01:56 PM EDT 07/02/2015
Originally posted 06/29/2015 12:00PM
Not long after her mother died suddenly from a fall, the comedian was diagnosed with cancer in both breasts. Notaro, 44, recalls thinking at the time: "After everything that had happened, I have cancer?"
On July 17, Netflix's documentary Tig gives an inside look at what else what running through Notaro's mind during one of the most trying – and strangely amusing – periods of her life.
"As soon as I was diagnosed, everything came over me as funny," she adds in PEOPLE and Entertainment Weekly's exclusive First Look trailer. "I love stand-up so much. I wanted to do it one more time."
Amy Schumer Defends Herself After Critics Call Her Humor Racially Insensitive: 'I Am Not Going to Start Joking About Safe Material'
Originally posted 06/29/2015 08:50AM
Amy Schumer is standing by her humor despite claims that her comedy about race may be insensitive to some.
Amy Schumer Gets Candid in NSFW Glamour Awards Acceptance Speech: 'I'm Not Going to Apologize for Who I Am'
Originally posted 06/04/2015 08:15AM
Amy Schumer tells it like it is.
Originally posted 04/27/2015 08:20AM
Dave Chappelle faced a tough crowd Thursday evening when he was booed during a stand-up performance in Detroit.
Originally posted 04/09/2015 05:00PM
He's come a long way from Saturday Night Live.
Originally posted 01/09/2015 08:05AM
To many, the sexual assault allegations against Bill Cosby are no laughing matter. But the comedian himself joked about them during a performance Thursday in Canada.
Originally posted 01/08/2015 10:45AM
Bill Cosby fans saw the embattled comedian perform in Canada on Wednesday night, but ticket holders had to deal with heckling from protesters before they even made it inside.
Originally posted 12/26/2014 12:40PM
Carrie Bradshaw's alter-ego is looking to stage a comeback at HBO.
Sarah Jessica Parker is close to signing a deal that would have her headlining a new comedy for Sex and the City's former home, PEOPLE confirms.
Originally posted 10/09/2014 01:00PM
Maybe you've seen her on Comedy Central's Inside Amy Schumer. Or maybe you remember her as a drunk party girl in the Sex and the City movie. Either way, after you see comedian/chanteuse/cabaret queen Bridget Everett, you're not likely to ever forget her.
Originally posted 10/12/2013 01:30PM
Meg Ryan is bringing her movie-star talents to the small screen.
The Sleepless in Seattle actress, 51, is set to star and executive-produce a pilot for NBC, PEOPLE has confirmed.
According to the show's description, Ryan will play "a sunny, devoted and desperately non-confrontational" single mom who decides to return to work at her former publishing house, where she will be supervised by her 30-year-old former intern.
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