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How Was Your Week with Julie Klausner

In which Julie Klausner asks guests how their week was, and also we learn stuff and have fun.
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Dec 30, 2011 0

Ding Dong! Who is it?  The last episode of the year! Why, come in, won't you? Thank you, I/it will!

On this installation of How Was Your Week, musician, songwriter, former Soul Coughing-frontman and author MIKE DOUGHTY is here to discuss his new memoir, THE BOOK OF DRUGS. Also covered in this very excellent interview: what happened when drugs no longer worked versus how great it was when they did, Mike's contempt for his former bandmates, the myth of rock-bottom when it comes to addiction, and what the horrible term "corn-cobbing" means.

Also, Julie recaps a particularly odd and disturbing episode of DINERS, DRIVE-INS AND DIVES, digests rich foods on-air, and bemoans the GOOP app.

Plus! Mariah Carey's work ethic! Anthony Weiner's devilish wish! Candle-eating dogs! And some exciting details about the February 2nd announcement we've teased you about in the past.

A show that's surely "WINNING," in that it leaves 2011 behind with style and grace. Enjoy it!

Dec 23, 2011 0

On this week's episode of How Was Your Week, the hilarious KURT BRAUNOHLER joins Julie to tell her a wonderful and insane story that explains exactly why he is bound for Hades, and covers the topics of ventriloquist dummies, duct tape belts, and the glut of pre-9/11 prank shows.

Then, Gossip Girl authoress CECILY VON ZIEGESAR talks about what influenced her as a teenager, the dirty joke in the first book about Serena's you-know-what-hole, and how great she is at baking pies.

Also, Julie is at a spa, and complains about portions! The scariest part of The Wizard of Oz! The timeless last line in Men in Black! Lea Michele's punchability! Who Tim Tebow is! And more JC Penney Facebook Page updates!

Plus, Kurt has a story about the time he dressed up as a tumescent gorilla that will curl your hair, then relax it into a gentle wave.

This is a fantastic show.

Dec 16, 2011 0

On this week's episode of How Was Your Week, rock legend and wonderful friend TED LEO comes over to play acoustic versions of his songs, and then, as a bonus, covers Concrete Blonde AND does a special unplugged version of the How Was Your Week theme song!

Then, in the shortest-ever interview on the show, Real Housewife of New York City and Wine, Jewelry and Skin Care Entrepreneur RAMONA SINGER tells Julie what her favorite Christmas carol is, explains why she never learned to act "socially correct," and unveils her new business endeavor--a new brand of Italian Red Wine.

Also, Julie inducts a new member into the Redhead Hall of Fame, compliments Mario Lopez on figuring out how to hashtag his tweets, reads Spoony's final recap of Bored-walk Empirezzzzzz, and grapples with being fruit-drink drunk at the Patti Lupone/Mandy Patinkin show.

Plus: The pros and cons of decorating Christmas Trees! The quandary of end-of-the-year lists! And how ridiculous kangaroos are.

A magical show during a magical time of the year!

Dec 9, 2011 0

On this week's episode of How Was Your Week, the hilarious and adorable KRISTEN SCHAAL joins Julie to discuss the best and worst Christmas gifts she's ever received, her hatred of high-heeled shoes, and the hazards of tweeting about our president after drinking a martini.

Then, the gorgeous comic actress ARI GRAYNOR talks about her new film, The Sitter, what it's like to be typecast as "the girl who receives oral sex in the first scene of things," getting brutal notes from Woody Allen, and how Barbra Streisand makes an entrance on set.

Also, Julie relays a disconcerting, perhaps too-long story about an idiot in a dog park who didn't understand what Basset Hounds are really about, reveals the size of Spanx she wears, explains why she's fun to have at a party, and joyfully relays Spoony's Boardwalk Empire recaps for your pleasure.

A delightful show packed to its hilt with holiday spirit!

Dec 2, 2011 0

On this week's episode of How Was Your Week, the marvelous NICK KROLL joins Julie to discuss their memories of growing up together and attending the same Hebrew Day School, his experience of rehearsing a dance number with Jeff Goldblum, and the unique artistic burden of fitting in with your peers.

Then, the scrumptious GABE LIEDMAN contemplates some of his favorite topics under the umbrella of "The Dark Arts," including his fascination with the Stone Phillips interview with Jeffrey Dahmer & Dahmer's poor parents, whether or not he finds clowns scary, and the role of Goblins in today's Vampire and Ghost-centric times.

Also, Julie figures out what the most disturbing part of Darrell Hammond's book actually is, salivates over the new, edgy Munsters remake, questions the veracity of Patti Stanger's Yom Kippur anecdote, and reads some of Bruce Vilanch's t-shirt slogans out loud, for your pleasure.

A truly enchanting and delectable show!

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