Laurie Kilmartin

Laurie Kilmartin spent her first 10 years as a standup in San Francisco, the second 10 in New York City and now lives in LA. She currently writes for CONAN on TBS. When home in LA, Laurie does standup about 3-4 times a week. She uses her 10 hiatus weeks each year to go back on the road.

Guest Appearances

November 7, 2021

Comedian extraordinaire Laurie Kilmartin joins Scott to talk about her new stand-up album “Corset,” some of her signature pieces writing on Conan, and where she started doing stand-up. Then, local grocery Albert Roe returns to talk about the seasonal items over at Kissy’s Grocery Store. Later, fashion designer Sammy Samantha stops by to discuss getting into menswear. Plus, Justin the Pickup artist drops by to share some pickup tips.

September 20, 2021

Writer and Comedian Laurie Kilmartin joins Andy Richter to talk about getting started in standup, writing for Conan, the loss of her parents, and more.

June 16, 2020

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This week Laurie presents stand-up sets from Conan in 2010 and 2011, including sets from Ron Funches, Tig Notaro, Kumail Nanjiani, Amy Schumer, and Reggie Watts.

May 21, 2020

Conan writer Laurie Kilmartin joins Conan writers Mike Sweeney and Jessie Gaskell to talk about what it’s like doing stand-up sets all over the world using Zoom, the current writing process for Conan at Home, getting into anime with her son, and listener advice on how to dip into the comedy world.

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October 24, 2019

Actress and comedian Laura Kightlinger (PEN15, Will & Grace) and Conan writer Laurie Kilmartin join Conan writers Mike and Jessie to talk about Laurie’s new Stitcher Premium podcast “Best Of Stand-Up From Conan”, Laura’s stand-up set from the 1993-1994 season that was featured on the podcast, Laura’s start in stand-up in Boston, Laura’s dinner date with Larry David, and more.

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June 28, 2018

First, Negin gives a brief overview of Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy’s retirement announcement and its implications. Next, Laurie Kilmartin (Conan) and Mark Oppenheimer (Unorthodox) join Negin to chat about the Supreme Court decisions on the travel ban and so-called “crisis pregnancy centers.” They also discuss whether ICE should be abolished and weigh in on the civility debate that’s been raging since Sarah Huckabee Sanders was asked to leave a Virginia restaurant.

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