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‘Lady Dynamite’ star Maria Bamford on mixing comedy and mental illness

‘Lady Dynamite’ star Maria Bamford on mixing comedy and mental illness

Maria Bamford’s go-to yoga position is the reclined pigeon, in which the comedian lies on her back, crosses both legs like she’s striking an early-‘90s breakdancer pose, and lets gravity do the rest. It’s light. It’s low-impact.

“That’s my favorite thing, when there’s little-to-no effort involved,” Bamford says with a laugh, describing her morning yoga session at home in Los Angeles. “You put out enough energy to make people think you still exist, but not too much to draw attention.”

The irony is that Bamford, who will perform Friday, Oct. 20, at the Palm Beach Improv in West Palm Beach, is no slouch. Bamford’s ambitious and critically acclaimed Netflix series, “Lady...

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