Cover Photo: An Interview with Reductress by Elissa Bassist

An Interview with Reductress

Catapult instructor Elissa Bassist chats with the founders and editor-at-large of “the one and only fake women’s news magazine”

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Elissa Bassist edits the column “Funny Women” on The Rumpus. Her award-deserving humor appears on, McSweeney’s Internet Tendency, National Lampoon, Jezebel,, this bio, and more. Formerly the managing editor of The Best American Nonrequired Reading and writer for The Mark Twain Prize for American Humor (honorees include Will Ferrell, Ellen DeGeneres, Carol Burnett, Eddie Murphy, & Bill Murray), currently Elissa writes cultural and personal criticism, and most recently her work is featured in the best-seller Not That Bad: Dispatches from Rape Culture, ed. by Roxane Gay.