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Bullseye with Jesse Thorn: Laurie Kilmartin and Throwing Shade's Erin Gibson and Bryan Safi

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Bullseye
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Laurie Kilmartin
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Erin Gibson
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Bryan Safi

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Photo: Jesse Thorn

Laurie Kilmartin on parenthood, losing her father, and her new SeeSo comedy special

Comedian and writer Laurie Kilmartin is probably best known as one of the finalists on the 7th season of Last Comic Standing. She has also written 2 books and has been nominated for a Primetime Emmy award. Last year, Laurie's 83 year old father was diagnosed with cancer. She had to take time off from her dream job as a staff writer on Conan O’Brian’s late night show and flew up to visit her father in Northern California as much as she could. During the months of her father's declining health, she took to Twitter writing jokes about her experience of losing a parent to cancer.

She talks to Jesse about her new SeeSo comedy special called 45 Jokes About My Dead Dad. She gets candid about what it’s like to lose a parent and how instrumental Twitter was in coming to grips during the process.

You can find more information about how to stream her special here.


Photo: Jesse Thorn

Erin Gibson and Bryan Safi on their new TV Land show Throwing Shade and how to be funny without being offensive

Erin Gibson and Bryan Safi are comedians, writers, actors, and podcast hosts. They met in 2010 as writers for Current TV, a news channel that was created by Al Gore and Al Jazeera. Erin covered feminist issues while Bryan covered the LGBTQ beat. In 2011, when Current TV closed its doors, Erin and Bryan knew that they still had more to say so they decided to start the Throwing Shade podcast hosted by Maximum Fun.

In studio with Jesse, they discuss their origin story, the differences between making podcasts and TV, and how to have a sincere and funny opinion without being offensive.

You can watch Throwing Shade on TV Land every Tuesday evening at 10:30/9:30c.

The Outshot: The Simpsons move to Cypress Creek

This week, Jesse tells us what an almost 20 year old episode of The Simpsons has to do with Silicon Valley, and why we should care.

EP. 102 "Tofurk Yourself" ft. Laurie Kilmartin

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Lady to Lady
Guests: 
Laurie Kilmartin

Laurie Kilmartin (@anylaurie16) joins the ladies to discuss Friendsgiving, vegan turkey, Gordon Ramsey, Korn, Cosby, Mexico, monkeys and more! Produced by David Janove, intern Kailey Godoy, theme song by Zach Ames.

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One Bad Mother Episode 2: Mommy's Little Helper, with guest Laurie Kilmartin

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One Bad Mother
Guests: 
Laurie Kilmartin

Biz and Theresa try to figure out if having a drink at the end of the day is a good idea (guess what we decide) and talk with Laurie Kilmartin, comedienne and one of the authors of Sh*tty Mom: The Parenting Guide for the Rest of Us.

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Show Music
Opening theme: Summon the Rawk, Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)
Anthem , Awesome, Beehive Sessions (http://awesomeinquotes.com, also avail on iTunes)
Mom Song, Adira Amran, Hot Jams For Teens (www.adiraamram.com, available on iTunes)
Telephone, Awesome, Beehive Sessions (http://awesomeinquotes.com, also avail on iTunes)
Closing music: Mama Blues, Cornbread Ted and the Butterbeans (www.cornbreadted.com and available on iTunes)

Jordan, Jesse, Go! Episode 250: Rear Admiral Tickler with Laurie Kilmartin

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Laurie Kilmartin

Comedianne and writer Laurie Kilmartin joins Jordan and Jesse for a discussion of Speed Racer, Hot Kid Baby Mum Mums Rice Rusks, childrens' books, and Laurie's book Shitty Mom.

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