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 37)[1]
New York City, New York
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.com.[5][6]

In 2012, Rolling Stone magazine featured her podcast "How Was Your Week?" in their list of "10 Best Comedy Podcasts of the Moment".[7][8]

In 2013, Klausner published her first Young Adult novel entitled Art Girls Are Easy.[9]

In June 2014 Klausner co-starred in the pilot for a new sitcom, "Difficult People", with comedian Billy Eichner. It is produced by Amy Poehler and written by Klausner.[10]


  1. ^ "Julie Klausner's Facebook 'About' Page". Facebook.com. 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. ^ Julie Klausner at the Internet Movie Database
  6. ^ Klausner, Julie. "Julie Klausner at The Awl". Retrieved 4 March 2011. 
  7. ^ Berkowitz, Joe (6 April 2011). "The 10 Best Comedy Podcasts of the Moment". Rolling Stone. Retrieved 12 October 2012. 
  8. ^ Zinoman, Jason (31 December 2012). "A Podcast That Has Old-School Smarts". The New York Times. Retrieved 3 July 2015. 
  9. ^ Klausner, Julie (7 May 2013). Art Girls Are Easy. Poppy. ISBN 978-0316243629. Retrieved 3 July 2015. 
  10. ^ 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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