Broad City Was Almost Named Titstown

by Holly Trantham

Broad City, like the adjective in its title, is all over the place: It is laugh out loud physical comedy, wry observational humor, and an endearing tale of lady friendship all in one.

Creators and Stars Abbi Jacobson and Ilana Glazer are seriously killing it as the hottest duo on television these days (yep, we said it and we meant it!).

Lucky for us (and you, dear reader!), they are also the funny, fearsome cover ladies on our February/March 2015 issue. Pick up the mag for the whole interview shebang (Glazer and Jacobson talk about feminism and TV, play a healthy round or two of Fuck/Marry/Kill—not to be missed!) but in the meantime here are some snippets to get you started…

On what they almost named the show…

“Broadville? Girl City? Titstown? No. Broad City! Yeah!”

The gals on which muppet they’d do it with…

AB: “Gonzo is the one with the nose?”
IG: “His nose is a dildo… Kermit is dope. Kermit is husband material.”

Glazer on not leaving anyone out…

“It feels really important to us—we do take what we represent very seriously. Our goal in general is inclusion. Unless you’re, like, a fucking asshole.”


Also in this issue: stories from single adoptive mothers, recipes for killer beet vodka and vegan mac and cheese, and some real talk from a woman who was told she might have two vaginas—at 16.

Cover Story by Bridgette Miller

Photographed by Danielle St. Laurent

Styling by Kemal Harris  •  Makeup by Sarah Eagan

Hair by marcel Dagenais for Oribe Hair Care   •  Prop styling by Chelsea Maruskin

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