Wisecrack: Comedian Cayla Clark yanks Asheville’s chain

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Scott Southwick

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Images of Cayla Clark by Caleb Johnson
Comedian Cayla Clark’s popular sketch videos on Instagram Reels skewer Asheville’s least self-aware residents. If Clark hasn’t satirized your beloved subculture yet, just wait.




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