Maria Bamford

Comedian, actress and writer

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Stand-up comic, actress and writer. She's the star of 'Lady Dynamite,' has appeared in Target's holiday ad campaign as well as in TV shows like the PBS series Word Girl and Nickelodeon's Kung Fu Panda.

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Comedian Maria Bamford is trying to shatter the stigma around mental illness with her new talk show “What’s Your Ailment?!"

Comedian Maria Bamford takes on mental illness: ‘You’re not alone’

Comedian Maria Bamford is trying to shatter the stigma around mental illness with her new talk show “What’s Your Ailment?!"

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Every episode in the new Netflix comedy series  Lady Dynamite  is divided into past, present and “Duluth.”

Maria Bamford & Pam Brady, ‘Lady Dynamite’

Every episode in the new Netflix comedy series Lady Dynamite is divided into past, present and “Duluth.”

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Maria Bamford has been described as a comic's comic, well-known in the comedy world but underappreciated by the broader American audience.

Maria Bamford: 'Lady Dynamite'

Maria Bamford has been described as a comic's comic, well-known in the comedy world but underappreciated by the broader American audience.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

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