From Golden Girl Video Spoofs to Satirical Break-up Sketches

By: Meghan Young - Sep 4, 2014
The comedy world has suffered a great loss today with the passing of Joan Rivers; these tributes to female comedians is in honor of what her presence has meant in this industry. Paving the way for others as so many women in the past have done for her, it is no wonder that female comedians are on the rise with every minute that passes.

From Tina Fey and Ellen DeGeneres to Sarah Silverman and Chelsea Handler, there are a slew of female comedians that owe much to Joan Rivers signature sarcasm and tendency for brutal honesty. As she once said, "I succeeded by saying what everyone else is thinking." Her impressive legacy will live on through not only her family, but these talented female comedians as well.