The Comedian's Comedian Podcast

Stuart Goldsmith


For anyone who writes comedy, makes comedy, loves comedy, or just has an interest in comedians and what makes them so annoying.

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155 - Jena Friedman (Live at the Edinburgh Fringe)

January 22nd, 2016

Episode 182 of 212 episodes

Wickedly spiky and dry as sand, controversy-courting stand-up Jena Friedman has writing credits for “Letterman” and “The Daily Show” under her belt. We discover her unusual origin, as her thesis on Chicago’s improv scene drew her into the undertow of the comedy world, and talk in depth about the courage required to “own” difficult material… Catch Stu’s live standup UK tour atwww.comedianscomedian.com/tour_2016 Support the podcast atwww.comedianscomedian.com/donate Jon Stewart, Letterman, Michael Che, Sarah Silverman, The Daily Show, The Late Show, American Cunt, Ted and Gracie

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