Lane Moore is a stand-up comedian, writer, actor, and musician living in New York City. She is currently a writer for The Onion, McSweeney’s, Someecards, WitStream, MTV Video Music Awards, Ms. Magazine, Nerve, XOJane, and Feministing, Sex & Relationships Editor at Cosmopolitan.com, a regular commentator on VH1 and MTV talking head shows, and a former editor for Jezebel and Autostraddle.
Paste Magazine named her #19 of the 75 Funniest People On Twitter in 2014.
She is also the creator, producer, and host of the insanely popular, standing-room-only live monthly comedy show Tinder LIVE! With Lane Moore at The Knitting Factory, which has received critical praise from Huffington Post, The Guardian, Time Out New York, Brooklyn Paper, Flavorpill, Brokelyn, Brooklyn Magazine, and Brooklyn Vegan, calling it “a treasure trove of ridiculous tips, tricks, and swipe etiquette.” Sara Benincasa of Playboy writes, “”Tinder LIVE with Lane Moore is exhilarating. It felt dangerous and gonzo insane..it’s like if Andy Kaufman fucked the internet and made it a show” and countless comedians, including Christian Finnegan, Josh Gondelman, and Sam Grittner, have said it’s the best comedy show they’ve ever seen.
She is the producer and host of podcast Are You Afraid Of The Snark? where she and fellow comedians and writers from The Onion, The Colbert Report, VH1, MTV, and even former cast members themselves to join in mocking the 1990?s Nickelodeon TV show Are You Afraid Of The Dark? in the form of a podcast. Listeners can then sync up the running commentary track with each episode. It is the greatest.
She is the creator, producer, writer, director and star of the hit comedy web series Gold Stars, a web series with an all-female comedian cast about unlikely best friends, being legitimately broke, weirdo craigslist jobs, gender, sexual orientation, and sometimes ghosts. The show has received tons of praise, namely from co-creator of MTV’s Daria, Susie Lewis, who praised the show saying, “It warms my heart when young, talented women continue to create and write stories about strong females. Like and follow this show.” She also serves on the board of advisers for the Women In Comedy Festival, where she frequently performs and teaches their most popular writing workshop.
Her comedy has been featured and praised by SplitSider (“some of the most incisive, cutting, and honest comic takes about the darkest issues we face as Americans”), The Village Voice, IFC, Funny Or Die, Time Out New York (“Lane Moore is a formidable wit”), Rooftop Comedy, VenusZine, The Frisky, Poets & Writers, SXSW Comedy Festival, The ACLU, Comediva, NY Daily News, The Boston Globe, and The Huffington Post, who called her “one of the funniest people on Twitter”.