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Julie Klausner is one hell of a broad. The 37-year-old creator, co-star, co-writer, and executive producer (along with Amy Poehler) of Hulu’s new comedy series Difficult People (out August 5) is a thoroughly modern Millie. After all, the luminous redhead has a wildly popular podcast—How Was Your Week?—as well as the aforementioned brand new show on a new media platform. Read More
Hiya, BUSTies! The August/September issue of BUST is on newsstands today, and it’s full of goodies you’ll want to sink your teeth into. Cover girl Jenny Slate (who is taking over our Instagram today!) talks business, comedy, and being a grown-ass woman; Princess Weekes dishes on everything you need to know about IUDs; Jemaine Clement lets us into his life post-Flight of the Concords. We’ve got a round-up of fall’s best music, movies, and TV, including Beach House, Junglepussy, Grimes, Suffragette, and Samantha Bee’s new late-night talk show. Read More
If someone's saying "falafel" or "Wi-Fi" at a funeral, you might wonder if they're a little crazy. And one look at the teaser for Amy Poehler’s new show, “Difficult People,” will not only confirm these suspicions, it will have you cringing. Watch the trailer below via Youtube: “Difficult People” stars comedians Julie Klausner and Billy Eichner, both with previous experience working on Funny or Die’s “Billy on the Street.” It’s apparent through their chemistry that they've worked together before. Read More
I know, it's a lot to take in. This is a talent threesome dreams are made of.  A new series entitled Difficult People will star hilarious On the Street with Billy host Billy Eichner and wildly talented head writer Julie Klausner as cranky New York City comedians who apparently hate everyone, but love pop-culture, and each other. The show will be produced by none other than Amy Poehler, because she does everything awesome. Based on the awkward and perfect hilarity of Broad City--another Poehler-produced show--Poehler knows where the funny's at, and Difficult People is sure to please. Read More
Though I remain convinced that this year's sweeping Twitter trend, “#readwomen2014,” was the agitated invention of my personal two good friends over a literary-minded meal one day – this movement, whatever its genesis, is gaining plenty of traction. The idea is this: in response to the hundreds and hundreds of years wherein penis-toters dominated literature, science, politics, you name it – we ladies will now do a bit of reclaiming and make a point to read only books written by women for the whole calendar year. Read More
Ready for BUST’s 20th Anniversary Extravaganza? All of us here at BUST are bracing ourselves for the amazing lineup of performers that we have. One fantastic comedian that’ll be sailing with us for the evening is the one and only Julie Klausner. Julie has a lot to get off her chest. She really has a way with words, being that she is a comedian, writer, performer, author and podcaster and never fails to impress us or make us laugh.   Julia’s podcast, How Was Your Week, deals with her inspiring and darkly funny take on the top stories of the week. Read More
Julie Klausner is much more interested in that moist looking coffee cake on Mad Men than the bloody dragon realness on Game of Thrones. She composes impromptu odes to her tuxedo cat, Jimmy Jazz. She is a lady who loves kitsch, musical theater, and cabaret (and IS NOT ashamed to announce it to the world). This is why we love her. Read More
This morning I awoke to find the Twitterverse all a'Twitter about kugel. Okay, not really the entire kugelverse, but at least a number of tweets between Julie Klausner and Sandra Bernhard, and that's enough for me. For those not in the Jew-know, tomorrow evening begins Yom Kippur, the most high of high holidays for us Heebs. It's a time for spiritual cleansing, and, just like any other cleanse, part of the ritual is to fast for an entire day - in this case, Saturday. And, in true Jew tradition, the day ends with a celebration of food - and plenty of it. Read More
Lizzy Caplan, who played a vampire blood junkie in True Blood last season and is a co-star of the hilarious Party Down, has signed on to produce a TV adaptation of Julie Klausner's memoir "I Don't Care About Your Band" on HBO. Klausner, Salon's Lady Business columnist, has compared her memoir and the TV show to Sex and the City without Carrie's implausible lifestyle of a freelancer with her own apartment and $40 thou worth of shoes. The show sounds like it will actually be relatable to most women, as opposed to a fantasy lifestyle. Read More
Women make up the majority of the workforce these days, and have even been breaking into the boys clubs, also known as politics and comedy. Olivia Munn and (gasp!) Elena Kagan have proven to be the ladies of the week who combined both politics and comedy. One of our favorite new columnists at Salon keeps it real with some sassy advice for dudes who are too distracted by co-workers’ boobiliciousness, and we can’t help but think about that Debrahlee again, so here’s Modern Lady’s coverage, too. Read More
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