Ingrid Ostby



Ingrid is a writer and comedian who lives in Brooklyn, New York. She’s been a contributing writer for Reductress since its holy birth in 2013. Her writing has been published in The New Yorker, McSweeney’s Internet Tendency, and more. She’s also written for Veep producer-director Stephanie Laing.

Her tweets have been featured in EsquireTimeCollege HumorFunny or DieSlateHuffington PostElleElle UK, CosmopolitanWashington PostTelegraphThe Guardian, and Buzzfeed, among others — if that’s something that matters to you.

Ingrid performs characters, stand-up and reads humor essays at venues across the city. She’s been on sketch and improv house ensembles at the Magnet Theater for years, and she’s studied at every notable improv and sketch theater in New York and Chicago.