It’s a pretty big day for any American—let alone its “it girl” of the moment, Amy Schumer—for earlier this morning, the Supreme Court came down with a 5-4 decision legalizing gay marriage in the United States. I’ll have to celebrate on the plane back to New York. I’ll either go wine or Scotch, depending on the vibe.”But she’s then quick to change the subject to her current fascination of the moment: the second season of HBO’s crime drama True Detective. Written by Schumer and directed by Judd Apatow, Trainwreck tells the tale of Amy (Schumer), a commitment-phobic woman with a successful career at a magazine in New York City lorded over by saucy editrix Dianna (Tilda Swinton).
” I mention how funny it is to see Vaughn and co-star Colin Farrell’s characters constantly making eyes at each other across the booth in that thoroughly depressing bar.
And for the first time, she doubts the lessons of her no-nonsense father (Colin Quinn) who taught her that monogamy is a myth.
During our chat in late June, Schumer revealed to me that she’d turned down The Daily Show.
Since then, she’s faced a bit of (silly) backlash online over some old off-color jokes—with a Washington Post columnist weighing in who’d yet to see any of her work.
It’s a testament to how wildly popular the 34-year-old has become: she’s got haters who don’t even know her. All my friends did [cocaine] and my friends all had sex early, and I was really a late bloomer.