Naomi Ekperigin is a stand-up comedian, actress and writer. She’s written for Hulu’s “Difficult People,” Comedy Central’s “Broad City” and NBC’s “Great News.” She’s appeared on MTV, VH1 and HBO, among other networks, and has her own Comedy Central half-hour special, which premiered in October 2016. She’s a regular on the “2 Dope Queens” podcast, and was one of Rolling Stone’s “10 Comedians You Need to Know” in 2017. Ekperigin will be performing a set with Cameron Esposito, Rhea Butcher and others Oct. 27 at the Bentzen Ball comedy festival in Washington, D.C.
The Lily chatted with Bentzen Ball comedians via text and phone calls ahead of the festival, which runs Oct. 25-28.