VOX: There would be no Amy Schumer or Fresh Off the Boat without Margaret Cho

margaretvox

We weren’t always ready for Margaret Cho.

Sixteen years ago, Cho was using her comedy to start many of the conversations we are having today, by talking about diversity, representation, and the way we treat women. But her sharp and prescient commentary was relegated to the sidelines of pop culture — it was something you had to seek out.

A survey of the television and comedy landscape Read More

Laughspin: The PsyCHO comedian has Tooken our hearts again (INTERVIEW)

Screen Shot 2015-06-11 at 6.23.10 PM

Oh, Margaret Cho. Whether she’s psycho, or one bad mother, or charitably spreading her charity through charitable acts – like a little campaign you may have heard of, #BeRobin – the unstoppable comedian and actress never ceases to amaze, surprise, and blow audiences completely away.

And get this; she’s been doing stand-up since she was 14. Fourteen. What were you doing at fourteen? If you’re like Read More

Fall Tour Announcement: THE PSYCHO TOUR!

WEB Cho_PSYCHO

I’m so thrilled to announce that I will be back out on the road with an amazing new show this fall! This show is about insanity, and about the anger I feel about everything happening in the world right now, from police brutality to racism to the rising tide of violence against women. It makes me so crazy – hence the title: “THE PSYCHO TOUR” Read More

Golden Globes

Image 2015-01-12 at 2.00.14 PM

I’m of mixed North and South Korean decent. My people have been separated, incarcerated, starved, brainwashed and denied free speech for over 65 years. The only weapon I have is comedy. If you deny us the most basic human dignity, I have the right to make fun of you. I’m not playing the race card. I’m playing the rice card.

Margaret Cho talks Robin Williams & Busking for the homeless in SF

Yahoo! Margret Cho Talks Robin Williams And How He Inspired Her To Help The Homeless

I found that I could not stop grieving Robin Williams death and I couldn’t get over it and I spoke to my friend Michael Pritchard, who is a mutual friend of mine and Robin’s and he said, “don’t grieve Robin, be Robin”. So this is what I thought I should do. I should go and make a little Comic Relief, a little baby one. And Read More

Videos from #BeRobin Events in San Francisco

if you have give SQUARE

From now until the end of the year I will be busking in the streets of San Francisco to help the homeless – many hours a day…..

If you can’t join me, there’s another way to help: Throw a few bucks to help feed the needy!
DONATE HERE: http://www.gofundme.com/berobin

I will tweet (Http://twitter.com/MargaretCho) and Facebook (https://www.facebook.com/officialmargaretcho) where I will be and I’d love any of you to come Read More