Sara Benincasa is a writer, comedian, and host of the popular podcast "Sex And Other Human Activities." She was a citizen journalist for the 2008 MTV Choose or Lose Street Team, part of MTV’s 2008 Emmy Award-winning Think campaign. Her political blog and video news reports can be found on MTV’s social justice and activism website, ThinkMTV. During the election, she created original web video content for the Huffington Post's humor site, 23/6.
Sara’s cheerfully quirky, politically outspoken, sexually charged comedy has won praise from the Chicago Tribune, CNN, the New York Times, ABCNews.com, Wired.com ("an up-and-coming comedian"), Time.com ("killer … improv-comedy charm"), Newsweek.com ("freaking hilarious"), Politico, The Guardian, The Independent, Agence France-Presse, Le Post, Le Figaro, The Huffington Post ("celebrated"), Time Out New York, ComedyCentral’s Indecision 2008 ("hilarious"), Wonkette, New York, Le Nouvel Observateur, Paper, Fishbowl LA, Fishbowl DC, Buzzfeed, Celebrity Crunch, Trendhunter, Mahalo, and Big Head DC. She has discussed the youth vote and citizen journalism on MTV’s "Total Request Live," MTV News, and CUNY-TV’s "Brian Lehrer Live."
She hosted Nerve.com’s hit "Tub Talk with Sara B.," a notorious web talk show in which she interviewed comedians and humor writers in her bathtub. Guests included humorist Andy Borowitz (BorowitzReport.com), current SNL writer John Mulaney, 2007 Andy Kauffman Award winning comedian Reggie Watts, author Jonathan Ames, and a variety of other funny/smart/weird people.
Her memoir "AGORAFABULOUS!" will be published by William Morrow/HarperCollins in February 2012.