Sara Schaefer is a critically acclaimed stand-up comedian, writer, and producer who has won two Emmy awards and a Webby award for her work on “Late Night with Jimmy Fallon.” She has written for Ed Helms’s Comedy Central special, “The Fake News with Ted Nelms,” and co-hosted, with comedian Nikki Glaser, the MTV show “Nikki & Sara Live.” Schaefer has been named one of New York Magazine’s “10 Comedians to Watch” and one of HuffPost’s “53 Favorite Female Comedians.”
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On Sara Schaefer, the author notes, “She’s certainly got a sensibility that – despite its obvious authenticity – might have been expressly tailored for the times. There’s a weary, beyond-her-years sarcasm that’s very millennial-friendly, and manifests itself in cutting demolitions of awful contemporary norms.”
Sara Schaefer argues, “I truly think that people on both sides of our political divide are nervous about what happens when a comedian starts talking about the President in public. Part of it is because many people just don’t want to hear about him. Every 15 seconds, there’s a new bombshell headline that is more absurd than the last.”
Sara Schaefer talks about electing Trump and the divisions in America.
Sara Schaefer says, “Politics are just dominating everything … It’s hard not to write about Donald Trump and what’s happening. It's my only option. It's all I think about.”
Sara Schaefer discusses what it means to be a feminist in the comedy world.