Laughing all the way

Comedy writer and performer Tami Sagher, AB’95, wasn’t always funny. Oh wait—maybe she was.

Check out Sagher as straight-woman in this 1998 video, "Dirty Hole," filmed back when the former UChicago math major was an ensemble member at Second City:


If that isn’t gynecological enough, watch the sketch she co-wrote for MadTV in 2005, about a feminine hygiene product called (presciently enough) the iPad:


Sagher, a Brooklyn-based improviser and television writer, takes center stage in the latest edition of the Core. The article has a few jokes; we promise. But this woman is serious about comedy.

Elizabeth Station

July 16, 2010