Abbi Jacobson Quotes
Abbi Jacobson (born February 1, 1984) is an American comedian, writer, actress and illustrator. She is known for co-creating and co-starring in the Comedy Central series Broad City with Ilana Glazer, based on the web series of the same name
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Someone like Amy Poehler, I don't know, but I feel like I know her. I think everyone feels like they know her.
I've been watching 'The Cosby Show' and 'Roseanne' a lot right now, and those work so well because they're not, like, jokey comedies; they are coming from real characters. We want our show to be like that. A family show.
We just sort of thought a Web series would be a cool thing to be able to send to our parents to show them that we were, in fact, actually doing comedy.
Every show that comes out that's female driven is compared to the last female-driven show, as if it's taking over.
I ended up going to college for visual arts but moved up to New York after I graduated from college in 2006 and started going gung ho to the Upright Citizens Brigade, and I realized that that was what I was really interested in and what I really wanted to do.
I definitely relate so much to a lot of women in comedy, but I don't love segregating the genders. I'm just as influenced by male comedians as I am female comedians.
I'm so thankful for that struggling period. That time is really great where you have no idea what's going to happen.
Women right now, we can't make mediocre [stuff]. Men can and do make tons of mediocre stuff, but I feel like women...