Sara Benincasa

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Sara Benincasa is a screenwriter, recovering stand-up comedian and the author of "Real Artists Have Day Jobs" (William Morrow 2016); "DC Trip" (Adaptive 2015); "Great" (HarperTeen 2014); and "Agorafabulous!: Dispatches From My Bedroom" (William Morrow 2012). She also wrote a very silly joke book called "Tim Kaine Is Your Nice Dad." In 2017, she adapted "DC Trip" as a screenplay with Bona Fide, Gunpowder & Sky, and Adaptive Studios. She also adapted "Agorafabulous" as a pilot for TV with Academy Award-winning screenwriter Diablo Cody. Born and raised in New Jersey, she attended Emerson College, graduated from Warren Wilson College, and got a masters degree in teaching from Teachers College at Columbia University. She lives in Los Angeles and she's working on an untitled novel for Adaptive Books.

Stop Bragging About Your Husband In Your Morning Happy Links!

We're raring to go over at Happy Nice Time People this morning, mostly because we are JACKED UP on coffee and the such. Examine our links and find what intrigues ye, then click through and go to our rainbow...

Crazy Vampire Soccer Player Bites Opponent In Your PM Happy Links!

Well, what a lovely afternoon it's been over at Happy Nice Time People! We've really gotten up to all sorts of fun and games, what with Luis Suarez biting a man and Harry Dean Stanton being great at acting...

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BREAKING: Neil Gaiman has jumped on board to help us fight injustice at Happy Nice Time People! He retweeted a story we posted about a thing yr Editrix found: a man was fired for dancing at work! He was a...

Hey Joss Whedon! We’ve Got 4 New Strong Female Leads In Your PM Happy Links!

It's Joss Whedon's birthday, Dov Charney is still gross, Robin Thicke is also gross, and soccer happened! Here are the fun, the fabulous, the freakish and the fubblitbubblitdumbblitiest (we made that up, could you tell?) things we brought ya...

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An American student got trapped inside a giant German vagina (sculpture). Sam Smith sang the world's best cover of Whitney Houston's "How Will I Know." We explained why tennis kicks ass. In other Things That Are Stuck news, we examined the case...

DJ Tanner Is Not Amused In Today’s Happy Links!

Hope you had a great work week and are heading to Happytown for the weekend! Hooray! Enjoy our tales of OJ Simpson, DJ Tanner, Carmen Electra, some motorcycle dude, Stephen Colbert, Ron Paul, and more! It's a big ol'...

Ron Paul Will Act At You In Atlas Shrugged: Part III

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A Straight Guy Fell In Love With A Lesbian In Today’s Happy Links!

Oh happy day! What a wondrous strange world it is over at Happy Nice Time People, Wonkette's sweet sister site devoted to things entertainment-y and pop culture-ish! Why don't you follow us on Twitter RIGHT THIS MOMENT?! Okay, now...

Heavy Metal Christian Band Was Actually Full Of Lying Atheists

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We’ve Reached Peak Thought Catalog: ‘I Had Sex With A Trans Woman’

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Laverne Cox Is An Agent Of Satan In Today’s Happy Links!

Well, and what happened at your Happy Nice Time People today? So much! So very, very, very much. And, naturally, it included "Orange Is The New Black" and also Satan. (When does it NOT, am I RIGHT, you guys?)...

Here Are Some Other Stupid Offensive Football Team Names

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KFC Gives $30K Apology To Little Girl In Today’s Happy Links!

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NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio Croaks His Way From the South Bay to the Valley

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KFC Corporate Headquarters Briefly Restores Faith In Humanity (No, We Are Serious)

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