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
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 was 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, Mulaney, and Billy on the Street, as well as pop culture websites like The Awl and Vulture.[5]

In 2012, Rolling Stone magazine featured her podcast "How Was Your Week?" in their list of "10 Best Comedy Podcasts of the Moment".[6][7]

In 2013, Klausner published her first Young Adult novel entitled Art Girls Are Easy.[8]

In June 2014, Klausner wrote and co-starred in the pilot for a new sitcom, Difficult People, with comedian Billy Eichner. The show was rejected by the USA Network, but was picked up by Hulu instead. It is produced by Amy Poehler. The first two episodes debuted on August 5, 2015.[9]


  1. ^ "Julie Klausner's Facebook 'About' Page". Facebook. Retrieved 29 October 2012. 
  2. ^ Klausner, Julie (2 February 2010). "I Don't Care About Your Band". Gotham. ISBN 978-1592405619. Retrieved 3 July 2015. 
  3. ^ Andreeva, Nellie (29 July 2010). "HBO Develops 'Band' Comedy With Will Ferrell, Adam McKay and Lizzy Caplan". Deadline. Retrieved 12 October 2012. 
  4. ^ Rose, Lacey; Goldberg, Lesley (25 October 2011). "NBC Buys 'Apocalipstick' Comedy, 'Masters and Apprentice' Drama from BermanBraun (Exclusive)". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved 12 October 2011. 
  5. ^ Klausner, Julie. "Julie Klausner at The Awl". Retrieved 4 March 2011. 
  6. ^ Berkowitz, Joe (6 April 2011). "The 10 Best Comedy Podcasts of the Moment". Rolling Stone. Retrieved 12 October 2012. 
  7. ^ Zinoman, Jason (31 December 2012). "A Podcast That Has Old-School Smarts". The New York Times. Retrieved 3 July 2015. 
  8. ^ Klausner, Julie (7 May 2013). "Art Girls Are Easy". Amazon. ISBN 978-0316243629. Retrieved 3 July 2015. 
  9. ^ Mandell, Andrea (6 April 2011). "Watch a trailer for Amy Poehler's new show, 'Difficult People'". USA Today. Retrieved 3 July 2015. 

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