Originally published with Paste Magazine on October 30, 2015.
Katina Corrao’s big, bubbly personality—what she describes as the “girl next door” to the “girl next door”—is equal parts cheerful and self-deprecating. Really, she’s cheerful about being self-deprecating. On Hot Date, she’s nothing but the butt of her own jokes.
It’s immediately clear that Corrao’s style is a bit different than what you might expect from the stand-up comedy scene these days. She takes a light-hearted approach to an often darker art form, willing to examine all the subjects that make being a woman in the 21st century so challenging: dating, weight, career, but from a whimsical, “can-don’t” perspective. [Full article available at Paste Magazine.]