Sara Schaefer

Sara Schaefer is a critically acclaimed stand up comedian, writer, and producer currently based in Los Angeles. She was recently the co-host of MTV’s late night show Nikki & Sara Live. Sara has appeared on @MidnightJohn Oliver’s New York Stand Up ShowLate Night with Jimmy FallonBest Week Ever, and Inside Amy Schumer. She won two Emmy awards for her work at Late Night with Jimmy Fallon, and has written for and Who Wants to Be A Millionaire. That's all true.


Sara Schaefer appears in the following:

How to Be a Grown Ass Woman

Tuesday, June 09, 2015

Comedian Sara Schaefer hosts a night of grown-up comedy and advice, with guests Jessica Williams, Heather Havrilesky and Katja Blichfeld.

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WNYC's How to Be a Grown Ass Woman

Thursday, June 4, 2015

7:00 PM

Thu, June 4 | Comedian Sara Schaefer gets real with Ask Polly's Heather Havrilesky, The Daily Show's Jessica Williams and Katja Blichfield of High Maintenance. Watch a live stream at 7pm.

Please, For the Love of God, Steal Mike Doughty's Music

Tuesday, December 23, 2014

It isn't real love, says the singer-songwriter, if there’s not some level of abuse. Hear the full story, plus a preview of his latest album—it's in French—in this special live episode.

Jared Logan Is the Next Johnny Depp

Tuesday, December 16, 2014

They had Thanksgiving dinner together. And according to "The Secret"—his religion—that’s enough to put comedian Jared Logan in the same class as Depp himself.

Natalie Morales Had Voice Surgery to Sound Younger

Tuesday, December 09, 2014

The actress from Parks & Rec, White Collar, Girls, and more talks about acting to pay for school, and why she takes comedy very seriously. 

Josie Long Plans On Staying Here Illegally

Tuesday, December 02, 2014

The British writer and comedian is ready to be an American, and she has the perfect plan: fix her accent, join the mafia, and get her face on Mt. Rushmore.

Rory Scovel Is Addicted to Drug Studies

Tuesday, November 25, 2014

The former theater major knows his Shakespeare, but he’s over it. Now he’s studying up on drugs and waking up every day thinking about the apocalypse.

The Holy Trinity of YouTube Is Crazy Rich

Tuesday, November 18, 2014

Grace, Hannah and Mamrie, known as the Holy Trinity of YouTube, aren’t just fooling around on the Internet. They’re a veritable brand that millennials love. 

Colin Quinn Started Smoking at Age Four

Tuesday, November 11, 2014

Those were the days before Bloomberg's smoking ban, back when New Yorkers were tough. And Quinn knows tough. He's on tour performing other people's acts, and they can't stop him.

On-Demand Video: Sara Schaefer Live with Mike Doughty

Friday, November 07, 2014

As part of the New York Comedy Festival, Sara Schaefer, taped a live episode of her WNYC podcast, LIES, with singer-songwriter Mike Doughty.


Guest Picks: Sara Schaefer

Thursday, November 06, 2014

Sara Schaefer was on the show today, November 6, 2014, to talk about her new WNYC podcast LIES. She's a fan of Taylor Swift and John Green. Find out what else she's a fan of!


This Is Funny: Our Live Show with Sara Schaefer and Mike Doughty

Thursday, November 06, 2014

The musician and former frontman of the actual band Soul Coughing talks to comedian and host of the LIES podcast Sara Schaefer.

Comedian Sara Schaefer Tells the Truth about 'Lies'

Thursday, November 06, 2014

Through every weird job, Schaefer was constantly performing comedy. Now she has two Emmy Awards and her own podcast, LIES. Stream a very special live episode of her show tonight at 9.

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Sara Schaefer Live

Thursday, November 6, 2014

9:00 PM

Thurs, Nov. 6 | The New York Comedy Festival and WNYC present Sara Schaefer in a live taping of her new podcast, LIES, featuring guest and singer-songwriter Mike Doughty.

Kate Berlant Was Birthed in the Ocean

Tuesday, November 04, 2014

The acclaimed experimental comedian has been alternative from the moment she was born. But that doesn't mean she's all serious. Kate Berlant loves to be tickled.

Michael Ian Black Started Beef with Michelle Obama

Tuesday, October 28, 2014

The actor, comedian and co-author of "America, You Sexy Bitch" is at the forefront of the Twitter wars. He started with a Levar Burton feud. Then he sort of called the First Lady a cow.

Jenny Slate Likes Her Boys Young

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

And for good reason. On this week's episode, Slate and host Sara Schaefer pick through the latest science that says the male body is worthless by age 38.

Wyatt Cenac Dates Married Women

Tuesday, October 14, 2014

Born to a family of museum thieves and educated in philosophy at an online Canadian university, the comedian and former Daily Show correspondent is not who you think he is.

Jim Gaffigan Got Cut Like an Abercrombie Model

Tuesday, October 07, 2014

The comedian and author of "Dad Is Fat" was only fat for a little while. In this debut episode of our newest show, Gaffigan tells host Sara Schaefer about his background as a gymnast.

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The News Quiz USA with Andy Borowitz

Friday, November 22, 2013

7:00 PM

Join Andy Borowitz (The Borowitz Report at The New Yorker) as he challenges comedians Negin Farsad, Baratunde Thurston, James Adomian and Sara Schaefer to dissect the week's news in this special panel show recording for WNYC and BBC Radio 4.