Julie Klausner is a writer and performer.
She’s the co-creator, writer and star of Hulu’s scripted series, Difficult People, produced by Amy Poehler and starring Klausner and Billy Eichner as two pop culture- literate, struggling comedians in New York City who hate everything in the world except for each other.
Her podcast, How Was Your Week, was recently called “one of the few essential podcasts” by the New York Times and was named one of the best 10 comedy podcasts of the moment by Rolling Stone and in GQ’s Comedy Issue.
Her first book, I Don’t Care About Your Band, was released in 2010 from Gotham Books and optioned for TV as a series starring Lizzy Caplan by Will Ferrell and Adam McKay’s production company, Gary Sanchez Productions.
Julie’s TV staff writing credits include Billy On The Street (Co-EP), Mulaney, Triumph & Jack, Best Week Ever with Paul F. Tompkins, and The Big Gay Sketch Show. She’s also written for Robert Smigel’s TV Funhouse on SNL, and for comedy legend Joan Rivers on a few different occasions.
She published a YA Novel called Art Girls Are Easy for Little, Brown and wrote a pilot based the novel Apocalipstick for NBC.
Julie’s editorial writing credits include pieces for The New York Times, New York Magazine, McSweeney’s, Salon, The A.V. Club, Nerve, and The Awl. She regularly contributes to Vulture.com.
Julie regularly performs her own solo shows live in New York City and often puts together live versions of How Was Your Week with Ted Leo & The Pharmacists.
Visit Julie’s website at julieklausner.tumblr.com
Follow Julie on Twitter: @julieklausner