Magazine article ADWEEK

Tig Notaro: The Comedian and 'One Mississippi' Star Is Hooked on Cute Animal Videos but Steers Clear of Twitter

Magazine article ADWEEK

Tig Notaro: The Comedian and 'One Mississippi' Star Is Hooked on Cute Animal Videos but Steers Clear of Twitter

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What's the first information you consume when you wake up?

I like to start my day with an overload of anything that's adorable--kittens, puppies, just that generic kind of stuff, but that's not really information. I guess I like to begin my day with feeling good rather than immediately reading emails or anything like that. I try and put that off for as long as I can.

Where do you get your animal videos? A couple of my friends are animal junkies and cute junkies, so I go to their Facebook. I have a friend on Facebook that could curate cute.

I can't wait when I wake up to look at her page and see what she's put on there. It's just the best.

There's a website that's dedicated to animal stuff called The Dodo.

See, that's the thing--I don't want to follow that I want to follow friends that follow that. I'm trying to avoid having my life get sucked up by things. If I can let other people spend their lives getting sucked up by it and just filter the good stuff for me, that's great.

What are your go-to social platforms? I have a Facebook account. I have a Twitter account, but I don't even have the password to it. I've never tweeted in my life. Funny or Die started the Twitter account for me. Somebody tweets for me and then they pass the password and information to the next person. It goes to comedians, actors, cartoonists, authors, open mic-ers--anyone can get a hold of my Twitter account.

Do you look at what people are posting on your behalf? I have.

I have to say it doesn't really interest me. …

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