155 – Jena Friedman (Live at the Edinburgh Fringe)

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...
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Jon Stewart, Letterman, Michael Che, Sarah Silverman, The Daily Show, The Late Show, American Cunt, Ted and Gracie

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