Splitsider: All Are Welcome In The Church Of Maria Bamford

 2017 has been a bumper crop year for Maria Bamford. First she released   Old Baby  , her hilariously heartfelt hourlong Netflix special that not only packed an emotional punch but also pushed the envelope by toying with the structure of standup specials (the venues in which she performs change and grow, allowing her to deconstruct the performer-audience dynamic). Bamford followed that up with season 2 of   Lady Dynamite  , her experimental, surrealist scripted series loosely based on her journey of self-discovery. With those two notches in her belt... Keep reading  here

2017 has been a bumper crop year for Maria Bamford. First she released Old Baby, her hilariously heartfelt hourlong Netflix special that not only packed an emotional punch but also pushed the envelope by toying with the structure of standup specials (the venues in which she performs change and grow, allowing her to deconstruct the performer-audience dynamic). Bamford followed that up with season 2 of Lady Dynamite, her experimental, surrealist scripted series loosely based on her journey of self-discovery. With those two notches in her belt... Keep reading here