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The Magazine: Sam Jay

Whether it’s her new Netflix special or writing for SNL, Sam Jay is building a comedy career that is as bold as it is masterful.

In this week’s issue, André Hereford talks to out comic Sam Jay, who has a new Netflix special (3 in the Morning) and is a staff writer at SNL, about the art of writing comedy and the perils of stand up.

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Also: Sean Maunier reviews Beyoncé’s Black is King, Randy Shulman looks at three must-stream shows, and Doug Rule talks to Jade Jones about her alter-ego Litty Original. Plus news, arts, entertainment, and Retro Scene revisits a 2002 Liquid Ladies at Phase One and a night at Remington’s in 1997.

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