Browsing Tag Sara Benincasa

Book review: Sara Benincasa’s ‘Agorafabulous!’

Book review: Sara Benincasa’s ‘Agorafabulous!’

By | February 21, 2012 at 10:02 pm | No comments

Creating laughter is, of course, a comedian’s first goal. And for consumers of comedy, just laughing as a response to the action on stage or on screen or in a book is perfectly ok— that is, for the casual comedy observer. But for many of us a bit more damaged (or maybe we...

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Reader question: How do you leave a soul-crushing job to pursue a career in comedy?

By | January 26, 2011 at 4:28 pm | One comment

You may have noticed that we've been answering some comedy-related reader questions in this here space. Most of these questions come to us via Punchline's Formspring page; some of them come from our Tumblr. The one we're rolling out for you today, however, comes from our friend...

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Never watched Lost? Comedian Sara Benincasa hasn't either, but she breaks it down anyway

By | May 21, 2010 at 10:29 am | No comments

Of all the Lost spoofs, interviews and commentary online in anticipation for the show's finale this Sunday, I kind of like this one the best. It's simple and hilarious. And comes from the point of view of comedian Sara Benincasa, who -- like me -- has never seen an episode of...

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Comedian Sara Benincasa’s show about agoraphobia coming to book, film form

By | April 12, 2010 at 2:56 pm | One comment

Comedian Sara Benincasa gained internet fame with her cartoonishly hilarious Sarah Palin impressions, and subsequent vlog. Palin later released a book, and thus, Benincasa is now doing the same (though it has nothing to do with the former Alaskan governor). With the continuing...

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Women in Comedy Festival: the Punchline Magazine recap

By | April 1, 2010 at 5:17 pm | One comment

[caption id="attachment_9116" align="aligncenter" width="400" caption="Comedian and co-producer of the fest Maria Ciampa"][/caption] Last weekend the Women in Comedy Festival went down in Boston. Comedian Aparna Nancherla was invited to perform. We invited her to report back to...

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