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Emily Winter

I'm a writer and comedian. this is my WEBSITE. I'M FREAKING OUT ABOUT THE FONTS.

 
 

BIO

Emily Winter is a pile of sentient potatoes who's written for TV Land, Fusion TV, The New Yorker, Glamour, and The Barnes & Noble Review. She's an NBC Late Night Writers Workshop script judge, and co-creator of WHAT A JOKE, a national anti-Trump comedy festival that raised more than $50K for the ACLU in 2017. Emily's standup has been featured on SiriusXM, and she's performed at SF SketchFest, Laughing Skull Comedy Festival, The Limestone Comedy Festival, and others. She runs three Time Out Critics' Pick comedy shows in Brooklyn: BackFat Variety, Comedy at Rose Gold, and Side Ponytail, and hosts a podcast that reached #7 in iTunes Training, HOW TO PRODUCE LIVE COMEDY. Her work has been profiled in The AV Club, Buzzfeed, The Miami New Times, Bustle, someecards, and more. 

VIDEOS

STANDUP AT THE SETUP IN SAN FRANCISCO

A MUSIC VIDEO I CONCEIVED OF AND SANG IN

A SPECIAL 64 COMEDIAN TOURNAMENT I HOST EACH MARCH AS PART OF BACKFAT VARIETY

THE BACKFATLORETTE IS AN ANNUAL DATING SHOW I CONCEIVED OF AND HOST. 

A VIDEO I APPEARED IN FOR STASH INVEST

A MUSICAL PARODY I CO-CREATED AND SANG IN

STANDUP ABOUT THE MIDWEST FROM AT CITY WINERY IN ATLANTA IN APRIL 2018

A SKETCH I CO-WROTE, ACTED IN, AND EDITED

IN HONOR OF QUEEN CARDI B

A SKETCH I CONCEIVED OF, CO-WROTE, AND EDITED

CHARACTER WORK: HIGH SCHOOL SOUSAPHONE PLAYER ALLISON WATERS AT LITTLEFIELD IN BK

A GLAMOUR MAGAZINE VIDEO I APPEARED IN

MERIT BADGES

NOTEWORTHY JOBS, PROJECTS, PRESS AND AWARDS FROM MY PAST AND PRESENT

-Script judge for NBC's Late Night Writers Workshop

-Staff writer at TV Land

-Staff writer for the Fusion comedy show Come Here And Say That

-Co-founded and produced an international comedy festival, WHAT A JOKE, which raised over $50K for The ACLU over Trump's inauguration weekend. The fest happened in 32 cities and was written about in The AV Club, The Village Voice, Time Out, Splitsider, and many others.

-Standup has been profiled in The Miami New Times. ("Winter is the ambitious, well-connected, and hilarious outsider who's come in to shake up the scene.")

-Writer for the popular card game That's What She Said 

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-Editorial director of SparkNotes.com and its teen blog, SparkLife

-Parody Twitter accounts @TrumpFeminist and @Feminist_Bro have been written about on Bustle, Someecards, Hello Giggles and The Frisky.

-Write and perform in the sketch group ALL FEMALE REBOOT, which re-imagines popular films with an all-female cast. 

-Participated in NBC's first annual Late Night Writers Workshop in 2013. Ten writers were selected from 1,000 applicants for the program.

-Television pilot Wrongside of 25 took 2nd place in the Fresh Voices Script Contest

-Appeared on America with Jorge Ramos in a segment about Bernie Sanders vs. Hillary Clinton

-Obama memes were featured on LaughSpin

-Performed standup in SF SketchFest, Laughing Skull Festival, The Limestone Comedy Festival, The Cape Fear Comedy Fest, Out of Bounds Comedy Fest, The Brooklyn Comedy Fest, Florida Super Con, Boston's Women in Comedy Fest, Orlando Indie Comedy Fest, Bird City Comedy Fest, Rogue Island, The Brickell Comedy Fest, The She Devil Comedy Fest, WHAT A JOKE Fest, The Cinder Block Comedy Fest and The Cream City Comedy Fest

-Live show ONE LINER MADNESS has raised over $2K for charity in Brooklyn, and has been an official selection at The Cape Fear Comedy Fest, Bird City Comedy Fest, and The Cinder Block Comedy Fest

-Music video "Dudes on OKCupid" was featured on Buzzfeed, Death and TaxesComeDiva and many other sites.

ASK A MIDWESTERNER

ASK A MIDWESTERNER IS A SHORT VIDEO SERIES I'VE BEEN WRITING, PRODUCING, EDITING, "STARRING" IN, AND POSTING TO INSTAGRAM. 

 PRESS FOR ASK A MIDWESTERNER FROM WHOHAHA.COM

PRESS FOR ASK A MIDWESTERNER FROM WHOHAHA.COM

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shows i PRODUCE

BackFat Variety is a monthly, Time Out Critics' Pick comedy show I started in 2012 and produce with musician Larry Mancini at Union Hall. It's been hailed by The New York Times, The Village Voice, TheSkint, Brooklyn Based, Brokelyn, and more.

Side Ponytail is a free, Time Out Critics' Pick standup show I run with four other comics (Julia Shiplett, Carolyn Busa, Ben Wasserman, Chelsea Taylor) at Friends & Lovers in Brooklyn every Monday.

Comedy at Rose Gold is a free, Time Out Critics' Pick monthly standup show I run with comedian Caitlin Peluffo at Rose Gold in Bushwick, Brooklyn. 

WHAT A JOKE is an national comedy festival I started with comedian Jenn Welch to raise more than $50K for The ACLU over inauguration weekend.

SEE A SHOW

HERE'S WHERE I'M PERFORMING IN THE COMING WEEKS

WED MAY 2 8:30 PM HOSTING THE FANCY SHOW AT THE DOUGLAS, BROOKLYN

THURS MAY 3 8:30 PM GRIN AND BARRETT AT BEAUTY BAR, NYC

SAT MAY 5 8 PM ELECTRIC LAUGHS AT FRANKLIN ELECTRIC, BROOKLYN

SUN MAY 6 9:30 PM COMEDY AT THE KNITTING FACTORY, BROOKLYN

MON MAY 7 8 PM SIDE PONYTAIL AT FRIENDS AND LOVERS, BROOKLYN

TUES MAY 8 8 PM BACKFAT VARIETY AT UNION HALL, BROOKLYN 

FRI MAY 11 10 PM CREAM CITY COMEDY FESTIVAL AT COOPERAGE, MILWAUKEE, WI 

SAT MAY 12 6:30 PM CREAM CITY COMEDY FESTIVAL AT ANGELO'S, MILWAUKEE, WI

WED MAY 16 8 PM "COMEDY BINGO" AT THE ALEWIFE DINNER AND DRINK, NYC

WED MAY 16 8:30 PM "COMEDIANS YOU SHOULD KNOW" AT THE GUTTER, BROOKLYN

THURS MAY 17 8 PM COMEDY AT PHIL'S BAR, BROOKLYN

THURS MAY 17 10 PM HURON COMEDY CLUB, NYC

FRI MAY 18 7:30 PM COMEDY AT FREDDY'S BAR, BROOKLYN 

SAT MAY 19 3 PM "LATE LATE BREAKFAST" AT THE CREEK AND THE CAVE, QUEENS

SAT MAY 19 9 PM STANDUP OPENING FOR "ALL FEMALE REBOOT" AT THE TANK, NYC

MON MAY 21 8 PM  "SIDE PONYTAIL" AT FRIENDS AND LOVERS, BROOKLYN

WED MAY 23 8 PM "LAN PARTY" AT THE CREEK AND THE CAVE, QUEENS

WED MAY 23 10 PM COMEDY AT ZOMBIE HOUSE, BROOKLYN

THURS MAY 24 9:30 PM "GOOD VIBES COMEDY" AT THE TANK, NYC 

SAT MAY 26 7:30 PM COMEDY AT PINEBOX ROCK SHOP, BROOKLYN

SAT MAY 26 8 PM  "SIDE PONYTAIL" AT FRIENDS AND LOVERS, BROOKLYN

SAT MAY 26 11:30 PM "IT'S A LONG STORY" AT UCB EAST, NYC

MON MAY 28 8 PM  "SIDE PONYTAIL" AT FRIENDS AND LOVERS, BROOKLYN

TUES MAY 29 10 PM JENNIE SUTTON'S COMEDY SHOW AT THE CREEK AND THE CAVE, QUEENS

WED MAY 30 "COMEDY AT ROSE GOLD," AT 96 MORGAN AVE, BROOKLYN

THURS MAY 31 8 PM COMEDY AT BARKEASY, BROOKLYN

MON JUNE 4 8 PM "SIDE PONYTAIL" AT FRIENDS AND LOVERS, BROOKLYN

MON JUNE 4 11 PM "MOIST" WILLIAMSBURG, BROOKLYN

THURS JUNE 7 7 PM CORPORATE EVENT FOR IDKTONIGHT.COM, NYC

THURS JUNE 7 8 PM COMEDY AT CHERRY TREE, BROOKLYN

FRI JUNE 8 8:30 PM "TWISTED LIPSTICK" AT SIR D'S LOUNGE, BROOKLYN

SUN JUNE 10 4 PM MISFIT HIVE SUNDAY SHOWCASE AT 38-02 61st Street, QUEENS

MON JUNE 11 9 PM COMEDY AT HALYARDS BAR, BROOKLYN

SAT JUNE 16 7:30 PM COMEDY AT QED, QUEENS 

MON JUNE 18 8 PM "SIDE PONYTAIL" AT FRIENDS AND LOVERS, BROOKLYN

TUES JUNE 19 8 PM UNCANNY VALLEY AT HELL PHONE, BROOKLYN 

WED JUNE 20 8 PM COMEDY AT ROSE GOLD, 96 MORGAN AVE, BROOKLYN

FRI JUNE 22 8 PM THE GAS AT GREAT SCOTT, BOSTON

SAT JUNE 23 8 PM ONE LINER MADNESS AT GREAT SCOTT, BOSTON

MON JUNE 25 8 PM "SIDE PONYTAIL" AT FRIENDS AND LOVERS, BROOKLYN

WED JUNE 27 8 PM "ALL FEMALE REBOOT" AT LITTLEFIELD, BROOKLYN

SAT JUNE 30 8 PM "SIDE PONYTAIL" AT FRIENDS AND LOVERS, BROOKLYN

TUES JULY 3 8 PM "AS IF" AT REBECCA'S BROOKLYN

FRI JULY 6 10:30 PM "BACKFAT VARIETY PRESENTS: NEW YORK VISION" AT UNION HALL, BROOKLYN

FRI JULY 13 8 PM "PARENTAL APPROVAL" AT FRIENDS AND LOVERS, BROOKLYN

WED JULY 18 8:30 PM "WEIRD BUT NICE" AT HALYARDS, BROOKLYN

FRI AUG 4 11 PM "LAST STOP LAUGHS" AT QED, QUEENS

TUES AUG 7 8 PM HOSTING CAITLIN PELUFFO'S BREAKOUT ARTIST SERIES AT CAROLINES, NYC

AUG 30 - SEPT 1 MINNESOTA

SEPT 12 - SEPT 16 DENVER

 

 

PODCAST

IN 2018, I LAUNCHED A PODCAST MINISERIES ON THE BRAIN MACHINE NETWORK CALLED HOW TO PRODUCE LIVE COMEDY, WHICH HAS BEEN RANKED #7 IN TRAINING PODCASTS ON ITUNES, AND IS MEANT TO HELP COMEDIANS, PRODUCERS, AND ANYONE INTERESTED IN THROWING LIVE EVENTS.

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This podcast should be required listening for anyone attempting to produce any live show! Emily is smart and successful and knows what she is talking about! 5 stars for sure!
— iTunes Review
 Photo by Andrew Bisdale

Photo by Andrew Bisdale

CONTACT

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For comedy/writing jobs, show bookings, or press, please email emcwinter@gmail.com

And find me on Twitter and IG @EmilyMcWinter. Snapchat makes me barf my face off. 

 

PHOTOS

HEADSHOTS, PERFORMANCE PHOTOS, AND PHOTOS OF MYSELF WITH MY LIVE SHOW CO-PRODUCERS.