Kate Weissing Here I am, saying something very important and/or hilarious.
Among other wildly flattering words you could use to describe me, I am a comedy geek. I soak in Doug Benson podcasts like they are going out of style and can frequently be found down the rabbit hole of a YouTube standup binge sesh. I've read more comedian memoirs than there are Star Wars movies, and I can proudly recite almost every line of Wet Hot American Summer. Heck, I even interview comics for this publication.
Through years of fandom, I found one major common denominator within my preferred circle of funny: From Melissa McCarthy to Will Ferrell, most of my favorites got their start doing improv.More »