• Hannah Gadsby meets Roxane Gay: ‘Trolls get incensed by a woman daring to think she's funny. I'm very funny'

    7 days ago - By The Guardian

    The ‘Nanette' comedian and the writer discuss trauma, body image and fan encounters In June, the Australian comedian Hannah Gadsby 's standup show Nanette was released on Netflix. This supposed swansong of a set had previously stunned audiences from Melbourne to Edinburgh, with its devastating twists on who and what jokes are for, and how suffering and trauma are turned into material. What begins as an apparently mainstream routine segues into a story about something troubling that happened to Gadsby as a young woman, told first one way - and then, brutally, another; it's at once a...
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