Sara Benincasa is a comedian and author. She has appeared on MTV, VH1, CNN, Fuse, the History Channel, FX, NBC’s Today Show, CBS, Japan’s TV-Asahi, Russia Today TV, and Norwegian national television. Her comedy has won praise from the The New York Times, the Guardian, and CNN, and has earned her an ECNY (Emerging Comedian of New York) Award and a Webby nomination. In 2010, she brought her live show “Agorafabulous!” to several festivals, including the Norwegian Storytelling Festival in Oslo. Her memoir based on that show, Agorafabulous: Dispatches From My Bedroom (William Morrow/HarperCollins 2012) has been optioned for adaptation to a television series. Her most recent TV credits include FX’s Totally Biased with W. Kamau Bell and The History Channel’s I Love the 1880s. Her long-running NYC storytelling show “Family Hour with Auntie Sara” debuts in its Los Angeles home at Nerdmelt Showroom in early 2013.
The SF Sketchfest Dozen
Friday, February 1st, 8pm, Punch Line Comedy Club
Saturday, February 2nd, 9:15pm, Punch Line Comedy Club
You Made it Weird with Pete Holmes
Saturday, February 2nd, 1pm, Punch Line Comedy Club