“When I’m experience nervous, I listen to you to hear you discuss about your anxieties,” Stephen Colbert instructed Maria Bamford in the early days of the pandemic on his exhibit in his empty theater, owning summoned the wonderful comic to help manual him via the beginning of our collective nervous moments. Tiny did Colbert know how extensive these nervous moments would drag on or how significantly Bamford, whom he calls his “favorite comic on earth,” has to provide any of us eager to listen.
You know Maria Bamford, appropriate? Born in 1970, daughter of Duluth, proud graduate of Chester Park Elementary, star of additional comedy specials and series than just about any comic of the last decade—Lady Dynamite, Weak spot is the Brand name, Outdated Toddler, The Particular Particular Particular, and additional, additional, additional. But Bamford is not just amusing. She’s brave and tragic and