Nikki Palumbo

Nikki Palumbo is a writer and comedian, originally from New Jersey. (Exit 138.)

Now based in New York, Nikki has written at the Upright Citizens Brigade Theater, for the house sketch teams Archnemesis, Charles, and (212). She also co-wrote The Queerball Sketch Show! which ran for 9 months at UCB Hell’s Kitchen.

As the taller and Italian half of the duo The Good Gays, Nikki co-hosts Queer Tiger Beat at The Duplex Cabaret Theater and Dyke Power(point) at Caveat.

Her writing can be found on McSweeney’s, The Belladonna, Funny or Die, Above Average, CollegeHumor, and Reductress (where her face is appropriately featured sometimes). She was named one of WhoHaha’s “35 LGBTQ Creators We Love.”

She has a cat named Fonzie (Arthur Fonzarelli when he’s in trouble) because of course, she does. Just look at her.

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