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E133: Laurie Kilmartin – Comedian, Author, and Writer for CONAN


Laurie Kilmartin has been doing standup since 1987 and has appeared on CONAN, Jimmy Kimmel Live, and Comedy Central. Her Seeso special “45 Jokes About My Dead Dad” made Vulture’s list of Top Ten Comedy Specials of 2016. She’s written two books, Shitty Mom (2012), and most recently Dead People Suck (2018) which she shares some insight on during this episode. She is currently a writer for CONAN on TBS and that process is a main topic here. Previously she wrote for Tough Crowd w/Colin Quinn (Comedy Central) and The Late Late Show with Craig Fergusion (CBS).

Visit to find Laurie’s book and
follow her on Twitter here: @anylaurie16
Facebook here: @laurie.kilmartin

E132: Jennifer Briney – Host of Congressional Dish


Jennifer Briney is the founder and host of Congressional Dish, a twice-monthly podcast that aims to draw attention to where the American people truly have power: Congress. From the perspective of a fed up taxpayer with no allegiance to any political party, Jennifer Briney will fill you in on the must-know information about what our representatives do AFTER the elections and how their actions can and will affect our day to day lives.

Want to learn more about Jen? You’ll just have to listen…
Visit to listen to Jen’s podcast.
Follow Jen on Twitter here: @JenBriney or @CongressDish


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