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Tig Notaro Breast Cancer

Tig Notaro: People Saw My Double Mastectomy As 'Free Top Surgery'

The Huffington Post | Emily Tess Katz | Posted 02.02.2016 | Home

Tig Notaro allowed her emotional breast cancer diagnosis and double mastectomy to be chronicled in the new documentary "Tig," but behind the scenes, t...

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Tig Notaro Performs Last Half Of Set Topless In Legendary Performance | Rebecca Adams | Posted 11.07.2014 | Home

Tig Notaro performed a brilliantly deadpan set last night during the New York Comedy Festival. There was just one deviation from her usual routine: Sh...

How Tig Notaro Brought Louis C.K. To Tears

The Huffington Post | Kira Brekke | Posted 09.10.2014 | Home

Comedian Tig Notaro is 17 years into her career, but her most legendary performance went down two years ago in Los Angeles, and it even brought Louis ...

Comedian Tig Notaro Gets Deep About The Love Of Her Life

The Huffington Post | Kira Brekke | Posted 02.02.2016 | Home

While comedian Tig Notaro is known for making her four months of hell -- which included a cancer diagnosis, the passing of her mother and a break-up -...

Tig Notaro Reflects On The Extraordinary Set That Changed Her Career

Posted 10.18.2013 | Home

Tig Notaro experienced three things in four months that could have killed her. One of those things was breast cancer. After learning about her diagnos...

Tig Notaro: I 'Didn't Have A Problem' Being A Female Comedian

The Huffington Post | Julie Zeilinger | Posted 07.11.2013 | Home

It's always inspiring to come across successful and outspoken female performers. Comedian Tig Notaro, who is best known for making waves last summer w...

What She Learned From Cancer

Posted 04.30.2013 | Home

Tig Notaro once again proved why we all love her on Wednesday's Conan. Upon being asked about her recent bout with breast cancer and subsequent double...

Comedian Tig Notaro Talks 'Tig Notaro Live,' Louis C.K. and Her Cancer Recovery

Shira Lazar | Posted 02.11.2013 | Home
Shira Lazar

Just a few days after comedian Tig Notaro was diagnosed with breast cancer, she found herself on stage at Los Angeles' Largo theater, revealing the news of her illness and delving into other personal struggles.

A Seriously Personal Plea From Louis C.K.

Posted 10.09.2012 | Home

Louis C.K. gave comedian Tig Notaro the ultimate endorsement by releasing her comedy on his website, but this weekend, he went even further, emailing ...

Infamous Comedy Performance Finally Available

The Huffington Post | Ross Luippold | Posted 10.05.2012 | Home

When stand-up comedian Tig Notaro performed at the Los Angeles club Largo in August, she brought the audience to tears with a confessional, poignant a...

Tig Notaro To Release Special On Louis C.K.'s Website

Posted 09.21.2012 | Home

Tig Notaro has had quite the year. Between a breakup, her mother's unexpected death and a double breast cancer diagnosis, the comedian hasn't had a to...

Cancer-Stricken Comedienne Makes Dating Video

The Huffington Post | Katla McGlynn | Posted 08.29.2012 | Home

The opening line of a stand-up set isn't typically used to announce a cancer diagnosis, but Tig Notaro isn't your typical comedian. Since first dis...

A Truly Historical Moment in Comedy

Kira Hesser | Posted 10.04.2012 | Home
Kira Hesser

At Tig Notaro's set last night, the audience witnessed a truly historical moment in comedy. For the first time in my life, I genuinely laughed and cried at the exact same time. When she took the mike, she said, "Thank you, thank you, I have cancer."

Tig Notaro's Heartbreaking News

Posted 08.05.2012 | Home

Comedian and actress Tig Notaro, known for her dry wit and warm absurdity, has announced that she has cancer in both breasts. On the July 31 episo...