Jen Kirkman is a stand-up comedian and author of the book I Can Barely Take Care of Myself: Tales From a Happy Life Without Kids, which became an instant New York Times Best Seller when it was released in April 2013.
Jen was a writer and regular round table guest on Chelsea Lately, as well as one of the stars of the hit spin-off ‘mockumentary’ show After Lately. Her latest stand-up album Hail to the Freaks hit #13 on the Billboard charts when it was released in 2011.
Jen is also well known for her role as the narrator in a few episodes of the cult hit series Drunk History which aired on Comedy Central and HBO. Jen has also appeared on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, @midnight, Conan, John Oliver’s New York Stand-Up Show, The Late Late Show With Craig Ferguson, and the Cartoon Network’s Home Movies.
Entertainment Weekly said in 2012, “If you like Louis CK, check out Jen Kirkman’s hyper self analytical humor.” 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 as a stand- up but is based in Los Angeles. She is currently working on her second book to come out through Simon & Schuster.