Comedy

Chelsea Peretti on writing standup and talking to creepy podcast callers

Whether she's posting hilarious observations on Twitter, accepting calls from random strangers on her podcast, or performing her delightfully judgmental standup, comedian Chelsea Peretti does it all with sharp wit and magnetic observational humor. Peretti, also a former writer for the Emmy-nominated Parks and Recreation, will be in town starting tonight for a three-day stint at Comedy Works. We caught up with the comedian in advance of this Denver run to talk about the writing process, freaky podcast callers and putting herself in uncomfortable situations for the sake of the joke.

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