Aida Rodriguez is a comedian, writer, actor and author—a favorite of critics and fans alike. Esquire Magazine declared of her, “This is Rodriguez’s genius—using comedy to turn pain into progress, to give voice to the voiceless, and to laugh instead of cry.” Aida’s comedy special Fighting Words is streaming on HBO Max and she was a standout on the Netflix, Tiffany Haddish produced hit series, They Ready. She is a key collaborator on the platform’s HBO Entre Nos franchise, which features the brightest up-and-coming comedy talent. Aida was not only a breakout star of the series early in her career, she also recently stepped behind the camera to direct its current batch of specials. She is a guest writer for Buzzfeed and Oprah Daily as well as a regular commentator on The Young Turks. Her Harper Collins memoir Legitimate Kid was just released and is making its rounds with critics and the everyday people she wrote it for.