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WhoHaha Dirty Girl Live Podcast


Dirty Girl is a podcast where women talk to women about their disgusting habits, taboo secrets, and unruly pastimes. It’s feminist, body & sex positive, and tells the stories of funny, brave women who like to get dirty. The one hour live podcast will feature women sharing stories of their love life that relate to rom coms.

About WhoHaHa

Co-founded by actress, director, producer and badass Elizabeth Banks, WhoHaha is on a mission to spotlight and support women in comedy. WhoHaha amplifies female voices by centering women in front of the camera, behind the scenes, and in the audience. Basically, we celebrate the “Who” behind the “Haha.”

WhoHaha’s mission is to delight our audience of millions with a daily dose of laughter; empower and elevate funny female creators through content development, distribution and production resources; and partner with brands that want to make an impact through comedy and levity... and a bit of badass!


Sunday, June 23, 2019 at 1:30pm
Please arrive at least 15 minutes early as screenings & events will start on time.


The Downtown Independent

251 S Main St, Los Angeles, CA 90012


Special Event

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Following the live podcast recording of Dirty Girl, join us on The Mezzanine of Best Girl DTLA at Ace Hotel for a Rom Com Fest Happy Hour (3-5pm). Special guest, Alicia Swiz, will engage in a casual conversation over cocktails about romantic comedies and the stories they tell us about gender, sex and relationships.


Heather Ann Gottlieb

Dirty Girl Host

Heather Ann Gottlieb is an award winning actress, playwright, and poet. She is a proud "multi-hyphenate" and can be seen in commercials, television, immersive theatre, & slam poetry competitions around Los Angeles. Her feminist comedy podcast, Dirty Girl, was chosen to launch WhoHaha's podcast network in 2018. She co-created and co-produces Queenfest, an annual International Women's Day variety show benefitting homeless women and children.

Born and raised in Phoenix, Arizona, at age 10 she began performing in community theatres across the valley, including Phoenix Theatre, Greasepaint, Metro, and TheatreWorks. At age 15, she won the AriZoni Award for Best Actress in a Lead Role (Children's Theater). In 2015, she received her BA in Theatre Arts from Loyola Marymount University. Her professor, Beth Henley, awarded her the LMU Theatre Department's "Outstanding Achievement in Playwriting" award in 2015. She also regularly competes at Bootleg Theater's Write Clubevent, raising money for charity through literary bloodsport. Heather Ann is represented by The Brogan Agency.

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