This Woman Turned Her Stoner Instagram Feed Into a Career

Now she's going after comedy gigs
Dana Veraldi

Before Caroline Goldfarb posts a photo to Instagram under the handle officialseanpenn, she sends a group text to three of her closest confidants. Many are images of celebrities with a strong gay following, such as Barbra Streisand or Kathy Griffin, and her informal board—all gay men—is quick to tell her when one isn't funny. Goldfarb, a 25-year-old living in Los Angeles, calls the system "gay quality control." Not everyone would subject their social media account to such careful vetting, but not everyone has the 105,000 followers Goldfarb does.

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