Julie Klausner

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Julie Klausner
Julie Klausner April 2013.jpg
Julie Klausner at a Dogs for the Deaf benefit in April 2013
Born (1978-07-03) July 3, 1978 (age 36)[1]
New York City
Occupation Writer, comedienne

Julie Klausner is a New York City-based author, podcaster, and comedy writer-performer.

Her first book, I Don't Care About Your Band, was released in February 2010 by Gotham/Penguin Books.[2] In July 2010, it was announced that Will Ferrell and Adam McKay's Production Company, Gary Sanchez Productions, optioned the book for HBO. Lizzy Caplan is attached to star and co-produce.[3]

In October 2011, The Hollywood Reporter reported that NBC had picked up a pilot based on Sue Margolis's novel, Apocolipstick, about a woman's father that dates her high-school nemesis. Klausner is set to write and executive produce the series.[4]

Klausner has written for television programs like Best Week Ever[5] and Billy on the Street, as well as pop culture websites like The Awl[6] and Vulture.com.

In 2012, Rolling Stone magazine featured her podcast "How Was Your Week?" in their list of "10 Best Comedy Podcasts of the Moment".[7]

In 2013, Klausner published her first Young Adult novel entitled Art Girls Are Easy.

In June of 2014 Klausner co-starred in the pilot for a new sitcom, "Difficult People", with comedian Billy Eichner. It is co-written and produced by Amy Poehler.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Julie Klausner's Facebook 'About' Page". Facebook.com. Retrieved 29 October 2012. 
  2. ^ I Don't Care About Your Band official site
  3. ^ Andreeva, Nellie. "HBO Develops 'Band' Comedy With Will Ferrell, Adam McKay and Lizzy Caplan". Deadline.com. Retrieved 12 October 2012. 
  4. ^ Rose, Lacey (25 October 2011). "NBC Buys Apocalipstick Comedy". The Hollywood Reporter. 
  5. ^ "Julie Klausner at IMDB". Retrieved 4 March 2011. 
  6. ^ "Julie Klausner at The Awl". Retrieved 4 March 2011. 
  7. ^ "The 10 Best Comedy Podcasts of the Moment". Rollingstone.com. Retrieved 12 October 2012. 

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