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Shira Rachel Danan

 

About Me

I’m a freelance writer and comedian. You may have seen my writing on The Onion, Someecards, McSweeney's Internet Tendency, The New Yorker, The Hairpin, Mad Magazine, Gelf, Trop Mag, and other corners of the internet.


I write and perform sketch comedy with award-winning indie group Bridge & Tunnel. My sketch show about the hilarious isolation of new mommyhood, "I'm Your Mommy," ran at the Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre from 2017 to 2018. I’m a graduate of the improv and sketch programs at UCB.

I have also written two young adult novels, so if anyone wants to publish them drop me an email k thanx.

I live in Queens with my husband, two sons, and three silverfish that I know of.

 

My Writing

 
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We'd Like to Split the Bill

The New Yorker - June 2018

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The Latte-Art Revolution

The New Yorker - March 2017

Your Application for More Hours in the Day Has Been Rejected

McSweeney's - February 2017

Tips for Posing as a Muslim

McSweeney's - November 2016

The 5 stages of accidentally sitting in Amtrak’s Quiet Car with your 1-year-old

Someecards - August 2015

36 Hours In San Antonio If You're From There

The Hairpin - June 2014

Stroke Joke

Trop Mag - October 2013