“Like your sister that won’t shut up” is how star comedian Tammy Pescatelli described her brand of comedy in a recent phone interview. She begins a three-day stint at the Pittsburgh Improv tonight.
Family is a source of both humor and angst for Pescatelli, who was raised outside of Cleveland, in a large Italian household, the daughter of a (former) pro-football player and devoted mother. She also endured several brothers.
After graduating from Kent State University, Pescatelli saw a female comic perform that