You need to have a brain to make people laugh. In no particular order, here are eleven funny women who also rock high IQs.
11. Amy Poehler
SNL veteran Amy Poehler is Michelle Obama’s best friend, which is pretty amazing, and she’s been adamant about using her funnybone to uplift humanity. Beyond just comedy, Amy put her brain to good use, founding Smart Girls at the Party – an online networks aimed at helping young women.
10. Tina Fey
The 30 Rock star has earned a rep as one of the most cerebral women in comedy, and she’s also a best-selling author with a BA in drama from the University of Virginia.
9. Garfunkel and Oates
Not only do Kate Micucci and Riki Lindholme of Garfunkel and Oates possess razor-sharp wit, they are also seriously-skilled musicians.
8. Aubrey Plaza
Parks & Rec performer Aubrey Plaza graduated from the Tisch School of the Arts in New York and her quick wit makes her a favorite late-night talk show guest.