October 5, 2021

Tig Notaro: Find Comfort in Simplicity

Tig Notaro ( Tig Notaro: Drawn , Don't Ask Tig podcast, Tig & Cheryl: True Story podcast) drops by to discuss how her chaotic childhood and health struggles shaped her into the talented stand-up comedian she is today. She details her musical background, dropping out of school, and the confusing feelings she had about her sexuality. She opens up about the most difficult time in her life - dealing with a serious medical condition, losing her mother, and going through a breakup, all within the span of a few months. Tig reveals the things that bring her comfort in the mental health space before Mayim breaks down the neuroscience behind coping mechanisms in another installment of Ask Mayim Anything.

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Check Out Tig Notaro's Website!
Stay up to date with all things Tig! New shows, merch, photos, tours, podcasts, and more!!!
Check Out Tig's Book "I'm Just a Person"
One of America’s most original comedic voices delivers a darkly funny, wryly observed, and emotionally raw account of her year of death, cancer, and epiphany.
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(Podcast) Don't Ask Tig
Need advice? Comedian Tig Notaro doesn’t have all the answers, but that won't stop her from fielding your questions on life's many challenges. With the help of her friends and the occasional expert, Tig gives her best inexpert guidance on everything from lost love to giving yourself a haircut with toddler scissors. We're warning you now: Don't Ask Tig.
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(Podcast) Tig and Cheryl: True Story
Join Tig Notaro (One Mississippi, Star Trek) and Cheryl Hines (Curb Your Enthusiasm) as they discuss a new documentary every week, with plenty of hilarious diversions and memorable stories along the way!
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(Article) Tig Notaro on How Surviving Cancer Changes Humor
Tig Notaro turned her annus horribilis—her mother’s death, a serious breakup, and breast cancer—into a fearless stand-up set, mesmerizing fans new (Lena Dunham) and old (Louis C.K.). With her career in hyperdrive, she’s trying to find her footing.
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