@Erica_Rosie on Boredom, Hyperactivity, and Misinterpreted Jokes
@Erica_Rosie is 23 and lives in Tampa, FL. She’s really tall and could be killed by a walnut. This week she spoke to me about four of her favorite tweets, plus banh mi, “mainstream Twitter,” and where to find the unfollow button. Erica: Part of me thinks you got the wrong person, a... [Read More]
Shaliek Jenkins (@hateshaliek) on Editing Videos and Going to the Internet
Shaliek Jenkins is a Los Angeles-based content creator, standup comedian, writer, and DJ hailing from New York. Jenkins is currently navigating the landscape of pitching an original series to some networks and platforms and trying to “belong” while carrying an air of avoidance at the sam... [Read More]
Celeste Yim (@celestrogen) on Activism and Bits
Celeste Yim is a Toronto-based comedian. You can find her @celestrogen everywhere and can find her work at celestrogen.com. She’s a Bob Curry fellow at The Second City, where she’ll be putting up a revue at the end of April, and will be performing in Toronto SketchFest tonight with her t... [Read More]
Talking Twitter with ‘Full Frontal’ Writer/Correspondent Ashley Nicole Black
Ashley Nicole Black is a writer and correspondent on Full Frontal with Samantha Bee. She dropped out of a PhD program at Northwestern University to study comedy at The Second City. Thank God it worked out. This week Black spoke to me about four of her favorite tweets, plus the Congressional Black Ca... [Read More]
@Alex3nglish on Ex-Boyfriends and Nervous Laughter
Alex English is a New York City based standup comedian, writer and actor by way of Detroit, MI. He has opened for such acts as Sasheer Zamata and James Adomian. He will be making his first appearance on season two of Seeso’s Night Train w/ Wyatt Cenac. This week he spoke to me about his [&hell... [Read More]
@RekhalShankar Wants to Be a Void
Rekha Shankar is a comedy writer, performer, and video editor in Brooklyn. She improvises at the Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre and writes for MTV News’s Decoded and Reductress. She has made videos for Clickhole and Funny or Die, and has worked on a pilot for comedian Hari Kondabolu. She als... [Read More]
Rae Sanni on Progress, the President, and the Future
Rae Sanni is a comedian and writer from Brooklyn, NY who has been bringing her unique perspective on everything from pop culture to race and gender relations to audiences all over. Sanni has worked on Comedy Central and Lifetime, and she has been published in New York Magazine, The Decider, and Buzz... [Read More]
Melissa Lozada-Olivia (@ellomelissa) on Nihilistic Humor and Being an Alien
Melissa Lozada-Oliva is a Guatolombian nationally recognized & touring spoken word poet. She has been featured on Button Poetry, Bustle, the Guardian, Huffington Post, Glamour Magazine, & her mom’s Facebook statuses. She is a 2015 National Poetry Slam Champion, a Brenda Moosey Video Sl... [Read More]
Melissa Lozada-Olivia (@ellomelissa) on Nihilistic Humor and Being an Alien
Melissa Lozada-Oliva is a Guatolombian nationally recognized & touring spoken word poet. She has been featured on Button Poetry, Bustle, the Guardian, Huffington Post, Glamour Magazine, & her mom’s Facebook statuses. She is a 2015 National Poetry Slam Champion, a Brenda Moosey Video Sl... [Read More]
Brittany Spanos (@ohheybrittany) on Nicki Minaj, Teen Fandoms, and Group Chats
Brittany Spanos is a staff writer at Rolling Stone who has interviewed everyone from Stevie Nicks to Rae Sremmurd. She grew up in Chicago’s South Suburbs and moved to New York for college where she attended NYU’s Gallatin School of Individualized Study. Prior to Rolling Stone, she was th... [Read More]