In 2017, Lisa Treyger was named one of Rolling Stone’s 10 Comedians You Need to Know. “I live in Hell’s Kitchen and I do feel cool about it,” Treyger tells an audience, “but I also share a bed with platonic female friend.” In the early days of her standup career, she lived with her parents—at their insistence. They were patient and supportive, noting she was making progress each year, so they weren’t upset with her career choice. “I was a receptionist at a hair salon for five and a half years,” she explains to a crowd. “Where are my sociology majors at?” She also worked as a nanny. “I like working with kids because I’ve had pens thrown at me by adults,” she states. “I’d rather be with happy kids. I always would bring them bubbles, and these kids would go nuts. For me to be that happy I’d have to be eating Brie cheese, watching The Mindy Project, and getting furiously fingered. All at once.” Helping her charges with their homework, however, was not her forte. “Is that a decimal point? I can’t help you.” 16+; 21+ later shows.