Behind every great laugh, there's a greater, totally hilarious woman: This year, women are starring in the funniest movies, TV shows, and comedy specials we're most obsessed with—and writing and producing them, too. Here—in no particular order, because they're all equally, ridiculously brilliant—this year's reigning queens of comedy.More
Badass alert: She released her best-selling debut book The Girl With the Lower Back Tattoo this year.
Nailed it: Her whip-smart humor has made her Comedy Central show, Inside Amy Schumer, required viewing for anyone with eyes (currently on its fourth season). See also: literally anything that comes out of her mouth.
Real talk: "Woman who likes herself #OffendEveryoneIn4Words."(@amyschumer)
Badass alert: She does bad really good—from the Elaine dance (Seinfeld) to the White House (Veep).
Find her: @OfficialJLD.