Amy Miller is an explosive club act, wielding real depth and texture as well as her “resting dustbowl face”, to polarise audiences who either love her, or hate her and can’t figure out why.
We get into the relative merits of US and UK gag rate; employing and avoiding comedy tropes about appearance; bullying tall men; how the circuit is changing; and why she’s still being advised by female comics not to talk about her age…
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