May 1, 2014 1:39 PM EDT

Up-and-coming comedian Aparna Nancherla is a chuckle-worthy respite in anyone’s Twitter feed. Always lighthearted and often self-deprecating, she alternates between satirizing showbiz culture and taking a baffled look at the mundane wackiness of the world — and people — around her. —Sarah Begley

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