Introducing the Joy of Quarantine with Jena Friedman! The stand up comedian, writer, and former Daily Show field producer tries her hand at recipes that have Eastern European Jewish roots, like herself. “That way, if I mess them up it will be less offensive.” In the premiere episode, Jena takes a shortcut to make the quintessential everything bagel! Will it turn out to be an authentic replica?
Jena FriedmanStand Up Comedian, Writer and Filmmaker; Host of Joy of Quarantine
Jena Friedman is an American stand up comedian, writer and filmmaker. She was a field producer at The Daily Show with Jon Stewart and has written for Late Show with David Letterman. She developed the television project Soft Focus with Jena Friedman for Adult Swim (where she interviewed John McAfee), the first installment of which premiered in February 2018. Friedman has appeared on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert, The Nightly Show with Larry Wilmore, Nat Geo Explorer, MSNBC and BBC Two. She has been a contributing writer to The New Yorker. In 2015, Friedman’s solo show American Cunt premiered in the Edinburgh Festival Fringe. Her critically acclaimed Edinburgh show Miscarriage of Justice premiered in 2019.