58 min

Jena Friedman Confronts Reality The Last Laugh: A Daily Beast Podcast

    • Comedy Interviews

Former ’Daily Show’ field producer and host of Adult Swim’s ‘Soft Focus’ Jena Friedman shares her secrets to getting people to embarrass themselves on camera. We talk about her uniquely feminist spin on the type of confrontational comedy that has traditionally been performed by men like Sacha Baron Cohen and Nathan Fielder, what she learned from Jon Stewart and Samantha Bee and what it was like to be working for Roseanne when ABC fired her. 
Highlights from this episode and others at The Daily Beast. 
Watch ‘Soft Focus’ on Adult Swim. 
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Former ’Daily Show’ field producer and host of Adult Swim’s ‘Soft Focus’ Jena Friedman shares her secrets to getting people to embarrass themselves on camera. We talk about her uniquely feminist spin on the type of confrontational comedy that has traditionally been performed by men like Sacha Baron Cohen and Nathan Fielder, what she learned from Jon Stewart and Samantha Bee and what it was like to be working for Roseanne when ABC fired her. 
Highlights from this episode and others at The Daily Beast. 
Watch ‘Soft Focus’ on Adult Swim. 
Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

58 min