Jena Friedman

Jena Friedman is an American stand up comedian, writer and director. She is currently a field producer at The Daily Show with Jon Stewart and has also written for Late Show with David Letterman.

Guest Appearances

November 17, 2022

Stand-up comedian and writer Jena Friedman joins Jameela this week to discuss what she is experiencing in new motherhood, why she hasn’t yet changed a diaper (don’t worry her partner has), why parenthood makes her more passionate about reproductive rights, why it is important to look at the structural issues behind the true crime stories, her advice for new fathers, and more.

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October 10, 2022

Comedian Jena Friedman joins Andy Richter to talk about taping her comedy special Ladykiller while pregnant, getting into improv and getting booted from iO, getting a job because of improv and more!

September 2, 2020

Joyelle Johnson and John F. O’Donnell join Negin for a discussion on the pros and cons of rationality. Later on, Jena Friedman and Michael Cruz Kayne decide if they’d rather be intelligent or hot, and address other eternal questions.

July 15, 2020

Dr Adalja joins Jena Friedman to answer more of your questions about COVID-19. Recorded July 14, 2020.

April 23, 2020

Dr Adalja joins Jena Friedman to answer more of your questions about COVID-19. Recorded April 22nd 2020.

April 9, 2020

Jena Friedman and Michael Cruz Kayne join Negin to break down how coronavirus could affect voter turnout in November and their thoughts on celebrities putting out quarantine content. They also discuss Negin’s use of the phrase “you guys” and whether Jena’s viral Stephen Miller tweet was a joke or performance art.