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 Her award-deserving humor has been published on’s Daily Shouts, McSweeney’s Internet Tendency, National Lampoon, Jezebel, The Hairpin,, this bio, and more. Formerly the producer/host of Literary Death Match and managing editor of The Best American Nonrequired Reading, currently she’s the writers’ assistant for The Mark Twain Prize for American Humor (past honorees include Will Ferrell, Ellen DeGeneres, Carol Burnett, Eddie Murphy, and Bill Murray).