A new White House summit. Plus: Beyoncé the fashion icon, and more.
The hilarious podcast 2 Dope Queens, plus stuff to watch this weekend.
The Veep writer on how humor can be a survival tool.
About being funny without making fun of yourself.
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Rookie is an online magazine and book series for teenagers. Each month, a different editorial theme drives the writing, photography, and artwork that we publish. Learn more about us here, and find out how to submit your work here!