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Tig Notaro Has Breast Cancer

Last week, Tig Notaro revealed, on her podcast Professor Blastoff, that she might have breast cancer. And, sadly, this weekend she confirmed that she in fact does. This was revealed at her show in LA on Saturday, "Tig and Friends," which was supposed to be a goodbye celebration, as she was going to be moving to New York to work on Amy Schumer's new Comedy Central show. Tig started her set: “Thank you, thank you, I have cancer, thank you, I have cancer, really, thank you.” As described in a moving account of the night by comedian/writer Kira Hesser, the set that followed was honest, difficult, funny, [...]