With Gratitude

—-Original Message—–
From: Sara Benincasa
Sent: Sunday, May 14, 2006
To: margaretcho
Subject: Thank you for inspiring me to become a stand-up comic

Dear Margaret,

I have been listening to your CDs/watching your performances (via DVD and TV) for a number of years now, but only in the past 3 years have I truly come to understand the magnitude of your impact on American popular culture, stand-up comedy, and me.

I am Read More

Wisconsin Lovin’

—–Original Message—–
From: jjuneau
Sent: Thursday, March 09, 2006 9:59 AM
To: margaretcho
Subject: Wisconsin lovin’

Hello Margaret Cho. My name is Joe Juneau and I am writing to you with something I’m sure you are already inundated with… stories about hope!

I’ve been a huge fan of yours for many many years and have had the great opportunity to see you perform both in Dallas and in Milwaukee. I currently Read More

Mailbag Monday

Margaret is out of town and away from her computer – performing tonight at the “Bring Em Home Now” Concert.

Some of your recent letters:

—–Original Message—–
Sent: Thursday, March 09, 2006 12:25 AM
To: margaretcho
Subject: More re South Dakota

Check the NEW South Dakota state logo at Feministing

—–Original Message—–
Sent: Tuesday, March 07, 2006 8:31 AM
To: margaretcho
Subject: Dear Margaret

Dear Margaret,

I just watched “Assassin” the other Read More

Margaret Gets Letters

Note: Margaret is on vacation and away from her blog. She gets so many nice and touching letters from you folks we thought we’d share some recent ones today (since you’ve all seen the not so nice ones). Thanks for sharing your kind words:

—–Original Message—–
From: [removed]
Sent: Monday, December 26, 2005 1:00 PM
To: margaretcho
Subject: fan commentary


I’m a 22 year old gay man living Read More

From The Road

Note from webmistress: Margaret is busy on the road, so she asked us to thank you for all of the nice photos and emails and comments you’ve all sent in from the book tour. We love these! Thank you all for making it special! Hope to see you on the rest of the tour.

Hello Margaret,

I can’t thank Read More

Save Tookie

I want everyone to know about this terrible injustice happening right now in our country. Please call or write the CA Governor and let our voices be heard.

Here’s an urgent letter I received:


Although I could spend this whole email talking about how fab you are, more serious things are on my mind. I have always been against the death penalty. I find Read More

“They Don’t Know, Who We Be.” But They Will.

Note from Team Cho: We want to thank all of you for being so motivated and passionate and inspiring and uplifting, and to share with you what people are sharing with us. Thank you for your spirit.



I usually don’t write to people I don’t know (unless they’re my reps in Congress). I’ve decided to write this note to you because in a very sad but Read More

Bush Has Got To Go

Note from Team Cho: Margaret’s working 16 hour days in NYC on a project for a friend plus doing tour press up until her shows at The Apollo on the 28th (2 sold out shows!!). She has no internet access. Her entries this week will be intermittent at best.

We’ve posted a typical letter fom a right wing Bush supporter that Margaret got today (there’s more Read More

From Damien

An entry from Death row in Arkansas, our dear friend Damien Echols:

Our windows here are these tiny slits from which you can’t see much of anything. Last night I was lying on my bunk when I noticed there was a little more light in here than usual. I started looking out the window, trying to see what the source of the light was. By stooping Read More

Our Man Inside

get a pretty good account of prisoner abuse that doesn’t get photographed, that happens daily, most likely in correctional facilities all over – America.

I asked chief correspondent, our man inside, Damien Echols, what it is like where he lives. He has a good sense of humor about his situation, but it makes it nonetheless a travesty of justice and Read More