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Samantha Bee

Wednesday, February 16, 2011

Samantha Bee, Most Senior Correspondent on The Daily Show with Jon Stewart, talks about her funny and frank collection of personal essays: I Know I Am, But What Are You? She also details her unusual career history and her experiences on The Daily Show.

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Comments [7]

Jasmine from Toronto, Canada

happy noodle - the part I was referring to was when Samantha was talking about the comedy scene in Canada. I wont deny what she has said (because Toronto's comedy scene pales by comparison to NYC!).
But, being the patriot, I felt embarrassed hearing her say it on WNYC like that. It's actually that self-depreciation that American's seem to like that I, as a Canadian, am starting to get tired of.

Feb. 17 2011 05:10 PM
happy noodle from SF

Jasmine, not sure what you're referring to, but it must've been tongue in cheek; everyone knows how much talent -especially comedic talent- comes from our neighbors up north.

One of the things that makes Canadian comedians so funny is their ability for self deprecation.
Mike Myers once made a joke about Canada not having having any "national" cuisine. He paused, then said, "well, does celery count?"

Feb. 17 2011 04:12 AM
Enza Sebastiani

I love you Sam!
Thank you for being yoU!
Hey!

Feb. 16 2011 02:03 PM
Jasmine from Toronto

betrayal of Canada: dissing Canada on American media. We actually have many very talented and dynamic people across our country who contribute to our culture. And yes, Canadians are quite funny!

Feb. 16 2011 02:00 PM
Leah from Brooklyn

I love her. Love love love.

Feb. 16 2011 01:56 PM
zach from west palm beach

Her frequent chuckling at her own comments is weird.

Feb. 16 2011 01:48 PM
jgarbuz from Queens

I luv Ms. Bee. Very intelligent and funny lady.

Feb. 16 2011 01:26 PM

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