The 10 Funniest Women to Follow on Twitter

Besides me. (I kid, I kid not.)

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Name: Kelly Oxford 

Twitter name: @kellyoxford (opens in new tab)

Occupation: Author

Why you should follow: She created an entire career by sharing her hilarious thoughts on twitter. She now is a New York Times bestselling author, because life.

Name: Anna Kendrick

Twitter name: @annakendrick47 (opens in new tab)

Occupation: Actress 

Why you should follow: She once made a masturbation joke about Ryan Gosling (opens in new tab) and didn't back down. We salute her.

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Name: Vanessa Ramos

Twitter name: @thatRamosgirl (opens in new tab)

Occupation: TV writer, Bordertown and Superstore

Why you should follow: I mean, girl's got jokes. Plenty of them.

Name: Kristen Schaal

Twitter name: @KristenSchaaled (opens in new tab)

Occupation: Actress, Last Man on Earth

Why you should follow: First off, have you watched her interview with Seth Meyers about passing gas during a love scene (opens in new tab)? Yeah, that's reason enough to love her.

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Name: Paula Pell

Twitter name: @perlapell (opens in new tab)

Occupation: Writer, Sisters and former SNL writer 

Why you should follow: Because she's brilliant. Duh. 

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Name: Maude Apatow

Twitter name: @maudeapatow (opens in new tab)

Occupation: Actress 

Why you should follow: Maude—the daughter of Judd Apatow and Leslie Mann—is known for her hilarious tweets about growing up and dealing with her younger sister. 

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Name: Shalyah Evans

Twitter name: @ShalyahEvans (opens in new tab)

Occupation: Comedian, actress, and star of MTV's Girl Code 

Why you should follow: Her funny thoughts on life, women, and relationships don't just end on Girl Code. Enough said, really.

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Name: Ana Gasteyer

Twitter name: @AnaGasteyer (opens in new tab)

Occupation: SNL alum, comedian 

Why you should follow: The hilarious comedian and mom tweets about everything from her commute to raising kids to one direction. The basics. 

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Name: Tanisha Long

Twitter name: @TanishaLong (opens in new tab)

Occupation: Actress, writer, comedian, and star of Girl Code

Why you should follow: Pinterest jokes, junk food advice, and commentary on Lyft drivers are all present and accounted for.

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Name: Sarah Beattie

Twitter name: @NachoSarah (opens in new tab)

Occupation: Writer, SNL contributor

Why you should follow: Not for the faint of heart. And that's why we love her.

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Samantha Leal
Senior Editor

Samantha Leal is the Deputy Editor at Well+Good, where she spends most of her day thinking of new ideas across platforms, bringing on new writers, overseeing the day-to-day of the website, and working with the awesome team to produce the best stories and packages. Before W+G, she was the Senior Web Editor for Marie Claire and the Deputy Editor for Latina.com, with bylines all over the internet. Graduating from the Medill School of Journalism at Northwestern University with a minor in African history, she’s written everything from travel guides to political op-eds to wine explainers (currently enrolled in the WSET program) to celebrity profiles. Find her online pretty much everywhere @samanthajoleal.