She told us all about the superiority of the Chicago comedy scene, broke down the 10,000 hours she put into becoming a thrifted fashion icon, and bonded with me over our shared rare privilege, being Cape Verdean. Instead of interviewing up-and-coming comedians we love on Twitter, we’re going live on Instagram every week to check in on some of our favorite people in comedy and get a firsthand look into how they’re handling the pandemic. A post shared by Vulture (@vulture) on Oct 23, 2020 at 10:28am PDT

Thanks to the coronavirus, comedians are now trapped at home like the rest of us, so we decided that while we’re all self-quarantining, we’d do something a little different from our usual “Follow Friday” column. She also proved that, despite being a star of stage and screen and Twitter, celebrities are really just like us: “If you hear that bag crinkling in the background, that’s my cat going absolutely nuts. So welcome to our new version of the column, now titled “Follow (From a Safe Distance) Friday.”

This week, in front of her glorious wall of hats, I got to have a digital chitchat with Lureena Cornwell (iO Theater, a bunch of indie films, crushing her Zoë Kravitz impression on Twitter) about how she’s maintaining during the, you know, devastating global pandemic. More From This Series

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You can find Lureena Cornwell on Twitter at @makesgoodsoup and on Instagram at @louiesladyfriend. View this post on Instagram @taylorgarron sits down for a virtual chitchat @louiesladyfriend about how she’s staying iconic during quarantine.