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Episode 224 - Iliza Shlesinger

Released Friday, 18th April 2014
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Iliza Shlesinger has a brand new special on Netflix called War Paint.  She also won the 6th Season of Last Comic Standing.  She’s been seen on E!, Comedy Central, and NBC.  This week we discuss working with Netflix on her special and what it’s like working on a reality show. 

Here’s more on Iliza:

Iliza Shlesinger is an absolute monster on stage, unrivaled by any working female comedian out there, just ask her fans.

Originally from Dallas, Iliza moved
to Los Angeles after graduating from Emerson College. She is the only female
and youngest comedian to hold the title of NBC’S Last Comic Standing. Most recently she was the host of CBS’s
syndicated comedy dating show Excused,
in which she filmed 230 episodes. Iliza’s
TV credits include her own half-hour Comedy
Central Presents special,
as well as NBC’S Late
Night with Jimmy Fallon,
Comedy Central’s Live at Gotham,
E! Network’s Chelsea
Lately and The Soup, NBC’S Last Call with Carson Daily, TBS’ Who Gets the Last Laugh?, and Showtime’s Pauly Shore and Friends and Bridging
the Gap Comedy Festival. She is featured in the comedy
documentary I Am Comic. Her live stand-up résumé also
includes performing at the coveted Montreal Just for Laughs Festival, hundreds of clubs and colleges,
and in various countries for our troops overseas. Iliza loves the troops and was
honored to participate in The Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff’s personal USO Tour throughout the Middle East and Europe.

Her debut one hour comedy special, War
Paint reached #1 on the iTunes charts and is currently available on
Netflix.

She is currently in development for her own late night talk
show pilot and when she’s not entertaining crowds on the road she can be
found tearin’ it up in the gym and fawning over her dog, Blanche.

She wants you to tweet her @iliza

Check out her website.

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20m 25s
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