This past August, Tig Notaro performed a set at Largo in LA shortly after she was diagnosed with cancer in both breasts. Her brilliant, funny, sad and honest performance that night has since solidified her as one of the best living comedians in the industry today. Safe to say, it's been a very big year for Notaro — in addition to the cancer, she unexpectedly lost her mother and ended a longterm relationship — but things seem to have taken a turn for the better. She currently has a clean bill of health, is writing for Amy Schumer's new show on Comedy Central, is selling a recording of her renowned Largo set and has become, after a long, fraught history, friends with Taylor Dayne.

Tig recently sat down with Pitchfork to discuss her new album and, unsurprisingly, what she has to say is well worth listening to.