Best comedy advice you ever got?
Not to worry about it so much.
Worst comedy advice you ever got?
Was there one person who inspired you to become a comedian?
Favorite response to a heckler or troll?
When you were coming up in comedy, what helped you stick with it?
Encouragement from people I looked up to in comedy. It’s still what helps me today. Many people believed in me more than I believed in myself.
Single word that always cracks you up?
Describe your worst gig.
I was 9 years old, cross-dressing at a church event. 🙁
How has being funny helped you in your offstage life?
Being funny is a wonderful coping mechanism, better than most. It’s helped me in jobs, in interpersonal skills, and relationships.
On your deathbed, what transcendent advice would you croak at a female comedian?
Please put yourself first. Like, not so much to be a bad person, but put yourself first!
Pascalle Dugay is a Brooklyn-based comedy writer and host of Spiritual but Not Religious, a podcast about spirituality, the paranormal, new age, and organized religion. She also writes fire tweets. Follow her.