Sarah Cooper | Foolish: Tales of Assimilation, Determination, and Humiliation

Recorded Oct 4, 2023
Direct Download: 20231004-sarahco.mp3

In conversation with comedian Chanel Ali

Referred to by Amy Schumer as “the funniest, smartest person I know,” Sarah Cooper is best known for her hilarious lip-syncing videos of Donald Trump sound bites. The author of 100 Tricks to Appear Smart in Meetings and How to Be Successful without Hurting Men’s Feelings, she is the star of the Netflix comedy special, Sarah Cooper: Everything’s Fine; has appeared on Jimmy Kimmel Live, The Tonight Show, and Ellen; and is currently working on an upcoming Netflix comedy, titled Unfrosted, written and directed by Jerry Seinfeld. Named one of Variety’s 10 Comics to Watch, she has more than 3.3 million followers across social media. In Foolish, Cooper brings a lifetime of obsessive perfectionism to bear in a starkly revealing and humorous memoir about such varied topics as her upbringing in a tight-knit Jamaican family, divorce, and career pivots.

Chanel Ali is a standup comedian who blossomed on the Philadelphia circuit before taking her commanding stage presence to NYC. She has two Comedy Central specials, she was featured on MTVs Girl Code, and she can drink more than you.

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