This is Tig's fourth visit to the Vancouver Comedy & Arts Fest! She is one of our favourites and should be one of yours too!!
This is Tig in bio form: http://tignation.com/bio
Professor Blastoff is a weekly conversation between comedian Tig Notaro and her two co-hosts and comedian friends, Kyle Dunnigan and David Huntsberger. Professor Blastoff premiered at #1 on the iTunes Comedy Podcast chart. Entertainment Weekly recently included Professor Blastoff on their “The Must List” ranked at #2.
Notaro recently released a candid recording on Louis C.K.’s website Tig Notaro: Live (that last word is a verb, Notaro says, not an adjective).
And these are REVIEWS OF "LIVE"
- “Notaro’s resounding strength makes this album something that lifts the soul of the listener as much as it entertains” – Time
- “It’s an amazing, uncomfortable document, as Notaro relates her recent
run of tragedy” – Rolling Stone
- “Tig Notaro’s ‘Live’ lives up to its Louis C.K.-fueled hype” – Entertainment Weekly
- “Notaro is a master of the art of counterintuitive comedy. In August
at L.A.’s Largo, during a now-famous performance being hailed as a
stand-up tour de force…” – LA Times
- “Tig Notaro sells 75,000 copies of Live, is technically more popular than Kiss” – A.V. Club
- “30 minutes of masterful comedy” – Huffington Post
- “filled with heartbreakingly funny observations” – Boston Globe
- “It’s a startling release; one that redefines the boundaries of what
comedy can achieve” – The Guardian
- “These intimate interactions with the audience are a lot of what makes
- "Tig Notaro: Live an amazing listen.” – Slate
- “Live is the human condition, bone-weary and candid, placed before us without fanfare by one of our era’s most incisive and big-hearted wits; Live is the quietest triumph, a grief-borne obelisk displaying the strength of the human spirit better than any wilderness-survival memoir could hope to; Live is big-eyed, raw and grateful; Live is unbelievably funny.” – eMusic