I’m Sarah Cooper, a writer, comedian, speaker, drawer and general trash-talker. You might know me as the former-Googler-turned-satirist who wrote 100 Tricks to Appear Smart in Meetings, or remember me from the photo of me right above this. These days I’m writing my third book, How to Be Successful Without Hurting Men’s Feelings, which comes out October 30.
Sarah Cooper is quickly becoming one of the most sought after writers and comedians in the world of writers and comedians named Sarah Cooper. She has been performing and producing comedy for almost 10 years, in between working for global tech corporations that stole her soul.
In 2010, Sarah started performing standup at the Laughing Skull Lounge in Atlanta, GA, where she quickly became an audience favorite and was a semi-finalist in the Laughing Skull Comedy Festival. Shortly thereafter she moved to New York and began training with the Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre, and performing regularly at Broadway Comedy Club. In 2013 her blog post about meetings went viral and led to a 3-book deal with Andrews McMeel. In 2015, Sarah began speaking about humor in business and performing comedy regularly with Comedy vs. Nerds and The Set Up.
In 2016, Sarah’s first book, 100 Tricks to Appear Smart in Meetings, landed at #1 in the Books > Humor > Business humor > Paperback books > Books with pages > Handheld books category.
In 2017, Sarah was on the writing team for SOMA The Musical, a comedy musical about Silicon Valley seen by over 6,000 tech babes and bros. She was also named as one of the 20 Hottest Bay Area Innovators by 7×7 Magazine.
In 2018, Sarah performed at SF Sketchfest, moved back to New York and will be releasing her third book, How to Be Successful Without Hurting Men’s Feelings.
The Cooper Review features weekly original articles, videos and cartoons on corporate humor, news, and other stuff. The blog is well known for graphic articles such as 10 Tricks to Appear Smart in Meetings, 9 Non-threatening Leadership Strategies for Women and The Difference Between Living in New York and San Francisco.