Jen sits on stage live from Union Hall in Brooklyn for the second live podcast taping to happen in Brooklyn! She talks to the audience – a lot of them don’t listen to the show regularly. She discusses the anniversary of John Lennon’s death, why no one will ever love her like John loved Yoko, why New Yorkers shouldn’t be jaded about subway breakdancers, the Rockefeller Center tree lighting, and talks to her friend Wyatt Cenac about his secret fun hobbies.

Direct download: 79_LIVE_FROM_BROOKLYN_FOR_THE_SECOND_TIME.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 11:35pm PDT

It’s Thanksgiving Day with the Kirkman’s – Jen’s sister Gail discusses why beavers are controversial, what she wants in a man, Jen’s mom talks virginty, religion, and getting older.  And Jen’s dad wants the whole podcast to himself to talk football, Elvis, drugs, proof of angels, and Crocodile Dundee.

Direct download: 78_2nd_Annual_Keeping_Up_With_The_Kirkman_s_Episode.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 1:44pm PDT

Jen sits at home to babble about psychological profiles of presidents, not knowing how to play guitar, wanting the holiday season to start November first, Norman Lear’s book, and why is Taylor Swift Ambassador to New York City??

Direct download: 77_AMBASSADOR_OF_LIGHT_IN_A_TIME_OF_DARK.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 9:00pm PDT

Jen sits in her hotel room in Halifax Nova Scotia on a Saturday night to talk to you guys about how she can’t read her own emails anymore or her head will explode, she calls her dad from her hotel room to talk to him in his hotel room in Connecticut – they talk winter golf course etiquette and more, and.....one bat two tales. (Yes, tales as in tales not a tail.) And a restaurant’s business is booming after banning rude children.

Direct download: 75_JUST_THE_FAX_EVERYBODY.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 8:55pm PDT

Jen sits at home to talk to you about her hatred of jury duty, reads a letter from a 19-year-old-single-lady, discusses Sigourney Weaver’s diss of childless Katharine Hepburn, gives advice on an adult Halloween office party costume, and wonders why she cares of Amal took Clooney’s name.

Direct download: 74_TWELVE_OKAY_ONE_ANGRY_JEN.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 9:00pm PDT

Jen sits at home to talk to you about the annoyance of unsolicited advice, a waitress who caused choking, the downside of meet and greets, an inspirational Walgreens cashier, reads an angry listener email and reads advice to young comics and writers.

Direct download: 73_Unsolicited_Advice.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 12:43am PDT

Jen sits in her bed to talk to you about the conflicting health symptoms of a-40-year-old, why doctors are so confusing, how stupid her hair looked in the 90’s, going to the beach in just underwear, a proposal on a plane, and how she’s going soft with her emotions.

Direct download: 72_PAUPERS_POETS_PIRATES_AND_POETS.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 9:00pm PDT

Jen sits in her hotel in Minneapolis to tell you about two drunk girls, Canada, watching movies with her family, George Clooney's wedding, throwing wedding keepsakes in dumpsters, healing from friends-ending and why she hates the haunted mansion.

 
Direct download: 71_Treadmill_Dreams_and_Wedding_Dresses_in_the_Dumpster.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 9:00pm PDT

Jen sits at home to talk to you about turning 40 “alone” in Sweden, her disbelief in noise-canceling headphones, men who leave their home country for a woman, and based on a listener email question explains where she would time travel.

 

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Direct download: 70_SINGLE_BEDS_AND_PILLOW_FORTS.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 11:07pm PDT

Jen sits in bed to talk about what Joan Rivers meant to her personally, professionally and talks about at being the funeral of the year.  Warning: There are tears and snot. Also, please read Joan’s book Enter Talking.

 

 

Direct download: 69_BONUS_EPISODE__ENTER_TALKING_1.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 1:22am PDT

Jen sits at home to read listener emails. The emails prompt talk of “strong” female voices, listener emails from around the world, a teenaged boy who listens with his dad, a couple who has to justify their courthouse wedding, a listener in Finland who is confused by Jen’s book, an article by an Australian man about feminism and does the end of the world affect creativity?

Direct download: 68_3RD_BONUS_LISTENER_EMAIL_EPISODE.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 9:12pm PDT

Jen sits at home to talk about her good memories working on Chelsea Lately, saying good bye, how she got the job, quit and came back and the personal life stuff that was going on behind the scenes.

 

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Direct download: 67_A_Story_From_A_to_E.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 11:59pm PDT

Jen sits in bed to talk to you about what Robin Williams as an off-stage persona meant to comedians, there is little talk of depression and stuff like that – this is an episode about doing the work as a comic, Jen bombing in front of an 80’s comedy icon at the Improv last week, and an overly chatty physical therapist who rather than discussing tight hamstrings committed the cardinal sin of quoting other comedian’s material to a comedian first thing in the morning.

Direct download: 66_UPRIGHT_CITIZENS.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 9:00pm PDT

Jen sits in her bed to read listener emails.  The questions instigate talk of prized possessions at home, does Jen feel like everyone getting married is making a mistake?, the secrets of make-up and a young listener wants to know why he’s striking out with older women. 

Direct download: 65_EPISODE_65__2nd_BONUS_LISTENER_EMAIL_EPISODE.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 11:59pm PDT

Jen sits in a new location in her home to talk to you about why she loves fashion and hopes to not grow into a lonely lady with coats, a gay assistant and cards from fans.  There’s also talk of why this episode might be boring, someone on a plane who said she should be a lounge singer and a tale of TSA agents who truly seemed fun.

Direct download: 64_TURN_TO_THE_LEFT_TURN_TO_THE_RIGHT.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 9:00pm PDT

Jen sits at home to try her hand at the first of some bonus listener email episodes! Listener emails prompt talk about how to confront loud neighbors, what’s more fun – sports with strangers or indifferent wine-tasting friends, keeping your name after marriage, and how Drunk History actually works.

Direct download: 63_Episode_63__Bonus_Listener_Email_Episode.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 6:32pm PDT

Jen sits in bed to tell you about being tired, redeeming herself as a comedian in Florida, people who come up to her and say accidentally insulting things, letting down an audience member, regretting a televised drug joke, flying Klonopin-free, a raw fish obsessed cab driver and seeing a sassy, gay palm reader in New Orleans.  Jen reads a letter from an aspiring stand-up and she gives no-advice advice.

Direct download: 62_FACE_PALM.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 11:39pm PDT

EPISODE 61:  A WILDE WOMAN
Jen sits in bed in the morning to talk to you about her recent trip to Dublin including Oscar Wilde worship, a drunken night that ended in a stolen kiss and stolen donut, pissing off the Irish, doing a comedy festival, and seeing a psychic who predicted that a seven year adventure is about to begin.

Direct download: 61__A_WILDE_WOMAN.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 9:00pm PDT

Jen sits in bed and dissects a Johnny Mathis song before diving into reading listener emails that lead to talk of unrequited love, waiting for time to pass, golf courses, a Comic-Con visit, Would You Rather, driving with anxiety and horrible fashion trends.

Direct download: 60_SMALL_WORLD_ISN_T_IT_.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 11:57am PDT

Jen sits at home in Los Angeles to tell you about her week in New York City, her 17th anniversary of being a stand-up, answers the question of how she started and talks about some badass acting teacher at an otherwise bs college experience.

Direct download: 59_SUPER_MOON_OVER_MANHATTAN.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 11:50pm PDT

Jen sits in bed at a hotel on her vacation to her hometown to talk to you about watching Christmas movies on July 4th in the rain, getting caught singing Alanis by room service, a weekend of “synergy” involving exes, Tinder and a skunked bottle of old wine as well as discusses her gratitude for a future in stand-up after having a writing job for a while and finally reads an email from an Australian listener who thinks he isn’t meditating correctly.

Direct download: 58_CHRISTMAS_IN_JULY.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 12:11pm PDT

Jen sits at home to talk to you about some new tour dates on jenkirkman.com/tour-dates, a letter from Richard Lewis, dating and the Tasmanian Devil, her parents at a J. Lo concert and tries to stay calm over a long, email critique from a fan.

Direct download: 57_EPISODE_57__KEEP_IT_TO_YOURSELF_IT_S_MY_LIFE.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 11:39am PDT

Jen sits at home on her couch to talk to you about her “Dave Chapelle Goes To South Africa” moment last weekend on stage, her fantasy of running away to Australia and remembers some legends from her middle school.

Direct download: 56_SEASON_OF_THE_WITCH.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 12:41am PDT

Jen sits and talks to you live from The Hideout in Chicago! (This was taped Saturday June 7th, 2014 at 7pm.)  Jen discusses her love of Family Feud, calls her mom during a BINGO game, bonds with her sister, discusses a recent bout of hypochondria, is confronted with small talk while buying an iPad charger, tells a true tale of meeting Posh Spice, fields audience questions and discusses how Ann B. Davis (Alice from the Brady Bunch) didn’t like children or cooking in real life.  

Direct download: LIVE_FROM_THE_HIDEOUT_IN_CHICAGO.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 12:39am PDT

Jen sits at home to talk to you about the fear of a hashtag, announces some new dates for Boston and Dallas, talks over some pleasant Lawrence Welk music and wants to abolish the work week and cubicles.  (This one has 40 minutes of a serious topic and may not be for everyone. Please be kind, listen with empathy and control all urges to send hate. Love, Jen)

Direct download: 54_The_Elephant_In_the_Room.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 12:15pm PDT

Jen sits at home to talk to you about her gig she’s announcing in at the Bell House in Brooklyn Sept 3rd, turning 40 in Sweden, reads about a teacher who wanted love advice from fourth-graders, reads emails from her mom about Mad Men and has an update on the saga of her neck.

Direct download: 53_TAKING_MY_LUMPS.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 9:00pm PDT

Jen sits at home to talk to you about how Led Zep kicks off summer, a doctor who assumed she had a cat, a mysterious neck lump, a creepy French teacher and reads some I Seem Fun emails.

Direct download: 52_RAMBLE_ON_AND_ON_AND_ON.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 8:59pm PDT

It’s the one year anniversary of the I Seem Fun podcast! Jen sits down to chat to you guys about a man in cream colored pants at the airport, a toothless cabbie, reads answers from the official I Seem Fun Pilot, reads emails from listeners, gives some advice and tells the tale of her awful experience auditioning for a TV show years ago.

Direct download: 51_TOO_LEGIT_TO_QUIT.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 11:59pm PDT

THE WORLD IS FULL OF CRASHING BORES
Jen sits at home to tell you all about how funny Morrissey is in concert, discusses an angry listener who apologized, wonders if anyone without limbs listens, announces her four month celibacy plan, tells you all about her summer of love last year and funk music and polka are featured in the dreaded “plugs” section.  Oooh Oooooh!

Direct download: 50_EPISODE_50____COMING_SOON.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 12:58am PDT

Jen takes the stage at the North Door in Austin, Texas for an audience of very fun people to talk about her family trying to "help" her career and a phone call is made to Jen's parents to talk birthdays, sex and religion.

Direct download: 49_LIVE_FROM_AUSTIN.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 7:50pm PDT

Jen sits at home in her bed to talk to you about her stress over Earth and space trash, her hatred of thermoses, her complicated feelings around mugs, being a woman with a stainless steel carafe and no butler, how she didn’t know what parents were in Kindergarten, hometown Nazi’s. Jen gives some tough love to listeners on their rule breaking and tries to introduce a new “ask a pilot” segment.  AND it’s the PAPERBACK RELEASE DAY OF JEN’S BOOK – I CAN BARELY TAKE CARE OF MYSELF

Direct download: 48_I_LOVED_MUGS.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 12:13am PDT

Jen sits in bed to talk to you about how this episode almost didn’t get recorded due to time management, people who “meet” their babies, women singing Nirvana, and then Jen bursts into tears and tries to get through a story – a podcast first. Then things wrap up with some plugs for the live I Seem Fun podcast taping this Saturday April 19th in Austin, Texas at the North Door. 

Direct download: 47_JOAN_JETTING__WHO_S_CAR_ARE_WE_TAKIN_.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 11:34am PDT

Jen sits at home to sing some Stevie Nicks, talks about feeling like an old car that only has a few good years left to drive the streets, her healing meditation/fantasy about having dinner with the Clintons, a tale of high school heartbreak, being neurotic, loud, and alienating to men and her first singing gig in New York City as an audience member of the Jenny Jones show.

Direct download: 46_JUST_LIKE_THE__ONE-WING__DOVE.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 11:51pm PDT

Jen sits on stage from the Melbourne International Comedy Festival to tell you about her new friend she made on the 15 hour plane ride, managing to find small talk at a doctor’s office in Melbourne and desperately wanting to be a regular at her new favorite wine bar.  Also – special surprise guest Wil Anderson joins to tell us what he finds fun that his friend’s don’t. (*Re-upload)

Direct download: 45_Live_From_Melbourne_Australia.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 3:23pm PDT

Jen sits at home to talk to you about – how she tried to tape a live podcast episode in Grand Rapids, Michigan but there were technical and creative difficulties.  One question from a listener gets answered with the help from a live audience and Jen explains how she was on a plane that had engine trouble but it wasn’t a big deal. This episode is definitely a little dis-jointed.  Don’t start with this one first time listeners!

Direct download: 44_Friday_Night_Not_So_Live.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 11:59pm PDT

Jen sits in her home to talk to you about – traveling to Boston, NYC and Chicago all in one weekend for whirlwind-y fun comedy shows, a Boston Globe critic who needs love, finally reading the Morrissey autobiography and going down the rabbit-hole again of thinking of him often -  and where the hell is that missing plane?

Direct download: 43_Sweet_Thirty-Nine_Nothings.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 11:59pm PDT

Jen sits at home to talk to you about – how to make Leonard Cohen fun, her annoying strangers with small-talk, don’t talk to women alone at night, TV failures and reviews Oscar speeches from the 1970’s.

Direct download: 42_MOVIES_MOVIE_STARS_AND_STRANGERS.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 11:59pm PDT

Jen sits at home to talk to you about her silly frustrations with people’s inability to Google information, in honor of what would be Kurt Cobain’s 47th birthday tells about the time she prank called Kurt and her delusions that she’d go on tour as Nirvana’s opening act.  Also a letter from an I Seem Fun-ner poses the question – was Jen his surly waitress twenty years ago?

Direct download: 41_Feel_The_Love_Buzz.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 11:59pm PDT

Jen sits at home to talk to you about – some vague honesty around friendships ending, spending Valentine’s day in Las Vegas seeing Britney Spears alone and a brief installment of Keeping Up With The Kirkman’s with Jen’s parents.

Direct download: 40_It_Never_Rains_in_California.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 11:59pm PDT

Jen sits on stage at the Brava theatre to talk to you about....the death of her fear of flying coach, women in Saudi Arabia who work in lingerie stores as compared to women in America who go on the Bachelor, reads an email from someone with an impossible love question and musical guest is Brendan Hines singing songs from his album Small Mistakes.

Direct download: 39_LIVE_FROM_SAN_FRANCISCO.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 11:59pm PDT

Jen sits at home to talk to you about....her new more honesty policy in her podcasts, a revelation about divorcees at an Eagle’s concert, fun on a bus, and clarifies a past episode from a listener’s email.

Direct download: 38_Free_as_a_Bird_a_Plane_and_an_Eagle.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 11:59pm PDT

Jen sits in bed to talk to you about............her dislike of introverts, why comedians don't actually find themselves funny, and her months working at a short-lived dot-com company that went under in the dot com bust at the hands of her former child crush.

Direct download: 37_Dot_Com_Bust-ed.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 11:59pm PDT

Jen sits on her couch to talk to you about not being able to be brainwashed, the secrets that transcribers hold and an upcoming trip to Vegas.

Direct download: 36_Personality_Tested.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 11:59pm PDT

Jen sits on her couch to talk to you about....a meet-up with an ex, how she
got banned in Philly and helps a listener through a car accident who now is
afriad of Jen's voice.

Direct download: ISF035.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 11:59pm PDT

Jen sits...somewhere...and talks to you about her research on how Mother Teresa was a jerk, a short-lived prison pen pal, and the delightfully horrible people on Million Dollar Shoppers. Also - there's a question for the people of New Orleans.

Direct download: ISF034.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 12:00am PDT

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