Sara Schaefer has proven herself as a capable and talented comedian on nearly every front in comedy. Together with Nikki Glaser, she hosted Nikki & Sara Live on MTV, was the head blogger for Late Night with Jimmy Fallon (for which she won the Emmy Award for Creative Achievement in Interactive Media), ran a successful three-year podcast, You Had to Be There, with Nikki Glaser, and has been producing a great new podcast, LIES, through Nerdist and WNYC.
All the while, between the jobs mentioned above and also working as a financial analyst at various law firms, Schaefer has been developing her standup. Her debut album, [...]
On the latest episode of their podcast You Had To Be There, Nikki Glaser and Sara Schaefer announced that their MTV show Nikki & Sara Live has been not been picked up for a third season. The pair recorded the episode in Schaefer's apartment with the crew of the show, discussing their favorite moments about the series.
Nikki & Sara Live, which began in January, aired for 24 episodes over two seasons. According to the duo, the announcement came down a few weeks ago. While the show's ratings had improved in its second season, it was never a breakaway hit with the network's largely teenage audience. It's been a big [...]
This week, Sara and Nikki are joined by Sara’s comedian, documentarian, vocabularian beau Scott Moran to brainstorm Halloween costumes clever enough for national TV. After a sobering foray into tragedy and inspiration, the gang lightens up towards the end with talk of drugs, cheese, and other addicting habits.
Nikki and Sara are hosting a night of stand-up at the Gramercy Theatre on November 8th for the New York Comedy Festival. They’ll fill you in on the full lineup soon, but really, what else do you need. Get yr tix here.
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This week, after a stumbly start, Sara and Nikki call out the trap of striving to be cool and look ahead to the outlandishly busy coming week. The obvious pinnacle of your humble hosts’ next few days is their opportunity to attend the VMAs with handsome hamsters and every famous person on the face of the planet. Amidst their anticipation, the ladies manage to include a loving Beatles rant, live coverage of a GIFfinated Sara blowin’ up the Internet, and a request for Netflix horror-doc suggestions, the sadder the better.
Hey, you know that special feeling you get on a summer Monday night when you look up at [...]
This week, Sara and Nikki’s chatter skews darker as they both pick fights with BS weddings and fat-shaming yogis. To alleviate the doom of hungry vultures and faulty guardrails, the ladies share some happy secrets about their TV show and a fun fact about foxes.
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