Nikki Glaser, famed comedienne and the former hostess of Comedy Central’s Not Safe, has dominated the comedy world in recent years, as evidenced through twenty appearances on @midnight and a spot on the Roast of Rob Lowe. The folks at the Travesty sat down with Nikki during Austin’s Moontower Comedy Festival to discuss topics of great importance:
Joe Morris: We’ve seen you on Comedy Central with Not Safe and the Rob Lowe roast and all that, but what are you up to now?
Nikki Glaser: I do a radio show on Comedy Central Radio called You Up? that’s on Monday through Thursday from 10-12.
JM: Have you ever seen [the critically acclaimed] Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa?
NG: I haven’t. I haven’t seen any [BET Comedy Awards nominated] Madagascar films.
JM: Well, you might not be able to answer my follow-up question, but I can still ask you.
NG: Ok, go ahead.
JM: If you could go to anywhere in Africa, where would you go and why?
NG: I think I could probably answer that without having seen [Ben Stiller’s definitive magnum opus] Madagascar. I’d probably go on a safari because animals aren’t going to be around that much longer, so I’d like to see some animals that are going to go extinct soon.
JM: So speaking of that Rob Lowe roast you were on, would you ever cohost a show with Ann Coulter in the future, just so you’d never run out of joke material?
NG: No. I would never because she doesn’t seem like a really nice person, and I don’t want to listen to her. I wouldn’t want to work with her. Doing a show with someone, you have to work with them.
JM: So now that you’re famous, is your family asking you for money all the time?
NG: No. I give them money, but they don’t ask for it. That’s the only reason I enjoy getting more money, so that I can give my family more money and they can live more comfortably.
JM: You got in trouble earlier this month for tweeting that Don Jr., or anyone, shouldn’t have five kids.
NG: Yeah, that was weird. I don’t think people should be having five kids.
JM: So is there anything else you wish Don Jr. wasn’t allowed to have, aside from a happy marriage or custody of his kids?
NG: No he should keep his kids, but I still feel like that’s too many kids. Don’t you feel that’s too many kids?
JM: Yeah, for sure. But imagine being that fifth kid and seeing that tweet.
NG: I don't think just five kids is too many. I just think three is. So Don Jr.'s kids #3-5 should all feel offended by my tweet. Not just number five. I should have been more clear.
JM: Should Barron Trump feel saddened by your tweet too, since he's also the fifth child?
NG: I think Barron Trump should be more sad that his dad is Donald Trump. He’s going to get bullied anyway.
JM: Hey, as long as it’s not cyber-bullying.
NG: Yeah, as long as it’s in-person bullying that’s cool. Online bullying would be too cruel. Have some balls if you’re going to bully me, none of that pussy bullying shit.
JM: This is going to look great in print. So, moving on now, I’ve done the math, and you’re the 8x winner of @midnight. What was it like being involved with a show that was successful enough to make it out of the pilot season?
NG: It feels great to ever be on a show at all, but that one went for a really long time. And that show helped me out a lot. It’s hard to make TV that people actually watch, so it was fun. You’ve got to write a lot of jokes, but when you shot the show, it was really fun.