High praise for Maria Bamford

Updated 11/13/2013

Louis C.K., Judd Apatow and Mike Birbiglia express admiration for the Duluth-bred comic.

Maria Bamford
Photo by Natalie Brasington

"Who’s the [most] underrated standup comedian?," Twitter user

"Maria Bamford. She’s great.," Louis C.K. (Twitter, June 25, 2012)

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"I think she’s hysterically funny. She’s one of the few people that really makes you laugh hard, who’s doing something so interesting and insane. … I’ve seen a lot of comics and it takes a lot to make me laugh really hard. And she definitely makes me laugh super hard.," Judd Apatow (Los Angeles Times)

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"Saw Maria Bamford tonight at Carolines [in New York City]. I’ve never seen a comedian who made me want to give 25 standing ovations in one set.," Mike Birbiglia (Twitter, March 4, 2013)