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Abbi Jacobson

American,  Comedian
Total Quotes : 57
I Think Bit Part

I definitely started to perform a little bit in middle school, but not the typical musical/play route. I think that I am funny, but it was more of a social thing, where that was my part in my circle of friends.

- Abbi Jacobson

Comedy Like Were

I feel like comedy had a boys'-club label when we were starting.

- Abbi Jacobson

Love Comedy Influenced

I definitely relate so much to a lot of women in comedy, but I don't love segregating the genders. I'm just as influenced by male comedians as I am female comedians.

- Abbi Jacobson

Art Always About

I drew a lot. I always had sketchbooks. My parents were really great about any gift-giving holiday - birthdays, Hanukkah, Christmas - it was always art supplies for my brother and I.

- Abbi Jacobson

Big Fan

I'm a big Sephora fan.

- Abbi Jacobson

College New York Moved

I ended up going to college for visual arts but moved up to New York after I graduated from college in 2006 and started going gung ho to the Upright Citizens Brigade, and I realized that that was what I was really interested in and what I really wanted to do.

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City Young Before

Before 'Broad City,' I had a lot of jobs that I knew were not for me, but when you're young and don't know exactly what you're going to do, if an opportunity comes up, you feel like, 'This is an opportunity; I have to try it.'

- Abbi Jacobson

Mom Bed Always

When I was in high school, my mom worked at Bed, Bath and Beyond, so I was always there.

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Religious Okay Super

I'm not super, super religious. If this is okay to say, I'm more culturally Jewish.

- Abbi Jacobson

Always How Viewer

When we make the show, we are always talking about how the show is really in between what we make and what the viewer thinks of it.

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Young Like Which

I find young people talk about what they want to do, which is great because you get to form the words, but its also like, you gotta just get in there.

- Abbi Jacobson

Show Been Real Characters

I've been watching 'The Cosby Show' and 'Roseanne' a lot right now, and those work so well because they're not, like, jokey comedies; they are coming from real characters. We want our show to be like that. A family show.

- Abbi Jacobson

Awesome Had Weirdly

I had a weirdly awesome high-school experience.

- Abbi Jacobson

Philadelphia Which Town

I'm from outside Philadelphia, a town called Wayne, which is, like, 25 minutes northwest.

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Love Growing SNL

I love comedy, but I was just obsessed with 'SNL' growing up.

- Abbi Jacobson

Thankful Happen Period

I'm so thankful for that struggling period. That time is really great where you have no idea what's going to happen.

- Abbi Jacobson

Give Will Everybody

Everybody has will - you just have to gather it. And I guess you choose where your inspiration comes from and give yourself that permission.

- Abbi Jacobson

Individual Like Inspired

I'm really inspired by the power of the individual. People like Gloria Steinem.

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Love Art Doing

I really want to continue doing art. I would love to go back to doing paintings one day.

- Abbi Jacobson

Love Drop Very

If people watch 'Broad City' very closely, we just drop lines about people we love, just to say we like them.

- Abbi Jacobson