Shira Rachel Danan is a New York-based writer and performer who grew up in Texas. By day, she writes for Someecards and their humor blog Happy Place. She has been a contributing writer to The Onion since 2008 and has written for Mad Magazine, Reductress, and many others. She is a writer/performer for Bridge & Tunnel. She has studied improv and sketch at the UCB Theatre since 2007. She does not understand that reference.