Mi Casa Es Su Benincasa with Sara Benincasa (Episode 90)

Sara Benincasa is an author, comedian, writer, and outspoken advocate of LGBTQ youth, among many other hats she's worn. She is an expert impressionist and parodist of Sarah Palin and Michele Bachmann. Sara is the author of the novel Great and the memoir/confessional, Agorafabulous!: Dispatches From My Bedroom, and her third book, the novel Believers, is due out in early 2016, while a fourth book is already underway. She's interviewed Reggie Watts and Amanda Palmer in her bathtub, and posed as a nun with adult performer Stoya. We spoke in person in Seattle when she was visiting during This Tour Is So Gay, recently funded on Kickstarter.

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Show notes

This interview was conducted at The Office, a co-working space above Ada's Technical Books and Café; the owner, Danielle Hulton, was a previous guest of the show.

A Podcast That Makes a List of Things

If you're a regular listener, you may notice that I open nearly every episode with what I hope is a funny or interesting tagline related to what's about to come. I think about these actually sometimes as much as the titles of the episodes, and I treat them like a cherry on the top of the show.

Phil Crissman noticed that I change these out each time, and created a textual "supercut" of all the taglines! Thanks, Phil!