Jessica Chaffin

Jessica Chaffin is a regular performer at the Upright Citizens Brigade Theater in Los Angeles. She has also made appearances on television programs such as Curb Your Enthusiasm, Entourage and Weeds. Do you like the Ronna and Beverly podcast? Of course you do! And at the risk of destroying the fourth wall, she is Ronna!

Host Information

Ronna & Beverly

Ronna Glickman & Beverly Ginsberg are the best-selling co-authors of You'll Do A Little Better Next Time: A Guide to Marriage and Re-marriage for Jewish Singles ("It says Jewish in the name -- but it's for everyone!"). These outspoken fiftysomethings from Boston, who can be seen regularly at the Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre in LA, dispense their unique brand of relationship advice while interviewing/interrogating celebrity guests. Hiatus extended due to other commitments.. Stay tuned.

Guest Appearances

Merry Christmas to the 1%

Fake The Nation #76December 21, 2017

Comedians Jessica Chaffin (Search Party), Julie Goldman (Dumb Gay Politics), and Brandy Howard (Dumb Gay Politics) join Negin to chat about Trump’s national security strategy and the CDC’s “word ban.” Plus, the panel imagines a year without shopping. This episode is brought…


TS318: Christmas Extravaganza! Guests Jessica Chaffin, Orlando Soria, Julie Goldman, Brandy Howard, Trixie Mattel, Ira Madison III, Dave Holmes, Charles Rogers, Nina Parker, and Paul F. Tompkins

Throwing Shade #318December 21, 2017

Bryan and Erin get warm and cozy by the fire in the newly constructed Chateau Shade as they await the guests to their holiday party extravaganza! Jessica Chaffin and Orlando Soria drop by share low-budget gift advice and hot Christmas Tree Tips.…


Uncle Oh No (w/ Jessica Chaffin, Dave Hill)

Dr Gameshow #9December 13, 2017

Comedians Jessica Chaffin (Ronna & Beverly, The Kibitz) and Dave Hill (Valley Lodge) join Jo and Manolo to play listener-created games with callers.  Games played: The USDA Guide to Soil Taxonomy Game, Brand Builder, and Mano What I'm Saying?


Mukbang (w/ Jessica Chaffin)

How To Be Less Old #163December 12, 2017

Actress and comedian Jessica Chaffin joins Emily and Deanna this week to discuss nail dipping, colonoscopies, and the vacancy of today’s youths. Later, they dive into a conversation on the fad of Mukbang eating shows and their strangely multifaceted appeal. This episode…


Harassment In Hollywood (w/ Jessica Chaffin)

Yo, Is This Racist? #950November 15, 2017

Comedian and actress Jessica Chaffin (Ronna and Beverly) joins Andrew to discuss harassment in Hollywood, the idea of “witch hunts,” and much more. As always, leave us a message about anything you think is racist at (323) 389-RACE. This episode is brought…


TS311: Heartbeat Protection Act, Egypt Anti-Gay Bill, Guest Jessica Chaffin

Throwing Shade #311November 2, 2017

This week, Erin takes down Rep. Steve King’s objectionably-named “Heartbeat Protection Act” and Bryan explains how one rainbow flag led to the worst Egyptian crackdown on homosexuality in recent memory. Guest Jessica Chaffin joins to talk about which of her friends she…


Farm-to-Table Manners (w/ Jessica Chaffin)

Bitch Sesh is back!!!!! And we talk everything we missed with special guest co-host Jessica Chaffin. From Mark Dueber vs Zuri Dueber to Shannon vs a spin bike to Kardashian baby vs Kardashian baby vs  another Kardashian baby, we cover it all. …


Jessica Chaffin, Our Close Friend

Hollywood Handbook #205September 26, 2017

Sean and Hayes are joined by JESSICA CHAFFIN to shoot a pilot. This episode is sponsored by the Second City Training Center (, ZipRecruiter ( and Blue Apron (


TS301: Baby Powder Candles, Sam Clovis, Guest Jessica Chaffin

Throwing Shade #301August 24, 2017

This week, Bryan and Erin discuss a crisis pregnancy center in Northern Ireland that uses scented candles to discourage abortions plus Trump’s ridiculous nominee for chief scientist of the Department of Agriculture. Then, they welcome actress and comedian Jessica Chaffin to talk…


Reunion (w/ Jessica Chaffin)

Casey and Danielle are back and are joined in the nook by the incomparable Jessica Chaffin. They deep dive into reunion looks, Casey's new crush and of course... sweet Hucksley's bunny. This entire episode could have been (and maybe should have been)…


Jessica Chaffin

Never Not Funny #19XfFebruary 2, 2017

Trading insults with Jessica Chaffin. (This previously released Players Club episode was recorded on January 19, 2017.) This episode is brought to you by MVMT Watches (, Blue Apron (, and ZipRecruiter (


Sklarbro County 237

Sklarbro Country #332.5December 6, 2016

Ronna and Beverly's Jessica Chaffin joins the Sklars on this week's County. Jessica gets her longtime friend and HBO producer Bentley Weiner on the phone to discuss getting into boxing early on and to debate fantasy strategies. Then, Daniel Van Kirk brings…


Tomfoolery/Something's Fishy (w/ Matt McConkey, Jarett Weiselman)

Danielle is out of the nook this week w/ fan fave Matt McConkey serving as her co-pilot through some treacherous OC and NYC waters and with them is special guest Jarett Weiselman (Buzzfeed). They sail to a dirty sandbar, find out about…


Body of Evidence (w/ Lindy Jamil Gomez, Jessica Chaffin)

Join Casey and Danielle as they unpack their bags on the Baba Bees and soak up the Miami sun and craziness. Special guest Lindy Jamil Gomez shares her love for Shahs of Sunsets, Asa's brother and her kaftans. Jessica Chaffin treats us to a…


All the Countess's Men

Fan fave Jessica Chaffin returns to the nook to co-host with Danielle, along with Real Housewives super sleuth Vanessa Reisen (Weeds, Californication) to discuss how dry cleaners are more important than surgeons and why Ramona's breasts are (in her words) better than…


Megyn Kelly Is Inside the Boys Club

Hard Nation #9May 25, 2016

Megyn Kelly (Jessica Chaffin) goes deep with Mark and Pete about her Donald Trump interview, her beauty secrets, and Mark’s unfortunate medical condition. Plus: Dwayne Johnson (Craig Rowin) takes initiative at school. This episode is sponsored by Bonobos.


Hearing Is Believing

Join Casey, Danielle and Real Housewives anthropologist Jessica Chaffin (Ronna & Beverly) as they deep dive into sad luggage store outings, Ken's man cleavage and a Yolanda cashmere sweatsuit conspiracy theory. Also we read an excerpt from Eileen's soap opera mystery novel…



Paul F. Tompkins sends a special welcome to you (and only you) to this magical place called SPONTANEANATION! This week, Paul’s special guest is Judy Greer of Married, Archer, and Arrested Development! They chat about New Year's resolutions, who's at fault in…


The One Beauty Parlor In A Small Town

Paul F. Tompkins welcomes everyone, including non-listeners, back to SPONTANEANATION! This week, Paul’s special guest is podcaster, TV host, and author Dave Holmes! They chat about whether to live without electricity or a toilet, why Dave's no longer able to eat donuts,…


One Hour Photo Shop

Paul F. Tompkins welcomes everyone back to hear all the voices on SPONTANEANATION! This week, Paul's special guest is Andrea Savage from The Hotwives of Las Vegas! They chat about Andrea's earliest memory, the very specific fear that caused her to sleep on…


Jessica Chaffin - Spotlight On: Donna "Pep" Delpepio

WOMP It Up! #12September 21, 2015

School is back in session and Wompler & Listler are here with Donna "Pep" Delpepio (Jessica Chaffin), a longtime Marina Del Ray High School student to hear about her Marina Del Ray experience on this week's WOMP IT UP! We’ll find out…


Book Club 11: All the Light We Cannot See

Reading Aloud #32September 18, 2015

Jessica Chaffin, Ryan Cartwright, Robert Baker are first time Book Club members on this week’s Reading Aloud with Nate Corddry! They join Nate in studio to discuss the fantastical Pulitzer Prize winning “All the Light We Cannot See” by Anthony Doerr about…


10th Circle of Hell

Paul F. Tompkins welcomes all creatures great and small back to SPONTANEANATION! This week, Paul’s special guest is Joshua Malina from The Thrilling Adventure Hour and hit TV show Scandal! They chat about meeting celebrities in steam rooms, the Malina family’s obsession with seasonal ice cream,…


Death Valley

Paul F. Tompkins welcomes friends, strangers, mutual friends, work friends, acquaintances, and more back to SPONTANEANATION! This week, Paul’s special guest is Real Time with Bill Maher Executive Producer and playwright Scott Carter! They chat about Scott’s fury at Mike Wallace of 60 Minutes, being a childhood baseball…


A Superyacht

Paul F. Tompkins welcomes all travelers to the shores of Spontaneanation! This week he is joined by special guest Elizabeth Reaser of The Twilight Saga and Mad Men! They chat about what Elizabeth likes the most about herself, the compassionate noises she…


Kevin Sussman, Robey Clark, Jessica Chaffin

Reading Aloud #13March 6, 2015

Nate is joined by several special guests this week. We'll hear a live reading of Neil Simon from Kevin Sussman, live at the UCB Theater. Then, from Pop-Hop in Highland Park, Robey Clark stops by to explain the ins & outs of…


Murder Car!

Totally Laime #236August 8, 2014

She's a hilarious and talented actress and writer as well as the incomparable Ronna from Ronna & Beverly - JESSICA CHAFFIN is here to discuss her biggest fear, why Paris when you're hopped up on cold meds is sometimes a good thing,…



Oh, Abduction. We laughed, we cried (at least Jason did), we got uncomfortable, we were confused. Jessica Chaffin is our guest this week to unwrap the layers of awfulness that awarded Abduction its 4% score on Rotten Tomatoes. From the Pittsburghian influence…

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