Jen Kirkman is a stand-up comedian and the author of the book, “I Can Barely Take Care of Myself,” which became an instant New York Times Bestseller when it was released in April 2013. Her Netflix Original Comedy Special, “I’m Gonna Die Alone (And I Feel Fine)” is streaming now worldwide.
You’ve seen Jen on her regular appearances on Comedy Central’s @midnight. She’s done stand up on many late night shows including: The Tonight Show with Jay Leno & Conan, Jen was a long time writer and round table guest on Chelsea Lately. Jen is also well known for her roles as the narrator in many episodes of the web-turned-TV series “Drunk History” which aired on Comedy Central.
Jen has released two stand-up albums Hail to the Freaks (released March 2011) which hit #13 on the Billboard Charts. Her debut album was 2006’s “Self Help.”
“Her act has the feel of that wonderful moment at the end of a party when you are left alone to gossip with your best friend about the horrible and ridiculous things that just went on.” - The New York Times. Jen has a weekly podcast, “I Seem Fun: The Diary of Jen Kirkman”, which is often in the top 100 in comedy on iTunes. Jen tours the world as a stand-up but lives in Los Angeles. Jen’s second book “I Know What I’m Doing & Other Lies I Tell Myself (Dispatches From a Life Under Construction) is coming out through Simon & Schuster in 2016.
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