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I Seem Fun: The Diary of Jen Kirkman Podcast

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Jen Kirkman sits in bed, talks to you, well into a microphone about what's on her mind.

Jen Kirkman sits in bed, talks to you, well into a microphone about what's on her mind.
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Los Angeles, CA

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Jen Kirkman sits in bed, talks to you, well into a microphone about what's on her mind.

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@JenKirkman

Language:

English


Episodes

I KEEP TALKING TO A CAT

11/21/2017
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Jen recorded this episode in two parts - one in Los Angeles, and one from her sister’s home in Massachusetts. She reads an article from the 1800’s about spinsters, keeps getting interrupted by her sister’s cat Mittens, and talks about what we should be talking about in this whole harassment discussion, and tells a story of not getting recognized in pilates class. This episode is sponsored by talkspace.com/jen and I Seem Fun is part of allthingscomedy.com

Duration: 01:00:06


TBD

11/15/2017
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Jen sits in the All Things Comedy studio to talk to you about being called a bougie jewelry designer, sugar cravings, reclaiming the Rock Center Christmas tree, and answering a listener email about if a man should pretend to be gay in order to compliment a woman’s shoes. This episode is sponsored by Talkspace.com/jen - and this podcast is part of the All Things Comedy Network, allthingscomedy.com

Duration: 01:05:54


DISCOUNT MILK

11/8/2017
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Jen takes to the stage at Stand-Up Live in Phoenix, Arizona as part of the All Things Comedy Comedy Festival and talks to the crowd - and you - about someone who thought Donald Trump was an actor, putting razors inside of candy, losing her memory, bad Halloween costume choices, and looking back at childhood Halloween parties and realizing that some kid’s parents threw inappropriately scary parties.

Duration: 01:26:56


CHRISTMAS IN OCTOBER

11/1/2017
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Jen sits at home on this special Halloween episode to talk to you about Christmas. She discusses how it’s okay that her Christmas decorations are already up, the premiere of the latest Hallmark Christmas movie about an actor who shows no proof of how overwhelmed he is, and of course, her reaction to Indictment Morning. This episode is sponsored by Talkspace.com/Jen and this podcast is part of the allthingscomedy.com network.

Duration: 01:05:16


NO, DOCTOR. I DIDN’T HAVE WINE OUTSIDE IN A TANK TOP

10/26/2017
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Jen sits at home to explain why her favorite place to get her hair blown-out sucks now and how she would make the place better if she were the CEO. She also tries to figure out why she owns a gallon jar with a spigot, and talks about a doctor who won’t admit Jen had an allergic reaction to a flu shot and insists Jen was bitten by bugs while drinking wine outside.

Duration: 01:11:02


THE GARBAGE DISPOSAL EPISODE

10/18/2017
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Jen sits at home to talk to you about her love of watching documentaries about musicians touring, the stupid questions journalists ask, her orthodontist who will never believe in her, there is lamentation about her email blast, grinding a lemon in the garbage disposal and meeting people in the 2000’s that she admired in the 1990’s.

Duration: 01:23:13


YOU WON’T FEEL THAT WAY IN A YEAR

10/11/2017
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Jen sits at home in Los Angeles to talk to you about - well, things she didn’t plan on talking about like what she was going through when she appeared on big late night shows last year, good advice she gave a friend who gave it back to her - about how you “won’t feel this way in a year…”, her TV show idea, how her life is too boring for an instagram story, and how she will be putting up Christmas decorations before Halloween in an act of self-love, and triumph over a Christmas 2016...

Duration: 01:24:36


I HAD FUN

10/4/2017
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Jen sits live on stage in front of an audience at the Second City Theatre in Toronto, Canada at the Just For Laughs 42 Festival to talk to you about how she actually had 24 hours of fun, how she thinks she’s realized to try to live in the middle, jobs that let you stay home hungover, flying coach can kill you and American politics sort of.

Duration: 01:14:18


CRANKY IN AN UNDISCLOSED LOCATION

9/27/2017
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Jen sits at a studio in New York City - during her two day rest period to tell you how the tour is going, why people need to stop being upset that she’s not sight-seeing, kids on scooters in Whole Foods, a certain woman in politics latest book, and a motivational meditation for anyone driving over a bridge.

Duration: 00:50:46


IT TOOK 7 DAYS TO RECORD THIS

9/20/2017
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Jen sits at home and fails miserably to record the podcast in one sit-down without the phone ringing and having to drop everything for something else. Other than that there is talk of her new necklace line on Baublebar.com and, coming home to Boston to tour, listener emails about school superintendents, fears of driving over bridges, and dudes who comment on your fruit.

Duration: 00:59:16


Statues Crumble For Me

9/15/2017
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OH MY GOD it’s the 200th episode of I Seem Fun and Jen forgot and does nothing specifically special about it - except puts together a totally random episode that is half live show and half at home chat. She talks about her silent retreat, loving a Sugar Ray song in a rental car, how dare Hillary write a book, and the most boring story ever told about changing a flight.

Duration: 01:19:56


Reclaiming My Time!

9/6/2017
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It’s a special “They Seem Fun” episode of I Seem Fun with Jen’s guest Dr. Drew. They talk about her silent retreat, his background as a doctor, and Jen reveals why some of her year has sucked and how Dr. Drew was a friend during it. THEN after the interview-Jen talks alone for about a half hour to the I Seem Fun audience to debrief what was talked about. And Jen talks about her tour and necklaces.

Duration: 01:35:25


ISF Announcement

8/30/2017
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ISF Announcement 8.30.17 jenkirkman.com

Duration: 00:06:29


Anti-Social at the End of the World

8/30/2017
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Jen sits at home in Los Angeles to talk to you about an internet ghost story that she suspects isn’t real, why predicting things and being right means so much, the loose nature of her upcoming tour, a new-found indifference to nuclear war, and she reads a NY Times vows story about a 98 year old woman who proposed to her 94 year old boyfriend.

Duration: 00:55:48


Expiration Dates

8/23/2017
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Jen sits at home in Los Angeles to talk to you about worrying about encouraging silence with a non-political podcast, gaining weight, not enjoying watching comedy, why reading in bed used to be considered immoral, and Jen ends up cleaning out her Lazy-Susan amazed at spices, teas, and cooking sprays that expired years ago.

Duration: 01:14:53


I Hate The Future!

8/16/2017
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Jen sits in Brooklyn to talk to you about sunsets ruined by techno music, college crushes who go from grunge to conservative, iced coffee versus hot coffee, swearing in front of a kid, and a guy who maybe died in a parking garage.

Duration: 00:50:07


PMS

8/9/2017
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Jen sits in Brooklyn to talk to you about the wrong salad, “how’s your day going so far” said at the wrong time, calling room service, the podcast isn’t meant to save the world, cats, Disney World’s Carousel of Progress, listener complaints of misandry and listener compliments about almost dying to the podcast and being okay with that.

Duration: 01:02:05


I DON’T WATCH TV

8/2/2017
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Jen sits at home in Los Angeles to talk about people who recognize her but insist it’s not from TV, seeing dumb people get excited over a pun-named restaurant, a guy on a plane who wanted advice on how to propose, and more emails from women who have stories about weird comments from dudes. And of course, there’s talk of “reclaiming my time.”

Duration: 01:13:55


MY LIMBS MOVE INDEPENDENTLY OF ME

7/26/2017
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Jen sits at home in Los Angeles to talk to you about being too afraid to go to Italy and have a private chef back in 2001, the years she wasn’t political, wearing two watches in high school, bros, men who buy tampons, and finding a very stressful video game about running a hotel…fun. This episode is sponsored by Talkspace.com

Duration: 01:06:36


WHO’S ZOOMING WHOM?

7/19/2017
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Jen talks into her microphone to tell you about how she doesn’t want to be shamed for not getting excited about dogs or Harry Potter, self-righteous Moms on Twitter, how Jen isn’t her Twitter persona, not being famous enough to be recognized in a wine shop, and how people who stand in doorways letting the AC out - are monsters. This episode is sponsored by Talkspace.com

Duration: 01:10:38

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