Janine Ditullio is a comedy writer, voice actress, stand-up comedian and currently the head writer on Adult Swim's season 3 of Superjail.
Ditullio penned the Metalocalypse episode "Dethmas" with show creator Brendon Small along with several other scripts for season 3 and 4 of the series. She was also the voice of Paula Small in the animated series Home Movies, replacing the original voice actress, Paula Poundstone. She played a scientist who stabs monkeys on the Onion News Network. She was the first woman hired to write for Conan O'Brien, and before that, the first woman to write for The Jon Stewart Show in 1994. She also wrote for the late night television talk show Late Night with Jimmy Fallon.
Along with writing partner Kelly Kimball, Ditullio started The Thursday Thing, a monthly workshop where writers, actors, and filmmakers debut new material. DiTullio and Kimball served as co-executive producers on the short lived ABC series My Kind of Town starring Johnny Vaughan.
Ditullio is also the founder and creator of the online streaming technology Chirpbug.
Awards and nominations
- Ditullio was nominated for several Emmy Awards as part of the writing staff for Late Night with Conan O'Brien.
- Ditullio has also won two Writers Guild of America Awards.
- "Study: Multiple Stab Wounds May Be Harmful To Monkeys". Onion News Network. accessed September 29, 2011.
- Janine Ditullio at the Internet Movie Database
- The Onion article
- Janine-ditullio--genital-mutilation joke
- Janine-ditullio---devil-water joke
- Page 157, Word Freak (2001).Word freak
- Late nights real problem. Salon.com
- Thursday Thing
- Thursday Thing
- LogTV - Live in NYC
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