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Chelsea Lately regular Jen Kirkman lands script deal with FX

Chelsea Lately regular Jen Kirkman lands script deal with FX

By | November 19, 2013 at 12:58 pm | 3 comments

Chelsea Lately regular Jen Kirkman has landed a script deal with FX for Jen, a half-hour comedy written by and -- if picked up -- starring the stand-up comedian. The show would be set in Boston and would center on a woman in her mid-30s who is newly divorced and doesn't want...

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Jen Kirkman keeps it loose at Just For Laughs (Review)

Jen Kirkman keeps it loose at Just For Laughs (Review)

By | July 29, 2013 at 3:38 pm | No comments

MONTREAL -- Dressed head-to-toe in sleek black, Jen Kirkman performed the conclusion of what would be our Just For Laughs coverage, and yes, I did allow myself to be dazzled. Part one-woman show, part straight up stand-up (in Kirkman’s own estimation), her adorably neurotic,...

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The Laughspin Interview with comedian Jen Kirkman

The Laughspin Interview with comedian Jen Kirkman

By | April 17, 2013 at 4:48 pm | No comments

Being Jen Kirkman isn’t always as easy as it looks. In fact, being Jen Kirkman often involves more than the ability to provide narration for Funny or Die’s mega-hit Drunk History, and Jen tasks certainly extend beyond the realm of cracking wise on Chelsea Lately. Indeed, the...

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SXSW Comedy, day 5: Tenacious D, Drunk History and Ghost Ghirls!

SXSW Comedy, day 5: Tenacious D, Drunk History and Ghost Ghirls!

By | March 14, 2013 at 4:35 pm | 3 comments

AUSTIN -- Hoo boy, y’all. I know I’ve complained about the oddly-dressed masses who infiltrate the city for SXSW music, but I take it all back for a brief moment, because yesterday, my face was thoroughly rocked off at a kickass performance by the American heroes of...

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Stephen Colbert, huge list of comedians celebrate National Voter Registration Day (Exclusive pics)

Stephen Colbert, huge list of comedians celebrate National Voter Registration Day (Exclusive pics)

By | September 24, 2012 at 10:56 am | 2 comments

Did you know there’s a huge presidential election going down in November? You did? Well, aren’t you just the little news junkie. How about this: Did you know tomorrow is the first ever National Voter Registration Day? You did not. Stop lying. In honor of this special day,...

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Jen Kirkman remembers narrowly escaping from drunken pro-American comedy fans (Animated video)

Jen Kirkman remembers narrowly escaping from drunken pro-American comedy fans (Animated video)

By | August 22, 2012 at 5:00 pm | One comment

In the seventh episode of the A.V. Club's weekly series, Stand Down, we find comedian Jen Kirkman onstage on Long Island-- dealing with an impromptu birthday celebration involving a tit cake, dodging beer bottles and well, trying to make the best out of performing on Long...

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You should pre-order Jen Kirkman’s book ‘I Can Barely Take Care of Myself’

You should pre-order Jen Kirkman’s book ‘I Can Barely Take Care of Myself’

By | July 23, 2012 at 1:07 pm | One comment

Comedian Jen Kirkman's debut book I Can Barely Take Care of Myself: Tales from a Happy Life Without Kids won't be on shelves until next year, but you can pre-order it now. And you should! In Kirkman's words - “It helps 'the man' (I mean Simon and Schuster executives) know that...

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Will Ferrell may bring Funny Or Die series ‘Drunk History’ to Comedy Central

Will Ferrell may bring Funny Or Die series ‘Drunk History’ to Comedy Central

By | April 6, 2012 at 1:46 pm | No comments

Fill up your wine glasses, comedy fans-- because the Funny or Die hit web series, Drunk History, may be coming to Comedy Central! The network has ordered a pilot for Drunk History Across America. The tipsy historical reenactment videos, featuring the likes of Will Ferrell, Jim...

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Watch the ‘Bitter Buddha’ trailer with Sarah Silverman, Patton Oswalt, more!

Watch the ‘Bitter Buddha’ trailer with Sarah Silverman, Patton Oswalt, more!

By | March 8, 2012 at 12:09 am | 4 comments

True comedy nerds know who Eddie Pepitone is. He's the man who's made an art out of Twitter, the star of the daily live-action comic strip Puddin' and the dude who released the stellar album A Great Stillness at the end of last year. But, with the upcoming documentary about the...

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