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We all know the stories of how creative people get into the business of creating for a living, but how did they start using their imaginations in the first place? On the Beginnings podcast, writer and performer Andy Beckerman asks well-known and up-and-coming comedians, musicians, writers and artists about their earliest creative acts and about other formative childhood experiences.

May 24, 2018

On today's episode I talk to Amy Aniobi. Amy is a TV writer originally hailing from North Texas. She is a co-executive producer on HBO’s groundbreaking comedy,  Insecure starring Issa Rae, and she also served as head writer/EP for the 2 Dope Queens stand-up specials on HBO. In addition, Amy has written for Silicon Valley, The Michael J. Fox Show and Trial and Error. Amy has a number of projects in development, including Homecoming Queen, a pilot at Amazon starring comedian Phoebe Robinson, Brown Girls, a pilot she’s supervising for HBO, and an untitled comedy project produced by Reese Witherspoon. Amy also co-created, co-directed and starred in the web series, Lisa and Amy Are Black, created the web series, The Slutty Years, and wrote for both seasons of Misadventures of Awkward Black Girl.

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