Real Women Do It Standing Up: Stories From the Career of a Very Funny Lady Paperback – January 25, 2016
by Leighann Lord (Author)
Comedian, author, and radio/TV co-host, Leighann Lord, shares stories about her life and career as a stand-up comedian. Dive into the world of this fiercely independent funny lady who still sleeps with a teddy bear. Whether it’s on stage, on the road, or at home in everyday life, Leighann has curated a collection of true tales including: ‘The Desert is No Place for Neat Freaks’ ‘Peeing Standing Up’ ‘I Have a Tattoo on My Vagina, Wanna See?’ You’ll have a lot of laughs and a few delightfully awkward, but hopefully poignant, moments with Leighann; the daughter Erma Bombeck and George Carlin should have had.
About the Author
Leighann Lord is a stand-up comedian, author, and radio/TV co-host of the Emmy-nominated StarTalk with Dr. Neil de Grasse Tyson. She has performed for U.S. troops in the Middle East and has appeared on HBO, Lifetime, Comedy Central, and The View. Leighann wrote for the pilot of The Chris Rock Show, is a contributor to the Huffington Post, and is the author of Dict Jokes: Alternate Definitions for Words You’ve Probably Never Heard of But Will Definitely Never Forget, which was nominated for a Wheatley Award. A workaholic, control freak, perfectionist, Leighann received her BA degree in Journalism and Creative Writing from Baruch College, City University of New York. She lives in New York City.
Paperback: 286 pages
Publisher: Leighann Lord (January 25, 2016)
Product Dimensions: 5 x 0.6 x 8 inches
Shipping Weight: 13.4 ounces (View shipping rates and policies)
Biography of Leighann Lord
If you have cable or more than 2G-access to the Internet you may have seen stand-up comedian Leighann Lord on ABC’s The View, Comedy Central, Lifetime, ABC, and HBO. She has performed for audiences around the world at colleges, comedy clubs, theaters, and war zones including Afghanistan, Iraq, and TGI Friday’s (A good margarita is worth fighting for). Leighann earned her Bachelor of Arts in Journalism and Creative Writing from Baruch College, City University of New York. While she owes no student loans, she is one of Visa’s long-time indentured servants. Leighann is a New York City native, a queen from Queens, and a would-be member of the House of Ravenclaw.