From invoking meaningless sports metaphors to perpetually rescheduling meetings with irksome colleagues, the invaluable tips in the Tricks to Appear Smart calendar—created by comedian, and television and internet star Sarah Cooper—will keep you laughing (and looking smart) all year long.
Based on Sarah’s best-selling book 100 Tricks to Appear Smart in Meetings, this slyly satiric take on office politics, pretense, and posers skewers all the standard strategies for boosting your braininess profile at work (Ask, “Are there any synergies we’re missing here?”) and offers some ingenious strategies to dazzle all your coworkers and contacts (Use an overly complex out-of-office auto-responder). It’s the perfect snark for every office desktop! Features include:
Sarah Cooper is a comedian, speaker, and author of bestselling books How to Be Successful Without Hurting Men’s Feelings and 100 Tricks to Appear Smart in Meetings, both of which are in development as series for television, Tricks to Appear Smart in Meetings Day-to-Day and Monthly Calendars. Tricks to Appear Smart in Meetings Monthly Planner. She built her comedy career in between working for companies like Yahoo! and Google, where she was fed free lunches and lots of material.
In April 2020, Sarah went viral with a video called “How to Medical,” in which she lip syncs Trump’s proposed COVID-19 cures of UV light and disinfectant, viewed over 25 million times across Twitter, YouTube, Instagram and Facebook. She has since created dozens more Trump lip-syncs each garnering millions of views. She was named one of Variety’s 10 Comics to Watch for 2020, was featured at this year’s Just for Laughs Festival and has appeared on Jimmy Kimmel Live, The Tonight Show, Ellen, and has been featured in Vanity Fair, The New York Times, Washington Post, InStyle Magazine and countless others.
Sarah’s first comedy special, Everything’s Fine, is streaming on Netflix.