“Years from now, she will be recognized as having changed the face of comedy as much as any comedy filmmaker. All the best comedy people have come through her or from her.” You may not have heard of Allison Jones, but you definitely know her casting director work. From Stephen Rodrick in The New Yorker: The Nerd Hunter, reshaping American comedy, one misfit at a time.

+ Trevor Noah is already getting heat over his past tweets. (Even though he is a comedian who just got hired to tell jokes.)