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    We just sort of thought a Web series would be a cool thing to be able to send to our parents to show them that we were, in fact, actually doing comedy.
    — Abbi Jacobson
    tags: thoughts  comedy  facts  parent 
     
    I ended up going to college for visual arts but moved up to New York after I graduated from college in 2006 and started going gung ho to the Upright Citizens Brigade, and I realized that that was what I was really interested in and what I really wanted to do.
    — Abbi Jacobson
    tags: college 
     
    I started getting really interested in comedy when I was in middle school.
    — Abbi Jacobson
    tags: comedy  school 
     
    I'm not super, super religious. If this is okay to say, I'm more culturally Jewish.
    — Abbi Jacobson
    tags: religious 
     
    I'm from outside Philadelphia, a town called Wayne, which is, like, 25 minutes northwest.
    — Abbi Jacobson
    I had a weirdly awesome high-school experience.
    — Abbi Jacobson
    tags: experience 
     
    We love to start from a real place, whether it's us or our friends or working on a story from a writer's friend.
    — Abbi Jacobson
    tags: friends  real  stories 
     
    We couldn't pitch the show without having created one, at least one 20 to 25 minute version of 'Broad City.' We wouldn't know how to describe it.
    — Abbi Jacobson
    Someone like Amy Poehler, I don't know, but I feel like I know her. I think everyone feels like they know her.
    — Abbi Jacobson
    I've been watching 'The Cosby Show' and 'Roseanne' a lot right now, and those work so well because they're not, like, jokey comedies; they are coming from real characters. We want our show to be like that. A family show.
    — Abbi Jacobson
    tags: character  work  right  real 
     
    If people watch 'Broad City' very closely, we just drop lines about people we love, just to say we like them.
    — Abbi Jacobson
    tags: people 
     
    I love comedy, but I was just obsessed with 'SNL' growing up.
    — Abbi Jacobson
    tags: comedy 
     
    When we make the show, we are always talking about how the show is really in between what we make and what the viewer thinks of it.
    — Abbi Jacobson
    I just got really into this one girl on Instagram and had her paint little pineapples on my nails during shooting.
    — Abbi Jacobson
    tags: girls 
     
    You know all those young people watching Comedy Central love 'Frasier.'
    — Abbi Jacobson
    tags: people  young  comedy 
     
    When I was in high school, my mom worked at Bed, Bath and Beyond, so I was always there.
    — Abbi Jacobson
    tags: school 
     
    When I lived in Baltimore, I would come down fairly often to go to the Hirshhorn, and one of my good friends from high school went to Georgetown. I actually ended up going to Annapolis a lot. I had a car, and it was such a serene place to drive.
    — Abbi Jacobson
    tags: friends  school 
     
    I feel like comedy had a boys'-club label when we were starting.
    — Abbi Jacobson
    tags: comedy 
     
    I definitely relate so much to a lot of women in comedy, but I don't love segregating the genders. I'm just as influenced by male comedians as I am female comedians.
    — Abbi Jacobson
    tags: women  comedy  gender 
     
    Why does 'writer' have no gender, but 'actor' has a gender? What is that?
    — Abbi Jacobson
    tags: gender 
     
    I'm so thankful for that struggling period. That time is really great where you have no idea what's going to happen.
    — Abbi Jacobson
    tags: time  ideas 
     
    Every show that comes out that's female driven is compared to the last female-driven show, as if it's taking over.
    — Abbi Jacobson
    Cereal when high is always a great option. I don't even have cereal for that reason.
    — Abbi Jacobson
    I used to not be into the fancy ones. I used to eat goo balls all the time.
    — Abbi Jacobson
    tags: time 
     
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