Homegirl Number One, Emily Heller, was recently written up for Time Out LA’s “Comedians to Watch in 2014”. Click the words you are reading for the article.

Whether joking onstage, chatting in her podcast or reading tarot on her web series, Emily Heller’s point of view is constant. She’s smart, acerbic and holds both herself and others accountable (in her recent Conan set, she openly replies to someone who said, “I think a lot of people voted for Barack Obama because he’s black,” by disdainfully quipping, “A lot of stuff happens to black people just because they’re black—the presidency is, like, the least common”).

[Written by Jane Borden. Photo by Jakob N. Layman]

Homegirl Number One, Emily Heller, was recently written up for Time Out LA’s “Comedians to Watch in 2014”. Click the words you are reading for the article.

Whether joking onstage, chatting in her podcast or reading tarot on her web series, Emily Heller’s point of view is constant. She’s smart, acerbic and holds both herself and others accountable (in her recent Conan set, she openly replies to someone who said, “I think a lot of people voted for Barack Obama because he’s black,” by disdainfully quipping, “A lot of stuff happens to black people just because they’re blackā€”the presidency is, like, the least common”).

[Written by Jane Borden. Photo by Jakob N. Layman]