Tig Notaro is a seriously inspirational woman. Last year the comedian lost her mother, went through a terrible breakup, and was diagnosed with breast cancer — but rather than let it all bring her down, she worked to find the humor in her misery. Back in October, she talked about her experiences on This American Life, and earlier this month, Vanity Fair did a great feature on her.
I interviewed Tig in 2011, before her life took its dramatic turn. You can read the article here.