Bay Area’s Merrill Markoe. (via merrillmarkoe)

Bay Area’s Merrill Markoe. (via merrillmarkoe)

Merrill Markoe by Kyle Hilton

The David Feldman (SF80s) Radio Show: Merrill Markoe (SF70s) Discusses Her Book “Cool Calm & Contentious

Originally broadcast on the David Feldman Radio Show. Merrill says of her book, “This is the most personal book of essays I have ever written.” In this hilarious collection of personal essays, New York Times bestselling author Merrill Markoe reveals, among other things, the secret formula for comedy: Start out with a difficult mother, develop some classic teenage insecurities, add a few relationships with narcissistic men, toss in an unruly pack of selfish dogs, finish it off with the kind of crystalline perspective that only comes from years of navigating a roiling sea of unpleasant and unappeasable people, and—voilà!—you’re funny!

Merrill Markoe by John Dolan

Merrill Markoe by John Dolan

"Men, as a general rule, shy away from therapy because there is no obvious way of keeping score."

— Merrill Markoe (via quote-bot)

WTF Podcast w/ Marc Maron: Episode 238 (Merrill Markoe). Download Link: Here

[CAL Grad and TV production legend, Merrill Markoe talks about comedy in the 70s, a continual evolution of her comedic voice and loving/working with David Letterman]