Lane Moore

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Lane Moore is an American stand-up comedian, writer, director, actor, and musician living in New York, New York.

She is a writer for The Onion and The Onion Book of Known Knowledge: A Definitive Encyclopaedia Of Existing Information.[1][2][3][4] Moore is a former editor for Jezebel [5][6][7][8][9] and Autostraddle.[10][11]

Moore is currently the Sex & Relationships Editor for Cosmopolitan,[12] and regularly contributes to McSweeney's,[12], Ms. Magazine,[13] Feministing,[14] and XOJane[15] and sits on the Board of Advisers for the Women in Comedy Festival in Boston.[1]

Moore produces and hosts popular comedy show Tinder Live! [16][17] the first and only comedy show about online dating app Tinder (application) at the Peoples Improv Theater in New York City. Moore's comedy show was called Best In Indie Comedy by The Village Voice.[18]

In 2011, she published a comic book based on her experiences in Los Angeles called Smarty Pants that is sold throughout the United States and Canada and was featured at Alternative Press Expo in San Francisco.[19]


Lane Moore is a regular commentator on VH1 talking head shows [20] and previously hosted a man-on-the-street comedy series for truTV.[21]

Gold Stars

Lane debuted comedy web series Gold Stars, which Lane created, wrote, directed, stars in, produced and created original music for, on YouTube in 2014.[22] The show follows two low income, freelancing women in their 20s navigating gender identity, feminism, Craigslist jobs, and sexuality in New York City.

Co-creator of MTV's Daria, Susie Lewis, endorsed the show saying "Warms my heart when young, talented women continue to create & write stories about strong females. Like. Follow."[23]

The show also received positive reviews from After Ellen,[24] Autostraddle,[25] and Curve Magazine[26] where critic Amanda Guilford wrote that Gold Stars "brings to the screen an unlikely friendship that draws you in and makes you feel like you're watching your own life" noting that main characters Cassie and Anna are "people you'd hope to run into on the street or have over for a rousing game of Cards Against Humanity" and stated the web series "smacks of clever banter and amusing quips that shows two people making the best of situations in order to remain the people they want to be."


Lane is also a vocalist, songwriter, and multi-instrumentalist. Lane performs with her band, It Was Romance, which was originally her solo music project and now has a full backing band.[19] Music blog 5 Songs Per Artist said of It Was Romance, "I find [Lane Moore's] voice similar in some way to Beth Gibbons and Julia Holter, a great starting point" and commended her for writing and producing all instrumentation herself.[27] Lane also composed original music and the theme song for her web series Gold Stars.[28]


  1. 1.0 1.1 "SplitSider". SplitSider.  Flipping the Ratio: Inside Boston's Women in Comedy Festival
  2. "The Onion Staff". The Onion. 
  3. Hartsell, Carol (October 24, 2011). "The Huffington Post". The Huffington Post.  Onion Writers You Should Be Following on Twitter
  4. "Time Out New York". Time Out New York.  Peeling 'The Onion'
  5. "Lane Moore" Jezebel Accessed on April 10, 2013
  6. Women's Voices For Change: Lane Moore Women's Voices For Change Accessed on March 28, 2013
  7. America's 'massive' birth control recall: The risk of unintended pregnancies The Week September 19, 2011. Accessed on March 28, 2013
  8. Millions of ‘contraceptives’ won’t work The Mancunion September 23, 2011. Accessed on March 28, 2013
  9. Best Graffiti Ever? Death And Taxes Magazine Accessed on March 28, 2013
  10. Where Are All the Weirdo Actresses? by. Lane Moore Autostraddle Accessed on March 28, 2013
  11. Meet The Staff Autostraddle Accessed on August 1, 2013
  12. 12.0 12.1 "Cosmopolitan: Lane Moore", Cite error: Invalid <ref> tag; name "mc" defined multiple times with different content
  13. "Lane Moore" Ms. Magazine Accessed on March 28, 2013.
  14. Why you should save your nickels for this year’s Women in Comedy Festival by. Lane Moore Feministing Accessed on March 28, 2013
  15. Lane Moore xoJane
  16. Tinder Live at The PIT
  17. The 9 Types Of Guys Tinder Has Blessed Us With via Cosmopolitan Magazine "Ladies We Love: Lane Moore"
  18. Cheap Laughs: The Best Indie Comedy In NYC
  19. 19.0 19.1 About Lane Moore at her official website
  20. VH1's Greatest '90s Artists
  21. What's The Worst Lie You Ever Told Your Mother
  22. Gold Stars YouTube page
  23. Susie Lewis (DariaCoCreator) on Twitter
  24. Sara Gilbert And Linda Perry Get Married
  25. 'Gold Stars' Are The New Black
  26. Gold Stars: New Lesbian Web Series about Craigslist Job Hunters
  27. 5 Songs Per Artist: 5 Songs You Should Hear
  28. Lane Moore on IMDB

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