Phoebe Robison is a “comic, writer, and connoisseur of all things brignorant.” (That’s a combination of brilliant and ignorant). Phoebe has appeared on Last Comic Standing, Broad City, Totally Biased with W. Kamau Bell, and Late Night with Seth Meyers.
Queer writer/performer Diona Reasonover talks about the time before she was on TBS’s new comedy, Clipped. A time when she almost cruked (which is what she calls it when someone gets so upset they cry and puke).
“I wore a hooded shirt with a suit jacket which is a look I really enjoy but there aren’t any pictures of me in it because I’m not important, so I avoided trying to make people care about me by skipping most of the red carpet.”
“The show that likely influenced my decision to write was Boy Meets World, because when it started, I literally didn’t understand that it was scripted. I thought some kid named Cory Matthews had people follow him around all day and film his life.”
“I am pro-friend dating because I’m 99% sure that’s the only kind of date I go on.”
Elicia Sanchez is a stand-up comedian living and joking in Seattle though this week she has temporarily relocated to Angelus Oaks as part of the talent line-up for A-Camp.
“Are we doing this? Is this real?”
Sara Benincasa is an award-winning comedian and author of “Great”, a modern gender swapped retelling of “The Great Gatsby”.
Mo Welch is a fascinating comedian with a fascinating Larry Bird obsession.
Aparna Nancherla is this week’s comedy crush and her worst nickname is for sure worse than yours.
This comedy crush has survived years and is still going strong. Abbi Jacobson and Ilana Glazer, creators and stars of Comedy Central’s “Broad City,” are this week’s crushes.
Shamikah Martinez’s first interview as a comedian was with Autostraddle and now she’s back!
“There were all these different bodies and shapes and colors that came in to audition, women who had gone to Juilliard or been on Broadway, but no one wants to put them on TV because they don’t necessarily fit into a TV executive’s idea of what’s beautiful.”
Meet your new crush, MTV and UCB’s Nicole Byer. She loves drag queens, cursing, and apple pie.
“Totally Biased” Writer and Correspondent, Janine Brito is a queer woman of color that was on your television screen. If you missed it, now’s the time to catch up.
“Parks and Recreation” writer and terrible black best friend, Aisha Muharrar answers a few questions.
New York comedian, actress, and impressionist Liza Dye talks about her Michelle Obama impression, all those “ready for SNL” lists, and Kanye West.
Yamara Taylor (The Boondocks, How to Rock, Instant Mom) chats about comedy writing, trick or treating at Aisha Tyler’s house, and the dearth of five year old sketch actors.