Maria Bamford has turned poking fun at her dysfunctional family into a career. From tales of her sister's sad dating disasters, to her mother's claims that she looks mentally ill without makeup, to recounting her family's games of "Joy Wack-a-Mole," where each member manages to take another's joy down a notch, Bamford's stories are at times painfully awkward, though entirely relatable.
The Duluth-native comedian was recently featured on CNN.com as part of a series highlighting comedians ranting on various topics. In the clip, Bamford makes fun of her family, and shares her quirky thoughts on why dysfunction is sometimes functional.
Watch the segment after the jump.