Sara Benincasa
Sara Benincasa is a comedian and author of "Real Artists Have Day Jobs" (William Morrow 2016) as well as the "DC Trip," (Adaptive Books 2015) "Great" (2014) and "Agorafabulous!: Dispatches From My Bedroom" (William Morrow 2012), a book based on her critically acclaimed solo show about panic attacks and agoraphobia. She is currently adapting "DC Trip" as a film with producers Albert Berger and Ron Yerxa ("Little Miss Sunshine," "Nebraska," "Election"), Van Toffler, and Adaptive Studios. She adapted "Agorafabulous" as a TV pilot with executive producers Diablo Cody ("Juno," "The United States of Tara"), and Ben Stiller's Red Hour. She was born and raised in New Jersey and graduated from Warren Wilson College and Columbia University Teachers College. She lives in Los Angeles, CA.

The Hair Salon Is My Spiritual Home

I like to think of myself as a low-maintenance gal, at least when it comes to my physical appearance. (My emotions are another story.) I don’t wear makeup every day. I don’t get my teeth whitened. I don’t get spray tans (I did it once as a stunt for…
By Sara Benincasa