Emma Tattenbaum-Fine

Emma Tattenbaum-Fine is a sketch and stand-up comedian, as well as an essayist. She's written for "Almost Genius" on TruTV and for Refinery29She recently performed at Caroline's as a Comedy Central "Comic to Watch." As an essayist, Emma has written for The Huffington Post's "Gay Voices" and EveryoneisGay.com. Her satirical and sketch comedy have been featured on Jezebel, BUST Magazine, Huffpo Live, Gawker; in Time Out NY and Comedy Central’s Indecision 2012 in Tribeca. She has appeared on PoliticsNation with Al Sharpton, with Reggie Watts in a web series for JASH, Sports Illustrated's sketch show "Extra Mustard", Elite Daily, Mashable, and Fusion TV's "Alicia Menendez Tonight" as a correspondent, as well as Amy Poehler's Smart Girls at the Party. Recently Emma was invited by the NY chapter of Mensa to give a speech about comedy writing. She is a 2015 College Humor grant winner.

Emma has created content for Google's Original Channels, Funny or Die (User's Pick), and as a sketch comedian with a residency at YouTube's NY studios.

As a storyteller, Emma has performed live in The Shame Game (Time Out NY Critics' Pick), Emma Koenig's "Fuck I'm In My Twenties LIVE", Mara Wilson's "What Are You Afraid Of" at Union Hall, her one woman show "Laughing All the Way from the Sperm Bank" at the NY International Fringe Festival, and her storytelling shows "Two and a Half Women" and "Queerspawn Prophet" at The PIT and The Fresh Fruit Festival (an LGBT-theater event), respectively.  

She is a founding cast member of musical sketch comedy group, Political Subversities (Time Out NY Critics' Pick) and is half of the comedy writing and producing team, "Ari and Emma." 

Emma is a UCB-trained improviser and Hammerkatz NYU alumna. She freelances with Doug Kesten and Stacye Mayer in the Paradigm commercial department in NY and with manager Stu Golfman of Consortium Entertainment in LA. She holds a BFA with honors from NYU Tisch.  


Photo © Sasha Arutyunova 2013