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I previously recommended Allie Brosh's blog Hyperbole and a Half using this title (who has stopped updating her blog for nearly two years now, apparently she is struggling with depression), and I've found another I like nearly as much. It's called Bitches Gotta Eat, and it's damned funny. The author is a black woman named Samantha Irby.

It's particularly interesting because her humor seems very much my style. I recognize that Ellen DeGeneres and Sarah Silverman know the craft of comedy well, but I don't enjoy them quite as much as Bill Hicks, say, because I don't feel like they're speaking quite as much to my personal experience. Maybe that's dumb, but it's a reminder that we're all just human beings deep down.

In any case, definitely check this one out. I was guffawing in between the sobs.

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