Katherine Ryan Doesn’t Bite Her Tongue

It takes only one hand to count the number of times a UK comic’s Netflix special has been released globally. Two fingers, to be exact. Jimmy Carr’s Funny Business marked the first, and now Katherine Ryan’s In Trouble, streaming on Netflix today, has become the second. Those unfamiliar with Ryan’s work will notice something different as soon as she opens her mouth: She lacks a British accent. Originally from Canada, Ryan got her start doing open mics in Toronto while attending university. “I wasn’t properly performing in Canada,” she says. “I was just starting out, and when everyone starts out they’re terrible. I’m sure there are some Kellyanne Conway videos of me just really dying on a stage.” [Full article at Paste.]

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