Lauren Weedman is an award-winning actress, playwright and author who lives her story out loud and while doing so, inspires others to do the same. Weedman processes her heartbreaks through a brilliant comedic filter that grabs the heartstrings and deeply inspires the notion that lemons really can become lemonade. She is best known for her regular role on the HBO television series Looking, and was a popular correspondent on The Daily Show. Weedman has written and performed several one-woman shows, including Homecoming, BUST, The People's Republic of Portland, and Lauren Weedman Doesn't Live Here Anymore. She is the author of two books of comedic essays.