"Lizzy Cooperman tells puns through a twisted hourglass. Seeing her perform at the Silverlake Lounge a few years ago I was instantly enamored with her unrelentingly imaginative style. Armed with a piano that provided counterpoint to the puns and kaleidoscopic tales, Cooperman creates little worlds one joke at a time. It seems only natural then that she would apply her freewheeling style to filmmaking to give birth to AVANT-GRÄM." -Yay LA Magazine
"Lizzy Cooperman's a witchy lady. In her act, she writhes around the stage like a crazy combination of Sarah Jessica Parker in Hocus Pocus and Norma Desmond. She plays morose tones on a keyboard, and punctuates her set with unhinged laughter. She's all of us, is what I'm saying, and catching her at Sunday's Depresshow at Branx between two other shows was an accidental Bridgetown highlight." -Portland Mercury
"A certain punk rock mentality has been injected into the veins of the form and has sprouted a whole new interest as well as an ever-burgeoning group of up-and-coming comedians that really channel this great “shoot now, ask questions later” spirit. One of the best examples of this, as well as the person who gets our Tip of the Hat this week, is the brilliant, fierce, and side-splitting-ly funny Lizzy Cooperman. Lizzy, whether she is doing 5 min. or an entire hour at a bar or on the Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson, instantly makes an unique experience out of any performance. From the moment she takes mic to the end of her set, it’s comedy that reaches a rare level of being thrilling. At this point, it might sound like Cooperman has a devised some incredibly clever mash-up of performance art and comedy, but that would likely suggest that she doesn’t go through a barrage of jokes that hit fast and hit hard as well as the coda of many of her jokes in a resounding slam of her accompanying keyboard. It’s her combining well crafted jokes with an indisputable stage presence that is absolutely riveting. Together, it’s the complete hysterical experience that is watching Lizzy Cooperman tell jokes." -The Comedy Bureau
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