Blair Socci is a writer and standup comic from Southern California. After graduating from UCLA with a BA in English, she is currently pursuing her Masters of Fine Arts degree in creative writing at The New School in New York City. She has written for Splitsider.com, Wmag.com, Riviera Magazine, and Volleyball Magazine. She has also trained with both the improv and sketch programs at the Upright Citizens Brigade theatre.
What I Do, Job-wise: Intern at xoJane, Graduate MFA Student, Standup Comic, Freelance Writer.
What I Do, Fun-wise: Cooking, eating, and binging on Netflix in a creepy, addict-y way. I also think getting to do comedy every night in New York City is the most fun.
My Motto: I never skip a sandwich cuz we’re all gonna die.
My Anti-Motto: Burn more than you consume.
The First Movie Star I Ever Had A Crush On: Probably Jonathan Taylor Thomas. Why am I retoactively embarrassed by this?
My “celebs to make out with” list: Woody Harrelson, Alexander Skarsgard, John Mulaney, Ed Burns, Anders Holm, Stanley Tucci, Damien Lewis, Bryan Greenberg, John Slattery, Christina Hendricks.
Last Book I Read Without Skimming Any Parts:The Bedwetter by Sarah Silverman. It’s so good. Also, Where’d You Go Bernadette by Maria Semple.
My Most Worn Item of Clothing: Vintage red Marine Corps sweatshirt, dirty red Chuck Taylors, Hanky Pankys.
Beauty Products That I Hoard: Batiste Dry Shampoo, Nivea Crème Moisturizer (a poor, savvy gal’s La Mer), It’s a 10 Leave-In Conditioner (I can never successfully not be running out of it), Moroccan Oil.
I smell like: Cocoa butter and Chanel Chance.
I Have Faked An Orgasm (Yes/No): Dad, if you’re reading this, I’m a virgin. Mom, if you’re reading this, no of course not, I’m not a good enough person to do that. Besides, where would that get me?