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Yes, of course there is much more to it than that, but today’s guest Grace Helbig has a freakin’ awesome job. She hosts and is the in-house video blogger for . I was lucky enough to hunt down Grace to give us all the inside scoop about who she is, what she is paid to do and all the work that goes into it, PLUS a few improv and “getting better on camera” tricks. Enjoy!

About Today’s Guest, Grace Helbig:

In Grace’s own words:

Grace HelbigI’m Grace. I was born and raised in beautiful southern New Jersey. I have a mom, a dad, a step mom, a step dad, two brothers, two step brothers and I work in a button factory.

I don’t. That’s from a childhood song rhyme thing.

I went to Ramapo College in Mahwah, New Jersey. Never heard of it? Yeah, that’s about right. Oh, man this is getting so cynical. This isn’t how I wanted this to go at all. Eeesh.

I graduated in ’07 with a BA in Contemporary Arts. Go arts! After college I was house-sitting for a bit and started vlogging as a way to document the experience. Vlogging is Video Blogging for you olds. Shortly after, Michelle and I moved to Brooklyn and I started working in the project management department of a television network. It was nice. Then I quit. To wait tables.

Oh, and to pursue comedy. Go arts!

All the while, Michelle and I kept vlogging our experiences in Brooklyn: moving, moving again, getting a dog, that dog dying, getting a new dog…

We were just like Sex in the City.

Then I got a call from . They were looking for an in-house vlogger and I was looking to stop dropping baby back ribs all over the floor of Houston’s. We tested the relationship for a couple of weeks and voila! We were in love! Mushy, dot com love! I’ve been vlogging for them as for almost three years and it’s been pure magic. You are my Doctor Dolittle, MyDamnChannel.

No, wait, wrong reference.

I am your Eliza Doolittle and you are my Professor Henry Higgins.

There we go.

In addition to vlogging I’ve been improvising on a house team at the called . We perform every Wednesday night as part of SUPER FREE WEDNESDAYS at 9pm! If you’re ever in the city you should come! It’s free, you gungan!

I’m also an actress and writer, if you’re into that sort of thing.

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