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: A Writer's Guild of America award winner who co-created (with Judd Apatow and Paul Rust) this year's Netflix Original series Love.
Find her: @lesleyarfin.
Who's that girl: The deadpan comic on every comedy nerd's radar (she put out a stand-up album this year called Just Putting it Out There).
Real talk: "I wish you could Shazam whether people are worth getting to know." (@aparnapkin)
Binge-watch: Feel good while streaming I'm Gonna Die Alone (And I Feel Fine) on Netflix.
Find her: @JenKirkman.