Notaro happy, healthy and keeping it light

November 8, 2014 1:00 AM

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Notaro happy, healthy and keeping it light

For comedian Tig Notaro, that week she spent performing in Vegas was an utter nightmare. Two shows a night, 14 in all, every one of them an atomic-size bomb before a roomful of stone-faced, contemptuous patrons. By the end, the club owners were openly staring at her in disgust, she says, just wanting to be rid of her.

Weirdly, it was the moment she started writing a self-deprecating bit about one of her lowest moments in the business that she realized she was ready to come back to it.

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