So, it’s always been a dream of mine to be a stand-up comedian.
I mean, I was the kid who memorized SNL sketches from the 70s and watched new episodes every Saturday night (and still do) with my dad.
I could perform entire episodes of ‘The Amanda Show’, with Amanda Bynes pre-whateverthehellshe’sgoingthrough.
As I got older though, I realized how hard it is being a stand-up comedian.
I mean, what if only a few people (or NO ONE) thought I was funny?!
And I hardly had any role models in regards to funny women!
The 00’s and 10’s have brought me a gift beyond imagination:
MORE FUNNY WOMEN.
But right now.
At this very f***ing moment.
The one I care about the most is Miranda Hart.
This woman has shared her awkward, hysterical sense of humor in the most beautiful way possible:
She has a TV show that is a mock of her real life.
A mesmerizingly hysterical show, that I laughed and cried and screamed and squealed and smiled and frowned during.
She is a tall, curvaceous beautiful being.
And she has taught me so much about being proud of who I am and being proud of my love for comedy.
I intend to further delve into the magic that Miranda Hart brings to her comedy, and it is my hope that after reading her Nora Ephron-esque memoir ‘Is It Just Me?’, I will have a better understanding and a more thorough grasp of her classy sense of humor.
If, like me, you enjoy a feminine touch to comedy, I advise you to watch her TV show, ‘Miranda’.
Sadly, I have yet to find a “legal” way to watch this show in the US (it’s not even available to purchase yet!), but here are a few links that should give you the ability to stream all three seasons. I honestly don’t even remember which sites I used to watch all three seasons, I recommend using Putlocker links and don’t ever download anything.
UPDATE: Season One is available to watch on Hulu!!
Thank-you for pointing this out, http://garyprestons.tumblr.com !!!!
I’m not sure if there are more seasons to come; I desperately hope there are!
In addition to this television show, she is also on a show called 'Call the Midwife', which is presently being aired on PBS. It’s actually a really wonderful show about midwifes in England during the post-WWII era.
You can watch Season One on Netflix:
And some of Season Two is available on the PBS website:
If you’re interested in reading more about (or just reading) her book, here’s a few links to whet your appetite :
Here is her website: http://mirandahart.com
And her Twitter: https://twitter.com/mermhart
ALSO, if you are fortunate enough to live in the United Kingdom, SHE IS GOING ON TOUR in 2014:
And I shall leave you with this video which fully explains the picture above: