Jen sits in bed to talk to you about why she’s not up for eulogizing David Bowie, her recent bout of tired, she throws her support behind adult coloring books, admonishes crossword puzzles, has a nervous breakdown about a guy who didn’t know how to stand in line (and his defenders), and schools millennials who write emails to get a job. 
This episode is sponsored by Squarespace.com
Direct download: 118_I_M_SO_TIRED_AND_I_DON_T_DO_CROSSWORDS.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 9:00pm PDT

This is the second episode in the 8-week series of special listener email episodes only in January and February 2016 - known as “The Grateful Eight”.  In this episode Jen reads emails from listeners who have questions about if comedians are lonely, how to not talk to someone anymore, and how to make kid’s pretend flight authentic.  Listener emails also include stories of a no-talking meditation retreat, and a listener passed on that her doctor friend is worried about Jen’s high risk for cancer.

Direct download: _The_Grateful_Eight_-_Bonus_Week_Two.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 9:00pm PDT

Jen sits in bed to talk to you about her psychic dreams, an upcoming visit with a medium, the embarrassment of calling herself a “humorist” when she was younger,  people who stress out about answering texts, people not using headphones with iPads, the joys of renting, fire alarms, roof leaks, and a story of unlikely best friends.

Direct download: 117_I_DON_T_BELIEVE_MY_BELIEFS.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 9:00pm PDT

This is the first episode in the 8-week series of special listener email episodes only in January and February 2016 - known as “The Grateful Eight”.  In this episode Jen reads emails from listeners who have questions about crazy hair colors, favorite drink recipes, how to suck it up on holidays when you don’t have kids.  The I Seem Fun pilot checks in and Jen explains to listeners why she doesn’t want to know if you would marry her.

Direct download: The_Grateful_Eight_-_Bonus_Week_One.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 9:00pm PDT

Jen sits at home to talk to you about her favorite things but unlike Oprah can’t give any to you, then she drops that and discusses how to travel right from TSA pre-check to white noise machines, and then talks about the Malaysian Airline flying the wrong way, comets may or may not destroy earth soon or never, and how we created a lot of junk in space.

Direct download: 116_Space_Junk.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 9:00pm PDT

Jen sits at home to talk to you about her cold, the madness that is Elf on a Shelf, campaign donations, a certain news-channel is ruining people’s Christmas, and couples on planes acting like it’s Paris on a spring day.

Direct download: 115_I_Seem_Sick.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 8:12pm PDT

Jen sits at home on the couch to record an episode after one got deleted.  She talks about overhearing dudes bonding, not knowing how to use a wine cork, a guy who usually flies first class, why Christmas should be a good time for the depressed, and why is Christmas turning into Valentine’s Day?

Direct download: 114_BROKEN_CORKS_AND_EAVESDROPPING.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 6:16pm PDT

ISF ANNOUNCEMENT for 12/04/15

Direct download: ISF_ANNOUNCEMENT_1.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 12:19am PDT

Jen sits in bed to talk to you about creativity, how to get started in anything, how nothing is ever finished, figuring out why people laugh, and we re-visit the very first episode of I Seem Fun in the spirit of looking back on just starting something and letting it take on a life of it’s own. Happy Thanksgiving, Just Keep Livin’.

Direct download: 113_THE_HALF-ASSED_THANKSGIVING_EPISODE.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 2:03pm PDT

Jen sits in bed, to talk to you about how she’s neglected her listener emails to the I Seem Fun Gmail Account. Topics covered from listeners are outrage culture, harassment, organizing in autumn, a new sociologist I Seem Fun helper, a guy who isn’t a stalker but seems like one, and where have the pilots been?

Direct download: 112_LISTENER_EMAIL_CATCH_UP.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 9:00pm PDT

Jen sits in bed to talk to you about her nodule progress, Hallmark Christmas movies, putting her tree up on Friday the 13th, Thanksgiving week, heading to London, and annoying elevator conversations about how much stuff she’s holding.

Direct download: 111__WHAT_A_BUMMER_TO_HAND_SOMEONE_A_CANDY_CANE.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 9:50pm PDT

Jen sits at home, in bed, to talk to you about how she hates when people ask about weekends, boring exorcisms, being the only one to show up for class, stomach aches, rotten wet kale, angels, devils, sex in Hell, Halloween, and how witch means gynecologist. 

Direct download: 110_WET_KALE_AND_ANGELS.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 11:06pm PDT

Jen sits at home - (she’s back!) - to talk to you about a forgotten disco hit, an update on vocal therapy, her parents at a Ringo Starr concert, getting in trouble for a tattoo, her voting record, and a recent Hollywood bullshit experience.

Direct download: 109_BIG_FUN.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 9:00pm PDT

Jen sits at home, on a thirty-minute I Seem Fun episode, to talk to you about how the episodes will be shorter during the vocal repair journey, Home Depot employees, it’s either nothing or cancer, bistro lights, handymen, and organizing. This episode brought to you by Casper Mattress

Direct download: 108_HOME_DEEP_OHHHHMM.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 9:43pm PDT

Jen sits live on stage from the LA Podfest in Beverly Hills to talk to the audience about her vocal nodules, a mass email to friends, Hugh Hefner's control issues, dissing an old classmate, and reads a listener email about the myth of the vacation. 

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

ISF ANNOUNCEMENT for 09/15/15

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

Jen sits at home to talk to you about a hotel fail in San Diego, the Burrito Man hates war, making room for RUSH (the band), and comedian David Quirk joins for a discussion about dropping offensive jokes and being called out. There is a trigger warning in this episode for the second half.

Direct download: 106_The_World_Is_Changing.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 9:00pm PDT

Jen sits at home in bed to podcast to you for the last time as a 40 year old as she babbles about her plan to be a “widow”, how she can’t quite seem to manage getting to have that vacation she keeps planning, and an old man and his cheese.

Direct download: 105_41_AND_FUN.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 3:31pm PDT

Jen sits at home to talk to you about enjoying talking in movie theaters, Billy Idol is better live than the Black Keys, a moral dilemma to bleep,wandering around cafes and reads listener emails from a depressed woman and a teacher whose students kick him.

Direct download: 104_PODCASTING_WITH_MYSELF.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 9:00pm PDT

ISF Memo for 8/12/15

Direct download: ISF_Memo.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 8:05pm PDT

Jen talks to you from her bedroom in L.A. about how “cooking” dinner is her vacation, explains the real life Live Laugh Love women in her life, talks to her dad on the phone as he reviews a Marilyn Manson/Smashing Pumpkins concert that he saw, then talks to her mom who after seeing Boy George live in concert, has decided that she’s “all about love.”

Direct download: 103_THE_BEAUTIFUL_PEOPLE_1.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 10:50pm PDT

Jen sits on stage live from the Montreal Comedy Festival to talk about how she isn't the biggest Bruce fan, John Mellencamp's cigarette habit and love life, and her trip to the Canadian ER for actual dehydration, exhaustion and how she just said no to morphine.

Direct download: 102_Like_A_Boss.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 9:00pm PDT

Direct download: ISF_Announcement.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 10:58pm PDT

Jen sits at home and records this episode in advance to talk to you about taking a surfing lesson when she didn’t even know how to swim, and tales of a sixth grade talent show and a bunch of east coasters wanting to be “California Girls.”

Direct download: 101_TURF_OVER_SURF.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 9:00pm PDT

Jen sits at home in bed, on July 4th, and records some of the bomb-tastic sounds of the city as she avoids having traditional “fun”, the F*** The Haters girl reveals her name.  Jen continues to talk about the perils of small talk when traveling, toothless cab drivers, prop planes, a pilates class bonds in hatred, people who think network executives hand out TV shows, The Supreme Court’s ruling on “lonely single people”, and the lasting impression about how she’s romantically wired from a first love with the town rebel at age fifteen.

Direct download: 100_THE_UNEVENTFUL_HUNDRETH_EPISODE.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 9:00pm PDT

Jen sits at home to tell you what this episode is going to be about and never gets around to it, reads sad You Tube comments from people in mourning under do-wop songs, a gossiping gyno, Benifer, celebrities on Twitter, disagreeing on the Sexiest Men Alive, listener emails with thoughts on the blind lady, and more #kirkmansummer

Direct download: 99_Never_Got_Around_To_It.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 2:51pm PDT

Jen sits in bed to incorrectly predict that this will be a “good episode” and also talks about her road rules, bad camera angles, how feminists can talk about weight, the nuance of forgiveness, Seal Team Six, not trusting government’s stories, camel toe, dogs in exercise class, and a pro-shark stance.

Direct download: 98_I_SEE_ALL_SIDES.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 9:00pm PDT

Jen sits in a hotel room to ask you guys to use an obnoxious hashtag #kirkmansummer in an effort towards this summer’s tour. You’re all fun and maybe you have some dumb friends! You’ll hear what I mean....it’s a bit of an announcement but it’s a fun one. Think of it as a mini episode!

Direct download: I_SEEM_FUN_CALL_TO_ACTION.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 11:22am PDT

Jen sits at home and in bed to babble about her upcoming mid-west tour, the history of cat and women hating, a blind lady who may have been annoying, listener emails, a 9/11 drunk love story, the Live Laugh Love Woman hates Jen’s watch, and seeing a plane fly next to a plane.

Direct download: 97_OFFICIALLY_THE_MOST_BORING_EPISODE_EVER.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 9:00pm PDT

Jen sits at home in bed to talk to you about getting snippy with people trying to prevent drug abuse outside of a Starbucks, The Davy Jones episode of the Brady Bunch, tales of her parents partying with her friends, and Jen decides to forgo her normal rule of waiting a year to tell you about her personal life as she drops some self-gossip about a chance meeting going long distance.This episode of I Seem Fun is sponsored by Audible.com!

Direct download: 96_NOT_RIGHT_IN_THE_HEAD.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 9:00pm PDT

Jen sits in the tub and then her bed in a disjointed episode that addresses Caitlyn’s haters, the Live Laugh Love Woman doesn’t have Netflix, preparing for Conan, hitting the Howard Stern Wrap Up Show, reunited again with the ol’ friend and Jen’s dad weighs in via email on the football scandal “Deflate-Gate.”

Direct download: 95_IN_PIECES__NOT_IN_A_BAD_WAY.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 6:54pm PDT

Jen sits in bed to talk to you about her fear of new listeners, being snippy on an airplane, Bruce-hate on her Instagram, avoiding Memorial Day BBQ’s, and a visit from the F The Haterz Girl. 

Direct download: 94_ANGEL_OF_THE__MOANING_.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 9:00pm PDT

Jen sits in bed all cranky to explain that sometimes a woman forgets that her period isn’t internal bleeding and freaks out, shoe compliments in North Carolina, and reads some listener emails from people who are fighting against unsolicited advice and trips to Hawaii. 

Direct download: 93_SERENITY_NOW-ISH.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 9:00pm PDT

Jen sits in bed to talk to you about mis-reading tour manuals in Cairns, cable cars, rainforest railways, snorkles at the Great Barrier Reef, loving crocodiles more than dogs, comedian bonding, bridges and a weird personal review of Montage of Heck.

Direct download: 92_Part_2___Australia_Tales__The__Good__Barrier_Reef.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 9:00pm PDT

Jen sits in bed to talk to you about the first leg of her trip in Australia, being back in America, weird table service in Australia, Bondi beach dreams dashed and fringe jumpsuit freedom. 

Direct download: 91_Part_1__Australia_Tales_and_Coming_Back_to_America.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 12:44pm PDT

Jen sits in her hotel room and talks into her phone in Melbourne, Australia to tell her young male Twitter followers how it really is to be someone with ovaries in show business, Madonna’s “gross” kiss, and her stand-up debut and that there are no kangaroos in the city.

Category:podcasts -- posted at: 5:38pm PDT

Jen sits on stage at the Town Hall as part of the Melbourne International Comedy Festival to tell tales of lonely crocodiles, an aquarium worker who epitomizes Australian cliches, bad Australian accent attempts, an eclipse, Kurt Cobain’s feminism, Easter, and reads a letter from a new pilot listener.

Direct download: 89_LIVE_FROM_MELBOURNE_FOR_THE_SECOND_TIME.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 6:53pm PDT

Jen  sits at home to talk to you about how she's about to get on a plane to Australia, her vast knowledge of how people die on airplanes, getting her hair blown-out before a flight to look fabulous while in fear or in an unfortunate event, a warning to Australian reviewers about calling her "vulgar" and tales of anesthesia.

Direct download: 88_DONT_PUT_A_BLANKET_OVER_MY_FABULOUS_BLOWOUT.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 9:00pm PDT

Jen sits at home to talk to you about why she once thought ducks equaled class, how she dislikes being judged by sushi lovers, how editing a book works, Madonna’s tears, members of Nirvana on her office couch, and a few listener emails are read.

Direct download: 87_DUCK_FACTORIES_AND_SUSHI.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 8:46pm PDT

More Listener Emails!
Jen sits at home to read emails from listeners that spark discussions of how to win at job interviews, going to concerts alone, is Boston scary?, a Pakistani Led Zep cover band’s dreams dashed, having no work ethic, a happy hour meet-up with an ex, and the ISF Pilot gives perspective on unlikely crashes due to turbulence.

Direct download: 87_BONUS_EPISODE.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 7:38pm PDT

Jen sits in her room to tell you something she’s never told her podcast listeners about her personal life – something that is for listening not writing in the description.  This episode is the most diary of all of them.  The foibles of feelings, an upcoming rainforest adventure, reads some hilarious Trip Advisor letters about spiders and ends on Broadway.

Direct download: 86__GOING__DEEP__.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 8:33pm PDT

Jen sits at home to tell you about some exciting news for many parts of Australia, then briefly explains Andy Gibb, she discusses a beautiful pal reconciliation, being super sensitive, crying in public to REM’s Nightswimming and double piercing her ears.

Direct download: 85__WELL_THAT_WAS_DISJOINTED_AND_BORING_.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 9:54am PDT

Because I feel I will regret posting this weirdly long and sometimes personal episode! Jen sits at home to read listener emails from a few months ago.  There’s an update from the OPP “Official Podcast Pilot” about what the hell auto-pilot means, The Live Laugh Love Woman gets upset, a mother lets her 13 year old listen.  Jen goes off on tangents about people making excuses to not follow their dreams, men discussing sexual harassment, and not listening to dating advice from her friends.

Direct download: 84_REGRETS__I_WILL_HAVE_A_FEW.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 10:54pm PDT

Jen sits at home to talk to you about how she becomes a narcissist when sick, exciting NYC news, tales of room service, small talk and other boring things.  Jen extends the show due to guilt that it’s boring to tell you about her 8th grade Stevie Wonder book report, her talks with Bruce Jenner years ago, and a confrontation from the F The Haterz Girl.

Direct download: 83_POST_POST_NASAL_DEPRESSION.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 1:35pm PDT

Jen sits in her home to talk to you about her time on The View, her comedy special taping in Austin, Jesus taking bodies to heaven, people stupidly consoling her about the name of her one-woman show, and she torments the guy who told her to stop singing.

Direct download: 82_BODIES_FLYING_UP_TO_HEAVEN.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 9:00pm PDT

Jen sits in her hotel room in Charlotte, NC to talk to you guys about Madonna’s recent oopsie, some packing and travel tips, the myth of recycled airplane air. She recounts last week's taping of Drunk History while having a stomach flu, a visit from the F*** The Haters Girl, feeling bad about an audience interaction and a fun new plugs song!

Direct download: 81_SOMETHIN_S_COMIN__OVER_ME.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 9:00pm PDT

Jen sits at “home” at her sublet in Brooklyn to explain ADHD, why the podcast went away for a few weeks, missing planes, CNN, a brawl over a baby on a flight to China, knowing when someone is old or just annoying and tales from the Amtrak.

Direct download: 80_NEW_YEAR_SAME_ME.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 5:27pm PDT

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.

 

http://www.jenkirkman.com

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

Jen sits in her room to talk to you about the best and worst moments of her year, how the New Year isn't when she feels like motivating, reads an angry review on Amazon of a Johnny Cash book and begs people to not judge Tori Spelling.

Direct download: ISF033.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 9:00am PDT

Jen sits in bed to talk to you about the blackface scene in Bing Crosby's "Holiday Inn" and gives her take on what Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer is really about.

Direct download: ISF032.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:00am PDT

Jen sits in bed to talk to you about how she feels about abandoning Christmas tradition this year and reads emails from listeners about their holiday family drama or lack thereof.

Direct download: ISF_hdaybonus.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 9:00am PDT

Jen sits in bed to talk to you about her very pleasant experience on The Tonight Show and also dissects why the ending of the movie "It's a Wonderful Life" is supposed to be happy.

Direct download: ISF031.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 9:00am PDT

Jen sits in bed to make a special announcement for Wednesday, December 11th, 2013.

Direct download: ISF_sa.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 8:55am PDT

Jen sits on her sister's couch with her family to talk to them. She tries to get everyone not to talk at once and tales of her parents scandalous first date are revealed! There's talk of death and scary plane rides and an interview about Thanksgiving goes off the rails.

Direct download: ISF030.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 9:00am PDT

Jen sits in bed and talks. She thanks a Peace Corps worker, takes to task someone who won't listen to Bill Cosby's comedy because he had an affair, thanks a male peer - admonishes another, and talks about filming a new episode of Drunk History.

Direct download: ISF029.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 9:00am PDT

Jen sits in bed to talk to you about....a question someone asked on Twitter about advice for moving to NYC which turns into a story about Jen tracing James Dean's footsteps at the Iriquois Hotel and moving to Los Angeles for a guy and never having a life plan.

Direct download: ISF028.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 9:00am PDT



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