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Interview: Comedian Nicole Byer On Auditioning, Coping With Loss And Fat Jokes

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Nicole Byer performs at the Hello Sunshine x Together Live show at Bluma Appel Theatre.

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We're sharing 'All Things Considered' host Audie Cornish's conversation with comedian Nicole Byer, whom she calls a "star on the rise." Byer has helmed a comedy series, two hit podcasts, a Netflix comedy special and the Emmy-nominated Netflix cooking series, 'Nailed It!' The pair sat down in front of a live audience in Los Angeles earlier this year to talk about her successes, auditioning as a black woman in comedy and using improv to cope with the loss of her parents.

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