What’s it like to be an astronomer?

A comedy set from ReclaimingSTEM 2020

Below is the script from my first ever comedy set, as part of ReclaimingSTEM 2020’s fundraising show, hosted and guided by the incredible Kyle Marian. This was my first attempt at writing a stand-up comedy script, so I wanted to preserve it!

Hey y’all, my name is Briley, and I’m an astronomer who works on exoplanets. An astronomer, who HATES STAYING UP LATE. Seriously, I am a 70 year old woman inside and I need to hit my 10pm bedtime or I turn. To. Dust. This seems like a bit of a problem for my job…