Radhika Vaz is an improvisational comedian and writer who lives and works in New York. She gave up a career in advertising to follow her true calling: making people laugh and think. She trained with members of the Groundlings School, Improvolution where she is a visiting faculty member, Upright Citizens Brigade and the Magnet Theatre. Her bi-weekly column (Read It And Weep) in the Times of India’s op-ed page reaches millions of readers. Her comedy web-series ‘Shugs and Fats’ won a Gotham Independent Film Award in New York and was featured at the Tribeca Film Festival and her book ‘Unladylike, A Memoir’ is available in stores and online. Her hobbies include power lifting and watching an embarrassing number of low-quality reality TV shows.