Tig Notaro

Mathilde O’Callaghan “Tig” Notaro (born March 24, 1971)[1] is an American stand-up comic, writer, radio contributor, and actress.[2] She is known for her deadpan comedy.

Her acclaimed album Live is a deeply personal set performed just four days after Notaro was diagnosed with stage two breast cancer. Live was nominated in 2014 for the Grammy Award for Best Comedy Album at the 56th Annual Grammy Awards.

Subsequently, in her HBO comedy special Tig Notaro: Boyish Girl Interrupted she took off her shirt to reveal her masectomy scars while continuing to talk about airplane travel.

In 2017, the album Boyish Girl Interrupted was nominated for the Grammy Award for Best Comedy Album at the 59th Annual Grammy Awards.[4]

“Tig Notaro.” Wikipedia, en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tig_Notaro. Accessed 2 Mar. 2022.

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