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Tig Notaro, Live From the liner notes: I’m...

Oct 05, 2012
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Tig Notaro, Live

From the liner notes:


  I’m a perfectionist with my comedy, and this recording is anything but perfection. As I now realize, sometimes when you spend too much time perfecting something, the root of pure inspiration disappears.
  
  When Ira Glass encouraged me to write material about my four months of hell for This American Life, I had no idea that when I walked on Largo’s stage to workout what I’d written, that I’d be releasing it to the masses two months later. The day after this was taped, Louis CK called to say that he felt it was really important for people to hear the show and that he wanted to release it on his website. At first, I felt there was no way I could release such a raw set, but after I gained some distance and encouragement from friends, I realized that if I could help a single person on this earth feel that they can push through something—whether it’s a rough day at the office or a deadly diagnosis—then it made zero sense for me to not release it.


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Tig Notaro, Live

From the liner notes:

I’m a perfectionist with my comedy, and this recording is anything but perfection. As I now realize, sometimes when you spend too much time perfecting something, the root of pure inspiration disappears.

When Ira Glass encouraged me to write material about my four months of hell for This American Life, I had no idea that when I walked on Largo’s stage to workout what I’d written, that I’d be releasing it to the masses two months later. The day after this was taped, Louis CK called to say that he felt it was really important for people to hear the show and that he wanted to release it on his website. At first, I felt there was no way I could release such a raw set, but after I gained some distance and encouragement from friends, I realized that if I could help a single person on this earth feel that they can push through something—whether it’s a rough day at the office or a deadly diagnosis—then it made zero sense for me to not release it.

Buy it for $5→

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    Just listened to this tonight. Very moving.
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